News In Pics: What happened on January 20

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Bangalore, Jan 20: Hundreds of protesters on Sunday clashed with riot police in the center of the Ukrainian capital, Keiv after the passage of harsh anti-protest legislation last week seen as part of attempts to quash anti-government demonstrations.

The violent scenes further escalated this ex-Soviet republic's political crisis and showed a rift among opposition leaders, one of whom fought bravely to stop the violence, while others condemned the events from afar.

Meanwhile, a Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up not far from Pakistan's military headquarters on Monday, killing nine people a day after a militants bombing inside an army compound in the northwest of the country, officials and militants said.

OneIndia news brings to you news in pictures.

In Ukraine

Protesters clash with police in central Kiev. Anti-government protests in Ukraine 's capital escalated into fiery street battles with police Sunday as thousands of demonstrators hurled rocks and firebombs to set police vehicles ablaze.

In New Delhi

A delegation of Kashmiri Pandits submits a memorandum to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Prime Ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi on January 19. Photo courtesy- IANS

In Norway

A view of the houses destroyed by fire in the village of Laerdal, Norway . Officials say a large fire has blazed through a historical village famous for its well-preserved wooden houses from the 18th and 19th centuries, destroying at least 23 buildings.

In Rawalpindi

Pakistani security officials examine the site of a suicide bombing in Rawalpindi .

In Jaipur

People line-up with their cars as they participate in a `Vintage Car Rally` in Jaipur . Photo courtesy- IANS

In Rome

Pope Francis kisses a baby during his visit at the Sacro Cuore church in Rome .

In Gaza

Palestinians spend their time at the Gaza port at sunset in Gaza City.

In Kolkata

A child carries a flag reading `Goodbye Polio` during Pulse Polio Day in Kolkata . India was declared polio-free nation for the third consecutive year. Photo courtesy- IANS

In Mumbai

Ethiopian athlete Dinknesh Mekash wins the Mumbai Marathon 2014 (Female), in Mumba. Photo courtesy- IANS

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