The Year in 365 Pictures
The Year in 365 Pictures
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The Year in 365 Pictures
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Jan. 1, 2013. Young residents watch fireworks exploding over
Copacabana beach during new year celebrations at the Pavao
Pavaozinho slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Jan. 2, 2013. Fatme Ulanova stands
during her wedding ceremony with
Djamal Sirakov (not pictured) in the
village of Ribnovo, in southwestern
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Jan. 3, 2013. Sandy Hook Elementary
students leave on a school bus in
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Jan. 4, 2013. Tammy Holmes, second from left, and her grandchildren,
two-year-old Charlotte Walker, left, four-year-old Esther Walker, third
from left, nine-year-old Liam Walker, eleven-year-old Matilda, second
from right, and six-year-old Caleb Walker, right, take refuge under a
jetty as a wildfire rages near-by in the Tasmanian town of Dunalley,
east of the state capital of Hobart, Australia.
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Jan. 5, 2013. The roller coaster knocked off the
amusement pier by Hurricane Sandy is seen partially
submerged in the Atlantic Ocean in Seaside Heights,
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Jan. 6, 2013. Men jump into the waters
of a lake in an attempt to grab a
wooden cross on Epiphany Day in Sofia,
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Jan. 7, 2013. Palestinian Greek Orthodox Christian altar
boys attend Christmas mass at the Orthodox Saint
Porfirios church in Gaza City, in the Gaza Strip.
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Jan. 8, 2013. Classical dancers of the Latvian National
Ballet perform during a dress rehearsal of 'Giselle' at the
Teatro de la Maestranza in Seville.
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Jan. 9, 2013. South Africa's Riaan Van
Niekerk falls with his KTM during the 5th
stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from
Arequipa in Peru to Arica in Chile.
Jan. 10, 2013. Children play in an
abandoned building at a snow covered
field in the Golan Heights on the border
Jan. 11, 2013. Members of a local
winter swimming club take part in
their weekly bath in the Yenisei River,
while air temperatures stand at minus
17 degrees Celsius (1.4 degrees
Fahrenheit), in the town of
Divnogorsk, outside Russia's Siberian
city of Krasnoyarsk.
Jan. 12, 2013. The largest camp for displaced Syrians on
the border with Turkey provides shelter to nearly 13,000
people. Most of them are children; due to the harsh living
conditions, they are often in need of treatment in the only
medical facility set up in the camp.
Jan. 13, 2013. Workers fix a lightpost, one of
many that will illuminate the vast grounds
receiving the millions of Hindu devotees that
will congregate here for the next couple of
months to celebrate the Kumbh Mela, in
Jan. 14, 2013. A female Hindu pilgrim takes a dip at the confluence of
the Ganges river and the Bay of Bengal at Sagar Island, south of Kolkata,
Jan. 15, 2013. A scene in
Yakutsk, Siberia, the coldest city
in the world.
Jan. 16, 2013. An Iranian officer
lashes a man, convicted of rape,
at the northeastern city of
Jan. 17, 2013. Om Mustafa stands with five of
her seven children in front of the tent she is
staying in on farmland outside of Saadnayal, in
the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon.
Jan. 18, 2013. People carry the coffin of the Kurdish activist
Sakine Cansiz, shot dead in the French capital, in Tunceli.
Jan. 19, 2013. A boy plays with
balloons by Buriganga river as smoke
emits from a dump yard during sunset
in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Jan. 20, 2013. A French soldier
wearing a skeleton mask stands next
to a tank on a street in Niono, Mali.
Jan. 21, 2013. U.S. President Barack Obama (C) pauses with
his escorts before walking through the Lower West Terrace
Door of the US Capitol to begin swearing-in ceremonies in
Jan. 22, 2013. Malian women sift
wheat in a field near Segou, central
Jan. 23, 2013. A truck is covered in ice as firefighters help to extinguish a
massive blaze at a vacant warehouse in Chicago,
Jan. 24, 2013. The outfit worn by the two-year-old
Princess Anne at Britain's Queen Elizabeth II's
Coronation on June 2, 1953, is seen during a photo
opportunity at the Throne Room of Buckingham
Palace in central London.
Jan. 25, 2013. The shadow of a relative's hand is projected
onto the coffins of victims, killed in massacres executed by
Shining Path militant group and the army in Peru's southern
district of Chungui between 1984 and 1985, during a funeral
ceremony in Ayacucho city.
Jan. 26, 2013. An Egyptian 'Ahly Ultra' soccer fan holds a
smoke flare above his head during celebrations after the
announcement that 21 fans of the Al Masry football club
involved in a football stadium massacre last year were
sentence to death in Cairo, Egypt.
Jan. 27, 2013. Relatives wait to identify victims killed in the Kiss night
club fire, at the municipal gymnasium in Santa Maria.
Jan. 28, 2013. US surfer Garrett
McNamara rides a wave off Praia do
Norte beach in Nazare, Portugal.
Jan. 29, 2013. Sixth grade students from the Park Maitland School
in Maitland, Florida, watch as Marine One carrying U.S. President
Barack Obama takes off from the South Lawn at the White House
in Washington as he departs for Las Vegas
Jan. 30, 2013. Bodies float down a
stream in Aleppo, Syria, more than 24
hours after a massacre.
Jan. 31, 2013. Hundreds of containers full of
equipment are stacked in the yards of
Forward Operating Base Shank, the
logistical hub for American operations in
The Year in 365 Pictures
Feb. 1, 2013. Masha, an 11-year-old bear from
a traveling circus troupe based in Moscow,
practices a tightrope walking act during
rehearsals at the Circus on Fontanka in St.
Feb. 2, 2013. French President Francois
Hollande, upper center, is surrounded by
security as he greets well-wishers during his
two-hour-long visit to Timbuktu, Mali.
Feb. 3, 2013. U.S. singer Beyonce performs
during the half time show of Super Bowl
XLVII between the Baltimore Ravens and
the San Francisco 49ers in New Orleans, La.
Feb. 4, 2013. Sri Lankan Navy personnel fire a
21-gun salute on the capital's seafront Galle Face
promenade to mark the island nation's 65th
Independence Day in Colombo.
Feb. 5, 2013. A Palestinian child cries after his family house has
been demolished by the municipality in the east Jerusalem
neighborhood of Beit Hanina.
Feb. 6, 2013. A Malian man sits on a
window sill to watch the Nigeria versus
Mali Africa Cup of Nations semifinal
soccer match taking place in South
Africa, in Gao, northern Mali.
Feb. 7, 2013. Models pose at the Tome
fall 2013 presentation during MercedesBenz Fashion Week at Industria
Superstudio in New York City.
Feb. 8, 2013. Horses are hoisted in the air by a
crane as they're being transferred from a cargo
ship onto a truck upon arrival at a port in
Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia.
Feb. 9, 2013. Bratislav Stojanovic, a homeless
man, holds candles as sits in a tomb where
he lives in southern Serbian town of Nis.
Feb. 10, 2013. An Indian woman holds up the corners of
two saris to dry on the banks of the Sangam or
confluence of the Yamuna, Ganges and mythical
Saraswati rivers at the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad.
Feb. 11, 2013. A woman stands in the snow
and prays towards the former city hall in
Minamisanriku, Miyagi, Japan.
Feb. 12, 2013. A boy dressed up as
Momotxorro, a local mythical animal,
walks in the snow during carnival
celebrations in Alsasua, northern Spain.
