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Week in pictures 9 March 2024

RED SEA: The M/V Rubymar, a Belize-flagged, UK-registered, Lebanese-owned cargo ship that was struck last month by ballistic missiles fired from Houthi territory in Yemen, sinks in the Red Sea on Sunday, March 3. The damage sustained by the Rubymar is potentially the most significant to a vessel caused by an attack launched by the Houthis, who have been targeting commercial shipping in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden for months (Al-Joumhouria TV/Getty Images)


CAPE CANAVERAL: NASA's SpaceX Crew-8 astronauts Matthew Dominick, Michael Barratt, and Jeanette Epps, and Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexander Grebenkin launch to the International Space Station, aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, on Sunday, March 3 (REUTERS/Joe Skipper)


SPAIN: Cole Brauer celebrates Thursday, March 7, after she became the first American woman to sail solo around the world. The 29-year-old from Long Island marked the achievement as she sailed into Spain on Thursday morning (James Tomlinson/Cole Brauer Ocean Racing)


SALEN: Skiers begin the Vasaloppet, a 90-kilometer (56-mile) race in Sälen, Sweden, on Sunday, March 3 (Ulf Palm/TT News Agency/AFP/Getty Images)


NORWAY: The northern lights are seen above British fighter jets parked on the HMS Prince of Wales, an aircraft carrier near the coast of Norway, on Sunday, March 3 (UK Ministry of Defense/AP)


JAKARTA: A police officer rests among shields in Jakarta, Indonesia, during a demonstration demanding the impeachment of Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Tuesday, March 5 (Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images)


NAPLES: A view shows Italian artist Michelangelo Pistoletto's 'Venus of the Rags' which has been reconstructed after the original artwork was destroyed in an arson attack, in Piazza Municipio, Naples, on Wednesday, March 6 (REUTERS/Yara Nardi)


PORT-AU-PRINCE: A man with his face covered, calls on demonstrators to stop during a protest against Prime Minister Ariel Henry's government and insecurity, in Port-au-Prince, on Sunday, March 3 (REUTERS/Ralph Tedy Erol)


PAMPANGA: The South Korean Air Force's Black Eagles aerobatics team performs at an air show in Pampanga, Philippines, on Sunday, March 3 (Ezra Acayan/Getty Images)


WINTERBERG: In this photo, taken with a slow shutter speed, Dutch bobsledders Dave Wesselink, Janko Franjic, Jelen Franjic and Stephan Huis compete in the IBSF World Championships on Saturday, March 2 (Lars Baron/Getty Images)

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