April A Sudan Armed Forces soldier lies dead in a pool of oil next to a leaking oil facility. He had engaged in heavy fighting with Sudan People's Liberation Army troops from South Sudan. CNN - A Year in Photos 2012
Altaf Qadri (India)- New Dehli, India Rajesh Kumar Sharma, along with his friend, founded the free school for underprivileged children under a metro bridge a year ago. He teaches at least 45 children every day.
March 2013 Emperor Penguin, Antarctica Photograph by Paul Nicklen, National Geographic This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features Preparing to launch from the sea to the sea ice, an emperor penguin reaches maximum speed.
The prize Sports – 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.