The most astonishing pictures of 2013

Image: Reuters releases its best photographs of the year

  • President Barack Obama’s second-term inauguration and Washington’s Capitol Hill shooting
  • Kenya’s Westgate Mall massacre and Asiana Airlines plane crash
  • Vladamir Putin, Edward Snowden and Julian Assange
  • India’s bus gang rape case, Myanmar prostests and Bali’s New Years ritual
  • The new pope, Britain’s royal baby
  • The on-going Syrian war, freedom fighters, chemical weapons
  • Destructive winter storms and deadly fires
  • Miley Cyrus twerking, grafitti artist Banksy and death of The Sopranos actor, James Gandolfini
  • Tennis championships, NFL and soccer matches

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