Best of the World - February 18, 2013

Best of the World - February 18, 2013

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The best pictures from the international wire services as chosen by the Picture Editors at the Sydney Morning Herald. Follow us at


The Queen's float parades during carnival in the southeastern French city of Nice, France.Photo: AFP/Valery Hache


Chilean actress Paulina Garcia for Gloria receives the Silver Bear for Best Actress for the film "Gloria" after the awards ceremony of the 63rd Berlinale Film Festival, in Berlin.Photo: AFP/Johannes Eisele


Artists perform during the Carnival parade in Nice, France.Photo: REUTERS/Eric Gaillard


Revellers play with tomatoes during a tomato fight in Quillon town near Concepcion city, Chile.Photo: Reuters/Jose Luis



Thousands of newlyweds attend a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church at Cheongshim Peace World Centre in Gapyeong, Seoul.Photo: Reuters/Kim Hong-Ji


A model presents a creation from the House of Holland Autumn/Winter 2013 collection during London Fashion Week.Photo: Reuters/Suzanne Plunkett


Saudi Finance Minister Ibrahim al-Assaf (R) and Bank Governor Fahad Al-Mubarak (L) touch their faces as they pose for family picture after a meeting of G20 states finance ministers and central bank governors in Moscow.Photo: AFP/Yuri Kadobnov


A dummy is displayed in a flat used by rebel fighter to fight against Syrian government forces in the Salaheddine neighbourhood of Aleppo, Syria.Photo: AFP/Bulent Kilic


View of a street in the Salaheddine neighbourhood of Aleppo, Syria.Photo: AFP/Bulent Kilic


Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson hugs fellow former champion Evander Holyfield during a promotional event at a Chicago grocery store.Photo: AP/Charlie Arbogast


Bordeaux Begles' French lock Fran?ois Tisseau (L) jumps in vain as Stade Francais' US flanker Scott LaValla (R) catches the ball in a line out during a French Top14 rugby union match between Stade Francais and Bordeaux-Begles at the Stade Charlety in Paris.Photo: AFP/Guillaume Baptise


A model presents a creation by Pam Hogg during the 2013 Autumn/Winter London Fashion Week in London.Photo: AFP/Andrew Cowie