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The Year in Photos of 2018
29 December 2018
A look at some of the best news photos from around the world in the year 2018.
Claudia Maquin, mother of Jakelin Caal, 7, cries during her daughter's funeral at her home village of San Antonio Secortez, in Guatemala, Dec. 25, 2018. Jakelin handed herself in to U.S. border agents earlier this month and died after developing a high fever while in the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Vehicles travel on a bridge over the partially frozen Hun river in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China, Dec. 25, 2018.
A local man removes debris from his neighborhood after a tsunami hit at Anyer in Banten, Indonesia, Dec. 24, 2018 in this photo taken by Antara Foto.
A participant takes part in a chilli-eating competition in Yichun, Jiangxi province, China, Dec. 9, 2018.
A healthcare worker sprays a room during a funeral of Kavugho Cindi Dorcas who is suspected of dying of Ebola, in Beni, North Kivu Province of Democratic Republic of Congo, Dec. 9, 2018.
The train carrying the casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes through Magnolia, Texas, Dec. 6, 2018, along the route from Spring to College Station, Texas. The 41st president who served in the office from 1989 to 1993, died Nov. 30 at the age of 94.
A migrant family, part of a caravan of thousands traveling from Central America en route to the United States, runs away from tear gas in front of the border wall between the U.S and Mexico in Tijuana, Mexico, Nov. 25, 2018.
Saleh Hassan al-Faqeh holds the hand of his four-month-old daughter, Hajar, who died at the malnutrition ward of al-Sabeen hospital in Sana'a, Yemen, Nov. 15, 2018. Fouad al-Reme, a nurse in al-Sabeen hospital, said Hajar was conscious when she came to the hospital but she suffered low oxygen levels. "She was like skin on bones, her body was emaciated," he said.
Performers in traditional dresses pass through a security screening at Jacksons International Airport in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, ahead of a visit by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, Nov. 17, 2018.
Vegetables, wood and charcoal are loaded onto the roof of a battered Peugeot, Nov. 7, 2018 in Matadi, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Families and colleagues of passengers and crew of Lion Air flight JT610 throw flowers and petals from the deck of Indonesia Navy ship KRI Banjarmasin as they visit the site of the crash to pay their tribute, at the north coast of Karawang, Indonesia, Nov. 6, 2018. A Lion Air flight crashed into the sea just minutes after taking off from Indonesia's capital, Oct. 29, 2018, in a blow to the country's aviation safety record after the lifting of bans on its airlines by the European Union and U.S.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman meets with Khashoggi family in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 23, 2018. The meeting came just days after Saudi Arabia acknowledged that Jamal Khashoggi was killed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, in what they claimed was a "fistfight."
A Honduran migrant protects his child after fellow migrants, part of a caravan trying to reach the U.S., stormed a border checkpoint in Guatemala, in Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico, Oct. 19, 2018.
The sun rises as spider webs blanket bushes at the banks of Lake Vistonida, Greece, Oct. 19, 2018.
This aerial photo shows devastation from Hurricane Michael over Mexico Beach, Florida, Oct. 12, 2018. Blocks and blocks of homes were demolished, reduced to piles of splintered lumber or mere concrete slabs, by the most powerful hurricane to hit the continental U.S. in nearly 50 years.
A boy that was injured by an aftershock receives treatment at the general hospital in Port-de-Paix, Haiti, Oct. 7, 2018. A magnitude 5.2 aftershock struck Haiti, even as survivors of the previous day's temblor were sifting through the rubble of their cinderblock homes.
An aerial view of an area devastated by an earthquake in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Oct. 1, 2018 in this photo taken by Antara Foto.
Pro-independence demonstrators throw paint at Catalan police officers during clashes in Barcelona, Spain, Sept. 29, 2018.
Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh gives his opening statement before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sept. 27, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington, regarding sexual assault allegations. The committee heard from Kavanaugh and University professor Christine Blasey Ford, who said he sexually assaulted her at a party 36 years ago.
American actor Bill Cosby is escorted out of the Montgomery County Correctional Facility, Sept. 25, 2018, in Eagleville, Pennsylvania, following his sentencing to three-to-10-year prison sentence for sexual assault.
Panicked dogs that were left caged by an owner who fled rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, are rescued by volunteer rescuer Ryan Nichols of Longview, Texas, in Leland, North Carolina, Sept. 16, 2018.
Sebastian Zietz of the United States of America wipes out during the qualifying round of the WSL Surf Ranch Pro, at the Kelly Slater Surf Ranch in Lemoore, California, Sept. 8, 2018.
Serena Williams hugs Naomi Osaka, of Japan, after Osaka defeated Williams in the women's final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sept. 8, 2018, in New York.
Swimmers compete at FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships in Eilat, Israel, Sept. 7, 2018.
Embers fly above a firefighter as he works to control a backfire as the Delta Fire burns in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, California, Sept. 6, 2018. The blaze had tripled in size overnight.
The Year in Photos of 2018
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