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월스트리트저널(WSJ)의 2011년 사진전 - ①

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월스트리트저널(WSJ, Wall Street Journal)의 2011년 사진전 입니다.
전체사진의 반 이상이 테러, 전쟁, 폭력 그리고 홍수나 지진, 사고 등으로 채워져 있네요.
다른 해에 비하여 특히나 이런 끔찍한 재난과 인간들의 다툼이 많았던 한해였던 것 같습니다. 빅 스포츠 행사가 없어서 그런지 스포츠에 관한 사진이 그리 많지 않은것도 특징입니다.

재난 사진과 전쟁이나 테러관련 사진들은 좀 많이 추려내고 나머지 한해동안 일어났던 다사다난했던 일들을 되돌아 봅니다.
내용은 월별 순서대로 되어 있고 두번에 걸쳐 나눠 올렸습니다.
지구촌에는 참으로 끊임없이 여러가지 일들이 일어나고 있네요.

 

A man carried a lamb on a motorcycle in Havana, Cuba

Wen Yonglan waited for an operation at the First Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University on Jan. 16 in Harbin, in China's Heilongjiang Province. Yonglan, 16 years old, has a congenital skull defect. Her parents, who are farmers, sold their field to raise money for her treatment, though it paid for only the first of two operations.

A boy from the cattle-herding Mundari tribe stood in a settlement near Terekeka, Central Equatoria state, in southern Sudan on Jan. 19. South Sudanese voted to declare independence from the north.

Venus Williams of the U.S. served to Sandra Zahlavova of the Czech Republic during their second-round match Jan. 19 at the Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia.

Rachid Ammar, chief of the general staff of the Tunisian army, addressed protesters near the Tunisian prime minister's office Jan. 24. Protesters from the hamlet of Sidi Bouzid, where the 'Jasmine Revolution' started, had walked through the night to descend on the prime minister's office.

Cotton farmer Yu Feng sat Jan. 28 with cotton he was storing in his home in the town of Huji in the Chinese province of Shandong. Despite record cotton prices in 2010, some farmers were storing their harvests, hoping further rises could cover the high cost of fertilizer and labor.

A resident of a water lodge in Tawau, Malaysia, tried to put out a fire on the house's roof on Jan. 31. A fire swept through the area, burning 60 lodges and leaving 500 people homeless.

A supporter of embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak rode a camel through a melee during a clash between pro- and antigovernment protesters in Tahrir Square in Cairo on Feb. 2.

A worker spread out rice for drying at a rice mill complex on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India, Feb. 3.

Suspected Somali pirates sat with their faces covered during a media visit to an Indian coast guard ship off the coast of Mumbai Feb. 10. The suspected pirates were brought to Mumbai for questioning about an alleged attack.

Supporters of Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye attended a rally for the presidential candidate in Kampala, Uganda, Feb. 16, the last day of campaigning for presidential elections.

More than 100 pilot whales were stranded in Mason Bay on Stewart Island, New Zealand, on Feb. 21. Some of the whales were already dead when they were found, and the Department of Conservation decided to euthanize the rest, because high tide was 10 to 12 hours away.

Demonstrators protested inside the state capitol in Madison, Wis., on Feb. 22. Democratic state senators fled the state to block a provision in a budget bill that would restrict the bargaining rights of state public employees.

People walked on what remained of a road after heavy rains triggered landslides that hit the Kupini and Valle de las Flores districts in La Paz, Bolivia, Feb. 28.

A car protruded from the wall of a parking garage after crashing in Chongqing, China, on March 1 .

Entertainer Mickey Rooney testified about elder abuse before the Senate Aging Committee in Washington, D.C., on March 2.

A biathlete trained in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, on March 2. The Biathlon World Championships 2011 were held from March 3-13.

Licia Ronzulli, top left, a member of the European Parliament, held her baby as she voted during a session in Strasbourg, France, on March 8. 

Houses in Natori City, Japan, were swept away by water and caught fire after a tsunami and earthquake on March 11. A massive 8.9-magnitude quake hit northeast Japan, causing a 33-foot tsunami along parts of the country's coastline.

Reindeers raced in Inari, Lapland, northern Finland, March 19.

