Day in Photos, February 18, 2013

    Published February 19, 2013


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    A French Mirage 2000 fighter jet of the Nancy-based 3/3 Fighter Squadron Ardennes takes off early for a Close Air Support (CAS) mission from Bamako's airport, Mali.

    2

    An Afghan child plays on the barrel of a Soviet tank in the Behsood district of Jalalabad, Afghanistan.

    3

    Turkish gendarmerie fire water cannon and tear gas as they clash with hundreds of protesters trying to enter a courthouse in Silivri near Istanbul, Turkey.

    4

    Fireworks illuminate the sky over the capital of Kosovo, Pristina, celebrating the 5th anniversary since Kosovo seceded from Serbia.

    5

    A Pakistani Shiite girl takes part in a sit-in protest with others to condemn recent bombing which killed scores of people, in Quetta, Pakistan.

    6

    An Iberia worker is arrested by Spanish riot police officer during clashes at Madrid's Barajas airport, Spain.

    7

    An Indian boy dressed as Lord Shiva watches during the Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad, India.

    8

    A man relaxes on a branch of a tree in Hanover, northern Germany.

    9

    Frenchman Serge Charnay waves from a crane in Nantes, western France, refusing to come down until authorities re-examine his child's visitation rights.