Day in Pics: 18th March

Mar 18, 2013, 09:47 AM IST
US actor David Hasselhoff speaks to the crowed from a truck as he attends a protest against the removal of a section of the East Side Gallery, a historic part of the former Berlin Wall, in Berlin.
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US actor David Hasselhoff speaks to the crowed from a truck as he attends a protest against the removal of a section of the East Side Gallery, a historic part of the former Berlin Wall, in Berlin.

Two Egyptian protesters carry posters with pictures of slain activists during an anti-Muslim Brotherhood protest in front of the Brotherhood`s headquarters, in Cairo, Egypt.
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Two Egyptian protesters carry posters with pictures of slain activists during an anti-Muslim Brotherhood protest in front of the Brotherhood`s headquarters, in Cairo, Egypt.

Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, makes a return against Maria Sharapova, of Russia, during their match at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament.
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Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, makes a return against Maria Sharapova, of Russia, during their match at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament.

Protesters march as they hold a banner reading
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Protesters march as they hold a banner reading "Health care system not for sale" and "No bread, no peace" during a demonstration against regional government-imposed austerity plans to restructure and part-privatize the health care sector in Madrid, Spain.

Julie Weiss, 42, center, with her fiancee David Levine, right, and six month pancreatic cancer survivor Lupe Romero, left, celebrate after Weiss completed her 52 marathons in 52 weeks, in dedication to her father who died from pancreatic cancer at age 75, in Santa Monica, Calif.
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Julie Weiss, 42, center, with her fiancee David Levine, right, and six month pancreatic cancer survivor Lupe Romero, left, celebrate after Weiss completed her 52 marathons in 52 weeks, in dedication to her father who died from pancreatic cancer at age 75, in Santa Monica, Calif.

England`s captain Alastair Cook attends a press conference after rain canceled their match against New Zealand on the fifth day of the second international cricket test, at Basin Reserve, in Wellington, New Zealand.
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England`s captain Alastair Cook attends a press conference after rain canceled their match against New Zealand on the fifth day of the second international cricket test, at Basin Reserve, in Wellington, New Zealand.

President of Myanmar Thein Sein, right, meets with Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia. Thein is on a three day visit to Australia.
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President of Myanmar Thein Sein, right, meets with Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia. Thein is on a three day visit to Australia.

Rafael Nadal, of Spain, poses with the trophy after defeating Juan Martin del Potro, of Argentina, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, in their match at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament.
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Rafael Nadal, of Spain, poses with the trophy after defeating Juan Martin del Potro, of Argentina, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, in their match at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament.

Football Hall of Fame star Dan “Danimal” Hampton declares “Kiss Me, I’m Smooth Shaven!” at the Gillette float with brand ambassadors during the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Chicago.
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Football Hall of Fame star Dan “Danimal” Hampton declares “Kiss Me, I’m Smooth Shaven!” at the Gillette float with brand ambassadors during the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Chicago.

Janata Dal (United) party supporters shout slogans during Adhikar (Rights) rally demanding special status for Bihar state in New Delhi.
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Janata Dal (United) party supporters shout slogans during Adhikar (Rights) rally demanding special status for Bihar state in New Delhi.

Australia`s cricket vice-captain Shane Watson speaks to the media at Sydney Airport, Australia.
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Australia`s cricket vice-captain Shane Watson speaks to the media at Sydney Airport, Australia.

Filipino protesters burn a mock US flag during a rally near the US Embassy in Manila, Philippines.
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Filipino protesters burn a mock US flag during a rally near the US Embassy in Manila, Philippines.

Students from the Polytechnic University, burn old chairs and computer monitors during a protest in support of Kristel Tejada, a 16-year-old freshman of the university, who committed suicide three days ago after being forced to take a leave-of-absence for her failure to pay her tuition, in Manila.
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Students from the Polytechnic University, burn old chairs and computer monitors during a protest in support of Kristel Tejada, a 16-year-old freshman of the university, who committed suicide three days ago after being forced to take a leave-of-absence for her failure to pay her tuition, in Manila.

Farmers shout slogans against the government as they stage a protest near the Indian Parliament in New Delhi.
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Farmers shout slogans against the government as they stage a protest near the Indian Parliament in New Delhi.

Egyptians extinguish a burning police vehicle, which has been set afire by angry protesters in Tahrir Square, once the epicenter of protests against former President Mubarak, in Cairo.
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Egyptians extinguish a burning police vehicle, which has been set afire by angry protesters in Tahrir Square, once the epicenter of protests against former President Mubarak, in Cairo.

Indian Tamil activists protesting against Sri Lanka’s alleged war-time abuses hold placards demanding
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Indian Tamil activists protesting against Sri Lanka’s alleged war-time abuses hold placards demanding "Tamil Elam," an independent state that Tamils aspire to create in Sri Lanka, during a protest in Chennai.

Headdress, ear drops and nose jewelry are on display during the opening of the
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Headdress, ear drops and nose jewelry are on display during the opening of the "1000 years of Inca Gold" exhibition at the Pushkin Fine Arts Museum in Moscow, Russia.

Pope Francis stands by Argentine President Cristina Fernandez showing a picture of a marble plaque commemorating the 1984 peace and friendship treaty between Argentina and Chile as they meet at the Pope`s temporary apartments in the Santa Marta hotel at the Vatican.
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Pope Francis stands by Argentine President Cristina Fernandez showing a picture of a marble plaque commemorating the 1984 peace and friendship treaty between Argentina and Chile as they meet at the Pope`s temporary apartments in the Santa Marta hotel at the Vatican.