Bangalore, Mar 4: As USA President Barack Obama continues to act stern with Russia over the on-going Ukraine protests, Obama met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday.
Seeking to keep a pair of delicate diplomatic efforts afloat, Obama will personally appeal to Netanyahu to move forward on peace talks with the Palestinians, while also trying to manage Israel's deep suspicion of his pursuit of a nuclear accord with Iran.
Meanwhile Brazil hosted Samba Parade where many people participated.
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Protests in Detroit over gay marriage
Christine Weick of Hopkins protests outside Federal Courthouse before a trial that could overturn Michigan's ban on gay marriage in Detroit.
When Obama met Netanyahu
President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands during their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.
UN Russian Ambassador makes a point
U.N. Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin speaks during a meeting of the U.N. Security Council at U.N. headquarters.
Thai PM meets police officials
Thai caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra meets with Thai riot police as she visits the Center for Maintaining Peace and Order at Police club in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo Courtesy- IANS
PM meets Myanmar President
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh shakes hands with Myanmar President Thein Sein, at the 3rd BIMSTEC Summit, in Nay Pyi Taw.
Snow blankets Washington
A snowplow clears snow on Capitol Hill in Washington. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the greater Washington Metropolitan region, prompting area schools and the federal government to close for the wintry weather.
Djokovic wins against Andy Murray
Novak Djokovic stretches to return against Andy Murray in the BNP Paribas Showdown Tennis Tournament in New York. Djokovic won 6-3, 7-6.
Ethnic and tradition at its best
Ethnic minority delegates wearing traditional costumes pose for photographs outside the Great Hall of the People as they attend sessions of the National People's Congress and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in Beijing, China.
Carnival time in Lucerne
Costumed revellers walk in the streets of Lucerne during the annual carnival parade on Rose.
Samba parade in Brazil
A reveller from Imperio da Tijuca samba school participates in the Samba parade of Special Groups at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo Courtesy- IANS