Ajax loader
By using our website, you agree to our use of cookies as described in Cookie Policy.

Can't find what you're looking for?

 

Be sure to Sign in to see all available content.

 

If you don't have an account, Register here.

Pictures of the Year 2008

RTX7JV9
News
News
VENEZUELA-HOSTAGES/BANKS
RTR1WG0K
January 29, 2008
Unidentified hostages stand inside a bank branch in Altagracia de Orituco in the central state of Guarico,...
ALTRAGRACIA DE ORITUCO, Venezuela
Unidentified hostages stand inside a bank branch in Altagracia de Orituco
Unidentified hostages stand inside a bank branch in Altagracia de Orituco in the central state of Guarico, some 350 km (217 miles) south from Caracas, January 29, 2008. Venezuelan bank robbers with pistols and a hand-grenade agreed to give up most of their hostages on Tuesday and drive away from a two-day-old siege in an ambulance with a few captives, officials said. REUTERS/Edwin Montilva (VENEZUELA)
PALESTINIANS-ISRAEL/
RTR1WFK6
January 29, 2008
A Palestinian waves a flag near a destroyed section of the border wall between the Gaza Strip and Egypt...
Rafah, Palestinian Territories
A Palestinian waves a flag near a destroyed section of the border wall between the Gaza Strip and Egypt...
A Palestinian waves a flag near a destroyed section of the border wall between the Gaza Strip and Egypt January 29, 2008. Israel will not stand in the way of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas taking control of Gaza's breached border with Egypt as part of a deal to sideline Hamas Islamists who rule the enclave, officials said on Tuesday. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem (GAZA)
GREECE-ARCHBISHOP/
RTR1WEBR
January 28, 2008
A Greek nun mourns by the body of Archbishop Christodoulos as he lies in state inside Athens' Metropolitan...
Athens, Greece
A Greek nun mourns by the body of Archbishop Christodoulos as he lies in state inside Athens' Metropolitan...
A Greek nun mourns by the body of Archbishop Christodoulos as he lies in state inside Athens' Metropolitan church January 28, 2008. The head of Greece's powerful Orthodox church, Archbishop Christodoulos, who mended ties with the Vatican but clashed with the Greek state, died of cancer on Monday at the age of 69. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis (GREECE)
PALESTINIANS-ISRAEL/EGYPT
RTR1WBLO
January 26, 2008
A Palestinian boy climbs on a metal structure, part of the border wall between Gaza and Egypt blown up...
Rafah, Egypt
A Palestinian boy climbs on a metal structure, part of the border wall between Gaza and Egypt blown up...
A Palestinian boy climbs on a metal structure, part of the border wall between Gaza and Egypt blown up by Palestinian militants earlier this week, in Rafah January 26, 2008. Egyptian troops stood by and let thousands of Palestinians stream out of Gaza on Saturday after failing to seal breaches blown in the border by Hamas militants defying an Israeli blockade. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic (EGYPT) BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE
KENYA/
RTR1WAUH
January 26, 2008
A young man with an arrow in his head arrives at hospital following ethnic clashes in the town of Nakuru...
Nakuru, Kenya
A young man with an arrow in his head arrives at hospital following ethnic clashes in the town of Nakuru...
A young man with an arrow in his head arrives at hospital following ethnic clashes in the town of Nakuru in the Rift Valley area January 26, 2008. Kenyans in the Rift Valley town of Nakuru feared more violence on Saturday after a disputed election triggered pitched battles between ethnic gangs that killed at least a dozen people. REUTERS/Peter Andrews (KENYA)
Also see GF2E42R1KVC01
DAVOS-FORUM/
RTR1W9MH
January 25, 2008
Shoes of Irish rock singer Bono (R) are seen as he stands next to Microsoft founder Bill Gates (C) and...
Davos, Switzerland
Shoes of Irish rock singer Bono are seen as he poses for a picture at the World Economic Forum in Davos....
Shoes of Irish rock singer Bono (R) are seen as he stands next to Microsoft founder Bill Gates (C) and Jordan's Queen Rania to pose for photographers at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos January 25, 2008. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (SWITZERLAND)
ITALY-GOVERNMENT/
RTR1W88S
January 24, 2008
Udeur senator Tommaso Barbato (L) is held while being removed from a confidence vote session at the Senate...
