Day in Pics: 22nd February

Feb 22, 2013, 09:13 AM IST
Protesters backing the Cuban government demonstrate against the Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez outside a bookstore where she promotes her book
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Protesters backing the Cuban government demonstrate against the Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez outside a bookstore where she promotes her book "De Cuba con carino" or "From Cuba with love," in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Dominican Republic`s singer Martha Heredia is escorted handcuffed into the prosecutor`s office in Santiago, Dominican Republic. Heredia, a winner of the TV talent show
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Dominican Republic`s singer Martha Heredia is escorted handcuffed into the prosecutor`s office in Santiago, Dominican Republic. Heredia, a winner of the TV talent show "Latin American Idol", was arrested late Wednesday and charged with drug smuggling.

Dawn MacKay sits next to her husband Alan MacKay as he breaks down in tears while watching a video tribute of their son, San Bernardino County Sheriff Det. Jeremiah MacKay at the San Manuel Amphitheater in Glen Helen, Calif.
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Dawn MacKay sits next to her husband Alan MacKay as he breaks down in tears while watching a video tribute of their son, San Bernardino County Sheriff Det. Jeremiah MacKay at the San Manuel Amphitheater in Glen Helen, Calif.

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi pose for photos during her meeting at parliament building in Naypyitaw, Myanmar.
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Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi pose for photos during her meeting at parliament building in Naypyitaw, Myanmar.

Tow truck drivers clean up and tow away cars involved in a drive-by shooting on Las Vegas Boulevard.
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Tow truck drivers clean up and tow away cars involved in a drive-by shooting on Las Vegas Boulevard.

People pay their respects during a memorial service on the second anniversary of a deadly earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand.
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People pay their respects during a memorial service on the second anniversary of a deadly earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand.

South Korean protesters shout slogans during a rally against Japan`s sovereignty that claims over the disputed islets in the Sea of Japan, outside South Korean Embassy in Tokyo.
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South Korean protesters shout slogans during a rally against Japan`s sovereignty that claims over the disputed islets in the Sea of Japan, outside South Korean Embassy in Tokyo.

Demonstrators holding pictures and names of victims of the July 18, 1994, bombing in Argentina, that killed 85 people, protest outside the Embassy of Argentina in Herzliya, Israel.
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Demonstrators holding pictures and names of victims of the July 18, 1994, bombing in Argentina, that killed 85 people, protest outside the Embassy of Argentina in Herzliya, Israel.

Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, center, and Andra Pradesh state Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy, center right in white, leave after visiting the site of one of the two bomb blasts, in Hyderabad.
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Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, center, and Andra Pradesh state Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy, center right in white, leave after visiting the site of one of the two bomb blasts, in Hyderabad.

A Nepalese Hindu devotee balances lit lamps along his arms during the Madhav Narayan Festival in Lalitpur, on the outskirts of Katmandu, Nepal.
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A Nepalese Hindu devotee balances lit lamps along his arms during the Madhav Narayan Festival in Lalitpur, on the outskirts of Katmandu, Nepal.

Activists of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) shout slogans near an effigy representing the terrorist group
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Activists of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) shout slogans near an effigy representing the terrorist group "Indian Mujahideen" and Pakistan`s intelligence service ISI at the site of one of the two bomb blasts during a protest in Hyderabad.

Trinamool Congress party (TMC) leader and chief minister of West Bengal state Mamata Banerjee, right, and Adi B. Godrej, Godrej Group Chairman, hold flags during the Bangladesh–China–India–Myanmar Forum for Regional Cooperation (BCIM) Car Rally 2013 in Kolkata.
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Trinamool Congress party (TMC) leader and chief minister of West Bengal state Mamata Banerjee, right, and Adi B. Godrej, Godrej Group Chairman, hold flags during the Bangladesh–China–India–Myanmar Forum for Regional Cooperation (BCIM) Car Rally 2013 in Kolkata.

Bride takes part in a Muslim community mass marriage in Ahmedabad. A total of 151 Muslim couples tied the knot at the mass marriage.
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Bride takes part in a Muslim community mass marriage in Ahmedabad. A total of 151 Muslim couples tied the knot at the mass marriage.

South Africa`s Hashim Amla plays a shot during the first day of the 3rd cricket test match in Pretoria, South Africa.
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South Africa`s Hashim Amla plays a shot during the first day of the 3rd cricket test match in Pretoria, South Africa.

Bangladeshi Muslim activists shout slogans during a protest in Dhaka. Police fired rubber bullets and tear gas Friday to disperse thousands of rampaging protesters from Islamic parties, leaving two people killed and dozens injured, police and witnesses said.
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Bangladeshi Muslim activists shout slogans during a protest in Dhaka. Police fired rubber bullets and tear gas Friday to disperse thousands of rampaging protesters from Islamic parties, leaving two people killed and dozens injured, police and witnesses said.

Britain`s Prince Charles tries his hand at shirt making during a tour of the Shirt Manufacturing Division of Turnbull & Asser in Gloucestershire, England, to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the factory.
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Britain`s Prince Charles tries his hand at shirt making during a tour of the Shirt Manufacturing Division of Turnbull & Asser in Gloucestershire, England, to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the factory.

Palestinians throw stones towards Israeli soldiers, unseen, during clashes that broke out after a rally in the West Bank city of Hebron to show solidarity with prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails.
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Palestinians throw stones towards Israeli soldiers, unseen, during clashes that broke out after a rally in the West Bank city of Hebron to show solidarity with prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails.

Relatives of the victims of a train crash react during the one-year anniversary ceremony at the Once train station in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Relatives of the victims of a train crash react during the one-year anniversary ceremony at the Once train station in Buenos Aires, Argentina.