Feb. 13, 2013. Astronaut Mark Kelly and his wife former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords look out at
the view from the Speaker's balcony while making the rounds to talk about the issue of gun violence on
Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
Feb. 14, 2013. Participants of Kumbh Mela bathe in the Ganges river in Allahabad, India.
Feb. 15, 2013. Children walk on the Askia mausoleum, built in 1495 in
Gao, northern Mali, one week after a suicide bomber on a motorcycle
killed himself attempting to blow up an army checkpoint at the entrance
of the town.
Feb. 16, 2013. A model of Knut the polar
bear, that features Knut's original fur, stands
on display to the public on its first day at the
Natural History Museum in Berlin, Germany.
Feb. 17, 2013. Libyans release lanterns into the air at Nasr Square
during the second anniversary of the uprising that toppled
longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi in Benghazi, Libya.
Feb. 18, 2013. Spacesuits are left on
chairs before cosmonauts' training
session at the Russian cosmonaut
training facility in Star City outside
Feb. 19, 2013. A soldier from the Somali National Army
(SNA) lies on a bed at an SNA infirmary in Belet Weyne,
about 315 km (196 miles) from the capital Mogadishu,
Somalia in this handout photo.
Feb. 20, 2013. Oscar Pistorius enters
the court room during the second
day of Oscar Pistorius bail
application at Pretoria Magistrates
Court, Pretoria, South Africa.
Feb. 21, 2013. A Buddhist devotee prays after
offering alms to a Buddhist monk on a street
corner near Mong Pan town in central Shan
Feb. 22, 2013. A man in his apartment in Hong Kong.
Feb. 23, 2013. A tamed golden eagle attacks a fox
during an annual hunting competition in Chengelsy
Gorge, some 150 km (93 miles) east of Almaty in
Feb. 24, 2013. A Chinese blacksmith throws molten
metal against a cold stone wall to create sparks
during the Lantern Festival which traditionally marks
the end of the Lunar New Year celebrations, in
Nuanquan, Hebei province.
Feb. 25, 2013. A dancer
performs in front of judges in
one of the heats in the All
Scotland Championships in Irish
Dancing being held at the Royal
Concert Hall in Glasgow.
Feb. 26, 2013. A dog looks at
Pakistani Kushti wrestlers, right,
reflected on a mirror, as they attend
their daily training session in Lahore,
Feb. 27, 2013. Pope Benedict XVI waves
from his Popemobile as he rides through a
packed Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican
during his last general audience.
Feb. 28. 2013. Egyptian Actvists and youth
perform the Internet craze, the "Harlem
Shake" in front of the Muslim Brotherhood
headquarters in Cairo, Egypt.
The Year in 365
March 1, 2013. Saudi citizens rest after presenting Saudi billionaire HRH Prince al Waleed
bin Talal with petitions for his help, at a desert camp outside of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
March 2, 2013. Members of Crew 125 EuroMoonMars B mission venture out in their simulated spacesuits to collect
geologic samples to be studied at the Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) outside Hanksville in the Utah desert.
March 3, 2013. Maggie, a victim of
domestic abuse, and Kayden, four, share a
moment in the apartment they now share
with Maggie's husband, Zane.
March 4, 2013. Vestments for the new Pope to
be elected are displayed in the window of
Italian ecclesiastical tailor Gammarelli in Rome.
March 5, 2013. A sandstorm hits the town of Shandan Horse
Ranch in Zhangye, northwest China's Gansu province.
March 6, 2013. A llama seeks shelter next to an abandoned
school bus at Cox Farms in Centreville, Va.
March 7, 2013. An old American car, long a
staple of Cuban roads, sits along Guanabo
Beach, near Havana, Cuba.
March 9, 2013. A hot air
balloon shaped like Darth
Vader's head lands after a
sunrise flight in
March 8, 2013. A woman wrapped in cloths decorating a light post
in the colors of Venezuela's flag sleeps outside the military
academy where a funeral ceremony will take place for Venezuela's
late President Hugo Chavez in Caracas, Venezuela.
March 10, 2013. People sunbathe by
the wall of the Peter and Paul
Fortress in St. Petersburg, Russia.
March 11, 2013. Wrecked vehicles remain in a
field of reeds in Namie, two years after the
March 11, 2011 tsunami and earthquake, near
the striken TEPCO's Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear
plant in Fukushima prefecture, Japan.
March 12, 2013. One World Trade Center emerges
from the clouds in the night sky in a photo made
from a passing airplane in New York.
March 13, 2013. White smoke rises from the
chimney of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican
indicating that a new Pope has been elected.
March 14, 2013. A gust of wind blows a
nun's veil as she stands in front of St.
Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican.
March 15, 2013. A portrait of U.S.
Army Sgt. Alessandro L. Plutino
rests at the base of a tree in
Section 60 at Arlington National
Cemetery in Arlington, Va.
March 16, 2013. Islamic religious students take midterm exams at Jamia Binoria, the nation's largest
Islamic seminary in Karachi, Pakistan.
March 17, 2013. Pope Francis leads
his first Angelus Prayer and blessing
from the studio of his private
apartment at the Vatican.
March 18, 2013. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden gestures
while entering to meet Italy's President Giorgio
Napolitano at the Quirinale palace in Rome, Italy.
March 19, 2013. Searching for survivors among the
rubble of a residential building targeted by a regime
airstrike in the rebel-held Al-Sukri district in Aleppo,
March 20, 2013. US President Barack Obama
delivers a speech upon his arrival at Ben
Gurion airport near Tel Aviv, Israel.
March 21, 2013. An Afghan refugee boy
watches chickens feeding in a neighborhood on
the outskirts of Islamabad.
March 22, 2013. Indian villagers from Nandgaon wait for the arrival of
villagers from Barsana to play Lathmar Holi at the Nandagram temple
famous for Lord Krishna and his brother Balram, in Nandgaon, 120
kilometers ( 75 miles) from New Delhi, India.
March 23, 2013. Body bags cover
charred bodies of victims of a fire
at the burnt Ban Mae Surin refugee
camp near Mae Hong Son,
March 24, 2013. Ultra-Orthodox Jews
collect water to make matza during
the Maim Shelanoo Ceremony at a
mountain spring in Jerusalem.
March 25, 2013. Penitents from "San Gonzalo"
brotherhood take part in a procession in Seville, Spain.
March 26, 2013. Boys spray coloured foam
during Holi celebrations at a lane near the
Bankey Bihari temple in Vrindavan, in the
northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
March 27, 2013. Three years after
the earthquake, a scene in Port-auPrince, Haiti.
March 28, 2013. Men are dragged on the
ground to cover them in red colored water
during "Huranga" at Dauji temple near the
northern Indian city of Mathura.
March 29, 2013. Central African Seleka
rebels speak to an injured Seleka rebel
at a community hospital in Bangui
March 30, 2013. The bulletriddled poster of Syria's current
president in the newly liberated
neighborhood of Sheikh Maksoud
in Aleppo, Syria.
March 31, 2013. An Afghan police man offers evening
prayers on a hill overlooking Kabul, Afghanistan.
The Year in 365 Pictures
April 1, 2013. A man throws water on a
woman as part of traditional Easter
celebrations in Holloko, 100 km (62 miles)
east of Budapest.
