Saturday 28 March 2015

Bus stop

Civilians walk near upright buses barricading a street, which serve as protection from snipers loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in Aleppo's rebel-controlled Bustan al-Qasr neighbourhood. Reuters/Ammar Abdullah  


Hard memories

A man visits a World War Two memorial in the former village of Khatyn, northeast of Minsk on March 22. Nazi troops killed 149 villagers on March 22, 1943, most of them children and women, and burned down their houses and the village was never restored again, according to historians. Belarus wil


Face make-up

Models wait backstage during Ukrainian Fashion Week in Kiev on March 21.  Reuters/Valentyn Ogirenko  


Winning smiles

Martina Hingis (SUI) and Sania Mirza (IND) with the championship trophy after winning their doubles final match against Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) and Elena Vesnina (RUS) in the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on March 21. Hingis/Mirza won 6-3, 6-4. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kami


One-man army

New Zealand's Martin Guptill celebrates scoring the double century against the West Indies during their Cricket World Cup match in Wellington, March 21. He remained unbeaten at 237 against the West Indies and led Kiwis to a fantastic win in their quarterfinal match.-Reuters


Women power

The women take out a mobike rally dressed in the traditional costumes of the Indian state of Maharashtra to mark the Gudi Padwa festival in Mumbai on March 21. The festival marks the beginning of the new year for Maharashtrians and is celebrated widely in the western state in the Konkan region.


Celebration time

Women react as they celebrate the spring festival on Abu Nawas street in Baghdad on March 20. Spring Day or Nowruz, the traditional Iranian New Year, is celebrated across Iraq. Though the tradition has its origin in Iran, today Nowruz is celebrated as a New Year festival by aroun


Snow hits normal life in US

Spring arrives in the winter-weary US Northeast on Friday but the weather forecast was for more of the same: another half-foot of snow for parts of the region, prompting widespread flight cancellations and early school dismissals. After blanketing the Washington, DC, region, the

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