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Photos of the year - 2013

JANUARY 4, 2013 - WILDFIRES IN AUSTRALIA ---In this Jan. 4, 2013, photo provided by the Holmes family, Tammy Holmes, second from left, and her grandchildren, two-year-old Charlotte Walker, left, four-year-old Esther Walker, third from left, nine-year-old Liam Walker, eleven-year-old Matilda, second from right, and six-year-old Caleb Walker, right, take refuge under a jetty as a wildfire rages near-by in the Tasmanian town of Dunalley, east of the state capital of Hobart, Australia. The family credits God with their survival from the fire that destroyed around 90 homes in Dunalley. (AP Photo/Holmes Family, Tim Holmes)

Photos of the year - 2013

Conflict, politics, jubilation, disaster and a look at the brave and the bold are among our selection of the best photos of the year 2013 from Associated Press, Reuters News Agency and Getty Images.

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