2012 In One View
2012 was a year rich in events, from large events such as the London Olympic Games and the U.S. presidential race, and to the regional conflicts in the Middle East and Africa. Which began two years ago and the continuing "Arab Spring" is still perceptible impact on Syria and Egypt. The slow recovery from the global economic crisis has brought severe austerity measures in Europe, leading to widespread protests.
January 4, 2012. Liner "Costa Concordia" ran aground and tipped the island of Giglio. 32 passengers and crew members died after the Italian ship with some 4,200 people on board hit a shoal. "Costa Concordia" cruises in the Mediterranean, when hit a reef near the island of Giglio on Friday, a few hours after the start of the trip, the passengers sat for dinner. Ship's captain Francesco Skettino, who reportedly left the ship shortly after it crashed, lost his job and is accused of murder.
January 16, 2012. A man rides through a fire in the small village of San Bartolome de Pinares in Spain. On horseback ride through the bonfires on the night before the official day of honoring animals in honor of Saint Anthony, the patron of animals.
January 7, 2012. Leopard attacked the Indian laborer in a residential area Silpuhukhuri Indian city of Guwahati. Three people were seriously injured in attacks by wild cat before she was caught and placed in the public zoo. 40-year-old worker is fully recovered, leopard, according to press reports, set free in the Wildlife Refuge.
January 15, 2012. Overcrowded trains are preparing to hit the road after the final prayer ceremony on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
February 19, 2012. South Africa. Helicopter transports black rhino. For the seventh black rhino population moved to the area free of poachers in the Limpopo province.
February 23, 2012. A woman in a wheelchair in a clash with the police public order in the center of La Paz, Bolivia. Hundreds of people with disabilities arrived in La Paz after a protest march by about 1,600 km, lasting more than a hundred days to request that the Government of Bolivia to pay financial assistance in the amount of 3,000 bolivianos ($ 434) to every Bolivian with disabilities.
February 10, 2012. The Afghan Border Police sits in helicopter before the operation "Storm Eagle" in profintsii Helmand.
February 24, 2012. A refugee boy in Myanmar.
February 15, 2012. Police with soldiers from the bottom and top journalists are hiding in the armed uprising of prisoners in Komayagua, Honduras, north of the capital Tegucigalpa, led to the deaths of at least 360 people
March 22, 2012. North Indian city of Allahabad. Farmer carries basket of cucumbers grown them on the market for sale.
March 2, 2012. Greg Cook hugs his dog named Coco after her release from the ruins of the house of Greg in East Limestone, Alabama, USA. Several tornadoes swept over the area, carrying heavy damage in Limestone and Madison counties.
March 14, 2012. A man stands in a crumbling building of the Bulgarian Communist Party on Mount Bazludzha, in central Bulgaria. More than two decades after the fall of the communist regime, which it had to glorify the communist era monument still stands, creating problems for the Bulgarian authorities, who can neither support nor dismantle it.
March 27, 2012. Jakarta, Indonesia. "Molotov cocktail" thrown during clashes between student protesters and the government over plans to raise the last fuel price by a third.
March 24, 2012. Guanajuato, Mexico. Dog on the road, which will pass about Pope Benedict XVI.
March 4, 2012. Prime Minister and presidential candidate Vladimir Putin of Russia in tears vytupaet a rally of his supporters in Manezh Square near the Kremlin. Next to him - President Dmitry Medvedev.
March 26, 2012. New Delhi, India. Attempt self-immolation of Tibetan activist before going to the country of Chinese leader Hu Jintao.
April 17, 2012. The sky over Washington, DC, USA. After the last flight into Earth orbit in March 2011, the space shuttle Discovery Boeing-747 aircraft delivered to the National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution.
April 16, 2012. Norwegian terrorist Anders Breivik in court.
April 15, 2012. Indio, California. Snoop Dogg appears on stage with a holographic image of Tupac Shakur.
April 18, 2012. U.S. President Barack Obama at the Henry Ford Museum.
April 24, 2012. Pyongyang, North Korea. A giant image of the new Commander Kim Jong Un is shown in the huge screen during a concert dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the founding of the North Korean army.
August 15, 2012. Captured by the Japanese patrol boats the Coast Guard boat with political activists. 14 men sailed from Hong Kong towards the disputed islands controlled by Japan but claimed by China and Taiwan
August 2, 2012. American gymnast Gabrielle Douglas speaks at the Olympic Games in London
June 12, 2012. Light of the stars, the lights of megacities and lightning mixed composition on a photograph taken from a camera mounted on the International Space Station.
