Day in Pics: 26th February

Feb 26, 2014, 08:40 AM IST
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Fans of Brazil`s Cruzeiro hold a banner that reads `Say No to Racism` during their game against Chile`s Universidad de Chile at a Copa Libertadores soccer match in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Fans of Brazil`s Cruzeiro hold a banner that reads `Say No to Racism` during their game against Chile`s Universidad de Chile at a Copa Libertadores soccer match in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

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This Jan. 30, 2014 photo made available by NASA on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 shows North Korea, darker area at center, between South Korea, right, and China, left. Lights from the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, are visible at center. The image comparing the night time lights of the countries was made by the Expedition 38 crew aboard the International Space Station.

This Jan. 30, 2014 photo made available by NASA on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 shows North Korea, darker area at center, between South Korea, right, and China, left. Lights from the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, are visible at center. The image comparing the night time lights of the countries was made by the Expedition 38 crew aboard the International Space Station.

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Secretary of State John Kerry listens as British Foreign Secretary William Hague speaks at the State Department in Washington, during a discussion on ending sexual violence and conflict in war.

Secretary of State John Kerry listens as British Foreign Secretary William Hague speaks at the State Department in Washington, during a discussion on ending sexual violence and conflict in war.

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England`s Joe Root bats during a tour match against University of West Indies` Vice Chancellor XI at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground in St. John`s, Antigua.

England`s Joe Root bats during a tour match against University of West Indies` Vice Chancellor XI at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground in St. John`s, Antigua.

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Canadian Olympic women`s hockey gold medallist Marie-Philip Poulin, left, wipes her eyes as she is welcomed by family members when arriving from the Sochi Winter Olympics, at the Jean-Lesage Airport in Quebec City. Poulin`s father Robert, behind, looks on.

Canadian Olympic women`s hockey gold medallist Marie-Philip Poulin, left, wipes her eyes as she is welcomed by family members when arriving from the Sochi Winter Olympics, at the Jean-Lesage Airport in Quebec City. Poulin`s father Robert, behind, looks on.

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First lady Michelle Obama laughs as she participates in a zumba class with Mario Lopez at a Miami parks and recreation center during a visit to promote her `Let`s Move` campaign.

First lady Michelle Obama laughs as she participates in a zumba class with Mario Lopez at a Miami parks and recreation center during a visit to promote her `Let`s Move` campaign.

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Former President Bill Clinton speaks to a group of supporters during a fundraiser for Democratic Senate challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes in Louisville, Ky.

Former President Bill Clinton speaks to a group of supporters during a fundraiser for Democratic Senate challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes in Louisville, Ky.

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Afghan members of civil society organizations chant slogans to condemn the killing of over 20 Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers, in a park in the Afghan capital Kabul, Afghanistan.

Afghan members of civil society organizations chant slogans to condemn the killing of over 20 Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers, in a park in the Afghan capital Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Thai police commandos take a rest during an anti terrorist exercise at Crime Suppression Division in Bangkok, Thailand.

Thai police commandos take a rest during an anti terrorist exercise at Crime Suppression Division in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin greets Russian Olympic champion in figure skating Julia Lipnitskaia after the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

Russian President Vladimir Putin greets Russian Olympic champion in figure skating Julia Lipnitskaia after the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

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Pope Francis is cheered as he is driven through the crowd ahead of his weekly general audience in St. Peter`s Square, at the Vatican.

Pope Francis is cheered as he is driven through the crowd ahead of his weekly general audience in St. Peter`s Square, at the Vatican.

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh receives a memento from Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde during laying of foundation stone of Central Armed Police Forces Institute of Medical Sciences (CAPFIMS) in New Delhi.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh receives a memento from Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde during laying of foundation stone of Central Armed Police Forces Institute of Medical Sciences (CAPFIMS) in New Delhi.

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Paola Ciabattini holds up her 19-month-old son Daniele De Sanctis, dressed up as a pope, during Pope Francis` weekly general audience in St. Peter`s Square at the Vatican.

Paola Ciabattini holds up her 19-month-old son Daniele De Sanctis, dressed up as a pope, during Pope Francis` weekly general audience in St. Peter`s Square at the Vatican.

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Canada’s Governor General David Johnston interacts with Indian farmers during his visit to University of Agricultural Sciences in Bangalore. Johnston arrived Saturday on a week-long official visit to India.

Canada’s Governor General David Johnston interacts with Indian farmers during his visit to University of Agricultural Sciences in Bangalore. Johnston arrived Saturday on a week-long official visit to India.

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Bangladesh`s Mushfiqur Rahim celebrates after scoring a century, as Nasir Hossain smiles during the Asia Cup one-day international cricket tournament against India in Fatullah, near Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Bangladesh`s Mushfiqur Rahim celebrates after scoring a century, as Nasir Hossain smiles during the Asia Cup one-day international cricket tournament against India in Fatullah, near Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Devotees participate in ‘Manjaneeratu’ ritual as part of Ammankudam festival at Mariyamman temple in Kozhikode.

Devotees participate in ‘Manjaneeratu’ ritual as part of Ammankudam festival at Mariyamman temple in Kozhikode.

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Olympic gold medallist David Wise poses with his wife, Alexandra, daughter Nayeli, 2, and Mickey Mouse at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif.

Olympic gold medallist David Wise poses with his wife, Alexandra, daughter Nayeli, 2, and Mickey Mouse at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee being felicitated with Assamese traditional “Sorai” during “Mother Land and its People’s” rally in Guwahati.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee being felicitated with Assamese traditional “Sorai” during “Mother Land and its People’s” rally in Guwahati.

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AAP leaders Arvind Kejriwal, Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav addressing a press conference in New Delhi.

AAP leaders Arvind Kejriwal, Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav addressing a press conference in New Delhi.

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People of the Dawoodi Bohra community take part in a final prayer after a 40 days mourning period ended after Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin passed away, in Mumbai.

People of the Dawoodi Bohra community take part in a final prayer after a 40 days mourning period ended after Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin passed away, in Mumbai.

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Former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar alongwith GM Pens Managing Director Mohamed Meeran and others at a launch in Chennai.

Former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar alongwith GM Pens Managing Director Mohamed Meeran and others at a launch in Chennai.

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India’s ruling Congress party Vice President Rahul Gandhi, right, smiles as he interacts with a young child during his road show campaigning for the parliamentary elections, in Nagaon.

India’s ruling Congress party Vice President Rahul Gandhi, right, smiles as he interacts with a young child during his road show campaigning for the parliamentary elections, in Nagaon.

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A Hindu devotee dressed as a demon participates in a procession on the eve of Shivratri festival, in Jammu.

A Hindu devotee dressed as a demon participates in a procession on the eve of Shivratri festival, in Jammu.

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