Day in Pics: 2nd April

Apr 02, 2013, 08:44 AM IST
Blogger and activist Yoani Sanchez, of Cuba, speaks at the Freedom Tower of Miami Dade College, in Miami.
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Blogger and activist Yoani Sanchez, of Cuba, speaks at the Freedom Tower of Miami Dade College, in Miami.

Melissa Petersen and Kevin Buster dance on the steps of the Capitol in Olympia, Wash., to protest a decades-old state tax on dance venues. Washington state has had the tax, which targets venues that provide an opportunity to dance, since the 1960s.
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Melissa Petersen and Kevin Buster dance on the steps of the Capitol in Olympia, Wash., to protest a decades-old state tax on dance venues. Washington state has had the tax, which targets venues that provide an opportunity to dance, since the 1960s.

Bahraini anti-government protesters throw petrol bombs toward riot police during clashes in Diraz, Bahrain.
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Bahraini anti-government protesters throw petrol bombs toward riot police during clashes in Diraz, Bahrain.

Ranjit Shahani, vice chairman and managing director of Novartis India Limited, right, checks time as he speaks to a reporter after a news conference in Mumbai.
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Ranjit Shahani, vice chairman and managing director of Novartis India Limited, right, checks time as he speaks to a reporter after a news conference in Mumbai.

Las Vegas Metro Police officers handcuff a man who was identified by witnesses as the driver of a vehicle that crashed into a crowded restaurant, in Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas Metro Police officers handcuff a man who was identified by witnesses as the driver of a vehicle that crashed into a crowded restaurant, in Las Vegas.

First lady Michelle Obama, center, tastes a broccoli rabe pesto with NBC weatherman Al Roker, left, and celebrity chef Anne Burrell during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.
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First lady Michelle Obama, center, tastes a broccoli rabe pesto with NBC weatherman Al Roker, left, and celebrity chef Anne Burrell during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.

Muslim religious leaders gather at a mosque following a fire that killed 13 children at a mosque in Yangon, Myanmar. Police in Myanmar said 13 children died when an electrical fire broke out at the mosque in the country`s largest city.
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Muslim religious leaders gather at a mosque following a fire that killed 13 children at a mosque in Yangon, Myanmar. Police in Myanmar said 13 children died when an electrical fire broke out at the mosque in the country`s largest city.

Front row from left, New Zealand`s Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse, Brunei`s Home Minister Badaruddin Othman, Bangladeshi FM Dipu Moni, Indonesia`s Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa & Australia`s FM Bob Carr pose for photos at the fifth Bali Process regional ministerial meeting.
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Front row from left, New Zealand`s Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse, Brunei`s Home Minister Badaruddin Othman, Bangladeshi FM Dipu Moni, Indonesia`s Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa & Australia`s FM Bob Carr pose for photos at the fifth Bali Process regional ministerial meeting.

Cambodian army multiple rocket launchers are test fired at Phnom Sruoch complex of Cambodian army base, in Kampong Speu province, some 65 kilometers (40 miles) southwest of Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
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Cambodian army multiple rocket launchers are test fired at Phnom Sruoch complex of Cambodian army base, in Kampong Speu province, some 65 kilometers (40 miles) southwest of Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

American astronaut of Indian origin Sunita Williams talks with Indian school children in Kolkata.
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American astronaut of Indian origin Sunita Williams talks with Indian school children in Kolkata.

Pakistani villagers carry the body of a community police officer killed in an attack, for burial in suburbs of Peshawar, Pakistan.
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Pakistani villagers carry the body of a community police officer killed in an attack, for burial in suburbs of Peshawar, Pakistan.

Tamil movie stars, including superstar Rajnikanth, sit during a day long fast in Chennai, demanding probe into alleged wartime abuses by Sri Lanka.
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Tamil movie stars, including superstar Rajnikanth, sit during a day long fast in Chennai, demanding probe into alleged wartime abuses by Sri Lanka.