Rome, Italy
Udeur senator Barbato is held while being removed from confidence vote session at Senate in Rome
Udeur senator Tommaso Barbato (L) is held while being removed from a confidence vote session at the Senate in Rome January 24, 2008. Prime Minister Romano Prodi made a final plea for Italy's parliament to back his government on Thursday in a confidence vote he looked set to lose, saying the economy could not bear more political uncertainty. REUTERS/Tony Gentile (ITALY) FOR BEST QUALITY IMAGE: ALSO SEE GF2E5480ZZG01
CHINA-INDIA/
RTR1VTC2
January 15, 2008
An Indian security personnel assists Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to wear earphones during a...
Beijing, China
An Indian security personnel assists Indian Prime Minister Singh to wear earphones in Beijing
An Indian security personnel assists Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to wear earphones during a speech at the Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing January 15, 2008. India is not seeking to contain China and peace and stability in Asia are in the common interest of both the world's fastest-growing major economies, Singh said on Tuesday. REUTERS/Ng Han Guan/Pool (CHINA)
USA-POLITICS/OBAMA
RTR1VZ47
January 18, 2008
Michelle Obama (R) greets her husband, US Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL),...
Reno, UNITED STATES
Michelle Obama greets her husband, US Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, at a town...
Michelle Obama (R) greets her husband, US Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL), on stage at a town hall event in Reno, Nevada, January 18, 2008. The Nevada caucuses will be held January 19. REUTERS/Max Whittaker (UNITED STATES) US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN 2008 (USA)
KENYA-CRISIS/ANNAN
RTR1W879
January 24, 2008
Kenya's President Mwai Kibaki (C) shakes hands with opposition leader Raila Odinga (R) as former U.N....
Nairobi, Kenya
Kenya's President Kibaki shakes hands with opposition leader Odinga as former UN chief Annan claps in...
Kenya's President Mwai Kibaki (C) shakes hands with opposition leader Raila Odinga (R) as former U.N. chief Kofi Annan claps in Nairobi January 24, 2008. Kibaki and Odinga took "fair steps" towards dialogue in their first meeting since a disputed December 27 election unleashed weeks of bloodshed, Annan said on Thursday. REUTERS/Antony Njuguna (KENYA)
THAILAND- CANADIAN/ABUSE
RTX5FSO
January 11, 2008
Canadian Christopher Paul Neil sits in the Bangkok Criminal Court on January 11, 2008. Neil became the...
Bangkok, Thailand
Canadian Christopher Paul Neil sits in the Bangkok Criminal Court
Canadian Christopher Paul Neil sits in the Bangkok Criminal Court on January 11, 2008. Neil became the focus of an international manhunt when German police determined his identity in manipulated photos of child abuse posted on the Internet. Neil, who denies the charges of sexually abusing boys, is in Thai custody awaiting trial. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang (THAILAND)
BOSNIA/
RTX5F4E
January 11, 2008
A Bosnian refugee child wipes the blackboard in a joint first to fourth grade class located in an one-room...
Banovici, Bosnia and Herzegovina
A Bosnian refugee child wipes blackboard in an one-room school in a camp built near Banovici
A Bosnian refugee child wipes the blackboard in a joint first to fourth grade class located in an one-room school in a camp built between a coal mine and its waste heap near the town of Banovici January 10, 2008. As the Balkan state is negotiating its way to the EU, a group of refugees from the Serb part of the country still live in primitive shelters waiting to return to their pre-war homes. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA)
IRAQ/
RTX5A0A
January 06, 2008
A resident gestures as he talks to a U.S. soldier from 2nd Brigade combat team, 82nd Airborne on patrol...
Baghdad, Iraq
A resident gestures as he talks to a U.S. soldier from 2nd Brigade combat team, 82nd Airborne on patrol...
A resident gestures as he talks to a U.S. soldier from 2nd Brigade combat team, 82nd Airborne on patrol in Baghdad's Adhamiya district January 5, 2008. Picture taken January 5, 2008. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud (IRAQ)
IRAQ/BLAST
RTX59Y3
January 06, 2008
A man crouches down to check for signs of life on soldiers thrown down by an explosion in Baghdad January...
Baghdad, Iraq
A man crouches down to check for signs of life on soldiers thrown down by an explosion in Baghdad
A man crouches down to check for signs of life on soldiers thrown down by an explosion in Baghdad January 6, 2008. A bomb blast killed four Iraqi soldiers during celebrations to mark Army Day in the eastern Baghdad suburb of Karrada on Sunday, police and Reuters witnesses said. REUTERS/Mohammed Ameen (IRAQ)
SERBIA-ELECTIONS/
RTR1VUIY
January 15, 2008
Supporters of Serbia's ultra-nationalist Radical Party acting leader Tomislav Nikolic attend final pre-election...
