In Pics: What happened across the world on Feb 19

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(In pics) What happened across the world
Bangalore, Feb 19: As the country continued to undergo crisis in Parliamentary affairs, protests in Ukraine escalated.

Thousands of anti-government protesters clashed with police in a new eruption of violence on Tuesday. Atleast 25 persons were killed and over hundreds were injured.

The protests have been going on in Ukraine for over two months now.

Meanwhile, the German ski team won the gold medal at the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

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

Ukraine protests continue to escalate

An anti-government protester fires an improvised weapon during clashes with riot police outside Ukraine's parliament in Kiev. Thousands of anti-government protesters clashed with police in a new eruption of violence on Tuesday.

Barack Obama speaks on economy

President Barack Obama greets audience members after speaking at a distribution center for Safeway stores in Upper Marlboro.

China and Taiwan greet each other

Lien Chan, Taiwanese Nationalist Party's honorary chairman and a former premier and vice president of Taiwan shakes hands with Chinese president Xi Jinping, during a meeting at the Diaoyutai State guest house in Beijing, China.

Vatican an independent city- state

Italian resigning Premier Enrico Letta waves to reporters as he arrives for a ceremony to celebrate the anniversary of the 1929 Lateran Treaty (Patti Lateranensi) and the 1984 revision of the Concordat between Italy and Vatican, at the Italian Embassy.

Malala at a conference

Malala Yousafzai adjusts her head scarf during a press conference at Zaatari refugee camp near the Syrian border, in Mafraq, Jordan.

Prince Charles in Riyadh

Britain's Prince Charles wears traditional Saudi uniform as he dances with a sword during Janadriya culture festival at Der'iya in Riyadh.

Germany wins gold at Sochi

Ski jumping team gold medalists from Germany celebrate during their medals ceremony at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Snow covered beauty

Snow-covered trees in Shaolin Temple at the foot of the Songshan Mountain in central China's Henan Province. Snowfalls began hitting Henan on Feb. 17. Photo courtesy- IANS

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