Every year in India, during the last full moon of the lunar month, takes place the Holi’s festival of colors, a national holiday in high emotion which marks the end of winter. Several photographer of AFP covered the event, here is a selection of images reflecting the enthusiasm of a civilisation in celebration.
Newspaper The Atlantic did a selection of photos around our way to be ultra-connected to smartphones’ screens. All taken in 2014, these cliches shows a new approach of the world, which disconnects and dehumanizes our society sometimes, or, on the contrary, which makes us closer and exposes us to the world.
One year, and his 365 days, counts 1001 stories that stir the globe and its 5 continents without exceptions. At the end of the year, we need to draw conclusions, to return on the highlights of the international news. The best and too often the worst of 2014 are seen through a selection of the 50 most meaningful photographs from Reuters, the AFP or Getty Images.
No matter if this is to illustrate a news story, a natural disaster or to highlight the testimony of victims of armed conflict, the Reuters news agency collects and distributes thousands of photos every year, taken on all continents. Terrifying, touching and intriguing images, that, for the most notable, are gathered each year in selected Reuters Photos of the Year, containing, 93 shots, to find in full below, beginning with the photographer Peter Thomas.