Une année compte des milliers d’histoires qui remuent le globe et ses 5 continents sans exceptions. En fin d’année, l’heure est au tirage de conclusions, au retour sur les faits marquants de l’actualité internationale. Le meilleur et bien trop souvent le pire de 2014 sont passés en revue à travers une sélection des 50 photographies les plus signifiantes parmi celles de Reuters ou de Getty Images.

A stray dog stands in front of a destroyed home submerged in flood waters on Sept. 30, in Srinagar, India. Yawar Nazir / Getty Images

Fireworks explode near anti-government protesters during clashes with riot police at the Independence Square in Kiev, Feb. 18. Vasily Fedosenko / Reuters

Protesters run away after police deployed tear gas during a demonstration on Nov. 24, in Ferguson, Missouri, after a St. Louis County grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown, which sparked riots in August. Justin Sullivan / Getty Images

A young girl places a rose at the Berlin Wall memorial in Bernauer Strasse, during a ceremony marking the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, in Berlin, Germany, Nov. 9. Fabrizio Bensch / Reuters

Marcus Cirillo, 5, attends the funeral procession for his father, Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, in Hamilton, Ontario, Oct. 28. Mark Blinch / Reuters

Participants drive around Tokyo as Mario Kart characters for the Real Mario Kart event in Tokyo on Nov. 16, in Tokyo, Japan. Keith Tsuji / Getty Images

WWII veteran Fred Holborn, from the Fleet Air Arm, salutes as he looks at British Legion Union flags carrying thank you messages planted in the sand on Gold Beach on June 5, near Asnelles, France. Peter Macdiarmid / Getty Images

A Miura’s fighting bull horns a runner at Calle Estafeta during the ninth day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival on July 14 in Pamplona, Spain. Pablo Blazquez Dominguez / Getty Images

Mulan Jamilah, a 6-year-old Bengal tiger, kisses caretaker Abdullah Sholeh, 33, in the garden beside their home on Jan. 20, in Malang, Indonesia. Robertus Pudyanto / Getty Images

Protesters open their umbrellas, symbols of pro-democracy movement, as they mark one month since they took to the streets in Hong Kong’s financial district on Oct. 28. Damir Sagolj / Reuters

Beyoncé performs onstage at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on Aug. 24, in Inglewood, California. Jason LaVeris / FilmMagic

In this Sept. 6, 2014 photo, Rev. Linda Hunsaker presides over the wedding of Vivian Boyack (left) and Alice Dubes (center), in Davenport, Iowa. More than seven decades after beginning their relationship, Boyack, 91, and Dubes, 90, finally got married. Thomas Geyer/ ZUMAPRESS

A teddy bear is found next to the wreckage at the site of the downed Malaysia Airlines 17 in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk region on Sept. 9. Marko Djurica / Reuters

Gabrielle Walker, 5, protests the killing of teenager Michael Brown on Aug. 17 in Ferguson, Missouri. Scott Olson / Getty Images

In Kiev Ukraine, an aerial view shows Independence Square during clashes between anti-government protesters, Interior Ministry members, and riot police on Feb. 19. Stringer . / Reuters

A demonstrator throws a tear gas container back at police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 13. Robert Cohen / MCT / St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The moon shines through the Four Towers Madrid skyscrapers on Aug. 11, in Madrid, Spain. Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno / Getty Images

Two men pass by a crack in a highway between the localities of Iquique and Alto Hospicio, Chile, April 3. FELIPE TRUEBA/EPA

The world’s shortest man Chandra Bahadur Dangi greets the tallest living man, Sultan Kosen, to mark the Guinness World Records Day in London, Nov. 13. Luke MacGregor / Reuters

A firefighter attempts to extinguish a fire that broke out on piles of reeds at a paper factory in Changde, Hunan province, Feb. 16. China Stringer Network / Reuters

A demonstrator jumps on a shield wall formed by riot police during a protest against Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro’s government in Caracas, Feb. 12. Carlos Garcia Rawlins / Reute

A U.S. flag sticks out the window of a damaged hot rod car in a suburban area after a tornado near Vilonia, Arkansas, April 28. Carlo Allegri / Reuters

These pictures show reluctant lion cubs being cajoled into jumping across a stream on Oct. 20, in Masai Mara, Kenya. Paul Goldstein/Exodus/Re/REX USA / Via exodus.co.uk

