People attempt to climb greased and slippery poles, to which prizes and flags are attached, to celebrate Indonesia’s Independence Day in Jakarta, August 17, 2012. Indonesia marked the 67th anniversary of its freedom from Dutch rule on August 17. (AFP photo)
This photo taken by AFP photographer Massoud Hossaini won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography. On Dec. 6, 2011, Afghan Tarana Akbari, 12, cried near dead and injured people after explosions during a religious ceremony in the center of Kabul. Several members of her family were killed.
List of 2012 Pulitzer Prize winners: http://www.pulitzer.org/node/8501