March 7, 2019

Baghouz, Syria, March 7, 2019 – A member of U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) watches over people who were evacuated out of the last territory held by Islamic State militants, outside Baghouz, Syria. Photo courtesy PTI Photo
Algiers, Algeria, March 7, 2019 – Algerian police forces block a tunnel where hundreds of students gather in central Algiers to protest Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s decision to seek fifth term. Algerian students are gathering for new protests and are calling for a general strike if he doesn’t meet their demands this week
London, March 7, 2019 – Runners for the annual Shrove Tuesday trans-Atlantic pancake warm up before the actual event in the town of Olney, in Buckinghamshire, England. Every year women clad in aprons and head scarves from Olney and the city of Liberal, in Kansas, USA, run their respective legs of the race with pancakes in their pans. According to legend, the Olney race started in 1445 when a harried housewife arrived at church on Shrove Tuesday still clutching her frying pan with a pancake in it. Photo courtesy PTI Photo