Jorge Aguilar motorcycle pilot during Chilean leg of Dakar 2013 rally. January 10, 2013.
A child in a Kiev swimming pool, where kids as young as three months old are given swimming lessons. March 13, 2013.
Holi festival, also known as the ‘festival of colors’ in the Indian city of Vrindavan. The holiday symbolizes coming of spring. March 27, 2013.
AP Photo/Kevin Frayer
Stewart Crawford of Ireland, falls from his horse during the Grand National equestrian event at Liverpool’s hippodrome. April 4, 2013.
Construction of the world’s tallest (14 meters) statue of Pope John Paul II in Polish city of Czestochowa. April 7, 2013.
Opening ceremony for the Rijksmuseum (State Museum) of Amsterdam after decade-long renovation. April 13, 2013.
Funeral for Margaret Thatcher, former Prime Minister of Great Britain, at St Paul’s Cathedral, London. April 17, 2013.
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Eruption of the Tungurahua volcano, located 180 kilometers away from Ecuador’s capital Quito. May 8, 2013.
Performer at the Bodies in Urban Spaces art installation in Porto, Portugal. June 6, 2013.
Violent clashes between protestors and the police on Taksim square in Istanbul, prompted by the authorities announcing removal of the Gezi park. July 11, 2013.
Chilean students demand education system reform. The protests engulfed several cities, including Santiago (depicted). July 13, 2013.
Russian national synchronized swimming team wins gold at the 2013 World Aquatics Championships in Barcelona. July 21, 2013.
Spanish senate recognizes bullfighting national heritage. The photo depicts famous bullfighter Alejandro Talavante in Valencia. July 27, 2013.
Cleanup efforts in Rayong province of Thailand after a 27 July 50-tonne oil spill from a tanker in Gulf of Thailand. July 30, 2013.
Clashes between governmental forces and insurgents in south Philippines. September 12, 2013.
EPA/DENNIS M. SABANGAN
Aftermath of a powerful flood in Colorado, caused by heavy showers. Six people died, over 1200 were declared missing. September 14, 2013.
AP Photo/John Wark
Soyuz TMA-11M taking off from Baikonur cosmodrome, carrying on board the Olympic torch ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. November 7, 2013.
Egyptian rally in support of victims of the “Mohammed Mahmoud massacre” – clashes which happened in 2011 near Egypt’s Interior Ministry in Cairo. November 19, 2013.
Member of ski jumping world cup in the German city of Klingenthal during qualifying round. November 22, 2013.
London skyscrapers piercing through the clouds. The shot was taken from a spec ops unit of the London Metropolitan police. December 12, 2013
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