April 2, 2013. A devotee lies on hot sand as a form of
penance on the first day of the Danda festival at
Kulagarh, in Ganjam district, about 200 kilometers (125
miles) from Bhubaneswar, India.
April 3, 2013. A Palestinian demonstrator looks on during clashes
with the Israeli army in the West Bank city of Hebron.
April 4, 2013. Texas Gov. Rick Perry looks on
as a flag is folded to present to the family
of Kaufman County District Attorney Mike
McLelland and his wife, Cynthia after a
memorial services in Mesquite, Tx.
April 5, 2013. Young ballet dancers climb a
staircase to take part in auditions for six-yearolds at the School of American Ballet (SAB) at
Lincoln Center in New York.
April. 6, 2013. Spain's bullfighter
Juan Jose Padilla's hand is
stained with blood from a bull
during a bullfight at La Muralla
bullring in Brihuega, Spain.
April 7, 2013. Muslim children come out of school at the
Zahra Academy, which is a former christian church, Kaduna,
Kaduna State, Nigeria.
April 8, 2013. A ''Pura Raza Espanola'' or
Pure Spanish Breed mare belonging to
breeder Francisco Jose Rodriguez runs
next to the stable at "La Yeguada de
Cuatro Vientos" ranch in Almonte, in the
southern Spanish region of Andalusia.
April 9, 2013. The wind blows a red
flag onto the face of an honour
guard before a welcome ceremony
for Australia's Prime Minister Julia
Gillard outside the Great Hall of
the People in Beijing, China.
April 10, 2013. U.S. Border Patrol agent Sal De Leon
stands near a section of the U.S.- Mexico border
fence while stopping on patrol in La Joya, Texas.
April 11, 2013. An Afghan woman
waits in a changing room to try
out a new Burqa, in a shop at in
the old city of Kabul, Afghanistan.
April 12, 2013. Indian slum residents weep as they
stand near their burnt shanty in Bawana on the
outskirts of New Delhi. A fire broke out in a slum on
the outskirts of New Delhi, a local report said, with
one person reported dead and another five injured.
April 13, 2013. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands (not pictured)
ignites fireworks at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.
April 14, 2013. Runners rest inside Kim Il Sung
Stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea.
April 15, 2013. A man comforts a victim on the
sidewalk at the scene of the first explosion near
the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon.
April 16, 2013. Carlee Soto, sister of Victoria Soto, a
teacher killed at the Sandy Hook Elemenatry School, is
overcome during a vigil outside of the U.S. Capitol.
April 17, 2013. Guests take their seats
during the Ceremonial funeral of former
British Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher
at St Paul's Cathedral in London,
April 18, 2013. A teacher instructs
during a drawing class at
Mangyongdae Children's Palace in
Pyongyang, North Korea
April 19, 2013. Accused "Boston Bomber" Dzhokhar
Tsarnaev is shown before his arrest with a sniper's laser
sight trained on his head as he surrenders to
authorities after a massive manhunt.
April 20, 2013. Rescuers carry an injured girl to safety zone in
Baosheng Township in the quake-hit Lushan County, Ya'an City,
southwest China's Sichuan Province.
April 21, 2013. A mother holds the hands of her son as
they attend an interfaith worship service at a
memorial on Boylston Street for the victims of the
Boston Marathon bombings in Boston, Massachusetts.
April 22, 2013. U.S. Marine soldiers from 3rd Marine Expeditionary
force landing team deployed from Okinawa, Japan, rest during the
CJLOTS (Combined Joint Logistics Over The Shore) exercise in
Pohang, South Korea.
April 23, 2013. Zubeidat Tsarnaeva, the mother of the
two suspects in the Boston bombing, walks surrounded
by reporters near her home in Makhachkala, Russia.
April 24, 2013. A North Korean man
checks his bicycle next to a painted
exclamation point on a propaganda
billboard in Kaesong, North Korea,
north of the demilitarized zone which
separates the two Koreas.
April 25, 2013. Two victims amid the rubble of a
garment factory building collapse in Savar, near
April 26, 2013. Pussy Riot member
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova looks on from
behind bars as a petition for her early
release is heard.
April 27, 2013. A swarm of the Red Locusts
north of the town of Sakaraha, south west
April 28, 2013. Ultra-Orthodox Jewish
women pray on Mount Meron during the
Jewish holiday of Lag Baomer near the
grave site of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai in
the northern Israeli village of Meron.
April 29, 2013. Workers leave for their lunch break in a
building that houses garment factories in Dhaka,
April 30, 2013. Palestinians
help a wounded man during
clashes with Jewish settlers
near the Jewish settlement of
Yitzhar, near Nablus.
May 1, 2013. Afghan school girls receive treatment at a hospital in Kabul.
May 2, 2013. At a group burial service at Arlington National Cemetery, a U.S. Navy honor guard team carries the remains of
four sailors, Lieutenant Dennis Peterson, Ensign Donald Frye, Aviation Antisubmarine Warfare Technician William Jackson,
and Aviation Antisubmarine Warfare Technician Donald McGranein, all missing since the Vietnam War, in Arlington, Virginia.
May 3, 2013. Veils used as cover
from sniper fire are seen at
Sheikh Maksoud front line, a
majority-Kurdish neighborhood in
May 4, 2013. Horses run around a muddy track during the
ninth race before the 139th Kentucky Derby at Churchill
Downs, in Louisville, Ky.
May 5, 2013. An activist tries to take
another severely injured activist to the
hospital, as no one else offers to help, in
May 6, 2013. An Israeli soldier (L) prays
inside a net tent pitched close to Merkava
tanks deployed in the Israeli annexed Golan
Heights near the border with Syria.
May 7, 2013. The home of Beth Serrano, the sister of
Amanda Berry, one of three women who disappeared
about a decade ago who were found alive in the home of
Ariel Castro in Cleveland, Ohio.
May 8, 2013. Britain's Queen
Elizabeth arrives for the State
Opening of Parliament, at the
Palace of Westminster in London.
May 9, 2013. A man falls from a
high floor of a burning building
in central Lahore, Pakistan.
May 10, 2013. Iron workers lean out as they watch
a crane lift the final piece of the spire to the top of
the One World Trade Center in New York.
May 11, 2013. Supporters of the Pakistan
Muslim League, Nawaz, watch news on a
television screen at the party's election
headquarters after polling stations closed in
May 12, 2013. A grave above the sleepy village
of Utamysh, Russia.
May 13, 2013. An underground bunker used by
rebel fighters is pictured as Syrian troops take
control of the village of Western Dumayna,
north of the rebel-held city of Qusayr, Syria.
May 14, 2013. Youth train in one of the boxing and wrestling
schools in the regional capital of Makhachkala, Russia.
May 15, 2013. Workers are silhouetted on the roof as
they play with a helmet during the visit of the FIFA
Secretary General Jerome Valcke at the Maracana
stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
May 16, 2013. A restraining chair and force-feeding
apparatus on display in an empty room of the
detainee hospital at Guantanamo Bay.
May 17, 2013. A Tibetan woman (bottom) prostrates near
Labrang monastery in Xiahe, Gansu province, a flashpoint
for many Tibetan protests against Chinese authorities.
