The day in pictures (March 3rd, 2017)

Planes performing in an airshow as part of the “Union Fortress Live Military Demonstration”, a Mute swan and a mallard swimming in the water at the Park Belvedere in the capital Tunis, the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 is unveiled by former Indian cricketer Deep Dasgupta during a promotional event, Rick Perry sworn in as secretary of the US Department of Energy and more.

Here’s a quick look at stories of the day across the world via these pictures.

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Indian Bollywood actors Amitabh Bachchan (L) and Jackie Shroff attend the funeral of actor Suniel Shetty’s father Veerappa Shetty in Mumbai on March 2, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / –
Indian students of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), the student wing of the country’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), shout slogans as they carry India’s national flag during a protest march saying they will not tolerate those who talk about breaking the country, on the Delhi University campus in New Delhi on March 2, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Sajjad HUSSAIN
A model presents a creation by Manish Arora during the women’s Fall-Winter 2017-2018 ready-to-wear collection fashion show in Paris on March 2, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Patrick KOVARIK
A model presents a handbag by Manish Arora during the women’s Fall-Winter 2017-2018 ready-to-wear collection fashion show in Paris on March 2, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Patrick KOVARIK
(FILES) This file photo taken on February 18, 2017 in Oberhausen, western Germany, shows seats covered with Turkish flags ahead an event with the Turkish Prime minister Binali Yildirim to promote support for an April 16, 2017 constitutional referendum in on expanding President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s powers.
German local authorities on March 2, 2017 blocked rallies by Turkish ministers aimed at promoting this referendum, as the Union of European Turkish Democrats had been due to hold a rally later in the day in the western town of Gaggenau, with Turkey’s Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag as the guest speaker. / AFP PHOTO / Sascha Schuermann
A picture taken on March 2, 2017 shows a Mute swan and a mallard swimming in the water at the Park Belvedere in the capital Tunis.
A group of visitors at the Tunisian zoo had stoned a crocodile to death on March 1, 2017, authorities in the capital had said, denouncing the “savage” act. The municipality of Tunis had posted gory pictures on Facebook of the dead animal’s head next to what appeared to be a bloodied paving slab and another large rock. / AFP PHOTO / FETHI BELAID
Justyna Kowalczyk of Poland (L), Maiken Caspersen Falla of Norway (C) and Aino Kaisa Saarinen of Finland compete during the women 4 x 5,0 km Relay event at the 2017 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti, Finland, on March 2, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Jonathan NACKSTRAND
A picture taken on March 2, 2017 in Abu Dhabi shows planes performing in an airshow as part of the “Union Fortress Live Military Demonstration”, above the Abu Dhabi Corniche. / AFP PHOTO / NEZAR BALOUT
A picture taken on March 2, 2017 shows two crocodiles taking a sun bath at the Park Belvedere in the capital Tunis.
A group of visitors at the Tunisian zoo had stoned a crocodile to death on March 1, 2017, authorities in the capital had said, denouncing the “savage” act. The municipality of Tunis had posted gory pictures on Facebook of the dead animal’s head next to what appeared to be a bloodied paving slab and another large rock. / AFP PHOTO / FETHI BELAID
A picture taken on March 2, 2017 in Abu Dhabi shows a simulated explosion occurring off the Abu Dhabi corniche during the “Union Fortress Live Military Demonstration”. / AFP PHOTO / NEZAR BALOUT
US President Donald Trump makes his way across the South Lawn to board Marine One before departing from the White House for a visit to Newport News, Virginia on March 2, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Mandel Ngan
England’s England’s Steven Finn delivers a ball during a practice session at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in St. John’s, Antigua, on March 2, 2017.
England and West Indies will face off for their first of the three One Day International match series on March 3. / AFP PHOTO / Jewel SAMAD
Eye make-up worn by models during the presentation of creations by Balmain during the women’s Fall-Winter 2017-2018 ready-to-wear collection fashion show in Paris on March 2, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / bertrand GUAY
Protesters call for the resignation of US Attorney General Jeff Sessions in front of the Justice Department in Washington, DC, on March 2, 2017.
Sessions was under fire Thursday after it was revealed he met twice last year with Russia’s ambassador to Washington, seemingly contradicting statements he made in Senate confirmation hearings. / AFP PHOTO / NICHOLAS KAMM
A model presents a creation by Off-White during the women’s Fall-Winter 2017-2018 ready-to-wear collection fashion show in Paris on March 2, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / bertrand GUAY
NEW YORK, NY – MARCH 02: Fans come out to see one of the final performances of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey as they present “Out of this World” at Barclays Center on March 2, 2017 in New York City. Ringling Bros. World’s Greatest Shows was founded in 1884 before merging with the Barnum & Bailey Circus in 1919 to become Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, a show that would continue for nearly 100 years.The touring shows of Ringling Bros. will be closing at the end of May. Theo Wargo/Getty Images/AFP
US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry kisses his wife Anita Thigpen Perry during a swearing in ceremony in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building March 2, 2017 in Washington, DC. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski
Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal returns the ball to Japanese tennis player Yoshihito Nishioka (out of frame) during the fourth day of the Mexican Tennis Open, in Acapulco, Guerrero state, Mexico, on March 2, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ALFREDO ESTRELLA
LOS ANGELES, CA – MARCH 02: Eric Trump (R) and his wife Lara appear at the star dedication ceremony for radio personality Elvis Duran on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP
OTTAWA, CANADA – MARCH 2: Craig Anderson #41 of the Ottawa Senators shoves a puck pile as he steps onto the ice during warmup prior to an NHL game against the Colorado Avalanche at Canadian Tire Centre on March 2, 2017 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Francois Laplante/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images/AFP