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The week in photos: March 10-16, 2018

Mar 17, 2018 - 2:12 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / A wounded Syrian man waits for treatment at a makeshift clinic during Syrian government air strikes on Zamalka, in the rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta on the outskirts of Damascus on March 13, 2018. More than 1,180 civilians have been killed since regime forces on February 18 launched an air and ground assault on the enclave, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor says. Eastern Ghouta's 400,000 residents have been living under government siege since 2013, facing severe food and medecine shortages even before the latest assault. / AFP PHOTO / AMER ALMOHIBANY

Heavy snow forces Geneva airport to suspend all flights

Mar 01, 2018 - 4:20 PM

'Because of the prevailing weather conditions, Geneva Airport is currently closed to air traffic until further notice,' the airport says on its website

Schools closed, flights delayed after second day of UK snowfall

Dec 11, 2017 - 7:56 PM

The last time Britain saw this much heavy snow nationwide was in March 2013, and during the winter of 2010

HEAVY SNOWFALL. A car drives slowly through the fog and snow on one of the rural roads in Derbyshire, northern England on December 10, 2017. Lindsey Parnaby / AFP

Heavy snowfall paralyzes Istanbul

Jan 07, 2017 - 6:17 PM

Turkish Airlines cancels around 500 flights while the coastguard halts shipping traffic through the Bosphorus Strait

WHITEOUT. A picture taken on January 7, 2016 shows planes during heavy snowfalls at Ataturk international airport in Istanbul. Photo by Ozan Kose/AFP

Duterte on Revilla, Aquino admin in SWS, US snow storm | 12PM wRap

Jan 22, 2016 - 12:41 PM

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Rare snowfall in South Africa

Aug 08, 2012 - 8:00 PM

It s the first time in five years

SOUTH AFRICA, Johannesburg : Two people play with snow in a park on August 7, 2012 in Johannesburg. Snow falls annually in the mountains of South Africa and Lesotho, which even hosts a ski resort. But some high-altitude border posts between the countries received so much snow today that they were forced to close. AFP PHOTO / STRINGER