Day in Pics: 11th February

Feb 11, 2013, 08:56 AM IST
Egyptian artist Mohammed Darwish poses for a photograph with a puppet of Egyptian Islamist President Mohammed Morsi during an anti-Muslim Brotherhood protest on Qasr El-Nile Bridge, crossing the Nile river, in Cairo, Egypt.
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Egyptian artist Mohammed Darwish poses for a photograph with a puppet of Egyptian Islamist President Mohammed Morsi during an anti-Muslim Brotherhood protest on Qasr El-Nile Bridge, crossing the Nile river, in Cairo, Egypt.

Upcoming US and NATO-led International Security Assistance Force commander in Afghanistan US Gen. Joseph Dunford, right, hugs the outgoing ISAF commander, US Gen. John Allen, during a change of command ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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Upcoming US and NATO-led International Security Assistance Force commander in Afghanistan US Gen. Joseph Dunford, right, hugs the outgoing ISAF commander, US Gen. John Allen, during a change of command ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Spain`s Rafael Nadal reacts during the VTR Open final tennis game against Argentina`s Horacio Zeballos in Vina del Mar, Chile.
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Spain`s Rafael Nadal reacts during the VTR Open final tennis game against Argentina`s Horacio Zeballos in Vina del Mar, Chile.

Members of a family try to recover belongings at their damaged house after flooding due to heavy rains in Arequipa, Peru.
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Members of a family try to recover belongings at their damaged house after flooding due to heavy rains in Arequipa, Peru.

The chief of Pakistan`s religious group, Jamat-ud-Dawa, Hafiz Saeed, left, sits with chairman of the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front, Yasin Malik, at a hunger strike camp to protest against the hanging of Mohammed Afzal Guru, in Islamabad.
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The chief of Pakistan`s religious group, Jamat-ud-Dawa, Hafiz Saeed, left, sits with chairman of the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front, Yasin Malik, at a hunger strike camp to protest against the hanging of Mohammed Afzal Guru, in Islamabad.

This photo provided by Jordan Holliman shows a tornado moving through Hattiesburg, Miss. Emergency officials say an apparent tornado has caused significant damage in Hattiesburg, Miss., after passing along a main road.
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This photo provided by Jordan Holliman shows a tornado moving through Hattiesburg, Miss. Emergency officials say an apparent tornado has caused significant damage in Hattiesburg, Miss., after passing along a main road.

An Indian man weeps as he holds his wife who was killed in a stampede on a railway platform as other bodies are seen beside at the main railway station in Allahabad.
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An Indian man weeps as he holds his wife who was killed in a stampede on a railway platform as other bodies are seen beside at the main railway station in Allahabad.

A car in a Hamden, Connecticut parking lot is isolated by snow in the aftermath of a storm that hit Connecticut and much of the New England states.
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A car in a Hamden, Connecticut parking lot is isolated by snow in the aftermath of a storm that hit Connecticut and much of the New England states.

Bangladeshi onlookers gather after a bus packed with Muslim pilgrims plunged off a bridge in Cox`s Bazar district, 296 kilometers south of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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Bangladeshi onlookers gather after a bus packed with Muslim pilgrims plunged off a bridge in Cox`s Bazar district, 296 kilometers south of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Bangladeshi onlookers gather after a bus packed with Muslim pilgrims plunged off a bridge in Cox`s Bazar district, Dhaka.  At least 16 people were killed, police said. The bus was carrying 43 people returning from a shrine of a local Muslim saint Mujibur Rahman Maizbhandari.
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Bangladeshi onlookers gather after a bus packed with Muslim pilgrims plunged off a bridge in Cox`s Bazar district, Dhaka. At least 16 people were killed, police said. The bus was carrying 43 people returning from a shrine of a local Muslim saint Mujibur Rahman Maizbhandari.

Exiled Tibetan Buddhist monks usher in the Tibetan New Year or Losar with ritual prayers at the Tsuglakhang temple in Dharmsala.
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Exiled Tibetan Buddhist monks usher in the Tibetan New Year or Losar with ritual prayers at the Tsuglakhang temple in Dharmsala.

Clad in Karen traditional costumes, members of National Unity party perform traditional Done-Yain dance during a ceremony to mark the Union Day at the party`s headquarters, in Yangon, Myanmar.
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Clad in Karen traditional costumes, members of National Unity party perform traditional Done-Yain dance during a ceremony to mark the Union Day at the party`s headquarters, in Yangon, Myanmar.

Protesters shout slogans, defying a curfew as security forces stand in Srinagar.
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Protesters shout slogans, defying a curfew as security forces stand in Srinagar.

Relatives of Hindu devotees who died in a stampede at a railway station, shout at a local government official as they try to arrange for the release of the bodies of loved ones at a local morgue in Allahabad.
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Relatives of Hindu devotees who died in a stampede at a railway station, shout at a local government official as they try to arrange for the release of the bodies of loved ones at a local morgue in Allahabad.

Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi shakes hands with supporters over a bamboo barricade during an election campaign rally for the upcoming Tripura state assembly elections in Sonamura, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Agartala, India.
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Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi shakes hands with supporters over a bamboo barricade during an election campaign rally for the upcoming Tripura state assembly elections in Sonamura, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Agartala, India.

Korean women perform during the traditional Rose Monday carnival parade in Duesseldorf, Germany.
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Korean women perform during the traditional Rose Monday carnival parade in Duesseldorf, Germany.

An Aztec stone, Chalchihuitlicue, goddess of water basalt sculpture from Mexico, is seen at Sotheby`s auction house showroom in central London.
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An Aztec stone, Chalchihuitlicue, goddess of water basalt sculpture from Mexico, is seen at Sotheby`s auction house showroom in central London.

Russian President Vladimir Putin greets Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, left, during a meeting with Foreign Ministry officials at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin greets Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, left, during a meeting with Foreign Ministry officials at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow.

Hindu devotees watch a play on the life of legendary Hindu king Harishchandra, during the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad.
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Hindu devotees watch a play on the life of legendary Hindu king Harishchandra, during the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad.

Pakistani cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri waves to media as he leaves the Supreme Court after a hearing, in Islamabad.
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Pakistani cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri waves to media as he leaves the Supreme Court after a hearing, in Islamabad.