Palestinian children hold guns as they celebrate with others what they said was a victory over Israel, following a ceasefire in Gaza City, Aug. 26. Suhaib Salem / Reuters

NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman works outside the space station’s Quest airlock for the Expedition 41 crew aboard the International Space Station in this image released Oct. 8. NASA / Reuters

The first out gay NFL player, Michael Sam, accepts the Arthur Ashe Courage Award onstage during the 2014 ESPYS at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 16, in Los Angeles, California. Dilip Vishwanat / Getty Images

Pope Francis (right) kisses a girl during a special audience with business consultants at the Paul VI hall at the Vatican, Nov. 14. Alessandro Bianchi / Reuters

Dutch artist Bart Jansen turns his dead cat into a remote-controlled helicopter, June in London, Britain. Rex/REX USA

Actor Shia Labeouf wears a paper bag over his head reading “I am not famous anymore” as he arrives for the screening of “Nymphomaniac Volume I” at the 64th Annual Berlin Film Festival, in Berlin, Germany, Feb. 9. JENS KALAENE/EPA

Troops hold colored cards during a military parade celebrating Independence Day at the Zocalo square in downtown Mexico City, Sept. 16. Edgard Garrido / Reuters

White smoke rising from Mount Ontake as Japan’s volcano Ontake erupts in Nagano prefecture, central Japan. Dozens of hikers were stranded on the slopes of an erupting Japanese volcano that reportedly killed one person and left 30 more seriously injured, Sept. 27. AFP / Getty Images

Zheng Feng, an amateur climber, takes wedding pictures with his bride on a cliff in Jinhua, Zhejiang, province, China, on Oct. 26. China Daily

Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius reacts as he listens to Judge Thokozile Masipa’s judgement at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, Sept. 11. Pool New / Reuters

A view of Niagara Falls frozen over due to the extreme cold weather, Ontario, Canada, Jan. 9. The Polar Vortex brought record cold temperatures to United States and Canada. Anadolu Agency / Getty Images

The June 27 lava flow from the Kilauea Volcano moves along he ground Oct. 28, in Pahoa, Hawaii. Molten rock from the flow is inching its way towards homes in the town of Pahoa on Hawaii’s Big Island where close to a thousand people live. Andrew Hara / Getty Images

Smoke rises from Tuffah neighborhood after Israeli air strikes in Gaza City on July 29. Mohammed Saber/EPA

Miley Cyrus performs onstage during her Bangerz Tour at Rogers Arena on Feb. 14, in Vancouver, Canada. Kevin Mazur / WireImage

U.S. President Barack Obama and former U.S. President Bill Clinton speak before Obama’s speech at the Clinton Global Initiative on Sept. 23, in New York City. John Moore / Getty Images

Afghan women sit in the rafters as they watch girls compete in a taekwondo match in Herat on Nov. 13. Aref Karimi /AFP / Getty Images

A family member of a passenger from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 shouts at journalists at the Lido hotel in Beijing on March 24. Jason Lee / Reuters

A man is doused with milk and sprayed with mist after being hit by an eye irritant from security forces trying to disperse demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 20. Adrees Latif / Reuters

An orphaned baby elephant basks in a mud puddle at the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi National Park on Oct. 15. Goran Tomasevic / Reuters

Indian Hindu devotees gesture before attempting to form a human pyramid during celebrations for the Janmashtami festival, marking the birth of Hindu god Lord Krishna, in Mumbai, on Aug. 18. Indranil Mukher /AFP / Getty Images

A Balinese man throws a burned coconut husk during the “Mesabatan Api” ritual ahead of Nyepi Day on March 30, in Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia. Agung Parameswara / Getty Images

Flowers were placed on Robin Williams’ Hollywood Walk of Fame star on Aug. 12 in Los Angeles, California. Valerie Macon / Getty Images

A high wave hits the bank of Qiantang River in China’s Hangzhou, Zhejiang, province on Aug. 13. Xu Kangping/EPA

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth walks through a field of ceramic poppies that form part of the art installation “Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red” in London on Oct. 16. Luke MacGregor / Reuters

Men rescue a boy after activists said forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar Al-Assad dropped explosive barrels in Aleppo on April 6. Hosam Katan / Reuters

A Doctors Without Borders (MSF) worker in protective clothing holds a child suspected of having Ebola at a treatment center in Paynesville, Liberia, on Oct. 5. John Moore / Getty Images