Day in Pics: 1st March

Mar 01, 2013, 08:39 AM IST
Isreali border policemen arrest a Palestinian man during a protest to support Palestinian prisoners, outside Ofer, an Israeli military prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah.
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Isreali border policemen arrest a Palestinian man during a protest to support Palestinian prisoners, outside Ofer, an Israeli military prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah.

Sarah Leah Whitson, the Middle East director of Human Rights Watch, left, and her associate Mariwan Hama, address journalists during a press conference in Manama, Bahrain
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Sarah Leah Whitson, the Middle East director of Human Rights Watch, left, and her associate Mariwan Hama, address journalists during a press conference in Manama, Bahrain

Pope Benedict XVI salutes a cheering crowd gathered to see him from the balcony window of the pontifical summer residence of Castel Gandolfo.
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Pope Benedict XVI salutes a cheering crowd gathered to see him from the balcony window of the pontifical summer residence of Castel Gandolfo.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and former NBA star Dennis Rodman watch North Korean and US players in an exhibition basketball game at an arena in Pyongyang, North Korea.
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and former NBA star Dennis Rodman watch North Korean and US players in an exhibition basketball game at an arena in Pyongyang, North Korea.

Soccer legend Zinedine Zidane, left, and Paris Saint Germain`s David Beckham pose for a photograph with unidentified fan as they sign autographs, during a media event, in a sports store, on the Champs Elysees Avenue, in Paris.
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Soccer legend Zinedine Zidane, left, and Paris Saint Germain`s David Beckham pose for a photograph with unidentified fan as they sign autographs, during a media event, in a sports store, on the Champs Elysees Avenue, in Paris.

Michelle Obama exercises with children from Chicago Public Schools, in her hometown of Chicago, as she makes a major announcement helping to bring back physical activity to area schools, while celebrating the third anniversary of her `Lets Move` program, in Chicago.
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Michelle Obama exercises with children from Chicago Public Schools, in her hometown of Chicago, as she makes a major announcement helping to bring back physical activity to area schools, while celebrating the third anniversary of her `Lets Move` program, in Chicago.

Spain´s Rafael Nadal celebrates after winning a match against Argentina´s Leonardo Mayer during a Mexican Open tennis game in Acapulco, Mexico.
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Spain´s Rafael Nadal celebrates after winning a match against Argentina´s Leonardo Mayer during a Mexican Open tennis game in Acapulco, Mexico.

Actor Ashton Kutcher, watches the Los Angeles Lakers play the Minnesota Timberwolves in their NBA basketball game, in Los Angeles.
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Actor Ashton Kutcher, watches the Los Angeles Lakers play the Minnesota Timberwolves in their NBA basketball game, in Los Angeles.

Relatives sit next to the body of their sister, a victim of the floating restaurant that sank in the Tigris River in Baghdad.
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Relatives sit next to the body of their sister, a victim of the floating restaurant that sank in the Tigris River in Baghdad.

A college student breaks wooden plates as he demonstrates South Korea`s traditional martial arts during a ceremony to celebrate the March First Independence Movement Day, the anniversary of the 1919 uprising against Japanese colonial rule, in Seoul.
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A college student breaks wooden plates as he demonstrates South Korea`s traditional martial arts during a ceremony to celebrate the March First Independence Movement Day, the anniversary of the 1919 uprising against Japanese colonial rule, in Seoul.

Dogs on the dress depicting Chinese traditional clothing hang out at Shanghai Pet Fair, in Shanghai, China.
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Dogs on the dress depicting Chinese traditional clothing hang out at Shanghai Pet Fair, in Shanghai, China.

Former chief minister of West Bengal state and leader of Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Buddhadeb Bhattacharya, right, receives a bouquet of roses from a supporter during a rally “Sangharsh-Sandesh-Jatha” or message of struggle march, in Kolkata.
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Former chief minister of West Bengal state and leader of Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Buddhadeb Bhattacharya, right, receives a bouquet of roses from a supporter during a rally “Sangharsh-Sandesh-Jatha” or message of struggle march, in Kolkata.

Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi speaks to reporters after a hearing in his Mediaset appeals trial, at Milan`s court, Italy.
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Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi speaks to reporters after a hearing in his Mediaset appeals trial, at Milan`s court, Italy.

A bulldozer levels the site of demolished houses at Ijora Badia slum in Lagos, Nigeria. The bulldozers arrived at dawn to this neighborhood of shanty homes and concrete buildings in Nigeria’s largest city, followed by police officers in riot gear carrying Kalashnikov assault rifles.
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A bulldozer levels the site of demolished houses at Ijora Badia slum in Lagos, Nigeria. The bulldozers arrived at dawn to this neighborhood of shanty homes and concrete buildings in Nigeria’s largest city, followed by police officers in riot gear carrying Kalashnikov assault rifles.

Kashmiri Muslim devotees pray as the head priest, unseen, displays a relic of Sufi saint Syed Abdul Qadir Jilani at his shrine in Srinagar.
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Kashmiri Muslim devotees pray as the head priest, unseen, displays a relic of Sufi saint Syed Abdul Qadir Jilani at his shrine in Srinagar.