Day in Pics: 30th January

Jan 30, 2013, 08:38 AM IST
Aerialist Nick Wallenda walks the high wire 200 feet over U.S. 41 in Sarasota, Fla., without a safety harness.
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Aerialist Nick Wallenda walks the high wire 200 feet over U.S. 41 in Sarasota, Fla., without a safety harness.

Brazil`s former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, center, surrounded by journalists, arrives to attend the International Congress for World Balance in Havana, Cuba.
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Brazil`s former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, center, surrounded by journalists, arrives to attend the International Congress for World Balance in Havana, Cuba.

Timothy P. Shriver Ph.D. Chairman and CEO of the Special Olympics, left, gives his opening address with International Global Messengers Ariel Ary of Costa Rica and Neha Naik of India during the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games opening ceremony in PyeongChang, South Korea.
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Timothy P. Shriver Ph.D. Chairman and CEO of the Special Olympics, left, gives his opening address with International Global Messengers Ariel Ary of Costa Rica and Neha Naik of India during the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games opening ceremony in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Employees of several factories demonstrate near the Labor Ministry in Paris.
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Employees of several factories demonstrate near the Labor Ministry in Paris.

Demonstrators gather at a protest against a proposed nudity ban outside of City Hall in San Francisco. A federal judge has cleared the way for San Francisco`s ban on most displays of public nudity to take effect on Feb. 1.
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Demonstrators gather at a protest against a proposed nudity ban outside of City Hall in San Francisco. A federal judge has cleared the way for San Francisco`s ban on most displays of public nudity to take effect on Feb. 1.

President Barack Obama waves as he leaves after shaking hands and speaking about immigration at Del Sol High School.
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President Barack Obama waves as he leaves after shaking hands and speaking about immigration at Del Sol High School.

Six men enact a mock hanging during a protest demanding the death penalty for six men accused of the fatal gang rape of a young woman in New Delhi last month in New Delhi.
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Six men enact a mock hanging during a protest demanding the death penalty for six men accused of the fatal gang rape of a young woman in New Delhi last month in New Delhi.

Australian PM Julia Gillard attends a cricket match in Canberra. Gillard surprised Australians on Wednesday, Jan. 30 by announcing that elections will be held Sept. 14, in a country where governments have traditionally given the opposition little more than a month`s notice to keep a strategic advantage.
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Australian PM Julia Gillard attends a cricket match in Canberra. Gillard surprised Australians on Wednesday, Jan. 30 by announcing that elections will be held Sept. 14, in a country where governments have traditionally given the opposition little more than a month`s notice to keep a strategic advantage.

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi talks with Na Kyung-won, chairwoman of the organizing committee for the 10th Special Olympics World Winter Games, and Malawi`s President Joyce Bandas, at the Global Development Summit during the 10th Special Olympics World Winter Games.
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Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi talks with Na Kyung-won, chairwoman of the organizing committee for the 10th Special Olympics World Winter Games, and Malawi`s President Joyce Bandas, at the Global Development Summit during the 10th Special Olympics World Winter Games.

South Korea`s rocket takes off from its launch pad at the Naro Space Center in Goheung. South Korea says it has successfully launched a satellite into orbit from its own soil for the first time.
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South Korea`s rocket takes off from its launch pad at the Naro Space Center in Goheung. South Korea says it has successfully launched a satellite into orbit from its own soil for the first time.

Emergency personnel work at the site of the plane crash outside Almaty. Kazakhstan. A passenger jet carrying at least 20 people crashed Tuesday in heavy fog near Kazakhstan`s principal city, Almaty, killing all on board, the airline and officials said.
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Emergency personnel work at the site of the plane crash outside Almaty. Kazakhstan. A passenger jet carrying at least 20 people crashed Tuesday in heavy fog near Kazakhstan`s principal city, Almaty, killing all on board, the airline and officials said.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh offers tributes at the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary in New Delhi. Gandhi was assassinated on this day in 1948.
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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh offers tributes at the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary in New Delhi. Gandhi was assassinated on this day in 1948.

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev speaks during a meeting with senior officers of Russia`s Emergency Situations Ministry at Krasnogorsk, outside Moscow.
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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev speaks during a meeting with senior officers of Russia`s Emergency Situations Ministry at Krasnogorsk, outside Moscow.

Children with their heads shaved and dressed like Mahatma Gandhi assemble at an event to mark his death anniversary in Chennai.
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Children with their heads shaved and dressed like Mahatma Gandhi assemble at an event to mark his death anniversary in Chennai.

Britain`s Prime Minister David Cameron leaves his official residence at 10 Downing Street in central London, on his way to the Houses of Parliament to address lawmakers.
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Britain`s Prime Minister David Cameron leaves his official residence at 10 Downing Street in central London, on his way to the Houses of Parliament to address lawmakers.

Activists of the human rights organization Amnesty International with Nefertiti masks protest in front of the chancellery against the visit of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi prior to a meeting of him with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin.
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Activists of the human rights organization Amnesty International with Nefertiti masks protest in front of the chancellery against the visit of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi prior to a meeting of him with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin.

Protesters clash with riot police outside the Labor Ministry in Athens. Protesters from a Communist-back labor union forced their way into a government building and clashed with police who used tear gas to expel them.
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Protesters clash with riot police outside the Labor Ministry in Athens. Protesters from a Communist-back labor union forced their way into a government building and clashed with police who used tear gas to expel them.

Pakistani health worker Shahida Akram, 41, gives a polio vaccine to a child, in a neighborhood in Islamabad. Some Islamic militants oppose the vaccination campaign, accuse health workers of acting as spies for the U.S. and claim the polio vaccine is intended to make Muslim children sterile.
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Pakistani health worker Shahida Akram, 41, gives a polio vaccine to a child, in a neighborhood in Islamabad. Some Islamic militants oppose the vaccination campaign, accuse health workers of acting as spies for the U.S. and claim the polio vaccine is intended to make Muslim children sterile.

A white lion plays with a white tiger at Serengeti-Park zoo in Hodenhagen, northern Germany. Four white tigers and four white lions were born in the zoo in October and November 2012.
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A white lion plays with a white tiger at Serengeti-Park zoo in Hodenhagen, northern Germany. Four white tigers and four white lions were born in the zoo in October and November 2012.

An Indian Muslim man holds a book with a portrait of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama as he attends the Tibetan People`s Solidarity Campaign in New Delhi.
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An Indian Muslim man holds a book with a portrait of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama as he attends the Tibetan People`s Solidarity Campaign in New Delhi.

Hindu holy men of the Juna Akhara sect participate in rituals that are believed to rid them of all ties in this life and dedicate themselves to serving God as a `Naga` or naked holy men, at Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges and Yamuna River during the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad.
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Hindu holy men of the Juna Akhara sect participate in rituals that are believed to rid them of all ties in this life and dedicate themselves to serving God as a `Naga` or naked holy men, at Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges and Yamuna River during the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad.

Jamaat-e-Islami activists armed with sticks march on a street in Dhaka. Hundreds of supporters of Bangladesh`s main Islamist party attacked police Monday in a busy commercial district in the nation`s capital, injuring many including at least eight security officers, an official said.
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Jamaat-e-Islami activists armed with sticks march on a street in Dhaka. Hundreds of supporters of Bangladesh`s main Islamist party attacked police Monday in a busy commercial district in the nation`s capital, injuring many including at least eight security officers, an official said.