News agency Reuters has posted its Pictures of the Year 2008 gallery on its website, featuring 135 images from its photographers worldwide.
It offers the viewer a look back at the yearâ€™s most significant events, an instant replay of memorable images ranging from the floodwaters brought on by Hurricane Gustav in Louisiana to the election campaigns in the US, from Michael Phelpsâ€™ Olympic victory to NY Gov. Eliot Spitzerâ€™s disgrace, from the bombardment of Gori, Tâ€™bilisi to the most recent terror attacks in Mumbai, India.
One image shows a woman weeping as she looks at covered bodies of civilians killed in Kiwanja, Democratic Republic of Congo, November 6, 2008.
Photo above shows a young man with an arrow in his head as he arrives at a hospital following ethnic clashes in the town of Nakuru in the Rift Valley area, Kenya, January 26, 2008.
Photo: REUTERS/Peter Andrews