Introducing the third and final part of the collection of the most beautiful, dramatic and sometimes scandalous pictures taken by Reuters photographers around the world in 2011.
The second part.
1. American soldiers in a makeshift gym at the outpost in Helmand province in Afghanistan. © Finbarr O'Reilly / Reuters
2. Spontaneous gold mining near the village Panompa in Thailand. Nearby is the country's largest gold-mine Chatra. © Damir Sagolj / Reuters
3. A demonstrator kicks gas grenade during anti-government protests in Valparaiso, Chile. © Nano Rodriguez / Reuters