Belgrade, Serbia
Supporters of Serbia's ultra-nationalist Radical Party acting leader Tomislav Nikolic attend final pre-election...
Supporters of Serbia's ultra-nationalist Radical Party acting leader Tomislav Nikolic attend final pre-election rally in Belgrade January 15, 2008. Serbian presidential elections considered crucial for Serbia as it stands to choose whether to press on with pro-Western integration or return to the nationalist past of the Milosevic era are scheduled for January 20. REUTERS/Marko Djurica (SERBIA)
USA-POLITICS/EDWARDS
RTX5BO4
January 08, 2008
U.S. actors Tim Robbins (L) and Susan Sarandon listen to U.S. Democratic presidential candidate former...
Hampton, UNITED STATES
U.S. actors Tim Robbins and Susan Sarandon listen to U.S. Democratic presidential candidate former U.S....
U.S. actors Tim Robbins (L) and Susan Sarandon listen to U.S. Democratic presidential candidate former U.S. Senator John Edwards speak during a campaign event at Winnacunnet High School in Hampton, New Hampshire January 7, 2008. REUTERS/Carlos Barria (UNITED STATES)
IRAQ/
RTX5DQI
January 09, 2008
A newly graduated policeman (L) is embraced by a colleague during a celebration of Police Day in Baghdad...
Baghdad, Iraq
Newly graduated policeman is embraced by a colleague during a celebration of Police Day in Baghdad
A newly graduated policeman (L) is embraced by a colleague during a celebration of Police Day in Baghdad January 9, 2008. REUTERS/Ceerwan Aziz (IRAQ)
GOLDENGLOBES/
RTR1VRQ5
January 14, 2008
Cherli Marsik (R), a union nurse who works on film sets and motion picture studios, holds signs along...
Beverly Hills, UNITED STATES
IATSE union members hold signs near Golden Globe news conference in Beverly Hills
Cherli Marsik (R), a union nurse who works on film sets and motion picture studios, holds signs along with her daughter Jeandra (C), who joined her in support, as IATSE union members shouted slogans and held signs near the Beverly Hilton hotel, site of the 65th annual Golden Globe Awards news conference January 13, 2008. REUTERS/Fred Prouser (UNITED STATES)
VENEZUELA/PLANE
RTX58UV
January 05, 2008
A National Guard helicopter casts a shadow while searching the area near the coral reef where an aircraft...
LOS ROQUES, Venezuela
A National Guard helicopter casts a shadow while searching the area near the coral reef where an aircraft...
A National Guard helicopter casts a shadow while searching the area near the coral reef where an aircraft disappeared at the Los Roques archipelago, some 80 miles (129 km) from Caracas, January 5, 2008. A plane carrying 14 people, including eight Italians and one Swiss passenger, crashed into the sea close to a group of Venezuelan islands on Friday and had not yet been found, officials said. Air rescue and civil protection officials said rescue workers in speed boats and helicopters were still searching for the twin-engine aircraft. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (VENEZUELA)
MEXICO-VIOLENCE/
RTR1VXQ7
January 18, 2008
A policeman carries a child away during a gun battle in Tijuana, in Mexico's state of Baja California,...
Tijuana, Mexico
A policeman carry a child during a shooting in Tijuana
A policeman carries a child away during a gun battle in Tijuana, in Mexico's state of Baja California, January 17, 2008. A shootout on Thursday, after police agents moved in on a drug cartel group, left four people injured and forced the emergency evacuation of a school in Tijuana, according to the local media. REUTERS/Jorge Duenes (MEXICO)
SAFRICA OPRAH/COURT
RTR1VVRS
January 16, 2008
Virginia Mokgobo, 27, arrested in November and out on bail, appears in Sebokeng magistrate court, south...
Johannesburg, South Africa
Virginia Mokgobo, arrested in November and out on bail, appears in Sebokeng magistrate court
Virginia Mokgobo, 27, arrested in November and out on bail, appears in Sebokeng magistrate court, south of Johannesburg January 16, 2007. A South African court on Wednesday postponed the case of abuse against Mokgobo, a former dormitory matron of U.S. talk show host Oprah Winfrey's girls academy.
REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA)
APPLE-MACWORLD/
RTR1VUGL
January 15, 2008
Apple CEO Steve Jobs shows the new MacBook Air during the Macworld Convention and Expo in San Francisco,...
San Francisco, UNITED STATES
Apple CEO Steve Jobs shows the new MacBook Air during the Macworld Convention and Expo in San Francisco,...
