Best Reuters photos of the year 2013
From catastrophic natural disasters to the conflict in Syria to the massacre at the Westgate mall in Kenya, 2013 has seen it all, and its most defining moments were caught on camera as they unfolded.
As the end of the year draws near, news agency Reuters has released a collection of some of the most striking images from its global coverage of news, entertainment and sport.
An image of a hand poking out from under the rubble of a collapsed building in Bangladesh appears alongside pictures of President Barack Obama's second-term inauguration and a photo of a man getting gored by a bull during the sixth running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain.
Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, appearing with baby Prince George outside the hospital he was born in also feature, as does Pope Francis.
A photo of Emirates Team New Zealand racing in the America's Cup appears in the 93-image gallery, taken by photographer Peter Andrews who had a broken leg at the time.