2014 World press photo - John Stanmeyer, USA, VII National Geographic, 26.2.13, Gibuti. Migrant

World Press Photo of the Year. Signal by John Stanmeyer (VII for National Geographic) African migrants on the shore of Djibouti city at night, raising their phones in an attempt to capture an inexpensive signal from neighboring Somalia.

Sara Naomi Lewkowicz, USA

As the fight continued to rage, Shane told Maggie that she could choose between getting beaten in the kitchen, or going with him to the basement, so they could talk privately: cc: Sara Naomi Lewkowicz

Carla Kogelman, Holland

Prize People - Observed Portraits Stories --- Carla Kogelman, the Netherlands --- 19 July Merkenbrechts, Austria - Hannah and Alena, two sisters living in the rural village of Merkenbrechts, Austria

Brent Stirton, South Africa

BLIND INDIAN ALBINO BOYS Brent Stirton Staged Portraits 2014 prize singles A group of blind albino boys photographed in their boarding room at the Vivekananda mission school for the blind in West Bengal, India.

Tyler Hicks, USA

Massacre at Westgate Mall 21 September 2013 A woman and children hiding in the mall. They escaped unharmed. Gunmen opened fire at an upscale Nairobi mall on 21 September killing at least 39 people in one of the worst terrorist attacks in Kenya’s history.

Quinn Rooney, Australia

Daniel Arnamnart of Australia competes in the men's backstroke during day two of the Australian Swimming Championships on 27 April 2013 at SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre in Adelaide, Australia.

Phillipe Lopez, France

This frame showing survivors of typhoon Haiyan marching during a religious procession in Tolosa, Philippines, won French photographer Phillipe Lopez of Agence France Press first place in the Spot News Single category.

Christopher Vanegas, Mexico

Contemporary Issues Single, prize - Christopher Vanegas (Mexico) for La Vanguardia / El Guardían

William Daniels, Francia

William Daniels (Panos Pictures/Time) Chaos in Central African Republic, Repubblica Centrafricana. Secondo premio general news storie. World press photo 2014

Steve Winter, USA

Image: World Press Photo Contest, first prize, Nature Stories: A cougar walking a trail in Los Angeles' Griffith Park is captured by a camer.

Peter Holgersson, Sweden

Last fall, Swedish athlete Nadja Casadei was diagnosed with cancer. She has continued to train throughout her illness, hoping to be ready for the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Markus Schreiber, Germany

“Farewell Mandela,” a woman reacts in disappointment after access to see former South Africa President Nelson Mandela was closed on the third and final day of his casket lying in state, outside Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa, on Dec.

Julius Schrank, Germany

Prize Daily Life Single: Kachin Independence Army fighters are drinking and celebrating at a funeral of one of their commanders who died the day before. The city is under siege by the Burmese army © Julius Schrank, Germany, De Volkskrant

Goran Tomasevic, Serbia

Prize Spot News Stories: Syrian rebel fighters take cover amid flying debris and shrapnel after being hit by a tank shell fired towards them by the Syrian Army in the Ain Tarma neighborhood of Damascus © Goran Tomasevic, Serbia, Reuters

Goran Tomasevic, Serbia, Reuters, 30 01 2013

30 January 2013 Syrian rebel fighters mourn the death of a comrade after heavy fighting with the Syrian Army in the Ain Tarma neighborhood of Damascus.

Fred Ramos, El Salvador

Fred Ramos (El Faro) The last outfit of the missing, El Salvador. World press photo 2014