A bull tried to jump a protective barrier during a bullfight with Alberto Aguilar, right, at the Fallas Fair in Valencia, Spain, on March 20. 

A miner climbed on excavated rocks after a giant drill broke through a section of the Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland on March 23. Cutting through the Alps, the world's longest train tunnel should become operational at the end of 2016.

A sightseeing boat washed away by the March 11 tsunami sat on a ruined building in Otsuchi, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, on March 23.

Oil pumps stood at the Chevron Kern River oil field in Bakersfield, Calif., on March 29. Enhanced production technologies such as steam flooding have made it possible to extract much of the oil once considered unfeasible to recover.

Col. Moammar Gadhafi waved from his car in Tripoli on April 10, after weeks of NATO assaults and amid a continuing popular uprising against his 41-year-old rule.

A volunteer cleaned family photos that had been damaged by the March 11 tsunami, at a volunteer center in Ofunato, Japan's Iwate Prefecture, April 12.

Thousands protested on April 15 against the April 8 bombing that killed moderate Muslim cleric Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah outside a mosque in Srinagar, in the India-administered portion of Kashmir.

Master Tailor Lance Sgt. Matthew Else, left, took uniform measurements at the Victoria Barracks in London April 21 as part of preparations for Prince William's wedding.

A soldier demonstrated the skills of a trained dog near Jamu, India, on April 26.

Canadian skater Meagan Duhamel hit Eric Radford with her elbow at the figure skating world championships in Moscow April 27.

A woman displaced during post-election violence rested on the floor in Bauchi, northern Nigeria, April 28. 

An unhappy flowergirl, bottom left, covered her ears as Prince William and Kate Middleton kissed on the balcony of Buckingham Palace on their wedding day, April 29.

President Barack Obama and administration officials in Washington watched as U.S. forces raided Osama bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, May 1. The terrorist leader was killed and later buried at sea.

Conjoined girls lay in a hospital in Chongqing, China, May 10. The twins were born with two spines and two esophagi; doctors said it would be nearly impossible to separate them.

Rescue workers searched for earthquake and tsunami victims in Kesennuma, Japan, May 10, two months after the deadly disasters spurred a nuclear crisis at a power plant.

Ivan Stoiljkovic, 6 years old, posed with utensils stuck to his chest in Koprivnica, Croatia, May 12. His family said he was able to attract metal objects, emit heat from his hands and heal people.

Tiffany Goodwin caught a foul ball while holding her son, Jerry, during a minor-league baseball game between the Richmond Flying Squirrels and the Harrisburg Senators in Richmond, Va., May 15.

Then-International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn waited to be arraigned May 16 in New York for an alleged sexual assault on a hotel maid. He resigned from the IMF; charges were later dropped and he returned to France in September.

Space Shuttle Endeavour blasted off May 16 from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida for its final mission and the penultimate flight for the U.S. shuttle program.

Monks celebrated Vesak, which honors Buddha's birth, enlightenment and death, at Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand, May 17.

Floodwaters from the Yazoo River surrounded a home near Vicksburg, Miss., May 18. Heavy rains left the ground saturated and rivers swollen, and caused widespread flooding from Illinois to Louisiana.

A police officer showed the media an M26 grenade in Medellin, Colombia, May 19. The grenades were found hidden in boxes of tomatoes that allegedly belonged to criminal gangs.

A U.S. Marine checked that a detainee was properly restrained after an operation in Shinghazak, Afghanistan, May 23.

Tens of thousands of fans waited for Irish band U2's show at the Glastonbury Festival in Somerset, England, June 2. 

NATO airstrikes hit Tripoli, Libya, on June 7.

A plane was covered in volcanic ash in the resort town of Bariloche June 7, after winds carried the ash from Chile's Puyehue volcano across the Andes to Argentina. Thousands of flights were cancelled in both countries as the volcano continued to spew ash into the atmosphere.

Coffins containing the remains of four soldiers killed in Afghanistan sat inside a cargo plane after arrival at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware on June 8.  

A firefighter worked at the scene of an explosion outside the Abuja, Nigeria, police headquarters June 16.

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrated after hitting his first putt on the 18th green before winning the U.S. Open with a record 268 on June 19 in Bethesda, Md.

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