Pictures of the month: March
Oscar winners Jamie Lee Curtis and Michelle Yeoh watch backstage as Brendan Fraser (unseen) poses with his Oscar in the photo room at the 95th Academy Awards in Hollywood, March 12, 2023. REUTERS/Mike Blake
Women dressed as handmaidens from "The Handmaid's Tale" television series arrive by train to demonstrate as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's nationalist coalition government presses on with its contentious judicial overhaul, in Jerusalem,...more
Ukrainian serviceman Volodymyr proposes to his girlfriend Viktoriia after she came to visit him at the train station, in Kramatorsk, Ukraine, March 15. REUTERS/Yan Dorbronosov
Hindu devotees pray, as they are sprayed with coloured water at a temple's premises, during Holi celebrations in Ahmedabad, India, March 8. REUTERS/Amit Dave
A backyard pool is left hanging on a cliffside after torrential rain brought havoc on the beachfront town of San Clemente, California, March 16. REUTERS/Mike Blake
Police officers restrain a woman as supporters of India's main opposition Congress party protest after the party’s leader Rahul Gandhi was disqualified as a lawmaker by India's parliament, in New Delhi, India, March 27. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
Shirley Stamps, 58, (left) sits on her bed as her granddaughter Jakhia, 16, (right) sorts through belongings in the wreckage of Shirley's home after thunderstorms spawning high straight-line winds and tornadoes ripped across the state in Rolling...more
Former U.S. President Donald Trump attends his first campaign rally after announcing his candidacy for president in the 2024 election at an event in Waco, Texas, March 25. REUTERS/Leah Millis
Rescued migrants rest on the Geo Barents rescue ship, operated by Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders), as the ship makes its way to the Italian port of Bari, in the central Mediterranean Sea, March 25. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
A meatball made from flesh cultivated using the DNA of an extinct woolly mammoth is presented at the NEMO Science Museum created by a cultured meat company, in Amsterdam, Netherlands March 28. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw
Ukrainian servicemen rest in a shelter in the front line city of Bakhmut, in Donetsk region, Ukraine, March 3. REUTERS/Oleksandr Ratushniak
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping arrive for a signing ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, March 21. Sputnik/Grigory Sysoyev
A woman checks the surrounding of her shophouse, as the floodwaters recede, in Kota Tinggi, Johor, Malaysia, March 5. REUTERS/Hasnoor Hussain
Lady Gaga and BloodPop react on the champagne-colored red carpet during the Oscars arrivals at the 95th Academy Awards in Hollywood, March 12. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Palestinians clash with Israeli troops during an Israeli army raid in Jenin in the Israeli-Occupied West Bank, March 7. REUTERS/Raneen Sawafta
Viangly, a Venezuelan migrant, reacts outside an ambulance for her injured husband Eduard Caraballo while Mexican authorities and firefighters remove injured migrants, mostly Venezuelans, from inside the National Migration Institute (INM) building...more
Muslim women offer 'Tarawih' mass prayers during the first evening of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at Sheikh Zayed Grand mosque in Solo, Central Java province, Indonesia, March 22. Antara Foto/Mohammad Ayudha
An aerial view shows people protesting as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's nationalist coalition government presses on with its contentious judicial overhaul, in Tel Aviv, Israel, March 18. REUTERS/Oren Alon
Women take a picture atop a destroyed Russian tank during an exhibition displaying destroyed Russian military vehicles in central Kyiv, Ukraine, March 21. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
Supporters of Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga of the Azimio La Umoja (Declaration of Unity) One Kenya Alliance, throw stones at riot police officers as they participate in a nationwide protest over the cost of living and President William...more
The site of a crash, where two trains collided, is seen near the city of Larissa, Greece, March 1. REUTERS/Giannis Floulis
An elderly couple stands by a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan, as part of the national strike and protests in Pont-Audemer, France, March 7. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Actor Gwyneth Paltrow looks on before leaving the courtroom where she is accused in a lawsuit of crashing into a skier during a 2016 family ski vacation, leaving him with brain damage and four broken ribs, in Park City, Utah, March 21. Rick...more
A police officer sprays an irritant smoke at demonstrators during a protest to mark International Women's Day in front of Mexico's National Palace in Mexico City, March 8. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan
Army healthcare workers treat a wounded Ukrainian serviceman in a pre-hospital medical aid center in Donetsk region, Ukraine, March 12. REUTERS/Oleksandr Ratushniak
Migrants, mostly from Venezuela, try to cross a barrier, as they take part in a protest at the Paso del Norte international bridge to request asylum in the United States, seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, March 12. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
A visitor levels a simulator of an infantry rocket flamethrower at "ExpoTechnoStrazh" exhibition event organized by local authorities and Russia's Federal National Guard Service or Rosgvardiya, in Saint Petersburg, Russia, March 15. REUTERS/Anton...more
Members of parliament of the left hold placards after the result of the vote on the first motion of no-confidence against the French government, tabled by centrist group Liot, after the use by French government of the article 49.3, a special clause...more
Teachers clash with police officers during a protest against a new curriculum set by Bolivia's Ministry of Education, in La Paz, Bolivia, March 21. REUTERS/Claudia Morales
A masked protester stands in front of a burning car during clashes at a demonstration as part of nationwide strikes and protests against French government's pension reform in Nantes, France, March 28. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
A couple of asylum seekers that stated they were from Turkey walk down Roxham Road to cross into Canada, an unofficial crossing point from New York State to Quebec, in Champlain, New York, March 24. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi
