A float with papier-mache depicting Iran's President Mahmoud ...
Feb 20th, 2012
(Reuters) - A float with papier-mache depicting Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad with a dynamite in his mouth with the text 'Nuclear Programme' is pictured at the traditional Rose Monday carnival parade in the western German city of Duesseldorf February 20, 2012. The Rose Monday parades in Cologne, Mainz and Duesseldorf are the highlight of the German street carnival season. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY) -
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