Top 50 UPI photos of 2012 (51 images)

A collection of the year's top photos from UPI Photographers around the world.
Updated: Dec. 27, 2012 at 4:42 PM
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Afghanistan military secure battle zone as they regained control of Kabul on April 16, 2012, after an 18-hour attack by the Taliban on the capital city that paralyzed Kabul's government district and left 36 insurgents dead. Afghan President Hamid Karzai blamed NATO and the Afghan military for the lack of intelligence to allow the attack to happen. UPI
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