The Day in Photos February 29, 2016


A Ku Klux Klansman, left, fights a counter protester for an American flag after members of the KKK tried to start a “White Lives Matter” rally at Pearson Park in Anaheim on Saturday, February 27, 2016. The event quickly escalated into violence and at least two people had to be treated at the scene for stab wounds. (Photo by Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times via AP Photo)



Washington Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner, left, gets hit by a high stick from Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane during the third period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, February 28, 2016, in Chicago. The Blackhawks won 3-2. (Photo by Nam Y. Huh/AP Photo)



A picture taken with slow shutter speed shows members of the group “The Kattfiller” from Attendorn taking part during the Norddeutsche Championship carnivalesque dance sport in Kassel (Hessen), Germany, 28 February 2016. About 1,100 qualified dancers show in different disciplines their skills. (Photo by Swen Pfoertner/EPA)



Bodybuilder warms up backstage prior to their performance during “Mumbai Shri” Body Building and Physique Sports Competition 2016, in Mumbai, India, 28 February 2016. Bodybuilding involves the act of showing off the muscles in body, which are grown and developed through various exercises. There are many restrictions and hardships through which the bodybuilders have to pass. Different types of bodybuilding are meant for separate age groups like Professional Bodybuilding, Natural Bodybuilding, Female Bodybuilding and Teenage Bodybuilding. (Photo by Divyakant Solanki/EPA)



People stand on a pier on the Jade Bight in Gangast, 28 February 2016. The sunshine drew hundereds of visitors to the North Sea coast on Sunday. (Photo by Julian Stratenschulte/EPA)



A Balinese man stabs himself with a “keris”, a short dagger, while in a state of trance during a sacred ritual at Petilan Pengerebongan Temple in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, 28 February 2016. When a group of people get into trance, they scream and stab themselves with a “keris”, but there is no bleeding. Balinese believe that trance is a way of god to show their presence in the ceremony. (Photo by Made Nagi/EPA)



World record holder “Cochiti” the Whippet leaps into the water to record the distance of his jump during the Dock Dogs West Coast Challenge in Bakersfield, California on February 26, 2016. The current world record is 31 feet (9.4 meters). Dock Diving is a sport where agile dogs compete for prizes by jumping for distance from a dock into a pool of water. (Photo by Mark Ralston/AFP Photo)



Indian activists from the Bharatiya Gau Kranti Manch group shout slogans against the killing of cows and in favour of honouring them during a protest in New Delhi on February 28, 2016. The organisation has demanded that the Indian government to declare cows as the “Mother of the Nation”, and to protect them as symbols of religious faith for millions of Hindus. (Photo by Sajjad Hussain/AFP Photo)



A tent belonging to a Sudanese migrant is pictured in the “jungle” camp on February 28, 2016 in Calais, France. The French authorities have begun dismantling part of the jungle encampment and relocating migrants to purpose-built accommodation nearby. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)



Police stop a boy as he walks away from a crowd that formed after an officer-involved shooting at 200 South Rio Grande Street in Salt Lake City, Saturday, February 27, 2016. Unrest broke out in a Salt Lake City neighborhood on Saturday night after what appears to be a shooting involving a police officer, the Salt Lake Tribune reported. (Photo by Lennie Mahler/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP Photo)



A women rests near rubble on the ground in the town of Darat Izza, province of Aleppo, Syria February 28, 2016. (Photo by Ammar Abdullah/Reuters)



A woman cheers as U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton rallies with supporters at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee, February 28, 2016. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)



A member of the Iraqi security forces prays during travelling to Makhmur to fight against militants of Islamic State on the outskirt of Kirkuk, Iraq February 28, 2016. (Photo by Ako Rasheed/Reuters)



Servicemen of the Belarussian Interior Ministry's special forces unit take part in a presentation during Maslenitsa celebrations at their base in Minsk, Belarus February 28, 2016. (Photo by Vasily Fedosenko/Reuters)



Servicemen of the Belarussian Interior Ministry's special forces unit take part in a presentation during Maslenitsa celebrations at their base in Minsk, Belarus February 28, 2016. (Photo by Vasily Fedosenko/Reuters)



Servicemen of the Belarussian Interior Ministry's special forces unit take part in a presentation during Maslenitsa celebrations at their base in Minsk, Belarus February 28, 2016. Maslenitsa is a pagan holiday marking the end of winter celebrated with pancake eating and shows of strength. (Photo by Vasily Fedosenko/Reuters)



North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reacts during a test-fire of an anti-tank guided weapon in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang February 27, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/KCNA)



Presenter Cate Blanchett (L) gropes fellow presenter Rooney Mara as they introduce the nominees for Best Feature at the 31st Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California February 27, 2016. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Reuters)



A picture made available 28 February 2016 of a pet lizard harnessed and on a lead, riding on the shoulder of its owner, during a pet show at Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, 27 February 2016. Pet shows, once filled with dogs and cats, nowadays showcase Thai people's love for exotic, wilder species. Among the favorites of the exotic pets are Prairie Dog rodents from North America, snakes, and many species of lizards, large and small. Owls and foxes are also kept as pets. (Photo by Barbara Walton/EPA)



A TV grab shows presenter Greta Hoxhaj, 24 during the news edition on Zjarr TV (Fire TV) in Tirana on January 14, 2016. Faced with tough competition to win over audiences, an Albanian TV channel is taking a literal approach towards giving viewers the “naked” truth – by employing almost-topless newsreaders. Wearing open jackets, and nothing underneath, the young women reading the headlines on Zjarr TV are an unprecedented sight in the conservative Balkan country, where they first appeared on television and internet screens last year. (Photo by AFP Photo/Stringer)





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