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  • 2013 World Press Photo Winners

    The 2013 World Press Photo of the year by Paul Hansen, Sweden, for Dagens Nyheter: Two-year-old Suhaib Hijazi and her three-year-old brother Muhammad who were killed when their house was destroyed by an Israeli missile strike. Their father, Fouad, was also killed and their mother was put in intensive care.
    Paul Hansen/Dagens Nyheter/AP
  • 2013 World Press Photo Winners

    1st prize Daily Life Stories by Fausto Podavini, Italy: Despite her husband's life-threatening disease, Mirella devoted her life to assisting Luigi, trying to be positive and reassuring, looking after him with intense love and respect. Everyday care, usually done in a few minutes, takes hours when it concerns someone with dementia.
    Fausto Podavini/AP Photo
  • 2013 World Press Photo Winners

    The bodies of Lesbia Altamirano and Wilmer Orbera lie on the floor of a pool hall after being attacked by unidentified masked assailants in Choloma on the outskirts of San Pedro Sula, Honduras. This photo by Associated Press photographer Esteban Felix won the second place prize for the Contemporary Issues singles category in the World Press Photo 2013 photo contest.
    Esteban Felix/AP Photo
  • 2013 World Press Photo Winners

    The 1st prize for Sports Action Single by Wei Seng Chen, Malaysia: A jockey, his feet stepped into a harness strapped to the bulls and clutching their tails, shows relief and joy at the end of a dangerous run across rice fields.
    Wei Seng Chen/AP Photo
  • 2013 World Press Photo Winners

    The 2nd prize for Sports Action Stories by Sergei Ilnitsky, Russia, for European Pressphoto Agency, shows Alaaeldin Abouelkassem of Egypt (top) in action against Peter Joppich of Germany during their Men's Foil Individual Round16 match for the London 2012 Olympic Games in London, Britain, July 31, 2012.
    Sergei Ilnitsky, European Pressphoto Agency/AP
  • 2013 World Press Photo Winners

    An image from the 1st prize for Sports Features Stories by Jan Grarup, Denmark, for Laif, shows how the Somali basketball association pays armed guards to watch over and protect Suweys and her team when they play. In Mogadishu, the war-torn capital of Somalia, young women risk their lives to play basketball.
    Jan Grarup/Laif/AP
  • 2013 World Press Photo Winners

    The 2nd prize Spot News Stories by Fabio Bucciarelli, Italy, for Agence France-Presse, a Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighter takes position during the clashes against Syrian government forces in Sulemain Halabi district in Aleppo, Syria, Oct. 10, 2012.
    Fabio Bucciarelli/Agence France-Presse/AP
  • 2013 World Press Photo Winners

    The 3rd prize People for Observed Portraits Stories by Ananda van der Pluijm, Netherlands, shows Martin, after living with his dad for 10 years and staying in a youth shelter.
    Ananda van der Pluijm/AP Photo
  • 2013 World Press Photo Winners

    The 3rd prize People for Observed Portraits Single by lona Szwarc, Poland, for Redux Pictures, shows Kayla posing with her lookalike doll. American Girl is a popular line of dolls that can be customized to look exactly like their owners. Kayla poses in front of a portrait of her ancestors in Boston, Mass., Feb 19, 2012.
    Lona Szwarc/Redux Pictures/AP Photo
  • 2013 World Press Photo Winners

    The 2nd prize Prize for Staged Portraits Single by Stefen Chow, Malaysia, for Smithsonian magazine, shows a portrait of Ai Wei Wei, Beijing, China, Feb. 6, 2012.
    Stefen Chow/Smithsonian magazine/AP Photo
  • 2013 World Press Photo Winners

    Smoke rises after an Israeli forces strike in Gaza City, Nov. 18, 2012. This photo was one in a series of images by Associated Press photographer Bernat Armangue that won the first place prize in the World Press Photo 2013 photo contest for the Spot News series category.
    Bernat Armangue/AP Photo
  • 2013 World Press Photo Winners

    The 1st prize Contemporary Issues Single by Micah Albert, shows pausing in the rain, a woman working as a trash picker at the 30-acre dump, which literally spills into households of one million people living in nearby slums, wishes she had more time to look at the books she comes across. She even likes the industrial parts catalogs.
    Micah Albert/Redux Images/AP Photo
  • 2013 World Press Photo Winners

    The 2nd prize Daily Life Single by Soren Bidstrup, Denmark, for Berlingske, shows summer holiday camping. Someone is up a little too early in Jeselo, Italy, July 8, 2012.
    Soren Bidstrup/Berlingske/AP Photo
  • 2013 World Press Photo Winners

    The 3rd prize General News Stories by Daniel Berehulak, Australia, for Getty Images, shows pine trees, uprooted during last year's tsunami, lay strewn over the beach. As the one year anniversary approaches, the areas most affected by an earthquake and subsequent tsunami that left 15,848 dead and 3,305 missing according to Japan's National Police Agency continue to struggle.
    Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images/AP
  • 2013 World Press Photo Winners

    A Palestinian mourner cries during the funeral of Salem Paul Sweliem in Gaza City. This photo was one in a series of images by Associated Press photographer Bernat Armangue that won the first place prize in the World Press Photo 2013 photo contest for the Spot News series category.
    Bernat Armangue/AP Photo
  • 2013 World Press Photo Winners

    The 1st prize Nature Stories by Paul Nicklen, Canada, for National Geographic magazine shows Emperor Penguins, even though they have evolved an incredibly advanced bubble physiology the greatest challenge they face is the loss of sea ice that supports their colonies and ecosystem.
    Paul Nicklen/National Geographic/AP
  • 2013 World Press Photo Winners

    The 1st prize Nature Single by Christian Ziegler, Germany, shows the endangered Southern Cassowary feeds on the fruit of the Blue Quandang tree. Cassowaries are a keystone species in northern Australian rainforests because of their ability to carry so many big seeds such long distances, Black Mountain Road, Australia, Nov. 16, 2012.
    Christian Ziegler/AP Photo
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