March 8, 2014

Published March 08, 2014


1

Mahant Trikaal Bhawanta, leader of the first group of women sadhvi, or Hindu holy women, performs evening rituals on the banks of River Yamuna in Allahabad, India.

2

A relative of a passenger onboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 cries as she talks on her mobile phone at the Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, China. The Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew lost contact with air traffic controllers en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, the airline said in a statement.

3

A Palestinian women throws a stone towards Israeli troops at Qalandia checkpoint between Jerusalem and the West Bank city of Ramallah. Palestinian women marked International Women's Day by marching to the checkpoint where clashes broke out with Israeli troops.

4

Participants form a female symbol as part of celebrations for International Women's Day in Manila, Philippines.

5

Bulgarian men wearing high heels run during the second edition of Bulgaria's "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes", in Sofia as part of an international awareness campaign designed to raise awareness and stop rape, sexual assault and gender violence.

6

An antique ice boat sails behind a cyclist across the frozen Hudson Raiver near, Astor Point in Barrytown, New York, Mar. 7, 2014. Ice sailors from the Hudson River Ice Yacht Club and other ice sailors on the upper Hudson river are enjoying one of the best and longest seasons of sailing in recent memory as Arctic temperatures for much of the winter in the Northeast United States have built deep ice packs allowing sailors to launch their heavy antique wooden boats.

7

A woman cries while meeting President Barack Obama at the Coral Reef High School in Miami, Florida, USA, Mar. 7, 2014.

8

A farmer falls as he tries to hold the rope of a pair of oxen as they race through a paddy field during the Kakkoor Kalavayal festival at Kakkoor village in the southern Indian state of Kerala.

9

Dave LeMote wipes down a post clock at Electric Time Company, Inc. in Medfield, Massachusetts, Mar. 7, 2014. Most Americans will set their clocks 60 minutes forward before heading to bed Saturday night, but daylight saving time officially starts Sunday at 2 a.m. local time (0700GMT).

10

Fireworks from China's Liuyang New Year Fireworks dot the sky on the fourth weekend of the 5th Philippine International Pyromusical Competition at the seaside Mall of Asia at suburban Pasay city, south of Manila, Philippines.

11

People watch a circus performance during the traditional Kaziukas fair, a large annual folk arts and craft fair in Vilnius, Lithuania, Mar. 7, 2014.

12

Hot air balloons float over Lake Burley Griffin during the Balloon Spectacular in Canberra, Australia.

13

Victor Peralta is seen during the 10th annual Buenos Aires Tattoo Show in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Mar. 7, 2014.

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by: Mark from: Virginia
March 08, 2014 5:12 PM
a couple of comments this time....(normally I enjoy the pictures and move on)

#2...it is a time of grief, people....get those cameras out of her face.

#3...yes, women have achieved a measure of equality with men, they both know how to throw a stone and incite violence, what a way to celebrate Int'l Woman's Day, well done for your gender, woman

#5...glad that aint me, I would break a bone (or two) doing that (even while wearing regular shoes).

#13...I never thought it was possible to mutilate your own face intentionally so badly, until I saw that...that HAD to have hurt at one time, and probably still does, from time to time....