rediff.com

NewsApp (Free)

Read news as it happens
Download NewsApp

Available on  

Rediff News  All News 
Rediff.com  » News » REWIND: The best PHOTOS in the last 48 hours

REWIND: The best PHOTOS in the last 48 hours

Last updated on: February 10, 2011 13:15 IST

REWIND: The best PHOTOS in the last 48 hours

     Next

Next

We bring you some of the best photos from around the world in the last 48 hours.

A Cambodian soldier sleeps next to rocket launchers at the 11th-century Preah Vihear temple on the border between Thailand and Cambodia. Thai and Cambodian troops stood on high alert on Tuesday after clashing in disputed jungle around the 900-year-old Hindu temple, as both sides face intense regional diplomatic pressure to lay down arms. 

Click on NEXT to see more PHOTOS...


Photographs: Damir Sagolj/Reuters
     Next

REWIND: The best PHOTOS in the last 48 hours

Prev     Next
Prev

Next
A resident walks near burning oil tankers which were set ablaze by an bomb explosion in Peshawar, northwest Pakistan. Four trucks carrying fuel supplies for NATO in Afghanistan caught fire after small bombs planted underneath them exploded in a market on the outskirts of Peshawar, witnesses said.

Photographs: Fayaz Aziz/Reuters
Prev     Next

REWIND: The best PHOTOS in the last 48 hours

Prev     Next
Prev

Next
Opposition supporters sit in a burnt out bus on the frontline near Tahrir Square in Cairo. Egypt has a plan and timetable for the peaceful transfer of power, the vice president said on Tuesday, as protesters for called more demonstrations to show that their campaign to oust President Hosni Mubarak remains potent.

Photographs: Suhaib Salem/Reuters
Prev     Next

REWIND: The best PHOTOS in the last 48 hours

Prev     Next
Prev

Next
Japanese college students watch a cheerleader at a rally in Tokyo. About 1,500 students from business schools attended the rally to boost their morale ahead of their job hunt.

Photographs: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters
Prev     Next

REWIND: The best PHOTOS in the last 48 hours

Prev     Next
Prev

Next
Policemen are targeted with a laser light pointer as a protester throws a stone at them during clashes in the town of Keratea near Athens. Greek police on Tuesday clashed with residents protesting against the planned construction of a landfill dump close to an archaeological site near Athens, officials said.

Photographs: John Kolesidis/Reuters
Prev     Next

REWIND: The best PHOTOS in the last 48 hours

Prev     Next
Prev

Next
A boy cries after breathing in tear gas thrown by a national policemen in a provisional camp for earthquake victims during clashes with demonstrators in downtown Port-au-Prince.

Around 200 protesters demanding that Haiti's outgoing President Rene Preval leave office immediately set up burning barricades on Monday and threw stones at police and UN peacekeepers in the capital Port-au-Prince, witnesses said.

Photographs: St-Felix Evens/Reuters
Prev     Next

REWIND: The best PHOTOS in the last 48 hours

Prev     Next
Prev

Next

Chief Raoni of the Caiapo tribe from the Amazon basin demonstrates against the construction of the planned Belo Monte hydroelectric dam, in Brasilia.

Proposed to be built along the Xingu River in the state of Para, the dam would be the world's third largest at planned capacity, though environmentalists and native Brazilians have raised concerns that the project may displace indigenous tribes and damage the environment.


Photographs: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters
Prev     Next

REWIND: The best PHOTOS in the last 48 hours

Prev     More
Prev

More
A Cambodian soldier smokes a cigarette at the 11th-century Preah Vihear temple on the border between Thailand and Cambodia.

Photographs: Damir Sagolj/Reuters
Prev     More