In Pics: What happened across the world on April 2

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Bangalore, April 2: With the country gearing up for the Lok Sabha elections, there is massive political buzz in the country.

On the other hand, protests broke outside Turkey's Supreme Election Council building in support of the country's main opposition party which is challenging local elections results in the capital Ankara. The Republican People's Party filed to contest results in Ankara, where its candidate appears to have narrowly lost to Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ruling AKP party.

Meanwhile, Lufthansa Airlines has decided to cancel 3,800 flights because of a three-day strike by the pilots' union later this week, hitting more than 425,000 passengers. The cancellations include domestic and intercontinental connections.

OneIndia brings to you news from across the world in pictures.

Protests outside Turkey's Supreme Election Council

Police use water cannons to break up a protest by hundreds of people who had gathered outside Turkey's Supreme Election Council building in support of the country's main opposition party.

A selfie for the world!

Boston Red Sox designated hitter David "Big Papi" Ortiz takes a selfie with President Barack Obama, holding a Boston Red Sox jersey.

Lufthansa to cancels 3,800 flights

Germany's biggest airline Lufthansa will cancel some 3,800 flights because of a three-day strike by the pilots' union later this week, hitting more than 425,000 passengers.

Heading for a goal!

Atletico's Diego Godin out jumps Barcelona's Lionel Messi during a first leg quarterfinal Champions League soccer match between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid.

Schweinsteiger argues with Rooney

Bayern's Bastian Schweinsteiger argues with Manchester United's Wayne Rooney after he was sent off the field by referee Carlos Velasco Carballo from Spain.

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