A dog approaches the body of a woman killed by recent shelling in the town of Volnovakha in Donetsk region, Russian-controlled Ukraine, March 13. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko
A child weeps while on the bus leaving The Covenant School, following a mass shooting at the school in Nashville, Tennessee, March 27. Nicole Hester/USA Today Network
A California plate is seen at an area affected by floods after days of heavy rain in Pajaro, California, March 14. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
People attend a demonstration after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dismissed the defense minister and his nationalist coalition government presses on with its judicial overhaul, in Tel Aviv, Israel, March 26. REUTERS/Nir Elias
Hindu devotees take part in the religious festival of Holi inside a temple in Nandgaon village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India, March 1. REUTERS/Shashi Shekhar Kashyap
Mourners react near a coffin of a victim who died in a migrant shipwreck, in Crotone, Italy, March 1. REUTERS/Remo Casilli
Cara Delevingne arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar party after the 95th Academy Awards, known as the Oscars, in Beverly Hills, California, March 12. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
A woman dresses up her child at a hospital in Bamiyan, Afghanistan,. Since taking over in 2021, Taliban authorities have barred women from universities and most charity jobs, but they have made exemptions in the healthcare sector, such as the trainee...more
A model presents a creation by designer Nicolas Ghesquiere as part of his Fall-Winter 2023/2024 Women's ready-to-wear collection show for Louis Vuitton during Paris Fashion Week, March 6. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
A building is seen on fire in Hong Kong, March 3. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
Ahmet Erdogan, 66, cries as he recalls how he was rescued from the rubble after his house collapsed in the aftermath of a deadly earthquake, in Antakya, Hatay province, Turkey, March 3. Erdogan lives by himself in a makeshift shelter made out of...more
View of northern lights illuminating the sky, in Tepasto, Finland, March 5. REUTERS/Alexander Kuznetsov
A Ukrainian service member rides a military vehicle in the front line city of Bakhmut, Ukraine, March 3, 2023. REUTERS/Oleksandr Ratushniak
Mount Merapi volcano spews hot lava, as seen from Turi, in Sleman, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, March 13. Antara Foto/Hendra Nurdiyansyah
A view of a street where garbage cans are overflowing, as garbage has not been collected, in Paris, France, March 13. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
Pall bearers carry the coffin of Brianna Ghey, a 16-year-old transgender girl, at her funeral, in Warrington, Britain, March 15. REUTERS/Molly Darlington
A Buddhist monk throws salt on a large bonfire of wood and Japanese cypress leaves, at the fire-walking festival, called Hiwatari matsuri in Japanese, at Mt.Takao in Tokyo, Japan, March 12. REUTERS/Androniki Christodoulou
Drone view of vehicles after part of the ceiling collapsed in a mall in Osasco, Brazil, March 9. REUTERS/Carla Carniel
Riot police use water cannons as they clash with supporters of Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga of the Azimio La Umoja (Declaration of Unity) One Kenya Alliance, as they participate in a nationwide protest over cost of living and President...more
Ice covers communication towers as massive amounts of snow trap residents of mountain towns in San Bernadino County, Crestline, California, March 2. REUTERS/David Swanson
Michelle Yeoh accepts the Oscar for Best Actress for "Everything Everywhere All at Once" during the Oscars show at the 95th Academy Awards in Hollywood, March 12. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy poses for a picture with Ukrainian service members at a position near a frontline, in Donetsk region, Ukraine, March 22. Ukrainian Presidential Press Service
Dead leaves are scattered as a U.S Army CH-47 Chinook transporting a M777 howitzer prepares to land during a military exercise which is a part of the Freedom Shield joint military exercise between South Korea and U.S., at a training field near the...more
A woman jumps over a bonfire during a rally to celebrate Nowruz, which marks the arrival of spring, in Istanbul, Turkey, March 19. REUTERS/Dilara Senkaya
Members of the gendarmerie run during a demonstration called by the collective "Bassines Non Merci" against the "basins" on the construction site of new water storage infrastructure for agricultural irrigation in western France, in Sainte-Soline,...more
Hannah Waddingham reacts as Jason Sudeikis takes questions while the cast of Ted Lasso joined Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre at the daily press briefing to discuss the importance of addressing mental health to promote overall well-being, in the...more
A Buddhist monk lights up a candle light at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple during a ceremony commemorating Makha Bucha Day in Pathum Thani province outside Bangkok, Thailand, March 6. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
Tourists walk while fishermen collect fish from the Sau reservoir next to the church of the village of San Roman de Sau which was partially submerged and re-emerged as Sau reservoir has the lowest level since 1990 due to extreme drought in Catalonia,...more
People attend a demonstration to protest the use by French government of the article 49.3, a special clause in the French Constitution, to push the pensions reform bill through the National Assembly without a vote by lawmakers, in Nantes, France,...more
Protesters demand action on guns at Tennessee statehouse
Protesters flooded Tennessee's statehouse on Thursday to demand lawmakers stiffen gun laws following a school shooting in Nashville that left six people dead,...
Blizzards, floods and landslides: California's surreal winter weather in photos
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Battle for Bakhmut: Scenes from the frontlines
Bakhmut, a small eastern city that has for months been the target of a Russian offensive, has seen intense fighting and destruction in what has become the...
A town destroyed: Scenes from Rolling Fork, Mississippi
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