News from across the world in pictures (Feb 11)
In Srinagar, where security forces continue to impose restrictions to maintain law and order, an army personnel is seen guarding a street. The city was in high alert on Monday, the first anniversary of the execution of Afsal Guru.
In Charlottesville airport, US president Barack Obama and Francois Hollande are seen greeted by the Mayor Satyendra Huja, as the dup is traveling to tour Monticello, President Thomas Jefferson's estate.
Meanwhile, In Uruguay, the city of Encarnacion was celebrating its annual carnival, attracting thousands of people from at home and aborad.
In India, there are photos of two music events in Mumbai, attended by Ustad Zakir Hussain and Swiss conductor Mischa Damev respectively. In Kolkata, protests were held against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee demanding her immediate resignation during inaguartion of West Bengal State Budget 2014-15 session at Assembly House in Kolkata.
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To strike gold
Team Finland huddles before their women's ice hockey game against Canada at Shayba Areana during the 2014 Winter Olympics
Security personnel on duty a day after the first anniversary of December 2001 Indian Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's hanging in Srinagar on Feb.10, 2014. Security forces continue to impose restrictions in parts of Srinagar city and other major towns of the Kashmir Valley to maintain law and order. (Photo: IANS)
Warm welcome !
President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande, center, are greeted by Charlottesville, Va. Mayor Satyendra Huja upon their arrival on Air Force One at Charlottesville Albemarle Airport
Winning smile !
Gold medallist Michel Mulder from the Netherlands jumps in celebration after winning the men's 500-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center at the 2014 Winter Olympics
Up in the air !
F16 jets of Singapore Air Force aerobatics team the Black Knights perform a maneuver during Singapore Airshow
Ice power !
Electric workers try to shatter away icing on electric cables on a power tower to ensure power supply of the Three Gorges Reservoir Region in Zigui County of Yichang City, central China's Hubei Province
Colour delight !
A dancer performs at the carnival in Encarnacion City, Paraguay, late Feb. 8, 2014. The city of Encarnacion was celebrating its annual carnival, attracting thousands of people from at home and aborad.
Pricey piece of joy !
A bangle on display during an exhibition cum sale at Safina Plaza in Bangalore
In the name of God !
Caparisoned elephants take part in the Pooram festival at Ernakulam Siva Temple in Kochi on Monday
I am Modi !
A BJP worker arranges masks of Narendra Modi ahead of his rally in Bhubaneswar on Monday
United for music
Musicians perform during a rehearsal by Swiss conductor Mischa Damev for a programme in Mumbai
Up in arms !
Police detain Youth Congress activist demonstrating against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee demanding immediate resignation during inaguartion of West Bengal State Budget 2014-15 session at Assembly House in Kolkata
Maestro's magic !
Tabla maestro Ustad Zakir Hussain poses for a photograph with the tablas of his father Ustad Allah Rakha which he donated to an NGO for a charity auction in Mumbai