Day in Pics: 17th February

Feb 17, 2014, 08:53 AM IST
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An image made from a video provided by the Israeli Airports Authority shows smoke from the bombing of the bus carrying South Korean sightseers near the tip of the Red Sea`s Gulf of Aqaba.

An image made from a video provided by the Israeli Airports Authority shows smoke from the bombing of the bus carrying South Korean sightseers near the tip of the Red Sea`s Gulf of Aqaba.

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A demonstrator holds up a sign that reads in Spanish `There is no road to peace. Peace is the way. Awake Venezuela` in front of a line of National Bolivarian Guards dressed in riot gear, in Caracas, Venezuela.

A demonstrator holds up a sign that reads in Spanish `There is no road to peace. Peace is the way. Awake Venezuela` in front of a line of National Bolivarian Guards dressed in riot gear, in Caracas, Venezuela.

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David Ferrer of Spain celebrates after defeating Fabio Fognini of Italy in the final match of the Buenos Aires` Copa Claro tennis Open in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

David Ferrer of Spain celebrates after defeating Fabio Fognini of Italy in the final match of the Buenos Aires` Copa Claro tennis Open in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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A float depicting former Premier Enrico Letta, center, dressed as Santa Klaus on sledge with a sign reading in Italian `Going out of business`, US President Barack Obama, right, and Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, parades at the traditional Viareggio Carnival, in Viareggio.

A float depicting former Premier Enrico Letta, center, dressed as Santa Klaus on sledge with a sign reading in Italian `Going out of business`, US President Barack Obama, right, and Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, parades at the traditional Viareggio Carnival, in Viareggio.

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Activists wearing masks of former NSA analyst Edward Snowden, right, Brazil`s President Dilma Rousseff, center, and President Barack Obama perform with an oversized passport outside the foreign ministry to demand Snowden be granted asylum in Brasilia, Brazil.

Activists wearing masks of former NSA analyst Edward Snowden, right, Brazil`s President Dilma Rousseff, center, and President Barack Obama perform with an oversized passport outside the foreign ministry to demand Snowden be granted asylum in Brasilia, Brazil.

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White fume is seen from a crater of Mount Kelud in Kediri, East Java, Indonesia.

White fume is seen from a crater of Mount Kelud in Kediri, East Java, Indonesia.

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New Zealand’s Brendon McCullum celebrates his double century in the second innings against India on the fourth day of the second cricket test at Basin Reserve in Wellington, New Zealand.

New Zealand’s Brendon McCullum celebrates his double century in the second innings against India on the fourth day of the second cricket test at Basin Reserve in Wellington, New Zealand.

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Chinese ballet star Zhang Yashu poses for photos in front of the Opera House and Harbour Bridge during a photo call in Sydney. The 150-member China Wuxi Performing Arts Group will perform

Chinese ballet star Zhang Yashu poses for photos in front of the Opera House and Harbour Bridge during a photo call in Sydney. The 150-member China Wuxi Performing Arts Group will perform "The Embroidery Girl" at four shows, two each in Sydney and Melbourne.

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Revelers in costume perform during the Banda de Ipanema parade in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Revelers in costume perform during the Banda de Ipanema parade in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Finance Minister P. Chidambaram shows a briefcase containing interim budget for the fiscal year 2014-15 at parliament in New Delhi.

Finance Minister P. Chidambaram shows a briefcase containing interim budget for the fiscal year 2014-15 at parliament in New Delhi.

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Typhoon Haiyan victims and supporters shout slogans as they march towards the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines. super typhoon killed more than 6,200 people in last November.

Typhoon Haiyan victims and supporters shout slogans as they march towards the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines. super typhoon killed more than 6,200 people in last November.

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Family members of the plane crash victims cry at Teaching hospital in Katmandu, Nepal. Rescuers in Nepal on Monday found the wreckage of a passenger plane that slammed into a snow-covered mountain and burst into flames, killing all 18 people on board, including a small child, authorities said.

Family members of the plane crash victims cry at Teaching hospital in Katmandu, Nepal. Rescuers in Nepal on Monday found the wreckage of a passenger plane that slammed into a snow-covered mountain and burst into flames, killing all 18 people on board, including a small child, authorities said.

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Rahul Gandhi looks backwards as he returns after briefing journalists in New Delhi.

Rahul Gandhi looks backwards as he returns after briefing journalists in New Delhi.

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Sri Lanka’s Sachithra Senanayake plays a shot against Bangladesh during their first one day international cricket match in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Sri Lanka’s Sachithra Senanayake plays a shot against Bangladesh during their first one day international cricket match in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Yeduguri Sandinti Jaganmohan Reddy, leader of YSR Congress party, gestures while sitting with other party members to protest against the division of Andhra Pradesh into two different states, in New Delhi.

Yeduguri Sandinti Jaganmohan Reddy, leader of YSR Congress party, gestures while sitting with other party members to protest against the division of Andhra Pradesh into two different states, in New Delhi.

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