News from across the world in pictures (Feb 25)

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News from across the world (Feb 25)
Bangalore, Feb 25: As the adage goes, a picture is worth a thousand words.

Here is a picture from Uganda, which validates the saying.The photograph shows Ugandan pupils from different schools take part in an event organised by born-again Christians to celebrate the signing of a new anti-gay bill that sets harsh penalties for homosexual sex in Uganda. This powerful picture captures the public emotion against homosexuals in the African country.

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni on Monday signed the controversial anti-gay bill into law, with penalties including 14 years in jail for first-time offenders and life imprisonment as the maximum penalty for "aggravated homosexuality", saying it is needed to deter what he called the West's "social imperialism" promoting homosexuality in Africa.

In a picture from Kochi, Kerala, the director of Competition FIFA, Inaki Alvarez is seen inspecting Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium on Tuesday. The stadium is one of the venues shortlisted by the All India Football Federation to host the Under-17 World Cup in 2017.

Oneindia News brings to you more interesting pictures from across the world.

Age is just a number

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe (C) eats a piece of cake with his wife Grace Mugabe and their son during celebrations to mark his 90th birthday at Marondera, 75 km from Harare, Zimbabwe, February 23, 2014. Mugabe, who turned 90 on Friday, reinforcing his record as Africa's oldest president and one of the longest reigning on the continent.

'Say Yes to anti-gay Bill'

Ugandan pupils from different schools take part in an event organised by born-again Christians to celebrate the signing of a new anti-gay bill that sets harsh penalties for homosexual sex, at the Omega Healing Center outside of Kampala, in Uganda

On the ground

Director of Competition FIFA, Inaki Alvarez inspects Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium in Kochi on Tuesday. Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium is one of the venues shortlisted by the All India Football Federation to host the Under-17 World Cup in 2017

Star strikes a pose

Actor and director Robert De Niro, center, poses with his wife Grace Hightower, right, and singer Tony Bennett at the 20th anniversary screening of "A Bronx Tale" presented by First Time Fest and Tribeca Film Institute on Monday

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