Day in Pics: 8th March

Mar 08, 2013, 08:24 AM IST
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.

Iberia airline workers march dressed as slaves during a protest at Iberia headquarter in Madrid, Spain.
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Iberia airline workers march dressed as slaves during a protest at Iberia headquarter in Madrid, Spain.

Barack Obama, joined by VP Joe Biden, Senate Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer of Md., members of women’s organizations, law enforcement officials, tribal leaders, survivors, advocates and members of Congress, signs the Violence Against Women Act.
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Barack Obama, joined by VP Joe Biden, Senate Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer of Md., members of women’s organizations, law enforcement officials, tribal leaders, survivors, advocates and members of Congress, signs the Violence Against Women Act.

Victoria Azarenka, of Belarus, and LMFAO`s singer Redfoo walk off a practice court at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament in Indian Wells, Calif.
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Victoria Azarenka, of Belarus, and LMFAO`s singer Redfoo walk off a practice court at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament in Indian Wells, Calif.

New Zealand`s Hamish Rutherford celebrates his maiden test century, against England on the third day of the 1st international cricket test, University Oval, Dunedin, New Zealand.
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New Zealand`s Hamish Rutherford celebrates his maiden test century, against England on the third day of the 1st international cricket test, University Oval, Dunedin, New Zealand.

This image made available by Al-Jazeera shows Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden`s son-in-law and spokesman. Abu Ghaith has been captured by the United States, officials said, in what a senior congressman called a
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This image made available by Al-Jazeera shows Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden`s son-in-law and spokesman. Abu Ghaith has been captured by the United States, officials said, in what a senior congressman called a "very significant victory" in the fight against al-Qaida.

Cuba`s President Raul Castro salutes as he stands next to the coffin containing the body of Venezuela`s late President Hugo Chavez during his wake at a military academy where his body will lie in state until his funeral in in state in Caracas, Venezuela.
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Cuba`s President Raul Castro salutes as he stands next to the coffin containing the body of Venezuela`s late President Hugo Chavez during his wake at a military academy where his body will lie in state until his funeral in in state in Caracas, Venezuela.

Myanmar President Thein Sein, waves at people upon his arrival from his tour to five European countries at Yangon International airport.
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Myanmar President Thein Sein, waves at people upon his arrival from his tour to five European countries at Yangon International airport.

A Cambodian family, wearing a portrait of detained Yoam Bopha, a Boeung Kak lake villager, takes part in a rally to mark the World Women`s Day, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
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A Cambodian family, wearing a portrait of detained Yoam Bopha, a Boeung Kak lake villager, takes part in a rally to mark the World Women`s Day, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Policemen set up a road blockade with barbwire at a checkpoint during curfew in Srinagar.
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Policemen set up a road blockade with barbwire at a checkpoint during curfew in Srinagar.

Representatives of Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy party, bearing ID cards, pose for photographs with women dressed in ethnic attire outside the venue of first ever NLD party congress in Yangon.
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Representatives of Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy party, bearing ID cards, pose for photographs with women dressed in ethnic attire outside the venue of first ever NLD party congress in Yangon.

Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny, right, greets Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, ahead of a meeting at Government Buildings, Dublin.
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Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny, right, greets Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, ahead of a meeting at Government Buildings, Dublin.

Indian gynecologists and obstetricians share a laugh as they participate in an event organized to create awareness about importance of the girl child, on International Women`s Day India in Bangalore.
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Indian gynecologists and obstetricians share a laugh as they participate in an event organized to create awareness about importance of the girl child, on International Women`s Day India in Bangalore.

Visitors take a close look at the large-scale boulder sculpture entitled `Rock on Top of Another Rock`, by the artistic duo Fischli/Weiss during its unveiling at the Serpentine Gallery in Hyde Park, London.
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Visitors take a close look at the large-scale boulder sculpture entitled `Rock on Top of Another Rock`, by the artistic duo Fischli/Weiss during its unveiling at the Serpentine Gallery in Hyde Park, London.

Martial arts students perform on International Women`s Day in Hyderabad.
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Martial arts students perform on International Women`s Day in Hyderabad.

Sri Lanka`s captain Angelo Mathews bats in front of Bangladesh`s Mushfiqur Rahim during the first day of their first cricket test match in Galle, Sri Lanka.
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Sri Lanka`s captain Angelo Mathews bats in front of Bangladesh`s Mushfiqur Rahim during the first day of their first cricket test match in Galle, Sri Lanka.

Policemen carry a man, injured in a bus accident, to a government medical college hospital at Rajouri, in Jammu. Fifteen people were killed and 24 injured when a bus rolled down into a deep gorge, according to local reports.
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Policemen carry a man, injured in a bus accident, to a government medical college hospital at Rajouri, in Jammu. Fifteen people were killed and 24 injured when a bus rolled down into a deep gorge, according to local reports.