2012 comes to a close and we begin to wonder what it was for each of us. What's good or bad, he brought us. The news agency Agence France Presse provided a list of the best photos that display events in 2012 worldwide. This journalistic shots. Devoted to their craft people visited the hottest spots this year. They were able to document the amazing scenes that are worth a thousand words. In each picture story. They say a lot and are able to deprive speechless.
A resident of the Netherlands from the window of his house measures the water level, Dordrecht. January 5, 2012.
Motorcyclists cross section of road damaged by an earthquake in the province of Negros Oriental, Philippines. February 9, 2012.
New taxi on a flooded parking lot in New Jersey after Hurricane Sandy, which struck in October.
Palestinian men gathered around the crater formed after the air strike on al-Dallu home in Gaza. November 18, 2012.
Clash with riot police during a 24-hour strike in Athens on October 18, 2012.
Firefighters try to extinguish a fire in Torre de Masanes near the city of Alicante, Spain. August 13, 2012.
Refugee camp "Kibati" in Goma. In the pouring rain child looks out of the tent. August 8, 2012.
Ice-covered car on the frozen shore promenade near Geneva. 5 February 2012.
Bubbling water at the dam Xiaolangdi, Henan Province, central China. The flow of water to prevent flooding. July 6, 2012.
This photo provided by NASA. Shows a farewell flight of the shuttle "Discovery" before becoming a museum piece. April 27, 2012, New York.
On Friday, January 13 off the coast of Italy crashed cruise ship "Costa Concordia».
February 21, 2012 found the smallest person on Earth. They became Chandra Bahadur Dungy. 72-year-old Nepali, only 56 centimeters in height, lives in a remote village Rimholi, 540 kilometers south-west of the capital - Kathmandu.
Abnormal cold in Europe in February 2012.
In April 2012, North Korea celebrated the 100th anniversary of the birth of the nation's founder - Kim Il Sung.
January 26 in Colorado bear wandered into the campus. Clumsy had to euthanize a tranquilizer. Subsequently, the animal was released into the wild.
Australian state of New South Wales most affected by heavy rains in March 2012.
27-year-old Tibetan Jampel Yeshi committed self-immolation in protest against the upcoming visit of Chinese President Hu Jintao's visit to New Delhi. March 26, 2012.
January 23 at the Sun there was the purse flash over the past 7 years. She was accompanied by the release of billions of tonnes of solar plasma, which flew to the Earth at a speed of 700-1000 km / sec.
January 5 at the Chinese city of Harbin, opened the largest international festival of ice sculptures, which dates back to 1963.
And finally, December 21, 2012 by the Mayan calendar held a new round of evolution.