Apple CEO Steve Jobs shows the new MacBook Air during the Macworld Convention and Expo in San Francisco, California January 15, 2008. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith (UNITED STATES)
BRITAIN-AFGHANISTAN/HARRY
RTR1XPBB
February 28, 2008
Britain's Prince Harry sits on his camp bed at FOB Delhi (forward operating base), in Helmand province,...
GARMISIR, Afghanistan
Britain's Prince Harry sits on his camp bed at FOB Delhi, in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan
Britain's Prince Harry sits on his camp bed at FOB Delhi (forward operating base), in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan January 2, 2008. The government is reviewing Prince Harry's presence in Afghanistan, where he has been deployed with the army for 2-1/2 months, following leaks in the international media that he was deployed there, the Defence Ministry said on February 28, 2008. Photograph taken January 2, 2008. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool (AFGHANISTAN)
PALESTINIANS-ISRAEL/
RTR1XPB4
February 28, 2008
Palestinians evacuate a wounded man after an Israeli missile destroyed the Workers Union headquarters...
Gaza, Palestinian Territories
Palestinians evacuate wounded man after Israeli missile destroyed Workers Union headquarters in Gaza
Palestinians evacuate a wounded man after an Israeli missile destroyed the Workers Union headquarters in Gaza February 28, 2008. Hamas said an Israeli missile destroyed the main headquarters of the Workers Union in Gaza. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem (GAZA)
KENYA/
RTR1XP5I
February 28, 2008
Anjeline Were Musikoyo from divisional office mediates for peace between people from Kalenjin and Kikuyu...
MOLO, Kenya
Anjeline Were Musikoyo from divisional office mediates for peace between people from Kalenjin and Kikuyu...
Anjeline Were Musikoyo from divisional office mediates for peace between people from Kalenjin and Kikuyu tribes after a fresh fight at Mao Summit in the outskirts of Molo, 180 km (110 miles) west of Nairobi February 28, 2008. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra (KENYA)
KOREA-NORTH/
RTR1XKVR
February 26, 2008
A group of people bow at the base of the giant bronze statue of the state founder and 'Great Leader'...
Pyongyang, North Korea
A group of people bow at base of giant bronze statue of state founder Kim-Il Sung in Pyongyang
A group of people bow at the base of the giant bronze statue of the state founder and 'Great Leader' Kim-Il Sung in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang February 26, 2008. REUTERS/David Gray (NORTH KOREA)
QUAKE-BRITAIN/
RTR1XMTK
February 27, 2008
Scientists from the British Geological Survey look at a seismogram readout of Britain's strongest earthquake...
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Scientists from the British Geological Survey look at a seismogram readout of Britain's strongest earthquake...
Scientists from the British Geological Survey look at a seismogram readout of Britain's strongest earthquake in twenty years in Edinburgh, Scotland February 27, 2008, in this posed picture. An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 shook parts of Britain on Wednesday but officials said there were no reports of anyone being killed or serious damage. REUTERS/David Moir (BRITAIN)
AFRICA-SARKOZY/
RTR1XOXB
February 28, 2008
France's President Nicolas Sarkozy (C Right) and his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy talk during their visit...
Cape Town, South Africa
France's President Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy talk during their visit to the Gugulethu...
France's President Nicolas Sarkozy (C Right) and his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy talk during their visit to the Gugulethu AIDS institute with Archbishop Desmond Tutu (L) and junior minister responsible for foreign assistance and francophone, Jean-Marie Bockel (R), on February 28, 2008 near Cape Town. President Sarkozy is in South Africa on a two-day official visit. REUTERS/Eric Feferberg/Pool (SOUTH AFRICA)
PALESTINIANS-ISRAEL/
RTR1XJVL
February 25, 2008
An Israeli soldier walks through a field near Kibbutz Nahal Oz, just outside the Gaza Strip, February...
Nahal Oz, Israel
Israeli soldier walks through a field near Nahal Oz
An Israeli soldier walks through a field near Kibbutz Nahal Oz, just outside the Gaza Strip, February 25, 2008. Palestinians protesting against an Israeli-led blockade formed a human chain on Monday along roads in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip and Israel threatened to use force if they tried to surge into its territory. Israeli troops garrisoned along the closely monitored, fenced frontier with the Gaza Strip were on high alert and paramilitary riot police on standby. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis (ISRAEL)
RUSSIA-ELECTION/
RTR1XGXC
February 23, 2008
Electoral officials carry a ballot box for early voting in Russia's presidential election upon their...
JUDDEIN-TO, Russia
Electoral officials carry a ballot box for early voting in Russia's presidential election in the Tundra...
