Best Photos Of The Year 2009 From Reuters ( Part 3 )
Here we present the selection of the best photos of the year 2009 on the version of agency Reuters. Hope you have already enjoyed the (Part 1) and (Part 2) selection. Check out this photos after the jump …
U.S. President Barack Obama smiled, made a comment on regulatory reform in the East Room of the White House in Washington October 9, 2009. Earlier in the day, Obama was awarded the Nobel Prize 2009. (REUTERS / Jim Young)
Miguel Cotto of Puerto Rico rises from the ring before referee Kenny Bayless sends Filipino Manny Pakuayo in a neutral corner during the fourth round of the battle for the welterweight championship of weight in the ring «MGM Grand Garden Arena» in Las Vegas on Nov. 14, 2009. Pakuayo won the title in the 12-round bout. (REUTERS / Steve Marcus)
A man peeping from the window. The security person taking the guard.
People watching at the crashed plane. While the rescue team searching for the injured persons.
Benji Marshall from New Zealand struggles with a gift from Australia during the Rugby League match in Brisbane, May 8, 2009. (REUTERS / Jason O’Brien)
An Israeli soldier guarding the ballot box during the elections at a military base on Mount Hermon in the Golan Heights – a strategic point, which Israel captured from Syria in the 1967 Middle East war. Israel’s national elections, most likely, will present drama, said yesterday pollsters. Reportedly, the party of Benjamin Netanyahu, should win the election.
A Palestinian throws a stone at Israeli soldiers on a background of smoke from burning tires during clashes in the Kalandia checkpoint near the West Bank of the Jordan River in the city of Ramallah October 9, 2009. On Thursday, Palestinian leaders announced a one-day general strike and warned of protests around Jerusalem, where collisions in the hot spots at the mosque of al-Aqsa mosque two weeks ago gave rise to protests in the city. (REUTERS / Yannis Behrakis)
Grandmother hit penalty during a training session from Tzaneen in Limpopo province about 600 kilometers from Johannesburg October 8, 2009. Fever at the World Cup came even before the old ladies in South Africa. Hundreds of poor older women in aprons and skirts have decided to fight for the ball.
Olympic and world champion ran Useynov Bolt of Jamaica is feeding three baby cheetahs at the Kenya Wildlife Center in the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Nov. 2, 2009. Bolt sheltered cheetah named Lightning during startup program “adoption” of animals in a shelter for animals in Nairobi.
Algerian police ran for cover during clashes with demonstrators in the district Diar Echams in Algiers October 20, 2009. The demonstrators threw stones and firebombs at police in the capital of Algeria on the second day of protests over living conditions.
Abdullah of Saudi Arabia (center) takes part in the presentation with the participation of Saudi princes in the 24th festival of culture and heritage on the outskirts of Riyadh, 10 March 2009.
Aaron Grayder riding on a “well armed” from the U.S. jumps to the finish line in the seventh and final races during the Dubai Cup March 28, 2009. Dubai Cup, the prize fund which is 6 million, is the richest prize in horse racing.
Military instructor (center) conducts training in a summer camp for boys in the village of Ovens, 70 kilometers east of Minsk, August 4, 2009.
Palestinian goes through a tunnel used by smugglers during its reconstruction in Rafah near the Gaza border with Egypt on Jan. 22, 2009. Hundreds of Palestinians arrived at the Gaza border with Egypt, to try to restore the smuggling tunnels destroyed by Israel during the 22-day attacks, and to restore trade ties with the territories ruled by members of Hamas.
Israeli party leader «Likud» Benjamin Netanyahu (center) at the funeral of Rabbi Abraham Ravittsa in Jerusalem January 26, 2009. Ravitts was chairman of the Jewish religious party «Degel Hatorah» in the Israeli parliament. He suffered from heart disease and died at the age of 75 years.
Israeli police officers under the guise of fighting a Palestinian, whose son was detained during the protests in East Jerusalem area of Ras al-Amud, October 9, 2009. On Thursday, Palestinian leaders reported a general strike and warned of further protests in the Muslim day of Friday prayers in the mosque al-Aqsa Mosque. Israel said it does not take warnings about a general uprising of Palestine in earnest.
Firefighters take away from the stadium of a young man injured during a qualifying match for FIFA World Cup 2010 between Cote d’Ivoire and Malawi in Abidjan on 29 March 2009. At least 19 people were killed on Sunday when the pressure of wanting to see the match could not stand the stadium wall. Then the police used tear gas to clear the place, causing a crush, which seriously affected many viewers.
Michael Hussey of Australia (right) was defeated Johan Botha (not pictured) from South Africa during the first match of cricket in Johannesburg on 27 mat 2009.
Islamist Jihad, Khaled al-Kafarna mourns at a funeral in the northern Gaza town of Beit Hanoun on February 9, 2009. Islamic Jihad said that the Israeli army killed a Palestinian militant who tried to attack an Israeli patrol along the border with the Gaza Strip, ruled by members of Hamas. The Israeli military, in turn, reported that the terrorist was killed trying to cross the border with Gaza.
Jew lying on the floor during the prayer in honor of Tisha B’Av at the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City the morning of July 30, 2009. Tisha B’Av – a day of fasting and lament – means the date in the Jewish calendar, when they were destroyed by the First and Second Temples in the sixth century BC Babylon and in the first century AD Romans, respectively.
Tourists pass by the ultra-Orthodox Jews during a protest rally in Jerusalem on Aug. 8, 2009. Israeli police dragged a few Jews, blocked off passage in the Old City of Jerusalem on Saturday during a protest against the public parking.
High school students to start the examination in a government school in Riyadh on Feb. 7, 2009. Tens of thousands of elementary, middle and high schools of Saudi Arabia began their week-long exams in the middle quarters.