May 18, 2013. A man carries a gun
while walking through a field in
May 19, 2013. Graduates listen under
heavy rain to President Barack Obama as
he delivers the Morehouse College 129th
Commencement ceremony address in
May 20, 2013. Four-year-old Sophia
Phillips carries an American flag
presented to her during a burial
service for her father, Staff
Sergeant Francis G. Phillips, at
Arlington National Cemetery in
May 21, 2013. Dead horses waiting to be buried after
being killed by an F5 tornado in Moore, Okla.
May 22, 2013. U.S. first lady Michelle Obama reacts
with school children from Willow Springs
Elementary School in Fairfax, Va, as they participate
in a play about the emancipation of slaves during
Abraham Lincoln's presidency, at historic Decatur
House in Washington.
May 23, 2013. Indian people stand on a government
tanker as others struggle with hoses to collect drinking
water from the tanker because of short supply in
running water taps at a slum in New Delhi, India.
May 24, 2013. A wounded Afghan policeman is
carried away from the site of an explosion in
May 25, 2013. Fans dressed as
characters of the Tolkien classic The
Hobbit take part in the reenactment
of a battle in a forest near the village
of Doksy, northern Czech Republic.
May 26, 2013. Memorial day fireworks explode over a house
damaged by the May 20 afternoon tornado in Moore, Okla.
May 27, 2013. Contestants in the
men's race chase a replica Double
Gloucester Cheese down the steep
gradient of Cooper's Hill during the
annual Bank Holiday tradition of
cheese-rolling in Brockworth,
May 28, 2013. A Bahraini girl is carried by
her mother during the funeral of Sayed
Omran Sayed Hameed, in the village of
Karzakkan, south of Manama.
May 29, 2013. A Palestinian girl
plays with her brothers inside their
family's home on a hot day in Bait
Lahiya town, northern Gaza Strip.
May 30, 2013. People carry candles
and rosary beads during a
procession to celebrate Corpus
Christi along a street in Brasilia,
May 31, 2013. A cat sits behind a rainy window
and looks out in Berlin, Germany.
June 1, 2013. A demonstrator reacts to
teargas fired by Turkish police during a
protest in the neighborhood Besiktas in
June 2, 2013. Pope Francis Leads
Worldwide Eucharistic adoration in St.
Peter's Basilica at the Vatican.
June 3, 2013. Victims'
relatives are seen at the
scene after a fire that killed
119 and injured 54 people
at a locked poultry
slaughterhouse in Dehui,
northeast China's Jilin
June 4, 2013. Catherine, Duchess of
Cambridge, arrives for a service of
celebration to mark the 60th anniversary
of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II at
Westminster Abbey in London.
June 5, 2013. A Palestinian refugee girl
plays inside her family home in Jabaliya
refugee camp, northern Gaza Strip.
June 6, 2013. LeBron James (R) of the
Miami Heat tries to navigate before
the trio of Danny Green (3rd-L), Tony
Parker (2nd-L) Tim Duncan (L) of the
San Antonio Spurs in the first half
during Game 1 of the NBA Finals at
American Airlines Arena in Miami, Fla.
June 7, 2013. Israelis participate
in the annual Gay Pride parade
on the beach of Tel Aviv, Israel.
June 8, 2013. A dead deer
hangs on a fence along the
flooded A3 motorway near
June 9, 2013. Syrian children sleeping
inside their family's tent in the AlJarrah tent settlement in the Bekaa
June 10, 2013. Yasaman Karimi, 23, a
young supporter of Dr. Aref who is one of
two reformists out of the eight
candidates in the Iranian election, gathers
near Hejab stadium in the center of
June 11, 2013. A protestor is hit by pressurized water
sprayed from a riot police water cannon during clashes
Taksim Square Istanbul, Turkey.
June 12, 2013. Bobby Henline, 41, a veteran of four tours to Iraq
and sole survivor of an IED blast that killed the other four soldiers
in his humvee in Iraq in 2007, swims at a Motel 6 in Humble, Tx.
after visiting the father of Rodney McCandless. Rodney was killed
in the IED explosion that injured Bobby.
June 13, 2013. The Milky Way is seen between the Biferstock, the
Piz Urlaun and the Toedi mountain above Linthal, Switzerland.
June 14, 2013. Pakistani youths enjoy a ride at a makeshift
entertainment park set up outside a shrine in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
June 15, 2013. Smuggled bear paws are recovered by Chinese
customs officers at the China-Russia border in Manzhouli, Inner
Mongolia Autonomous Region.
June 16, 2013. A large banner of
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip
Erdogan is seen in a pro-government
rally in Istanbul, Turkey.
June 17, 2013. U.S. President Barack Obama (L) meets with Russian President
Vladimir Putin during the G8 Summit at Lough Erne in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland.
June 18, 2013. A member of the Free Syrian Army sits with his
weapon inside a house in Aleppo's al-Sayyid Ali neighborhood.
June 19, 2013. Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) wardens secure a sedated elephant on the back of a truck during a relocation
exercise, aimed at relocating to a national park 10 elephants that were encroaching on community land, on the margins of
the Ol Pejeta conservancy in central Kenya.
June 20, 2013. Revelers gather to
celebrate the Summer Solstice
within the circle of standing stones
at Stonehenge, near Salisbury, U.K.
June 21, 2013. Colombian tango dancers
Valentina Valencia and Cristian Montoya
perform during the Third World Tango
Championships as part of the "VII
International Tango Festival" in
June 22, 2013. Musicians perform on the beach
at the 2013 Mermaid Parade at Coney Island in
the Brooklyn borough of New York City.
June 23, 2013. A supermoon rises next to the ancient Greek temple of
Poseidon at Cape Sounion, some 65 kilometers south of Athens.
June 24, 2013. A picture taken in Moscow
Sheremetyevo airport aboard a plane of Aeroflot
flight from Moscow to Havana shows the empty
window seat 17A, which fugitive U.S. intelligence
leaker Edward Snowden was scheduled to occupy
according to Aeroflot's flight records.
June 25, 2013. Sen. Wendy Davis, DFort Worth, stands on a near empty
senate floor as she filibusters in an
effort to kill an abortion bill in Austin,
June 26, 2013. Palestinian children play outside
their family's tent in a poverty-stricken quarter
of the town of Younis, in the southern Gaza
June 27, 2013. First Lady Michelle Obama looks
out a window at local children during her visit to a
cultural center on Gorée Island, Senegal.
June 28, 2013. Russian same-sex couple
Yury Gavrikov and Maxim Lysak arrive at a
registry office to apply for marriage
licences in St. Petersburg.
June 29, 2013. People with LED lights take
part in forming a giant pink dot at the
Speakers' Corner in Hong Lim Park in
June 30, 2013. Afghan
National Army (ANA) soldiers
approach a captured wouldbe suicide attacker after his
vest was defused in Jalalabad
July 1, 2013. Firefighters tackle a large blaze
at a recycling center in Smethwick, near
Birmingham, central England in a handout
picture provided by the West Midlands Fire
July 2, 2013. Supporters of the
Contrada of Wolf attend a horseblessing ceremony in the church
of Saint Rocco prior the Palio
horse race in Siena, Italy.
July 3, 2013. A hearse is pictured at Mvezo resort after being
accompanied by a police convoy to collect the remains of former
South African President Nelson Mandela's children.
July 4, 2013. People visit the Statue of Liberty during the reopening
ceremony in New York. Under steamy summer skies, tourists in New
York flocked to ferries headed for the Statue of Liberty, re-opening
with an Independence Day ceremony after closing in October as
Superstorm Sandy approached.
July 5, 2013. Backers of ousted President
Mohamed Morsi helped an injured man near
Republican Guard headquarters in Cairo.
July 6, 2013. The wreckage of a train is
pictured after an explosion in Lac Megantic,
July 7, 2013. Andy Murray (R) of Great Britain climbs down after celebrating in his player's box with friends, family
and members of his coaching team following his victory in the Gentlemen's Singles Final match against Novak
Djokovic of Serbia on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis
and Croquet Club in London.
July 8, 2013. Egyptian supporters of deposed president
Mohamed Morsi attend a rally in support of the former
Islamist leader outside Cairo's Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque.
July 9, 2013. Zack Miller buries himself in the
mud pit during the 26th annual Mud Day at
Nankin Mills recreation complex in Westland,
July 10, 2013. Defense attorney Mark O'Mara uses a foam dummy to describe
the altercation between George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin to defense
witness and law enforcement expert Dennis Root (R) during Zimmerman's trial
in Seminole circuit court in Sanford, Fla.
July 11, 2013. A Palestinian child rests as others
pray and read the Quran in a mosque during the
holy month of Ramadan in Gaza City.
July 12, 2013. Runners make their way through
the street with "El Pilar" fighting bulls watched
by people from their balconies during the
running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival, in
July 13, 2013. Family members
pray over the bodies of two
Syrian children, Safia Baour, 14,
and her three-year-old brother
Khaled, who were killed after a
shell landed on their family
home as they gathered to break
their fast with the iftar meal in
Maaret Al-Numan in southern
Idlib province, Syria.
July 14, 2013. A member of the Zr.
Ms. Johan de Witt Dutch navy
warship says goodbye on to a loved
one on the quayside in Den Helder,
July 15, 2013. Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) is
seen through the glass of C-Explorer 5 submersible
after a dive to see the remains of the naval frigate
"Oleg." which sank in the 19th century, in the Gulf of
Finland in the Baltic Sea.
July 16, 2013. Dylan Strother, 13, of Jersey City, watches the
crowd from a tree at the Hub Shopping Center where
supporters of Trayvon Martin staged a rally in memory of
Martin in Jersey City, N.J.
July 17, 2013. Congolese army soldiers
react to shelling in Kanyarucinya, around
10km from Goma in the east of the
Democratic Republic of the Congo.
July 19, 2013. Students at the University of Delaware's Ocean
Exploration, Remote Sensing, Biography (ORB) Lab make an amazing
find as they try to recapture sharks tagged for scientific research:
they reeled in the large female sand tiger shark and discovered a 3ft
long dogfish inside its mouth.
July 18, 2013. An aerial view shows the
Zaatari refugee camp, near the Jordanian
city of Mafraq.
July 20, 2013. A chalk outline, a bag of Skittles and a can of
iced tea are seen during a "Justice for Trayvon" vigil outside
the E. Barrett Prettyman Federal Courthouse in Washington.
July 21, 2013. Mexico's Ivan Garcia and German Sanchez enter the water as they
compete in the men's 10-meter synchro platform preliminary diving event in the
FINA World Championships at the Piscina Municipal de Montjuic in Barcelona, Spain.
July 22, 2013. Performers participate in
the Arirang mass games in Pyongyang,
July 23, 2013. Kate, Duchess of Cambridge,
holds the Prince of Cambridge as she
poses for photographers outside St. Mary's
Hospital exclusive Lindo Wing in London
where the Duchess gave birth on Monday,
July 24, 2013. Air Force One's shadow is seen
while flying over Knob Noster to Whiteman Air
Force Base in Missouri.
July 25, 2013. A handout image
released by the Syrian opposition's
Shaam News Network allegedly
shows the Khaled bin Walid mosque
whose mausoleum has been partially
destroyed in the al-Khalidiyah
neighborhood of the central Syrian
city of Homs.
July 26, 2013. Pope Francis is projected on
screens at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro.
July 27, 2013. Morsi supporters carry a man shot
in the head outside the makeshift hospital in
July 28, 2013. A young man
is detained in the back of a
police car in Rochester, N.Y.
July 29, 2013. A woman carrying her
baby and wrapped with a shawl
walks through a sandstorm in
July 30, 2013. Female supporters of deposed
president Mohamed Morsi are sprayed with
water to cool themselves down as they continue
their sit-in in Cairo while fasting.
July 31, 2013. Ultra-Orthodox
Jewish children play in a fountain
at a park outside Jerusalem's old
Aug. 1, 2013. Protesters confront Israeli's riots police
during a demonstration against Israeli government's plans
to resettle Bedouins in the Negev desert in the Arab Israeli
city of Ar'Ara, north of Israel.
Aug. 2, 2013. People at a quarry in
Epworth, a suburb in Harare, Zimbabwe.
Aug. 3, 2013. Lightning flashes across the sky
as a freight train known as "la bestia,"
prepares to depart in Arriaga, Mexico.
Aug. 4, 2013. Female Palestinian worshippers pray in front of the Dome of the
Rock, in the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem, during Lailat-Al-Qadr, or
Night of Power, in which the Muslim Holy book of Koran was revealed to
Prophet Mohammad by Allah.
Aug. 5, 2013. New York Yankees' Alex
Rodriguez has a news conference
before the Yankees play the Chicago
White Sox in a baseball game at U.S.
Cellular Field in Chicago.
Aug. 6, 2013. A horse and rider perform during a
"sneak peek" performance of Cavalia's show
"Odysseo" in Somerville, Mass.
August 7, 2013. Wind-blown embers fly
from an ancient oak tree that burned in
the Silver Fire near Banning, Calif.
Aug. 8, 2013. People attend Eid al-Fitr prayers at
Parang Kusumo beach, near the ancient city of
Aug. 9, 2013. Men, dressed in folk costumes, ride on
horses during Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy
month of Ramadan, in Benghazi, Libya.
Aug. 10, 2013. Charlotte Wyzykowski, 9, and
her sister, Stella, 7, of Dunwoody, Georgia, sit
poolside at Hogan's Beach in Tampa as their
cousin, Jake Talbert, 10, practices holding his
Aug. 11, 2013. Thousands of hikers wait
for the sun to rise on the summit of
Mount Fuji before dawn.
Aug. 12, 2013. A Perseid streaks
across the sky over the Mojave
Desert in Landers, Calif.
Aug. 13, 2013. An Indian policewoman helps her
comrade who fainted during the full-dress rehearsal
for India's Independence Day celebrations in the
southern Indian city of Chennai.
Aug. 14, 2013. An Egyptian woman tries to stop a military
bulldozer from hurting a wounded youth during clashes
that broke out as Egyptian security forces moved in to
disperse supporters of Egypt's deposed president
Mohamed Morsi in a huge protest camp near Rabaa alAdawiya mosque in eastern Cairo.
Aug. 15, 2013. A Bahraini protestor sits next to a tree to rest during the
clashes with riot police following an anti-regime protest in the village
of Abu Saiba, west of Manama.1
Aug. 16, 2013. Fellow demonstrators carry the lifeless body of a man fatally wounded during clashes between pro-Muslim
Brotherhood demonstrators and Egyptian security forces in the Ramses district of Cairo.
Aug. 17, 2013. Adan Sheikh Abdi Sheikh, who has been sentenced to death for the murder of journalist Hassan Yusuf
Absuge, stands tied to a pole before he is executed by shooting at close range at the Iskola Bulisiya square in the capital
Aug. 18, 2013. Juventus players celebrate with the
trophy after winning their Italian Super Cup match
against Lazio at the Olympic stadium in Rome.
Aug. 19, 2013. Women wait for
services at the Ahmed Shah
Baba Hospital in Kabul.
Aug. 20, 2013. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is
escorted into a courthouse in Fort
Meade, Md., before a hearing in his court
Aug. 21, 2013. Bodies of people activists say were
killed by nerve gas in the Ghouta region are seen in
the Duma neighbourhood of Damascus, Syria.
Aug. 22, 2013. A supporter of former Egyptian President Hosni
Mubarak plays the trumpet at the gates of the Maadi Military
Hospital where Mr. Mubarak was admited after being released
from Tora Prison on the outskirts of Cairo.
Aug. 23, 2013. Dozens of residents were
evacuated when two adjoining
apartment buildings caught fire in the
Madrid neighborhood of Tetuan.
Aug. 24, 2013. Visitors run away as
waves from a tidal bore surge past a
barrier on the banks of Qiantang River,
in Hangzhou Zhejiang province, China.
Aug. 25, 2013. A man runs up the "gostra," a pole covered in grease, during the
religious feast of St Julian, patron of the town of St Julian's, outside Valletta, Malta.
Aug. 26, 2013. A captured wild male black rhino
named Sero at Lewa Wildlife looks out from its crate
at Lewa conservancy in Kenya.
Aug. 27, 2013. A Palestinian girl
play outside her family's tent in
a poverty-stricken quarter of
the town of Younis, in the
southern Gaza Strip.
Aug. 28, 2013. Spanish bullfighter David
Mora, left, and Juan Jose Padilla wait to do
the paseillo or ritual entrance to the arena
before a bullfight, in Toro, Spain.
Aug. 29, 2013. A newly married couple walks up
a hill with a view of the city of Antakya, Turkey.
Aug. 30, 2013. Lightning strikes
the Grand Canyon in Arizona.
Aug. 31, 2013. A young Syrian man is executed by
anti-regime rebels in the town of Keferghan, near
Sept. 1, 2013. Storks fly over the border
between Turkey and Syria, as they prepare to
migrate in Hatay, Turkey.
Sept. 2, 2013. Smoke from the fires below Pilot Peak
intermingles with clouds from an arriving weather front as
firefighters begin to get the Rim Fire under control.
Sept. 3, 2013. Jewish worshippers pray at
the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest prayer
site, in Jerusalem's Old City.
Sept. 4, 2013. Lawrence Payne practices backflips on his front
lawn in the Six Mile Gratiot neighborhood of Detroit, Mich.
Sept. 5, 2013. Nick Vujicic, an Australian motivational
speaker who was born without limbs, swims with sharks
at the Marine Life Park in Singapore.
Sept. 6, 2013. A reflection of the
rubber duck designed by Dutch artist
Florentijn Hofman on the water at
Beijing Garden Expo Park in Beijing.
Sept. 7, 2013. Former basketball star Dennis Rodman
displays a photograph he took with North Korean
leader Kim Jong-un as he arrives at Beijing Capital
Sept. 8, 2013. Serena Williams of the United States celebrates
winning her women's singles final match against Victoria Azarenka
of Belarus on Day Fourteen of the 2013 US Open at the USTA Billie
Jean King National Tennis Center in New York City.
Sept. 9, 2013. A Palestinian child removes a
migrant quail from a net after catching it on
the beach of Gaza City.
Sept. 10, 2013. The Tribute in
Light rises above buildings in
lower Manhattan during a test
in New York.
Sept. 11, 2013. A Navy honor guard prepares a wreath
before the arrival of United States Secretary of the Interior
Sally Jewell at the Flight 93 National Memorial during
ceremonies commemorating the 12th anniversary of the
9/11 attacks on in Shanksville, Pa.
Sept. 12, 2013. A pair of water
spouts form on Lake Michigan
southeast of Kenosha, Wis.
Sept. 13, 2013. South Korean army soldiers take a
rest before they reenact the Battle of the
Naktong Bulge near the Waegwan railway bridge
in Waegwan, South Korea.
Sept. 14, 2013. A large section of
Colorado U.S. 34 completely washed
out from recent flooding of the Big
Thompson River in the Big Thompson
Canyon in Larimer County Colorado.
Sept. 15, 2013. Numerous tents are seen during the
2013 International I Camping Festival in Mount
Wugongshan of Pingxiang, Jiangxi province, China.
Sept. 16, 2013. Supporters of the Christian Democratic
Union (CDU) hold umbrellas in front of a giant portrait of
German Chancellor Angela Merkel during an election
campaign event in front of the party's headquarter in
Sept. 17, 2013. A view of the wreck of Italy's Costa
Concordia cruise ship after emerging from water
near the harbour of Giglio Porto, Italy.
Sept. 18, 2013. A Kurdish Free Syrian Army fighter
holds out a doll while his fellow fighter takes
shooting position in Ashrafieh, Aleppo, Syria.
Sept. 19, 2013. A worker tightens a rope to
raise a four-metre-high (13 ft) statue of
horses at a new housing complex at Parung
village in Bogor, Indonesia's West Java
Sept. 20, 2013. Chinese employees
cheer a customer after he bought
new iPhone at an Apple store in
Wangfujing shopping district in
Sept. 21, 2013. A woman and children hide inside
Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya after a group of
armed men attacked the upscale shopping center,
killing at least 59 people and wounding at least
Sept. 22, 2013. A Syrian man with more than half
his body burnt from an air strike leaves a field
hospital to go back home at a village turned into a
battlefield with government forces in Idlib
province, northern Syria.
Sept. 23, 2013. The brother of Staff-Sgt.
Gabriel Kobi is comforted by another
family member during his funeral in Haifa,
Sept. 24, 2013. U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) leaves after
the weekly Senate Republican Policy Committee
luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Sept. 25, 2013. Police remove the door
and push away a refrigerator as they
break into Maria Isabel Rodriguez
Romero's apartment to evict her and
her family in Madrid, Spain.
Sept. 26, 2013. Mariano Rivera #42 of the New York Yankees waves to the
crowd after leaving the game against the Tampa Bay Rays in the ninth inning
during their game at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.
Sept. 27, 2013. Kaden Bowden, son of U.S. Army Staff Sgt.
Joshua J. Bowden, looks at the casket for his father during
burial services for Staff Sgt. Bowden at Arlington National
Cemetery in Arlington, Va.
Sept. 28, 2013. Lou Hamrani, 6, walks in
the street after attending the Mini Miss
model beauty contest in Paris, France.
Sept. 29, 2013. A Free Syrian Army
fighter rests along a street in the
old city of Aleppo, Syria.
Sept. 30, 2013. Bodies of
migrants who drowned lie
on the beach in the
Sicilian village of Sampieri
Oct. 1, 2013. A U.S. Capitol Police Officer walks past a
statue of Gerald Ford, who was US president during the
1976 shutdown of the federal government, in the Rotunda
while the building was closed to tours on Capitol Hill in
Oct. 2, 2013. A raptor with a snare
attached to its leg is used by Egyptian
raptor hunters in Egypt's Western
Oct. 3, 2013. People enjoy riding on the
Teufelsrad (Devils wheel) merry-go-round
at Theresienwiese in Munich, Germany.
Oct. 4, 2013. A tourist
poses for a picture on a
bridge at the Ebrington
Square area of Derry City.
Oct. 5, 2013. Rubber ducks, all adapted into
wearing swimming caps and Special Olympic gold
medals, drifting down Huangpu River in a charity
event in Shanghai, China.
Oct. 6, 2013. A man kisses a poster of late Egyptian
President Anwar Sadat as supporters of army shout slogans
against ousted Islamist President Mohamed Mursi and
members of the Muslim Brotherhood at Sadat's tomb,
during the 40th anniversary of Egypt's attack on Israeli
forces during the 1973 war, at Cairo's Nasr City district.
Oct. 7, 2013. Reporters and
photographers question Speaker
of the House John Boehner (ROH) as he arrives at the U.S.
Capitol in Washington.
Oct. 8, 2013. Afghan National Army officers take
part in a training exercise at the Kabul Military
Training Center in Kabul.
Oct. 9, 2013. Pakistani schoolboys look
out the window of their classroom at
other classmates chanting prayers to
commemorate the anniversary of
Malala's shooting by Taliban, at a
school in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
Oct. 10, 2013. A portrait looking down on
Saturn and its rings created from images
obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft made
by amateur image processor and Cassini fan
Oct. 11, 2013. Palestinian protesters hurl rocks at Israeli soldiers during
clashes in Betunia, near the West Bank city of Ramallah.
Oct. 12, 2013. The brother of Yussef alNashmi, who died in hospital the day before
as he was detained by Bahraini authorities
since August 17, mourns over his body during
his funeral in the western Manama suburb of
Oct. 13, 2013. A White Standard
Poodle is prepared during the
World Team Dog Grooming
Championships in Barcelona,
Oct. 14, 2013. Pakistani schoolgirls, who were displaced with
their families from Pakistan's tribal areas due to fighting
between the Taliban and the army, sing with their teacher
before starting their classes, at their makeshift school on the
outskirts of Islamabad.
Oct. 15, 2013. Pigeons rest on a metallic
structure at Kotzia square, in front of Athens'
Oct. 16, 2013. A Christian pilgrim
immerses himself in the waters of the
Jordan River at Yardenit Baptismal Site
near Tiberias in northern Israel.
Oct. 17, 2013. Plumes of smoke were visible from Bondi Beach after strong north westerly winds and high temperatures
resulted in dozens of bush fires across great Sydney, the Blue Mountains and the Southern Highlands in Australia.
Oct. 18, 2013. An Afghan policeman
keeps watch at the site of an attack in
Oct. 19, 2013. Participants fight
during fire war ceremony at Dalem
Temple in Tuban, Kuta, Indonesia.
Oct. 20, 2013. Royal Marine Cadets
prepare ahead of National Trafalgar
Day in London.
Oct. 21, 2013. A pier damaged by Superstorm
Sandy in October 2012 sits in Long Branch, N.J.
Oct. 22, 2013. A boy stands on a whale shark
towed by fishermen along the coast of Surabaya
in eastern Java island to be sold to prospective
buyers after getting entangled in a fishing net.
Oct. 23, 2013. The official portrait for the christening of Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge, photographed in The
Morning Room at Clarence House in London.
Oct. 24, 2013. German Chancellor Angela
Merkel (R) arrives for a meeting of the
European People's Party (EPP) ahead of a
European Union summit at Meise, outside
Oct. 25, 2013. An Indian street child
plays in a dry river bed after flood
waters receded in Allahabad, India.
Oct. 26, 2013. Lava flows during an
eruption of Mount Etna volcano as seen
from the village of Viagrande, near the
Sicilian town of Catania, Italy.
Oct. 27, 2013. A member of staff
demonstrates a massage using pythons at
Bali Heritage Reflexology and Spa in
Oct. 28, 2013. Workers use backhoes to dig
through the rubble as the demolition of Sandy
Hook Elementary School continues, in
Oct. 29, 2013. Residents plant beach grass on protective sand dunes in the Breezy Point neighborhood on
the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy in the Queens borough of New York City.
Oct. 30, 2013. Jonny Gomes #5 of the Boston Red Sox slides safely into home plate as Yadier Molina #4 of the St. Louis
Cardinals tries to make the play during Game Six of the 2013 World Series at Fenway Park in Boston, Mass.
Oct. 31, 2013. Protesters wearing
Batman costumes stand over the Carioca
Aqueduct, also know as Arcos da Lapa,
during a demonstration in Rio de
Nov. 1, 2013. Yves Rossy, known as
the Jetman, drops from a
helicopter to fly near Mount Fuji in
this handout photograph released
by Breitling SA.
Nov. 2, 2013. David Ferrer (L) of Spain and his
compatriot Rafael Nadal (R) during a break in their
semi final match at the BNP Paribas 2013 Masters
tennis tournament in Paris.
Nov. 3, 2013. A Kosovo
Albanian man leaves a
polling station in Pristina.
Nov. 4, 2013. Indian Hindu devotees gather to
collect scattered rice to celebrate the
Annakut ritual on the second day of Diwali in
Nov. 5, 2013. A US Marine braces himself against the
wind as Marine One carrying the U.S. President arrives
at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in
Nov. 6, 2013. A fake dead horse is
seen on set for a television show
being filmed in the Lower East Side
neighborhood of the Manhattan
borough of New York City.
Nov. 7, 2013. Antonio Acuna, 7, plays
dress up with a wig and high heel
shoes at the factory where he lives
with his family after the
postponement of the demolition of
their homes in Madrid.
Nov. 8, 2013. Students walks between chilli
trees covered by ash from Sinabung Mount as
they return home at Kuta Rakyat village in Karo
district, Indonesia's north Sumatra province.
Nov. 9, 2013. An activist for the independence of Western
Sahara places a sticker on a dog during an annual protest
organized by the state coordinator of associations of
solidarity in Madrid.
Nov. 10, 2013. Indian camel herders sit
near their camels during the annual
cattle fair in Pushkar, in the western
Indian state of Rajasthan, India.
Nov. 11, 2013. Sarah Stanczyk lays
covered up at the gravesite of her
husband, SFC David Metzger, who
was killed in Afghanistan in 2009,
at Section 60 in Arlington
Cemetery on Veterans Day.
Nov. 12, 2013. Iranian Muslim Shiite
boys impersonating the role of
genies, the spiritual creatures
mentioned in the Quran, take part
in the annual religious performance
of "Taazieh," in the Iranian town of
Noosh Abad near the central city of
Nov. 13, 2013. A woman rests on a
roadside with her family's
belongings near the Typhoon
Haiyan ravaged town of Tacloban,
Nov. 14, 2013. Palestinians look at Hamas militants as
they rappel down a building during a military parade
marking the first anniversary of the eight-day conflict
with Israel, in Gaza City.
Nov. 15, 2013. Miles Scott, dressed
as Batkid, right, runs with Batman
after saving a damsel in distress in
Nov. 16, 2013. People play by a fire in a
neighborhood destroyed by Typhoon
Haiyan in Tacloban, the Philippines.
Nov. 17, 2013. People demonstrate violently in the street
in Bangui, Central African Republic, demanding that
President Djotodia steps down following the murder of a
magistrate shot dead the night before.
Nov. 18, 2013. An aerial image
shows the devastation caused by
a tornado which struck the town
of Washington, Ill.
Nov. 19, 2013. A man fans flames of a fire
in Leyte, Philippines a week after Typhoon
Nov. 20, 2013. People play football
and basketball in Manaus, Brazil.
Nov. 21, 2013. An Indian woman cries
while her baby is missing after a fire in
Ambedkar Nagar slum in Mumbai, India.
Nov. 22, 2013. The news media arrived
early Friday morning to cover the 50thanniversary commemoration of John F.
Kennedy's assassination in Dealey Plaza
in Dallas, Tx.
Nov. 23, 2013. Tribesmen lead their
camels through the sand dunes of the
Liwa desert, 220 kms west of Abu Dhabi.
Nov. 24, 2013. An aerial view at night of the
downtown Chicago skyline.
Nov. 25, 2013. Pope Francis receives in audience
the President of Russia Vladimir Putin during a
private audience in the private library of the
Apostolic Palace in the Vatican.
Nov. 26, 2013. Afghan Army soldiers exercise
under a picture of Afghanistan's President
Hamid Karzai at a training facility in the outskirts
Nov. 27, 2013. The chains around the ankle
of eleven-year-old He Zili are seen in the
boy's home in Zhejiang province, China.
Nov. 28, 2013. The Elf on the Shelf balloon
floats down Sixth Avenue during the 87th
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York.
Nov. 29, 2013. An Egyptian man walks amid tear gas during
clashes between Egyptian security forces and the Muslim
Brotherhood following a demonstration in Cairo.
Nov. 30, 2013. Stand-up paddle boarders row past before the
lighting ceremony for Rio de Janeiro's famed floating Christmas
tree in Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Dec. 1, 2013. A Metro-North
passenger train derailed in the
Bronx borough of New York.
Dec. 2, 2013. Surfers paddle on boards in the
Mediterranean Sea off the shore of Tel Aviv,
Dec. 3, 2013. Members of the Civil Police's Core
Coordination of Special Assets unit train in a mock
favela at the Police City, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Dec. 4, 2013. A general view of the welcoming ceremony presided
over by French Interior Minister, of the new promotion of new
police officers at the Prefecture de police in Paris, France.
Dec. 5, 2013. Wounded Christians and
Muslims at the community hospital in
Bangui. Aid workers and medical staff
treated roughly 100 victims, and around
50 bodies were brought to the hospital.
Dec. 6, 2013. Flowers are placed at the
foot of a statue of former South African
President Nelson Mandela at the South
African embassy in Washington. The
iconic anti-apartheid leader died on
December 5 at the age of 95.
Dec. 7, 2013. Palestinians look out a window of
a building damaged by an Israeli air strikes in
the past during a rally marking the 46th
anniversary of the founding of the Popular
Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), in
Dec. 8, 2013. Parishioners attend church
services at Regina Mundo Catholic Church as
South Africans observe a national day of
prayer for Nelson Mandela in Soweto, South
Dec. 9, 2013 Ultra-Orthodox Jews gather during a
protest against their military conscription outside
a military prison on in Atlit, Israel.
Dec. 10, 2013. Attendees look down into a
stadium entrance at the state memorial
service for former South African President
Nelson Mandela in the Soweto township of
Dec. 11, 2013. An aquarium staff member dressed in a
Santa Claus costume embraces a Zebra shark as he swims
with fish inside the Sunshine International Aquarium in
Dec. 12, 2013. Ukrainian and European
Union flags fly over the newly-erected
barricades at Independence Square in Kiev,
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Dec. 13, 2013. North Korean subway commuters
gather around a public newspaper stand on the
train platform in Pyongyang, North Korea to read
the headlines about Jang Song Thaek, North
Korean leader Kim Jong Un's uncle who was
executed as a traitor.
Dec 14, 2013. A Christmas decoration lies on display near the
former site of Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown,
Connecticut. One year ago Adam Lanza shot and killed 20 first
graders and six adults at the school. Newtown decided not to
hold a public memorial on the anniversary out of respect for
victims' survivors, and the town appealed for privacy.
Dec. 15, 2013. A local boy, Anda, looks out from his hut's window
at the burial ground of late former South African President Nelson
Mandela ahead of his funeral in Qunu, South Africa.
Dec. 16, 2013. Labor
Minister Ursula von der
Leyen, Christian Social
Union (CSU) Bundestag
faction leader Gerda
Hasselfeld, leader of the
Christian Democratic Union
(CDU) and Chancellor
Angel Merkel, Thomas
Oppermann of the Social
Democratic Party (SPD),
CDU parliamentary faction
leader Volker Kauder, CDU
secretary general Hermann
Ronald Pofalla, SPD
Chairman Sigmar Gabriel
and SPD parliamentary
faction leader Frank-Walter
Steinmeier (clockwise from
top) talk informally after the
ceremony in Berlin.
Dec. 17, 2013. A Newari
woman, with her lips and face
painted to depict a deity, sits
inside a house before she takes
part in a parade to celebrate the
Yamari Puni festival in
Dec. 18, 2013. A woman
stands in a corridor of a
building in the Christian
camp for internally
displaced people (IDP) in
Dec. 19, 2013. A view
looking up from the
Rotunda of the US Capitol
before a tour of the dome in
Dec. 20, 2013. A jockey and his
horse fall as they compete in a
purebred Arabian horse race
on the sidelines of the Mazayin
Dhafra Camel Festival in the
desert, 150 kilometres west of
the United Arab Emirates'
capital Abu Dhabi.
Dec. 21, 2013. Smoke
rises after an attack on
gas pipelines that feed
Dec. 22, 2013. A layer of ice coats the leaves of a
Japanese maple tree after an ice storm in
Dec. 23, 2013. Family members displaced by recent fighting in South Sudan sit
around a sick child in a makeshift shelter inside the United Nations Mission in
Sudan (UNAMIS) facility in Jabel, on the outskirts of the capital Juba.
Dec. 24, 2013. Pope Francis kisses a
statue of baby Jesus as he celebrates
the Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter's
Basilica at the Vatican, Italy.
Dec. 25, 2013. Filipino relatives visit graves of their loved ones on
Christmas Day outside a Catholic church turned into a mass grave in
the typhoon devastated village of San Joaquin, near the town of
Palo, Leyte Province, Philippines.
Dec. 26, 2013. Indians offer
milk during a prayer
ceremony to commemorate
the 9th anniversary of the
2004 Tsunami, on Marina
beach, in Chennai, India.
Dec. 27, 2013. Friends and relatives of
Yanguere Richard, 21, carry his remains to
the burial grounds in Bangui. Richard was
killed in the inter-religious fighting in Bangui,
Central African Republic.
Dec. 28, 2013. A reveller takes part in
the battle of 'Enfarinats', a flour fight
in celebration of the Els Enfarinats
festival in Ibi, Spain.
Dec. 29, 2013. Bangladesh Natinonalist Party (BNP) supported lawyers are hit by a
police water cannon in front of the main gate of the Supreme Court during the
March For Democracy protest rally in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Dec. 30, 2013. United States Marines support a
100 yard American flag during pre-game
ceremonies at the Holiday Bowl NCAA college
football game in San Diego.
Dec. 31, 2013. Light and laser illuminate the Great Wall of China
to celebrate the new year before a new year countdown event
at the Badaling section of the Great Wall, in Beijing, China.
The Year in 365
Source : lightbox.time.com