Electoral officials carry a ballot box for early voting in Russia's presidential election upon their arrival in a remote Nenets settlement in the Tundra region near lake Juddein-To on the Yamal peninsular, north of the polar circle, some 2200 km (1367 miles) northeast of Moscow, February 23, 2008. Early voting in Russia's presidential election has started in some of the vast country's remote regions, one week before Russians officially go to the polls on March 2. The Nenets are indigenous people in Russia's arctic region north of the Urals. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko (RUSSIA)
KENYA-PARK/
RTR1XGKK
February 23, 2008
A park warden looks at the fire at Lake Nakuru National Park in the Rift Valley in Nakuru, west of Nairobi,...
Nakuru, Kenya
A park warden looks at the fire at Lake Nakuru National Park in the Rift Valley in Nakuru
A park warden looks at the fire at Lake Nakuru National Park in the Rift Valley in Nakuru, west of Nairobi, February 23, 2008. A bush fire engulfed the park on Friday, destroying vegetation and terrifying wildlife at one of the east African nation's top tourist destinations, local authorities said. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra (KENYA)
IRAQ/
RTR1XGH1
February 23, 2008
The head of the Iraqi journalists' union, Shihab al-Timimi, who was wounded by gunmen lies in a hospital...
Baghdad, Iraq
The head of the Iraqi journalists' union lies in a hospital in Baghdad
The head of the Iraqi journalists' union, Shihab al-Timimi, who was wounded by gunmen lies in a hospital in Baghdad February 23, 2008. Al-Timimi was seriously wounded when gunmen opened fire on his car in Baghdad on Saturday, shooting him in the face, chest and shoulder, relatives and colleagues said. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud (IRAQ)
PALESTINIANS-ISRAEL/
RTR1XFE5
February 22, 2008
Shanbo Heinemann, a pro-Palestinian activist from San Francisco, California, sits on the ground after...
Bilin, Palestinian Territories
An injured US peace activist sits on the ground during a protest in the West Bank village of Bilin
Shanbo Heinemann, a pro-Palestinian activist from San Francisco, California, sits on the ground after being shot in the head with a rubber bullet fired by Israeli troops during a violent protest against Israel's security fence in the West Bank village of Bilin February 22, 2008. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis (WEST BANK)
KOSOVO - SERBIA/BORDER
RTR1XDT8
February 21, 2008
A stone is thrown by a Serb during a protest at the Gate 3 border post near Podujevo in Kosovo February...
Podujevo, Kosovo
A stone is thrown by a Serb during a protest at the Gate 3 border post near Podujevo in Kosovo
A stone is thrown by a Serb during a protest at the Gate 3 border post near Podujevo in Kosovo February 21, 2008. Several hundred Serb army veterans protesting against the independence of Kosovo burnt tyres and threw rocks at Kosovo riot police on Thursday at a border crossing between Kosovo and Serbia. REUTERS/Hazir Reka (KOSOVO)
PAKISTAN/
RTR1X8Z9
February 18, 2008
A woman walks toward a booth to vote in Pakistan's general elections at a polling station in Ralwalpindi...
Rawalpindi, Pakistan
A woman walks toward a booth to vote in Pakistan's general elections at a polling station in Ralwalpindi...
A woman walks toward a booth to vote in Pakistan's general elections at a polling station in Ralwalpindi February 18, 2008. REUTERS/Adrees Latif (PAKISTAN)
USA-POLITICS/HUCKABEE
RTR1X9FK
February 18, 2008
U.S. Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, as seen through a...
Appleton, UNITED STATES
US Republican presidential candidate Huckabee campaigns in Wisconsin
U.S. Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, as seen through a window under an exit sign, campaigns in Appleton, Wisconsin February 18, 2008. REUTERS/John Gress (UNITED STATES) US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN 2008 (USA)
ARMENIA-VOTE/
RTR1X9VR
February 19, 2008
People stand in line for their turn to vote at a polling station in Yerevan February 19, 2008. Armenians...
Yerevan, Armenia
People stand in line for their turn to vote at a polling station in Yerevan
People stand in line for their turn to vote at a polling station in Yerevan February 19, 2008. Armenians voted on Tuesday in a presidential election that Prime Minister Serzh Sarkayan, given his credit for swift economic growth and rising living standards, is expected to win. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (ARMENIA)
PAKISTAN/
RTR1XDGL
February 22, 2008
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif addresses lawyers holding a protest outside deposed Chief...
Islamabad, Pakistan
Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif addresses lawyers holding a protest outside deposed Chief Justice...
