Bangalore, Feb 12: As Sochi played host to the Winter Olympics, Natalie Geisenberger of Germany won the gold medal during the women's singles luge competition.
Meanwhile French President Francois Hollande was seen attending the State Dinner in Washington, USA where US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama played host.
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Obama toasts with French President Francois Hollande
President Barack Obama reacts after toasting to French President Francois Hollande at the State Dinner on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.
When First Lady met French Prez
First lady Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama welcome French President François Hollande for a State Dinner at the North Portico of the White House.
Chinese students spin magic in Paris
Chinese students dance during a performance in Fontainebleau, outside Paris, France. Photo Courtesy- IANS
Lhasa a pot of cultural heritage
A view of the Potala Palace at dawn in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Known as an ancient palace at high elevation, the Potala Palace was inscribed onto the world cultural heritage list in 1994.Photo courtesy- IANS
A gold winning smile
Natalie Geisenberger of Germany smiles to after finishing her final run to win the gold medal during the women's singles luge competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics.