Day in Pics: 20th February

Feb 20, 2013, 08:30 AM IST
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, left, listens as Stealth Software CEO Gerard Warrens announces the Netherlands-based Stealth Software`s decision to locate their company`s USA headquarters to Arizona.
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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, left, listens as Stealth Software CEO Gerard Warrens announces the Netherlands-based Stealth Software`s decision to locate their company`s USA headquarters to Arizona.

Defendant Jodi Arias talks about the text messages with Travis Alexander from March through May 2008, as she testifies in her murder trial st Judge Sherry Stephens` Superior Court.
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Defendant Jodi Arias talks about the text messages with Travis Alexander from March through May 2008, as she testifies in her murder trial st Judge Sherry Stephens` Superior Court.

Presidential candidate Raffi Hovanessian, front, gestures at a rally in Yerevan, Armenia.
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Presidential candidate Raffi Hovanessian, front, gestures at a rally in Yerevan, Armenia.

An Israeli border policeman fires with anti-riot ammunition towards Palestinian demonstrators, not pictured, during a protest to support Palestinian prisoners, outside Ofer, an Israeli military prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah.
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An Israeli border policeman fires with anti-riot ammunition towards Palestinian demonstrators, not pictured, during a protest to support Palestinian prisoners, outside Ofer, an Israeli military prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah.

An Indian Hindu devotees performs rituals at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati, during Maha Kumbh festival, in Allahabad.
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An Indian Hindu devotees performs rituals at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati, during Maha Kumbh festival, in Allahabad.

New Zealand`s Hamish Rutherford ducks a bouncer from England`s Steven Finn in the the second one day international cricket match at McLean Park in Napier, New Zealand.
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New Zealand`s Hamish Rutherford ducks a bouncer from England`s Steven Finn in the the second one day international cricket match at McLean Park in Napier, New Zealand.

White House press secretary Jay Carney checks his watch before he briefs reporters at the White House in Washington.
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White House press secretary Jay Carney checks his watch before he briefs reporters at the White House in Washington.

Nisshin Maru collides with the fuel tanker Sun Laurel in waters near Antarctica. Sea Shepherd Conservation Society founder Paul Watson said he was aboard the ship Steve Irwin when the Japanese boat Nisshin Maru collided with it, the Bob Barker and a tanker used to refuel the Japanese fleet.
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Nisshin Maru collides with the fuel tanker Sun Laurel in waters near Antarctica. Sea Shepherd Conservation Society founder Paul Watson said he was aboard the ship Steve Irwin when the Japanese boat Nisshin Maru collided with it, the Bob Barker and a tanker used to refuel the Japanese fleet.

British Prime Minister David Cameron, center, visits the Golden Temple, Sikh’s holiest shrine, along with Chief Minister of Punjab state Parkash Singh Badal, second from left wearing glasses, in Amritsar.
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British Prime Minister David Cameron, center, visits the Golden Temple, Sikh’s holiest shrine, along with Chief Minister of Punjab state Parkash Singh Badal, second from left wearing glasses, in Amritsar.

Taxi drivers shout slogans during a rally against government policy near the National Assembly in Seoul.
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Taxi drivers shout slogans during a rally against government policy near the National Assembly in Seoul.

Sri Lankan Buddhist monks and their supporters march outside the president`s residence demanding authorities to stop sending Sri Lankan women as maids to the Middle East following the recent beheading of a Sri Lankan maid by Saudi Arabia, during a protest in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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Sri Lankan Buddhist monks and their supporters march outside the president`s residence demanding authorities to stop sending Sri Lankan women as maids to the Middle East following the recent beheading of a Sri Lankan maid by Saudi Arabia, during a protest in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Pakistani Shiite Muslims attend funeral of the last weekend bombing victims in Quetta, Pakistan.
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Pakistani Shiite Muslims attend funeral of the last weekend bombing victims in Quetta, Pakistan.

AirAsia X CEO Azran Osman-Rani, fourth from right, and Chairman Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz, fifth from left, attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate budget carrier AirAsia’s inaugural flight to Shanghai, in Shanghai, China.
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AirAsia X CEO Azran Osman-Rani, fourth from right, and Chairman Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz, fifth from left, attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate budget carrier AirAsia’s inaugural flight to Shanghai, in Shanghai, China.

Indian railway porters shout slogans during a protest rally in New Delhi, India. The porters demanded regularization of jobs in the railways along with medical benefits.
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Indian railway porters shout slogans during a protest rally in New Delhi, India. The porters demanded regularization of jobs in the railways along with medical benefits.

Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius stands inside the court as a police officer looks on during his bail hearing at the magistrate court in Pretoria, South Africa.
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Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius stands inside the court as a police officer looks on during his bail hearing at the magistrate court in Pretoria, South Africa.

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen lights candles during a ground breaking ceremony for the site where a statue of Cambodia`s late King Norodom Sihanouk will be built, in front of Independence Monument in Phnom Penh.
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Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen lights candles during a ground breaking ceremony for the site where a statue of Cambodia`s late King Norodom Sihanouk will be built, in front of Independence Monument in Phnom Penh.

A policeman runs past a burning car set on fire by vandals on the first day of a two-day strike in Noida.
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A policeman runs past a burning car set on fire by vandals on the first day of a two-day strike in Noida.

Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland returns to Yulia Putinseva of Kazakhstan during the third day of Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
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Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland returns to Yulia Putinseva of Kazakhstan during the third day of Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.

Bangladeshi protesters release balloons onto which letters written to the martyrs of the nation`s 1971 independence war against Pakistan have been attached in Dhaka.
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Bangladeshi protesters release balloons onto which letters written to the martyrs of the nation`s 1971 independence war against Pakistan have been attached in Dhaka.

This image taken from video obtained from Ugarit News, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows smoke and fire after a fighter jet crashed into a suburb of Damascus, Syria.
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This image taken from video obtained from Ugarit News, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows smoke and fire after a fighter jet crashed into a suburb of Damascus, Syria.

A court worker holds a sticker reading
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A court worker holds a sticker reading "No rates, Justice for all" during a protest outside a regional court, in Pamplona, northern Spain.