A Belarussian interior ministry soldier breaks flaming tiles ...
Mar 6th, 2011
(Reuters) - A Belarussian interior ministry soldier breaks flaming tiles with his head as part of Maslenitsa celebrations in Minsk March 6, 2011. Maslenitsa is a pagan holiday marking the end of winter celebrated by pancake eating and shows of strength. REUTERS/Vladimir Nikolsky (BELARUS - Tags: SOCIETY MILITARY) -
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) - Sitting on a dirty straw mat on the parched ground of southern Afghanistan, Masooma sank deeper inside a giant black shawl. Hidden from view, her words burst forth as she told her side of what happened to her family sometime before dawn on March 11, 2012. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Chris Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - A 1968 oil painting by German artist Gerhard Richter sold for some $37 million at Sotheby's contemporary art auction on Tuesday, a new record for a work by a living artist. The sale took in $293,587,000, at the low end of the pre-sale estimate of $284 million to $383 million, with 83 percent of the 64 lots... [Full Article]