May 20, 2012. Half of the dial on the tower Modenese in Finale Emilia, an earthquake destroyed 6.0 points, Italy
May 4, 2012. Cowboy Nate Cummings rides during "superluniya", Montana, USA.
May 1, 2012. Policeman brandishing a baton on activist Occupy Wall Street, which was released on May Day demonstration
May 13, 2012. The girl is on a disused railway track, known as the "Tunnel of Love" in a small Ukrainian town Klevan Rivne region of about 350 km from Kiev.
June 6, 2012. Venus passes through the disk of the sun. This photo was taken from the Japanese satellite Hinode. On that day, Venus is between the sun and Earth. The next time it will happen in 2117.
May 8, 2012. South Africa. Fog over Cape Town.
June 5, 2012. Londoners celebrate the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II
June 3, 2012. Ivory helicopter, created by Dutch artist Bart Jansen (right) flies in the center of Amsterdam, at the festival of art KunstRAI. Jansen said the cat helicopter built by him from his favorite stuffed cat Orville, struck by a car. He built the "Orvilkopter" together with the pilot Arjen Beltmenom (left).
June 10, 2012. Ethnic arakanets comes with homemade guns. In the background burns a building that was set on fire during clashes between Arakanese Buddhists and Rohingya Muslim in Sittwe, Myanmar.
January 24, 2012. Roger Federer kick left in the quarter final match against Argentine Juan Martin Del Potro at the Australian Open at Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia.
June 6, 2012. Space Shuttle Enterprise is towed by the Freedom Tower of the World Trade Center, the place of the permanent exhibition in the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
June 26, 2012. Forest fires in Colorado Springs, USA.
June 6, 2012. DPRK. Artists perform for farmers during the planting.
June 16, 2012. Liu Yang, China's first female astronaut. China is about 10 years to build its own space on their own space station.
July 8, 2012. Spain. Cardboard figure of Muhammad Ali, staged street artists next to a sleeping man in the park.
July 26, 2012. A girl cries during the funeral of his cousin, one of the 12 victims of 24 years, James Holmes, who opened fire on people in the cinema.
July 6, 2012. Women in special nylon masks to protect the face from the UV to the beach in Qingdao, China. Masks were invented by a woman about seven years ago and is now in mass production and sold in local stores beachwear.
July 22, 2012. Emilia Hemplmen Adams poses with the Olympic flame on background Big Ben, standing on top of the capsule, "London Eye"
August 3, 2012. Lucky shot of the full moon on the background of the Olympic rings hanging from Tower Bridge in London Olympics
July 31, 2012. American Michael Phelps won with his gold medal at the Olympic Games in the summer of 2012 in London. At this Olympics Phelps won four gold and two silver medals and became the best Olympian of all time with 22 medals in the account.
January 25, 2012. Members of the United Kennel Club Japan takes care of animals, brought from the exclusion zone around the nuclear power plant in Fukushima. Dogs and cats are left in the exclusion zone Fukushima suffered severe radiation, lack of food and winter cold. March 11, 2011 earthquake in 9.0 points and a massive tsunami led to the worst nuclear accident in the world over the past 25 years, forcing the people living in the vicinity of Fukushima, run, do not always managing to take with them their pet
August 5, 2012. Usein Bolt of Jamaica crosses the finish line and wins the gold in the men's 100-meter final at the London Olympics
August 12, 2012. Attenuation of the Olympic flame during the closing ceremony of the London Olympics
August 13, 2012. President and presidential candidate Barack Obama speaks to voters in Iowa during a three-day bus tour campaigning
August 8, 2012. Hope Tolokonnikova, member punk band Pussy Riot before the court hearing in Moscow, Russia. Tolokonnikova and two other participants punk bands were found guilty of criminal hooliganism and incitement to religious hatred for having organized a "punk prayer" against Vladimir Putin in the Christ the Savior Cathedral in February 2012.
January 5, 2012. A resident of the Netherlands stands at the window of his home in Dordrecht. Hurricane winds reaching 110 km / h and torrential rains hit the Dutch coast. About a quarter of the country is below sea level.
February 7, 2012. Light poles covered with ice in the Croatian city of Senj on the Adriatic coast.
February 26, 2012. Actress Angelina Jolie poses for photographers before the 84th Academy Awards.