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Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Photos of Women Around the Globe (Tuesday)

A woman puts color powder on another during Holi celebrations in Calcutta, India, Tuesday, March 14, 2006. Holi, the Hindu festival of color heralds the arrival of spring. (AP Photo/Sucheta Das)


A woman grimaces in pain as she gets vaccinated by an Iraqi health official from Mosul, in one of the villages near Mosul in Ninevah province, northern Iraq, Monday, March 13, 2006. Doctors are regular victims of murder and kidnaps in Mosul, they still partake in daily public health work for the Iraqi population. Nine doctors have been recently reported killed and 60 others fled Mosul. (AP Photo/Sasa Kralj)


Turkana women carry metal containers after work at a water catchment project on the Lokitaung river in northern Kenya March 10, 2006. The project involved damming up a section of the usually dried out Lokitaung river. Last week, the dam captured the first rains to hit the area for nearly a year, creating a reservoir of 136 thousand cubic metres of freshwater that would otherwise have run into Lake Turkana, a body too alkaline to sustain plant life. Turkana is one of the worst-affected regions of a drought that has killed tens of thousands of livestock and hundreds across Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia and other parts of east Africa. Picture taken March 10, 2006. (REUTERS/Antony Njuguna)


Iraqi doctor Rashad Zaydan (2nd L) from Baghdad prays alongside American women during a mass prayer vigil for peace Iraq in front of the Capitol Building in Washington March 13, 2006. Members of various faiths including Christians, Jews and Muslims gathered to pray for peace in Iraq. (REUTERS/Jason Reed)


Protesters, mostly women, shout slogans during a rally at the University of the Philippines campus at suburban Quezon city northeast of Manila Tuesday, March 14, 2006 to coincide with the month-long celebration of International Women's Day and in continuing protest against President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. The protesters assailed the Arroyo government allegedly for its repressive decrees foremost of which was her week-long declaration of a state of emergency allegedly to thwart a coup plot against her. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)


Anti-U.S. protesters shout during a protest by several hundred members of various Muslim groups against the visit of U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice Tuesday, March 14, 2006 in Jakarta. Rice's two-day trip to the world's most populous Muslim nation triggered protests by Islamic hard-liners outside the heavily guarded U.S. Embassy, where hundreds of men and women rallied shouting 'Go to hell, Condi! Go to hell America!' (AP Photo/Irwin Fedriansyiah)

2 Comments:

At 3/14/2006 6:56 PM, Anonymous pam said...

These photo compilations are excellent!

 
At 3/16/2006 12:45 AM, Anonymous Holi Pictures said...

More Colourful Indian Pictures

 

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