JUST A FEW OF REUTERS’ PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE YEAR
It’s that time of year:
Captions direct from source.
European Council President Herman Van Rompuyn, right, stands on his own as leaders talk with U.S. President Barack Obama, 3rd left, during the NATO Summit in Lisbon, November 19, 2010.
Family members of miners trapped underground in the Pike River coal mine react after learning of a second explosion in the mine at a briefing by mine authorities and police in Greymouth on November 24, 2010.
Competitors wait backstage during the final rehearsal before the participating in the Miss ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) peace pageant at the Miatta conference centre in the Sierra Leonean capital Freetown, November 13, 2010.
An African man, who crossed illegally into Israel from Egypt, sits on the ground after being detained by Israel's military (not seen) some 50 kilometres (31 miles) north of the southern city of Eilat November 22, 2010.
Myanmar's ethnic Karen children play as heavy rain hits their Mae La refugee camp outside Mae Sot near the Thai-Myanmar border October 14, 2010.
Female North Korean soldiers march during a military parade to commemorate the 65th anniversary of founding of the Workers' Party of Korea in Pyongyang October 10, 2010.
Britain's Prince Philip sits in his chauffered car as it is caught in traffic caused by protesting fire fighters walking towards Downing Street, in London November 17, 2010.
Rescue workers try to push a humpback whale that had became stranded back out to sea at Geriba beach in Buzios, 192 kilometers (119 miles) from Rio de Janeiro, October 26, 2010. The whales migrate north from Antarctica to mate from July to November off the coast of Brazil.