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif addresses lawyers holding a protest outside deposed Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry's residence in Islamabad February 21, 2008. Over a hundred lawyers marched to Chaudhry's residence, demanding he be reinstated and Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf resign. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
(PAKISTAN)
AFRICA-BUSH/
RTR1XANJ
February 19, 2008
U.S. President George W. Bush gathers for a picture with Rwandan dancers in traditional garb during a...
Kigali, Rwanda
U.S. President George W. Bush gathers for a picture with Rwandan dancers in traditional garb during a...
U.S. President George W. Bush gathers for a picture with Rwandan dancers in traditional garb during a ceremony where he dedicated the new U.S. Embassy during his visit to Kigali, Rwanda, February 19, 2008. REUTERS/Jason Reed (RWANDA)
AFRICA-BUSH/
RTR1X6ZU
February 17, 2008
Tanzanian women wear outfits bearing the image of U.S. President George W. Bush during his arrival ceremony...
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Tanzanian women wear outfits bearing the image of U.S. President Bush during his arrival ceremony at...
Tanzanian women wear outfits bearing the image of U.S. President George W. Bush during his arrival ceremony at the State House in Dar es Salaam February 17, 2008. REUTERS/Jason Reed (TANZANIA) FOR BEST QUALITY IMAGE: ALSO SEE GM1E57T1PF001
LEBANON/
RTR1X4MS
February 15, 2008
The monument of the former assassinated Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri is seen after its inauguration...
Beirut, Lebanon
The monument of the former assassinated Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri is seen after its inauguration...
The monument of the former assassinated Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri is seen after its inauguration on Thursday marking the third anniversary of his killing in Beirut February 15, 2008. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi (LEBANON)
TIMOR-PRESIDENT/
RTR1X2GX
February 14, 2008
The wife of one of rebel leader Alfredo Reinado's guards cries on her husband's coffin in Dili February...
Dili, East Timor
The wife of one of rebel leader Alfredo Reinado's guards cries on her husband's coffin in Dili
The wife of one of rebel leader Alfredo Reinado's guards cries on her husband's coffin in Dili February 14, 2008. East Timor's parliament approved an extension of the state of emergency until February 23 as Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao called for calm on Wednesday following an assassination attempt on President Jose Ramos-Horta. Ramos-Horta was critically wounded by gunfire from rebel soldiers early on Monday, while Gusmao escaped unhurt in a separate attack on his motorcade. Some analysts had said East Timor could suffer further violence and political chaos after the attack on Ramos-Horta in which rebel leader Alfredo Reinado died. REUTERS/Beawiharta (EAST TIMOR)
NOKIA-ROMANIA/
RTR1WYJ5
February 11, 2008
Women walk past the entrance of the new Nokia plant in Jucu village near Cluj, about 450 km (280 miles)...
JUCU, Romania
Women walk past the entrance of the new Nokia plant in Jucu village
Women walk past the entrance of the new Nokia plant in Jucu village near Cluj, about 450 km (280 miles) northwest of Bucharest February 11, 2008. Nokia announced the investment in the new plant in early 2007 and it said it expects to employ 500 people in Cluj during the first phase of production ramp-up and 3,500 people by the end of 2009. REUTERS/Bogdan Cristel (ROMANIA)
KOREA-GATE/
RTR1WY44
February 11, 2008
An aerial view of the destroyed Namdaemun, or "Great South Gate", in Seoul February 11, 2008. The 600-year-old...
Seoul, South Korea
An aerial view of the destroyed Namdaemun, or "Great South Gate", in Seoul
An aerial view of the destroyed Namdaemun, or "Great South Gate", in Seoul February 11, 2008. The 600-year-old gate in central Seoul listed as South Korea's number one national treasure and the country's landmark symbol has been destroyed, possibly by an arsonist, police said on Monday. The gate, whose history is drummed into South Korean school children from an early age, is a huge loss to ordinary citizens, many of whom gathered to look in horror at a national icon reduced to ashes. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won (SOUTH KOREA)
SPAIN/
RTR1WWR7
February 10, 2008
Spain's Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero waves at supporters at the end of a pre-electoral...
Madrid, Spain
Spain's PM Zapatero waves at supporters at the end of a pre-electoral campaign meeting in Madrid
Spain's Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero waves at supporters at the end of a pre-electoral campaign meeting in Madrid February 10, 2008. Spain will hold general elections on March 9. REUTERS/Susana Vera(SPAIN)
USA-POLITICS/CLINTON
RTR1WQF9
February 06, 2008
US Democratic presidential candidate Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY) hugs her daughter Chelsea (L) amongst...
