rediff.com

NewsApp (Free)

Read news as it happens
Download NewsApp

Available on  

Rediff News  All News 
Rediff.com  » News » REWIND: The best PHOTOS of the week gone by

REWIND: The best PHOTOS of the week gone by

Last updated on: March 21, 2011 10:14 IST

REWIND: The best PHOTOS of the week gone by

     Next

Next
We bring you a presentation of some of the best photos from around the world in the last week.

A caricature of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is painted on the wall of the garrison headquarters beside a destroyed tank where a major battle took the lives of more than 100 people last month in the rebel stronghold of Benghazi

Click on NEXT to read further...


Photographs: Finbarr O'Reilly/Reuters
     Next

The best PHOTOS of the week gone by

Prev     Next
Prev

Next
A woman cries while sitting on a road amid the destroyed city of Natori, Miyagi Prefecture in northern Japan March 13, after a massive earthquake and tsunami that are feared to have killed more than 10,000 people.


Photographs: Asahi Shimbun/Reuters
Prev     Next

The best PHOTOS of the week gone by

Prev     Next
Prev

Next
A Somalian refugee who fled the unrest in Libya holds a loaf of bread as he walks in a refugee camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir March 15


Photographs: Anis Mili/Reuters
Prev     Next

The best PHOTOS of the week gone by

Prev     Next
Prev

Next
A member of an emergency services special unit fires a shell towards the upper slopes to clear snow buildup above the Transcaucasian highway some 110 km (68.4 miles) from the southern Russian city of Vladikavkaz March 13. Avalanches are a constant threat on the road which is the only route connecting Russia to South Ossetia.


Photographs: Kazbek Basayev/Reuters
Prev     Next

The best PHOTOS of the week gone by

Prev     Next
Prev

Next
Revellers sit on a wall during the annual St Patrick's Day Parade and Festival, in central London, March 13


Photographs: Paul Hackett/Reuters
Prev     Next

The best PHOTOS of the week gone by

Prev     Next
Prev

Next
Semyon, aged 6, looks at his father, Valentin Panin, an 83-year-old blind man, who sits on a bed of their wooden house in the Taiga wood on a bank of the Mana river, about 35 km southeast of Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, March 11, 2011. Valentin Panin, 83, and his wife Ekaterina, 35, got married in 1993 and began to lead a hermit way of life. The couple, who have four children now, with Valentin assisting the delivery himself, live in the wood separately from people and are occupied mostly with farming and poultry breeding.


Photographs: Ilya Naymushin/Reuters
Prev     Next

The best PHOTOS of the week gone by

Prev     Next
Prev

Next
Rebel fighters sit on a sofa at a check point in Ajdabiyah, Libya, March 15


Photographs: Goran Tomasevic/Reuters
Prev     Next

The best PHOTOS of the week gone by

Prev     Next
Prev

Next
An Israeli border police officer is engulfed by flames after a petrol bomb was thrown at him during clashes with Palestinians in the mostly Arab neighborhood of Silwan in East Jerusalem March 18. A Israeli police spokesperson said that the officer was treated at the scene and later taken to hospital for his injuries.


Photographs: Ammar Awad/Reuters
Prev     Next

The best PHOTOS of the week gone by

Prev     Next
Prev

Next
An 'SOS' signal is written on the sports field of a high school after the magnitude 8.9 earthquake and tsunami struck the town of Minamisanriku, Miyagi Prefecture in northern Japan March 13. Strong aftershocks continued to shake Japan's main island as the desperate search pressed on for survivors from the massive March 11 earthquake and tsunami. State broadcaster NHK said more than 10,000 people may have been killed as the wall of water hit, reducing whole towns to rubble.


Photographs: Kyodo/Reuters
Prev     Next

The best PHOTOS of the week gone by

Prev     Next
Prev

Next
A Libyan government soldier displays a tattoo of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi at the west gate of town Ajdabiyah March 16. Picture taken on a guided government tour.


Photographs: Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters
Prev     Next

The best PHOTOS of the week gone by

Prev     Next
Prev

Next
A Chadian refugee waits in line for food distribution at the Libya-Egypt border after fleeing fighting in eastern Libya, March 16


Photographs: Finbarr O'Reilly/Reuters
Prev     Next

The best PHOTOS of the week gone by

Prev     Next
Prev

Next
Horses jump a fence in The Pertemps Final during the Cheltenham Festival horse racing meet in Gloucestershire, western England March 17


Photographs: Eddie Keogh/Reuters
Prev     Next

The best PHOTOS of the week gone by

Prev     Next
Prev

Next

A journalist is taken away by Gulf Cooperation Council forces, which moved into Pearl Square to evacuate anti-government protesters, in Manama, Bahrain, March 16


Photographs: Hamad I Mohammed/Reuters
Prev     Next

The best PHOTOS of the week gone by

Prev     More
Prev

More
A full moon rises over the skyline of Manhattan along the Hudson River in New York, March 19, 2011. Saturday saw the rise of a full moon called a 'Super Moon' when it arrived at its closest point to the Earth in 2011, a distance of 221,565 miles or 356,575 kilometers away. 


Photographs: Gary Hershorn/Reuters
Prev     More