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  1. Snapshots of the Fortnight (March 7-20)

    By Forbes India Photo Team | Mar 22, 2013 | 2344 views
    Pope Francis waves as he arrives in St. Peter’s Square for his inaugural mass at the Vatican on March 19. Pope Francis celebrated his inaugural mass on Tuesday among political and religious leaders from around the world and amid a wave of hope for a renewal of the scandal-plagued Roman Catholic Church         

    Image by : Max Rossi / Reuters
  2. Snapshots of the Fortnight (March 7-20)

    By Forbes India Photo Team | Mar 22, 2013 | 2344 views
    Egyptian Al-Ahly football team supporters light flares as they celebrate in Cairo on March 9, after an Egyptian court upheld death sentences for 21 defendants over a deadly football riot in Port Said that killed 74 people last year. The court, sitting in Cairo for security reasons, also handed down life sentences to five defendants, with 19 receiving lesser jail terms and another 28 exonerated
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  3. Snapshots of the Fortnight (March 7-20)

    By Forbes India Photo Team | Mar 22, 2013 | 2344 views
    A Balinese man kicks up fire during the Perang Api ritual ahead of Nyepi Day in Gianyar on the Indonesian island of Bali on March 11. Nyepi is a day of silence for self-reflection to celebrate the Balinese Hindu New Year, where Hindus in Bali observe meditation and fasting, but are not allowed to work, cook, light lamps or conduct any other activities

    Image by : Reuters
  4. Snapshots of the Fortnight (March 7-20)

    By Forbes India Photo Team | Mar 22, 2013 | 2344 views
    Azra, 68, looks at her dead pet bird in a cage at her home, which was burnt by a mob two days earlier, in Badami Bagh, Lahore on March 11. Hundreds of Pakistani Christians took to the streets across the country, demanding better protection after a Christian neighbourhood was torched in the city of Lahore in connection with the country’s controversial anti-blasphemy law

    Image by : Mohsin Raza / Reuters
  5. Snapshots of the Fortnight (March 7-20)

    By Forbes India Photo Team | Mar 22, 2013 | 2344 views
    Parents of Ram Singh, the driver of the bus in which a young woman was gang-raped and fatally injured three months ago, sit inside their house in New Delhi on March 11. Ram Singh, the prime accused in the December 16 gang rape of a 23-year-old girl here, hanged himself from the grill of his cell in Jail No. 3 using his clothes early that morning, according to jail officials

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  6. Snapshots of the Fortnight (March 7-20)

    By Forbes India Photo Team | Mar 22, 2013 | 2344 views
    Cross-country skiers start during the Engadin Ski Marathon on the frozen Lake Sils near the village of Maloja on March 10. More than 12,000 skiers participated in the 42.2 km (26.2 miles) race between Maloja and S-chanf near the Swiss mountain resort of St. Moritz
    Image by : Michael Buholzer / Reuters
  7. Snapshots of the Fortnight (March 7-20)

    By Forbes India Photo Team | Mar 22, 2013 | 2344 views
    Tons of dead fish float on the waters of the Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon at the foothills of Corcovado Mountain in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on March 13

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  8. Snapshots of the Fortnight (March 7-20)

    By Forbes India Photo Team | Mar 22, 2013 | 2344 views
    Lesleigh Coyer, 25, of Saginaw, Michigan, lies down in front of the grave of her brother, Ryan Coyer (who served with the US Army in both Iraq and Afghanistan) at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia on March 11. Coyer died of complications from an injury sustained in Afghanistan
    Image by : Kevin Lamarque / Reuters
  9. Snapshots of the Fortnight (March 7-20)

    By Forbes India Photo Team | Mar 22, 2013 | 2344 views
    A member of the media takes pictures of the parabolic antennas of the ALMA (Atacama Large Millimetre/Submillimetre Array) project at the El Llano de Chajnantor in the Atacama Desert, some 1730 km (1074 miles) north of Santiago, Chile and 5000 metres above the sea level, on March 12. ALMA has been constructed by the ESO (European Organisation for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere) with its partners NAOJ (National Astronomical Observatory of Japan) and NRAO (National Radio Astronomy Observatory). It was inaugurated on March 13

  10. Snapshots of the Fortnight (March 7-20)

    By Forbes India Photo Team | Mar 22, 2013 | 2344 views
    Palestinians react to tear gas fired by Israeli police during clashes on March 8, after Friday prayers at a compound known to Muslims as al-Haram al-Sharif and to Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem's Old City. Israeli police fired stun grenades to disperse Palestinian worshippers who had thrown rocks and firebombs at them after prayers at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound, police said
    Image by : Ammar Awad / Reuters
  11. Snapshots of the Fortnight (March 7-20)

    By Forbes India Photo Team | Mar 22, 2013 | 2344 views
    People sunbathe by the wall of the Peter and Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg, Russia on March 10
    Image by : Alexander Demianchuk/Reuters
  12. Snapshots of the Fortnight (March 7-20)

    By Forbes India Photo Team | Mar 22, 2013 | 2344 views
    Adelina Sotnikova of Russia performs during the ladies free skating at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in London, Ontario on March 16
    Image by : Mark Blinch / Reuters
  13. Snapshots of the Fortnight (March 7-20)

    By Forbes India Photo Team | Mar 22, 2013 | 2344 views
    A woman cycles as she carries baskets to sell in a market near Lapdaung Mountain in Sarlingyi Township, Burma on March 13

    Image by : Soe Zeya Tun / Reuters
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