New York, UNITED STATES
US Democratic presidential candidate Senator Clinton hugs her daughter Chelsea at her "Super Tuesday"...
US Democratic presidential candidate Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY) hugs her daughter Chelsea (L) amongst supporters at her "Super Tuesday" primary election night rally in New York, February 5, 2008. Twenty-four of the 50 states are holding nominating contests for one or both parties on "Super Tuesday" for a huge haul of delegates to this summer's conventions that will choose the candidates for the November presidential election. REUTERS/Jim Young (UNITED STATES) US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN 2008 (USA)
GERMANY/
RTR1WQV0
February 06, 2008
A Turkish woman closes her eyes as she stands outside a fence sealing off the area around a burned out...
Ludwigshafen, Germany
A Turkish woman closes her eyes as she stands outside a fence sealing off the area around a burned out...
A Turkish woman closes her eyes as she stands outside a fence sealing off the area around a burned out house in downtown Ludwigshafen, 70 km (43 miles) south of Frankfurt, February 6, 2008. Nine people, including five children, have been killed in a fire in a house in Ludwigshafen on February 3. It was unclear what had caused the fire, a police spokesman said, adding that 52 people, mostly Turkish citizens, were registered as living in the house. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (GERMANY)
PALESTINIANS-ISRAEL/
RTR1WWCP
February 10, 2008
A Palestinian woman inspects her destroyed bedroom following an Israeli air strike in Gaza February 10,...
Gaza, Palestinian Territories
A Palestinian woman inspects her destroyed bedroom following an Israeli air strike in Gaza
A Palestinian woman inspects her destroyed bedroom following an Israeli air strike in Gaza February 10, 2008. An Israeli air strike killed a Hamas militant in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, Palestinian medical workers and Hamas said. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem (GAZA)
UKRAINE-PARLIAMENT/
RTR1WP9J
February 05, 2008
Pro-government deputies of Yulia Tymoshenko's bloc and the Our Ukraine party (top) scuffle with opposition...
Kiev, Ukraine
Pro-government deputies scuffle with opposition deputies in parliament in Kiev
Pro-government deputies of Yulia Tymoshenko's bloc and the Our Ukraine party (top) scuffle with opposition deputies of the Regions party in parliament in Kiev February 5, 2008. Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko was forced to postpone his annual state of the nation speech on Tuesday when opposition members protesting against his plans to seek NATO membership blocked proceedings in parliament. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin (UKRAINE)
KENYA/
RTR1WO4H
February 04, 2008
A man armed with a bow chases a looter in the town of Chepilat February 4, 2008. Former U.N. chief Kofi...
CHEPILAT, Kenya
A man armed with a bow chaise a looter in the town of Chepilat
A man armed with a bow chases a looter in the town of Chepilat February 4, 2008. Former U.N. chief Kofi Annan brought Kenya's rival sides together on Monday to try to end a month of post-election bloodshed, but his efforts to solve ethnic strife hit a new setback when a top mediator quit. REUTERS/Peter Andrews (KENYA)
USA-POLITICS/OBAMA
RTR1WN15
February 03, 2008
Michelle Obama (L) and singer Stevie Wonder (R) fall as they go up steps to the stage during a rally...
Los Angeles, UNITED STATES
Michelle Obama and singer Stevie Wonder fall as they go up steps to the stage during a rally in Los Angeles...
Michelle Obama (L) and singer Stevie Wonder (R) fall as they go up steps to the stage during a rally for Democratic presidential candidate US Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, California February 3, 2008. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES) US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN 2008 (USA)
KENYA/
RTR1WMEP
February 03, 2008
A member of Kalenjin tribe runs after setting a building on fire in the town of Chepilat west of Nairobi...
CHEPILAT, Kenya
A member of Kalenjin tribe runs after setting a building on fire in the town of Chepilat west of Nairobi...
A member of Kalenjin tribe runs after setting a building on fire in the town of Chepilat west of Nairobi February 3, 2008. Kenya's opposition called on the African Union on Sunday to deploy peacekeepers in the country as violence that has killed at least 900 people and displaced a quarter of a million continued to rage. REUTERS/Peter Andrews (KENYA)
CUBA-CASTRO/
RTR1XJEQ
February 25, 2008
Raul Castro, who has been running Cuba since his brother Fidel was sidelined by illness 19 months ago,...
