Day in Pics: 2nd February

Feb 02, 2013, 10:36 AM IST
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Serbia`s Novak Djokovic returns the ball during the Davis Cup World Group first round match against Belgium`s Olivier Rochus at the Spriroudome in Charleroi, Belgium.

Serbia`s Novak Djokovic returns the ball during the Davis Cup World Group first round match against Belgium`s Olivier Rochus at the Spriroudome in Charleroi, Belgium.

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Google CEO, Eric Schmidt, left, and French President Francois Hollande sign an agreement at the Elysee Palace in Paris.

Google CEO, Eric Schmidt, left, and French President Francois Hollande sign an agreement at the Elysee Palace in Paris.

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British Prime Minister David Cameron, right, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, center, and Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono co-chair a meeting of the United Nations High Level Panel in Monrovia, Liberia.

British Prime Minister David Cameron, right, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, center, and Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono co-chair a meeting of the United Nations High Level Panel in Monrovia, Liberia.

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President Barack Obama awards the National Medal of Technology and Innovation to Dr. Frances Arnold of the California Institute of Technology, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

President Barack Obama awards the National Medal of Technology and Innovation to Dr. Frances Arnold of the California Institute of Technology, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

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Anti-gun violence protesters rally at the scene where Hadyia Pendleton was killed, in Chicago.

Anti-gun violence protesters rally at the scene where Hadyia Pendleton was killed, in Chicago.

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A protestor shout slogans during a demonstration against corruption, in Madrid.

A protestor shout slogans during a demonstration against corruption, in Madrid.

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Buddhist monks wait in line at the Royal Palace to pay their respects to the late former Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk in Phnom Penh.

Buddhist monks wait in line at the Royal Palace to pay their respects to the late former Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk in Phnom Penh.

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Pakistan`s Misbah-ul-Haq bats during their cricket test match against South Africa in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Pakistan`s Misbah-ul-Haq bats during their cricket test match against South Africa in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Egyptian volunteers of Tahrir Bodyguard, an anti-harassment group, work at a rally in Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt.

Egyptian volunteers of Tahrir Bodyguard, an anti-harassment group, work at a rally in Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt.

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French President Francois Hollande visits Timbuktu, Mali, making a triumphant stop six days after French forces parachuted in to liberate the desert city from the rule of al-Qaida-linked militants.

French President Francois Hollande visits Timbuktu, Mali, making a triumphant stop six days after French forces parachuted in to liberate the desert city from the rule of al-Qaida-linked militants.

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Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, center, arrives for the second day of the Irrawaddy Literary Festival in Yangon, Myanmar.

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, center, arrives for the second day of the Irrawaddy Literary Festival in Yangon, Myanmar.

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A man in costume gestures to lure customers to his stall at the Dihua Street market in Taipei, Taiwan.

A man in costume gestures to lure customers to his stall at the Dihua Street market in Taipei, Taiwan.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, meets with World War II veterans at a reception marking the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Stalingrad, in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia.

Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, meets with World War II veterans at a reception marking the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Stalingrad, in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia.

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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, center, listens to an unidentified pilot during a ceremony to unveil Iran`s newest fighter jet, Qaher-313, or Dominant-313,which officials claim can evade radar, in Tehran.

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, center, listens to an unidentified pilot during a ceremony to unveil Iran`s newest fighter jet, Qaher-313, or Dominant-313,which officials claim can evade radar, in Tehran.

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Women travel inside a Women Only metro train compartment in New Delhi. Five men pleaded not guilty after being formally indicted Saturday in a special court on 13 charges, including rape and murder, in the fatal gang rape of a woman in a New Delhi bus, a lawyer said.

Women travel inside a Women Only metro train compartment in New Delhi. Five men pleaded not guilty after being formally indicted Saturday in a special court on 13 charges, including rape and murder, in the fatal gang rape of a woman in a New Delhi bus, a lawyer said.

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Maria Kirilenko of Russia returns a shot against Sorana Cirstea of Romania during their semifinal tennis match at the Pattaya Open tennis in Pattaya, Thailand.

Maria Kirilenko of Russia returns a shot against Sorana Cirstea of Romania during their semifinal tennis match at the Pattaya Open tennis in Pattaya, Thailand.

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Exiled Tibetan Buddhist nuns shout slogans as they participate in a rally during Tibetan People`s Solidarity Campaign in New Delhi.

Exiled Tibetan Buddhist nuns shout slogans as they participate in a rally during Tibetan People`s Solidarity Campaign in New Delhi.

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