Day in Pics: 5th February

Feb 05, 2013, 08:44 AM IST
This undated publicity image provided courtesy of American Kennel Club shows a St. Bernard. In the 1890s, the St. Bernard was accepted by the American Kennel Club and became No. 1.
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This undated publicity image provided courtesy of American Kennel Club shows a St. Bernard. In the 1890s, the St. Bernard was accepted by the American Kennel Club and became No. 1.

Venezuela`s Vice President Nicolas Maduro holds up a letter that he said it was sent by Venezuela`s President Hugo Chavez to his supporters during a demonstration commemorating the anniversary of a failed coup attempt led by Chavez in 1992, in Caracas, Venezuela.
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Venezuela`s Vice President Nicolas Maduro holds up a letter that he said it was sent by Venezuela`s President Hugo Chavez to his supporters during a demonstration commemorating the anniversary of a failed coup attempt led by Chavez in 1992, in Caracas, Venezuela.

Egyptian relatives of Mohammed Saad, a 20-year-old protester, known to his friends as
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Egyptian relatives of Mohammed Saad, a 20-year-old protester, known to his friends as "Christi," who died of wounds sustained during clashes last Friday near the presidential palace, grieve during a funeral procession in Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt.

A Lebanese woman holds a placard as she attends a protest demanding a law that guarantees any Lebanese citizen the right to a civil marriage, in Beirut, Lebanon.
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A Lebanese woman holds a placard as she attends a protest demanding a law that guarantees any Lebanese citizen the right to a civil marriage, in Beirut, Lebanon.

Authorities work at the scene of Sunday`s fatal tour bus crash on Highway 38 north of Yucaipa, Calif., that left at least eight people dead and dozens injured. The cause of the Sunday crash east of Los Angeles remained under investigation.
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Authorities work at the scene of Sunday`s fatal tour bus crash on Highway 38 north of Yucaipa, Calif., that left at least eight people dead and dozens injured. The cause of the Sunday crash east of Los Angeles remained under investigation.

Two men stand at symbolic gallows as they attend a protest against Iranian Foreign Minister, Ali Akbar Salehi prior to a speech of Salehi at the German Council Of Foreign Relations, a think tank for foreign policy, in Berlin.
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Two men stand at symbolic gallows as they attend a protest against Iranian Foreign Minister, Ali Akbar Salehi prior to a speech of Salehi at the German Council Of Foreign Relations, a think tank for foreign policy, in Berlin.

President Barack Obama hugged an unidentified guest after he brought his gun violence proposals on the road to Minneapolis,  at the Minneapolis Police Department`s Special Operations Center.
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President Barack Obama hugged an unidentified guest after he brought his gun violence proposals on the road to Minneapolis, at the Minneapolis Police Department`s Special Operations Center.

Royal Palace officers escort some of the ashes of Cambodia`s former King Norodom Sihanouk, to be scattered near the confluence of the four rivers in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
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Royal Palace officers escort some of the ashes of Cambodia`s former King Norodom Sihanouk, to be scattered near the confluence of the four rivers in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

A Chinese paramilitary policeman helps a passenger`s child as others line-up at the Beijing railway station to catch a train in Beijing.
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A Chinese paramilitary policeman helps a passenger`s child as others line-up at the Beijing railway station to catch a train in Beijing.

Stranded passengers rest on luggage as they wait for the Jammu-Srinagar highway to reopen at a bus station in Jammu.
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Stranded passengers rest on luggage as they wait for the Jammu-Srinagar highway to reopen at a bus station in Jammu.

A Bangladeshi boy inspects a bus set on fire by activists of the country`s largest Islamic party Jamaat-e-Islami during a nationwide strike in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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A Bangladeshi boy inspects a bus set on fire by activists of the country`s largest Islamic party Jamaat-e-Islami during a nationwide strike in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, review the guard of honor during the welcoming ceremony at Government House in Bangkok.
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Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, review the guard of honor during the welcoming ceremony at Government House in Bangkok.

Military commandoes patrol during rehearsals on the eve of the Aero India 2013 at Yelahanka air base in Bangalore. Aviation companies from around the world are expected to participate in the five-day event that starts Feb. 6.
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Military commandoes patrol during rehearsals on the eve of the Aero India 2013 at Yelahanka air base in Bangalore. Aviation companies from around the world are expected to participate in the five-day event that starts Feb. 6.

A police van believed to be carrying five men charged with the fatal gang rape of a young woman in a moving bus arrives as a special court begins hearing testimony in their trial in New Delhi.
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A police van believed to be carrying five men charged with the fatal gang rape of a young woman in a moving bus arrives as a special court begins hearing testimony in their trial in New Delhi.

A Kashmiri fisherman holding a traditional fire pot stands near the Dal Lake as sparks fly from it due to heavy winds in Srinagar.
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A Kashmiri fisherman holding a traditional fire pot stands near the Dal Lake as sparks fly from it due to heavy winds in Srinagar.

Iran`s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, left, shakes hands with Grand Sheik Ahmed al-Tayeb, the head of Al-Azhar, the Sunni Muslim world`s premier Islamic institution during their meeting at Al Azhar headquarters in Cairo.
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Iran`s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, left, shakes hands with Grand Sheik Ahmed al-Tayeb, the head of Al-Azhar, the Sunni Muslim world`s premier Islamic institution during their meeting at Al Azhar headquarters in Cairo.

Egyptians play inside a captured state security armored vehicle that demonstrators commandeered during clashes with security forces and brought to Tahrir Square, the focal point of Egyptian uprising, in Cairo, Egypt.
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Egyptians play inside a captured state security armored vehicle that demonstrators commandeered during clashes with security forces and brought to Tahrir Square, the focal point of Egyptian uprising, in Cairo, Egypt.