2013 World Press Photo Awards Announced

General News, 3rd Prize Singles. Dominic Nahr, Switzerland. 17 April 2012 Heglig, Sudan. A Sudan Armed Forces soldier lies dead in a pool of oil next to a leaking oil facility. He was killed during heavy fighting with southern Sudanese SPLA troops, after they entered the northern Sudan oil town during a brief but bloody border war between the two countries.
Dominic Nahr—Magnum for TIME
General News, 3rd Prize Singles
Dominic Nahr, Switzerland.
17 April 2012 Heglig, Sudan. A Sudan Armed Forces soldier lies dead in a pool of oil next to a leaking oil facility. He was killed during heavy fighting with southern Sudanese SPLA troops, after they entered the northern Sudan oil town during a brief but bloody border war between the two countries.

Today, the winners of the prestigious 56th annual World Press Photo competition were announced in Amsterdam. Paul Hansen from Sweden received the prize for World Press Photo of the Year 2012.

A gallery of selected winners is above. You can see the list of all winners on the World Press Photo site here and their photos here.

 

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