News Photos Of The Year 2010 (Part 2)
After the Part 1 of the news photos of the year 2010 now check out the part 2 in this series. This part 2 includes the soccer world cup, worst rain fall in Europe, hottest summer in Russia and the worst floods in Pakistan. The details of each photo can be find out at Boston/Bigpicture
Lightning streaks across the sky as lava flows from an Icelandic volcano in Eyjafjallajokul April 17, 2010. The volcano spewed ash into the air for weeks, wreaking havoc on flights across Europe.
Lighthouse Christian School teacher Heather Harrell reacts after finding her grandmother’s Bible in her classroom that was destroyed by the flood in Antioch
BP CEO Tony Hayward prepares to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Oversight and Investigations subcommittee hearing on the role of BP in the Deepwater Horizon Explosion and oil spill on June 17, 2010.
Prior to the 2010 World Cup, a fan waves a South African flag during a parade for Bafana Bafana, the South African national soccer team
Landon Donovan of the United States (front left) celebrates after scoring a goal with fellow team members Clint Dempsey (back left) and Edson Buddle, during the World Cup
Two year-old octopus Paul, the so-called “octopus oracle” predicts Spain’s 2010 soccer World Cup final victory over The Netherlands by opening and choosing a mussel from a glass box decorated with the Spanish national flag
An airplane passes in front of a rainbow above the Mediterranean sea
A man takes a picture inside the British pavilion, a structure bristling with long acrylic rods with seeds embedded inside
German police officers lift a woman from the crowd of revelers outside a tunnel at the Love Parade “The art of Love” in the western German city of Duisburg July 24, 2010. A stampede killed at least 19 people after mass panic broke out in a tunnel
On February 13, 2010 NASA’s Cassini spacecraft approached close to Saturn’s moon Mimas, approximately 70,000 km away, and created this image of the icy satellite.
Two-year-old Dhoal, a child suffering from severe malnutrition, is swarmed with flies
Pilot Capt. Brian Bews parachutes to safety just as his CF-18 fighter jet plummets to the ground during a practice
After months of heavy rainfall caused some of the worst floods Europe has seen in decades, farmers help a horse to jump into an amphibious vehicle
A violent anti-G20 protester, using Black Bloc tactics, throws a chair through the window
In seawater covered by a thick layer of spilled oil, two Chinese firefighters, Zheng Zhanhong (center) and Han Xiaoxiong (top right) attempt to rescue their fellow firefighter
The pack of riders including HTC Columbia’s team rider Mark Cavendish (3rd from right) crash during their sprint
A boy dances in the rain during a heavy tropical shower in a street of Havana
As central Russia suffered through its hottest summer since record-keeping began 130 years ago
Starting in July and lasting for months, some of the worst flooding in Pakistan’s history took place
Pakistani villagers raise hands to get food dropped from an army helicopter at a flood-hit area of Kot Addu, in central Pakistan
A soldier evacuating residents carries a flood victim to a helicopter in Sanawa, Pakistan’s on August 5, 2010.
Smoke comes from the car of Toro Rosso’s Spanish driver Jaime Alguersuari at the Hungaroring circuit on August 01, 2010
An Afghan detainee sits in the entrance to a bunker while under guard by US Marines from India Company
Phillip Serwinowski (center), father of Lance Cpl. Timothy G. Serwinowski, rests his head on the forehead of Marine Lance Cpl. Nathan McCormack of Garden City, Michigan as he presents the flag to the family outside Amigone Funeral Home on Sheridan Dr. in Tonawanda, New York on Saturday, June 26, 2010.
U.S. Army Sgt. Jonathan Duralde (right) and Sgt. Luis Gamarra of Bravo Troop 1-71 CAV react and hold hands as they fight pain from injuries they suffered from an IED blast
The first of the 140,000 music fans due at this year’s Glastonbury Festival enjoy the sunset at Worthy Farm
A visitor stands on the artwork “Floor” created by South Korean artist Do Ho-suh at the Hong Kong International Art Fair on May 28, 2010.
Spanish matador Julio Aparicio is gored by a bull, its horn piercing his throat, during a bullfight at the San Isidro Feria in the Las Ventas bullring in Madrid on May 21, 2010. Aparicio underwent surgery and is out of critical danger.
An Afghan boy prepares to bowl a ball while playing cricket inside the ruins of a compound
A tremendous sinkhole caused by the heavy rains of Tropical Storm Agatha in Guatemala City
A rioter uses a door as a shield as he is fired on by a metro police officer during a protest at the Phomolong
Smoke and flames rise seconds after a cargo plane crashed at the entrance to Denali National Park, in central Alaska
A woman kisses the shrouded body of her four-year-old niece, Zainab, who was killed in a Baghdad bombing
In this Feb. 13, 2010 file photo, Ion Banner loses control on a giant wave during the first heat of the Mavericks surfing contest in Half Moon Bay, California.
A child poses for her mother in front of the China Pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo site April 25, 2010.
Source : Boston/Bigpicture