Day in Pics: 7th February

Feb 07, 2013, 08:34 AM IST
Secretary of State John Kerry, with his wife Teresa Heinz Kerry, reacts to the speech of Vice President Joe Biden during his ceremonial swearing-in as the 68th secretary of state, at the State Department in Washington.
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Secretary of State John Kerry, with his wife Teresa Heinz Kerry, reacts to the speech of Vice President Joe Biden during his ceremonial swearing-in as the 68th secretary of state, at the State Department in Washington.

Demonstrators take part during a protest against cutbacks in education in Barcelona, Spain.
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Demonstrators take part during a protest against cutbacks in education in Barcelona, Spain.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, center, poses for a group photo with with participants at a rally organized by the group OneAmerica supporting immigration rights, education, and other issues, at at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash.
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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, center, poses for a group photo with with participants at a rally organized by the group OneAmerica supporting immigration rights, education, and other issues, at at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash.

Indiana Pacers` Orlando Johnson, right, is fouled by Philadelphia 76ers` Lavoy Allen while taking a shot during the second half of an NBA basketball game, in Philadelphia.
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Indiana Pacers` Orlando Johnson, right, is fouled by Philadelphia 76ers` Lavoy Allen while taking a shot during the second half of an NBA basketball game, in Philadelphia.

Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the House Democratic Issues Conference in Leesburg, Va.
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Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the House Democratic Issues Conference in Leesburg, Va.

Egyptian women gather to denounce sexual violence and harassment against women in Cairo, Egypt.
6/19

Egyptian women gather to denounce sexual violence and harassment against women in Cairo, Egypt.

Kerry Kennedy, daughter of Robert F. Kennedy, speaks near a photo of her and her father during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, to call on Congress to act on President Obama`s plan to reduce gun violence.
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Kerry Kennedy, daughter of Robert F. Kennedy, speaks near a photo of her and her father during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, to call on Congress to act on President Obama`s plan to reduce gun violence.

President Barack Obama watches as his Interior Secretary nominee, REI Chief Executive Officer Sally Jewell, center, gets a kiss from outgoing Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, where the president announced that Jewell is his choice to replace Salazar.
8/19

President Barack Obama watches as his Interior Secretary nominee, REI Chief Executive Officer Sally Jewell, center, gets a kiss from outgoing Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, where the president announced that Jewell is his choice to replace Salazar.

An Indian looks for survivors under the rubble of a bridge that collapsed in Mumbai. According to police three people were killed and six were injured after a portion of the under-construction bridge collapsed near the international airport in Mumbai late night.
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An Indian looks for survivors under the rubble of a bridge that collapsed in Mumbai. According to police three people were killed and six were injured after a portion of the under-construction bridge collapsed near the international airport in Mumbai late night.

Credit Suisse CEO Brady W. Dougan speaks at a press conference announcing the bank`s 2012 full year result in Zurich, Switzerland.  Credit Suisse, Switzerland`s second-biggest bank, returned to profit in the fourth quarter of 2012 but said it was planning to cut costs more than previously planned.
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Credit Suisse CEO Brady W. Dougan speaks at a press conference announcing the bank`s 2012 full year result in Zurich, Switzerland. Credit Suisse, Switzerland`s second-biggest bank, returned to profit in the fourth quarter of 2012 but said it was planning to cut costs more than previously planned.

Moscow`s Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, center, surrounded by various officials, sport enthusiasts and entertainers hits a symbolic button to launch the one-year count down clock for the upcoming 2014 Sochi Olympics, in Moscow.
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Moscow`s Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, center, surrounded by various officials, sport enthusiasts and entertainers hits a symbolic button to launch the one-year count down clock for the upcoming 2014 Sochi Olympics, in Moscow.

Pakistani cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri leaves the Supreme Court in Islamabad, Pakistan. Qadri filed a petition in the Supreme Court for the reconstitution of Election Commission of Pakistan. Government has suggested that election may be held in May 2013.
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Pakistani cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri leaves the Supreme Court in Islamabad, Pakistan. Qadri filed a petition in the Supreme Court for the reconstitution of Election Commission of Pakistan. Government has suggested that election may be held in May 2013.

South Korean Marines and US counterparts from 3-Marine Expeditionary Force 1st Battalion from Kaneho Bay, Hawaii, throw snow to one another during their joint military winter exercise in Pyeongchang, east of Seoul, South Korea.
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South Korean Marines and US counterparts from 3-Marine Expeditionary Force 1st Battalion from Kaneho Bay, Hawaii, throw snow to one another during their joint military winter exercise in Pyeongchang, east of Seoul, South Korea.

Protesters push through police barricades as they march in protest accusing the government of ignoring key suggestions of the government panel set up to examine India`s criminal justice system`s treatment of violence against women in New Delhi.
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Protesters push through police barricades as they march in protest accusing the government of ignoring key suggestions of the government panel set up to examine India`s criminal justice system`s treatment of violence against women in New Delhi.

This undated image taken from video broadcast on Iranian state television purports to show a U.S. drone landing in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
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This undated image taken from video broadcast on Iranian state television purports to show a U.S. drone landing in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

Carnival revellers stand in front of the Cologne cathedral while they celebrate the start of the street-carnival with its tradition of fools entering the town halls and women cutting off men`s ties with scissors on carnival`s so called
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Carnival revellers stand in front of the Cologne cathedral while they celebrate the start of the street-carnival with its tradition of fools entering the town halls and women cutting off men`s ties with scissors on carnival`s so called "Old Women`s Day" in Cologne, Germany.

A horticulturist works on a display of orchids at Kew Royal Botanic Gardens in London. Over 4,500 orchids are being displayed for an Orchid festival as well as 550 bromeliads and 350 assorted foliage plants.
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A horticulturist works on a display of orchids at Kew Royal Botanic Gardens in London. Over 4,500 orchids are being displayed for an Orchid festival as well as 550 bromeliads and 350 assorted foliage plants.

Visitors pose with US Air Force officials at their booth on the second day of the Aero India 2013 at Yelahanka air base in Bangalore.
18/19

Visitors pose with US Air Force officials at their booth on the second day of the Aero India 2013 at Yelahanka air base in Bangalore.

Burqa clad Taliban militants, who were arrested by Afghan Border Police, are presented to the media at the Afghan Border Police headquarters in Jalalabad, Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan.
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Burqa clad Taliban militants, who were arrested by Afghan Border Police, are presented to the media at the Afghan Border Police headquarters in Jalalabad, Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan.