Present to you a selection of impressive and vivid images that effectively convey the essence of what is happening around the world this year. Watch and marvel!
1. Meeting Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin as part of the “Big Eight” in Northern Ireland. Photo Kevin Lamarque / Reuters
2. Tourists take pictures of a huge wave during a storm in the province of Guangzhou in China. Photos Chance Chan / Reuters
3. Donald Farmer O’Reilly tries to save the sheep missing after heavy snowfall. Northern Ireland.
4. Passenger plane lands at the airport in London during the full moon in June 2013. Photo Toby Melville / Reuters
5. One of the participants in a religious festival in Malta runs on a slippery log. Photo Darrin Zammit Lupi / Reuters
6. Couple dancing in a gay club in St. Petersburg during the debate in the Duma to ban gay propaganda as “the main threat to the state.” Photo Alexander Demianchuk / Reuters
7. Rescue little girl during a terrorist attack at a mall in Nairobi, Kenya. Photography Goran Tomasevic / Reuters
8. Dan McManus in flight on a hang glider with his faithful dog, Shadow. Photo Jim Urquhart / Reuters
9. Firefighters extinguish a burning house in the state of California, USA.
10. North Korean female guards during patrol.
11. Bali resident performs a ritual “Fire Dance.”
12. Belgian street police that protesters firefighters “doused with foam.” October, Brussels
13. Children playing in the Somali capital Mogadishu. Photo Feisal Omar / Reuters
14. Woman sunbathing at the walls of the Peter and Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg.
15. Athlete from South Africa during racing on Latin America. Dakar Rally 2013. Photo Jacky Naegelen / Reuters
16. Vladimir Putin meets representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church and the Kremlin. February 1, 2013.