Havana, Cuba
Raul Castro gestures during a meeting of the National Assembly in Havana
Raul Castro, who has been running Cuba since his brother Fidel was sidelined by illness 19 months ago, gestures during a meeting of the National Assembly in Havana Feruary 24, 2008. Cuba's National Assembly met on Sunday to name a successor to Fidel Castro REUTERS/Prensa Latina/Pool (CUBA)
TURKEY-HEADSCARF/
RTR1WV9M
February 09, 2008
A protester holds a sign as he stands behind a portrait of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of secular...
Ankara, Turkey
Protester holds a sign as he stands behind a portrait of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in Ankara
A protester holds a sign as he stands behind a portrait of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of secular and modern Turkey, during a rally to support the ban on headscarves and to protest against the government in Ankara February 9, 2008. Turkey's parliament resoundingly approved on Saturday controversial constitutional changes aimed at lifting a ban on female students wearing the Muslim headscarf in universities, the assembly's speaker said. At the anti-headscarf rally, the second in Ankara in a week, feelings were running high as protesters sang patriotic songs and waved pictures of Kemal Ataturk, revered founder of the modern secular Turkish republic. The words on the sign read: "We don't want AKP (Turkey's ruling Ak Party)." REUTERS/Umit Bektas (TURKEY)
FRANCE-ISLAM/
RTR1WXJV
February 10, 2008
France's Secretary of State for Human Rights Rama Yade (L), Ayaan Hirsi Ali (C), a Somali-born former...
Paris, France
France's Secretary of State for Human Rights Yade, Ayaan Hirsi Ali and philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy...
France's Secretary of State for Human Rights Rama Yade (L), Ayaan Hirsi Ali (C), a Somali-born former Dutch politician known for her criticism of Islam, and philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy (R) attend an meeting of French intellectuals and politicians in Paris February 10, 2008. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes (FRANCE)
USA-POLITICS/MCCAIN
RTR1WYST
February 11, 2008
Republican presidential candidate Senator John McCain (R-AZ) arrives for a news conference in Annapolis,...
Annapolis, UNITED STATES
Republican presidential candidate McCain arrives for news conference in Annapolis
Republican presidential candidate Senator John McCain (R-AZ) arrives for a news conference in Annapolis, Maryland, February 11, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Young (UNITED STATES) US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN 2008 (USA)
ITALY-ELECTIONS/
RTR1X1IQ
February 13, 2008
Rome's Mayor Walter Veltroni looks on before announcing his resignation in order to lead the Democratic...
Rome, Italy
Rome's Mayor Veltroni looks on before announcing his resignation in order to lead the Democratic Party...
Rome's Mayor Walter Veltroni looks on before announcing his resignation in order to lead the Democratic Party into general elections, during a city council meeting in Rome February 13, 2008. REUTERS/Tony Gentile (ITALY)
RUSSIA-CULT/
RTR1YYLU
March 30, 2008
Pyotr Kuznetsov, the leader of a Russian doomsday cult, peeks out from behind the door of his house in...
NIKOLSKOYE, Russia
Kuznetsov, the leader of a Russian doomsday cult, peeks out from behind door of house in Nikolskoye
Pyotr Kuznetsov, the leader of a Russian doomsday cult, peeks out from behind the door of his house in the settlement of Nikolskoye in the Penza region March 31, 2008. A Russian doomsday cult sheltering in a bunker believe credit cards and food packaging barcodes are satanic, the official negotiating the release of five children from the group said on Monday. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov (RUSSIA)
NEPAL-TIBET/PROTESTS
RTR1YY4O
March 30, 2008
Tibetan activists shout from the back of a police vehicle after being detained for protesting outside...
Kathmandu, Nepal
Tibetan activists shout from the back of a police vehicle after being detained for protesting outside...
Tibetan activists shout from the back of a police vehicle after being detained for protesting outside the visa section of the Chinese consulate in Kathmandu March 31, 2008. Over a hundred Tibetan refugees and activists were detained after shouting anti-China slogans and yelling "free Tibet" in Kathmandu on Monday. REUTERS/Gopal Chitrakar (NEPAL)
IRAQ
RTR1YWZR
March 30, 2008
Mehdi Army fighters raise their weapons as they chant slogans outside the al-Iraqiya television network...
Basra, Iraq
Mehdi Army fighters raise their weapons as they chant slogans outside the al-Iraqiya television network...
Mehdi Army fighters raise their weapons as they chant slogans outside the al-Iraqiya television network in Basra, 550 km (340 miles) south of Baghdad, March 30, 2008. The al-Iraqiya television building, which was guarded by government soldiers, has been overrun by the fighters from the Mehdi army after clashes in Basra on Sunday, a fighter from the Mehdi army said. REUTERS/Atef Hassan (IRAQ)
Display
Items per page
Page
of 5