Day in Pics: 19th February

Feb 19, 2014, 08:36 AM IST
Wind-up toys are displayed at the American International Toy Fair in New York.
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Wind-up toys are displayed at the American International Toy Fair in New York.

Beth Roth shows off messages written on her hands in opposition to a bill seeking to allow wedding vendors to deny services for same-sex ceremonies that was withdrawn in Senate committee in Nashville, Tenn.
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Beth Roth shows off messages written on her hands in opposition to a bill seeking to allow wedding vendors to deny services for same-sex ceremonies that was withdrawn in Senate committee in Nashville, Tenn.

Jose Salvador Alvarenga, a fisherman who says he drifted at sea for more than a year surviving on raw fish, turtles and bird blood is embraced by his parents, Ricardo Orellana, right, and Maria Julia Alvarenga during a news conference in San Salvador, El Salvador.
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Jose Salvador Alvarenga, a fisherman who says he drifted at sea for more than a year surviving on raw fish, turtles and bird blood is embraced by his parents, Ricardo Orellana, right, and Maria Julia Alvarenga during a news conference in San Salvador, El Salvador.

Serena Williams of the US returns the ball to Ekaterina Makarova of Russia during the second round of Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
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Serena Williams of the US returns the ball to Ekaterina Makarova of Russia during the second round of Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.

A woman with her face painted with the colors of the Venezuelan flag protests against the Venezuelan government in Madrid, Spain.
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A woman with her face painted with the colors of the Venezuelan flag protests against the Venezuelan government in Madrid, Spain.

President Barack Obama greets audience members after speaking at a distribution center for Safeway stores in Upper Marlboro, Md.
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President Barack Obama greets audience members after speaking at a distribution center for Safeway stores in Upper Marlboro, Md.

Britain`s Prince Charles, center, wears traditional Saudi costume surrounded by Saudi Emirs and security officers, while he leaves the traditional Saudi dancing best known as `Arda` performed during Janadriya culture festival at Der`iya in Riyadh.
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Britain`s Prince Charles, center, wears traditional Saudi costume surrounded by Saudi Emirs and security officers, while he leaves the traditional Saudi dancing best known as `Arda` performed during Janadriya culture festival at Der`iya in Riyadh.

A demonstrator stands next to a burning barricade during an opposition protest outside La Carlota airport in Caracas, Venezuela.
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A demonstrator stands next to a burning barricade during an opposition protest outside La Carlota airport in Caracas, Venezuela.

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh poses with Bahrain`s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa for photos before a meeting in New Delhi.
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Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh poses with Bahrain`s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa for photos before a meeting in New Delhi.

Chief Minister of Indian state of Andhra Pradesh N Kiran Kumar Reddy announces his resignation from his post and Congress party during a press conference, in Hyderabad.
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Chief Minister of Indian state of Andhra Pradesh N Kiran Kumar Reddy announces his resignation from his post and Congress party during a press conference, in Hyderabad.

Anti-government protesters clash with riot police in Kiev`s Independence Square, the epicenter of the country`s current unrest, Kiev, Ukraine.
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Anti-government protesters clash with riot police in Kiev`s Independence Square, the epicenter of the country`s current unrest, Kiev, Ukraine.

Pope Francis is greeted by the faithful as he tours St. Peter`s Square at the Vatican, prior to his general audience.
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Pope Francis is greeted by the faithful as he tours St. Peter`s Square at the Vatican, prior to his general audience.

Lebanese firefighters extinguish burned cars at the site of an explosion, near the Kuwaiti Embassy and Iran`s cultural center, in the suburb of Beir Hassan, Beirut, Lebanon.
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Lebanese firefighters extinguish burned cars at the site of an explosion, near the Kuwaiti Embassy and Iran`s cultural center, in the suburb of Beir Hassan, Beirut, Lebanon.

Social activist Anna Hazare with West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee during a press conference in New Delhi.
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Social activist Anna Hazare with West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee during a press conference in New Delhi.

A Cossack militiaman attacks Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and a photographer as she and fellow members of the punk group Pussy Riot, including Maria Alekhina, right, in the pink balaclava, stage a protest performance in Sochi, Russia.
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A Cossack militiaman attacks Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and a photographer as she and fellow members of the punk group Pussy Riot, including Maria Alekhina, right, in the pink balaclava, stage a protest performance in Sochi, Russia.

President Barack Obama waves to reporters as he walks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington as he boards Marine One helicopter to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., for his trip to Mexico.
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President Barack Obama waves to reporters as he walks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington as he boards Marine One helicopter to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., for his trip to Mexico.

Venus Williams of the U.S. returns the ball to Ana Ivanovic of Serbia during the third day of Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
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Venus Williams of the U.S. returns the ball to Ana Ivanovic of Serbia during the third day of Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Rahul Gandhi during a programme in Amethi, Uttar Pradesh.
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Rahul Gandhi during a programme in Amethi, Uttar Pradesh.