17/02/2013 16:19 GMT | Updated 18/02/2013 10:45 GMT

Pictures Of The Day: 18th February 2013

The Huffington Post pictures of the day brings you the very best images from around the world chosen by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, Matthew Tucker and Tahira Mirza.

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