CULTURE & ARTS
12/27/2013 11:29 am ET Updated Jan 25, 2014

The 52 Most Breathtaking Photos From Around The World This Year

Welcome to our special edition of "Moving Image," a roundup of the best photos from around the world this year.

The following images tell the story of the past 365 days' most compelling events, capturing happenstance moments and monumental occurrences all over the globe.

Our picks for 2013 are:

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The Most Breathtaking Photos From Around The World This Year

CORRECTION: A previous version of an Associated Press caption incorrectly referred to the Isle of Wight as the Isle of White. We regret the error.

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BEFORE YOU GO

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