In Pics: What happened across the world on April 5

(In pics) What happened across the world
Bangalore, April 5: Afghanistan woke up to a Saturday full of enthusiasm as the country went to polls today. Afghan voters lined up for blocks at polling stations nationwide defying a threat of violence by the Taliban to cast ballots in what promises to be the nation's first democratic transfer of power.

Meanwhile, people held a walk to pay tribute to the victims who lost their lives on Wednesday at the Ford Hood's shooting incident.

The Fort Hood soldier who gunned down three other military men before killing himself had an argument with colleagues in his unit before opening fire, and investigators believe his mental condition was not the "direct precipitating factor" in the shooting.

OneIndia News bring to you news from across the world in pictures.

Afghan goes to polls

Afghan presidential candidate Zalmai Rassoul casts his vote at Amani high school, near the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Suu Kyi all ears for music

Myanmar Opposition Leader Aung San Suu Kyi attends the opening ceremony of a music concert to mark the 3rd anniversary of her National League for Democracy party's education network.

People pay tribute to victims of Fort Hood shooting

Emma Gill, 9, and her brother Kyle Gill, 6, participate in a tribute walk for the victims of Wednesday's shooting at Fort Hood, at Lions Club Park in Killeen, Texas.

Royalty smile for the shutterbugs

Sweden's King Carl Gustaf, second left and Queen Silvia, second right, Dutch King Willem Alexander, center, Queen Maxima, left, and Princess Beatrix, right, pose for photographers at the royal palace in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Afghan goes to polls

An Afghan woman shows her inked finger after casting a vote at a polling station in Jalalabad east of Kabul, Afghanistan.

AP photographer dead

This 2012 photo shows Kathy Gannon, left, Associated Press special correspondent for Afghanistan and Pakistan, and AP photographer Anja Niedringhaus in Afghanistan. An Afghan police commander opened fire on the two journalists inside a security forces base in eastern Afghanistan, killing Niedringhaus and wounding Gannon.

Volcano erupts in Eucador

The Tungurahua volcano spews a column of ash as seen from Ambato, Ecuador. The volcano spewed a 6-mile (10-kilometer) column of ash after a powerful five-minute explosion that shot pyroclastic material onto its northern and northwestern flanks.

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