Time Magazine has published its , a selection of the most striking photographs of 2015. A sad year marked by the crisis of migrants and refugees in Europe, by the attacks in Paris in January and in November, by the horrors of the war in Syria, by the massacre of Charleston in the United States, and by the many other conflicts and disasters around the world. A series of powerful images, some very hard to watch, reflecting the most significant events of 2015. I propose you a selection of these images, and you can watch here the full set of the Top 100 Photos of 2015 , or have a look at the Top 100 Photos of 2015 by Time Magazine . Top 10 photos of 2014
CAUTION – Some images might be disturbing
© Stephane-Mahe / Reuters – Marche Republicaine in the streets of Paris on January 11, 2015
© Christophe Archambault / AFP / Getty Images – Rohingya migrants pass food supplies dropped by a Thai army helicopter to others aboard a boat drifting in Thai waters off the southern island of Koh Lipe in the Andaman sea. A boat crammed with scores of Rohingya migrants—including many young children—was found drifting in Thai waters, with passengers saying several people had died over the last few days. May 14, 2015.
© Abd-Doumany / AFP / Getty Images – A wounded Syrian girl stands in a makeshift hospital in the rebel-held area of Douma, east of Syria’s capital of Damascus, following shelling and air raids by Syrian government forces. Aug. 22, 2015.
© Alex Vidal Breca / EPA – A general view of Chilean Calbuco volcano from Puerto Montt, located approximately 1,000 km (620 miles) southern of Santiago de Chile, Chile. April 22, 2015. Due to the eruption of the volcano, authorities declared a red alert and ordered the evacuation of inhabitants of Ensenada, Alerce, Colonia RÌo Sur and Correntoso towns.
© Opielok Offshore Carriers / EPA – A boat with refugees in the Mediterranean Sea. April 12, 2015.
© Jerome-Delay / AP – A victim under a blanket lays dead outside the Bataclan theater in Paris, France. Nov. 13, 2015. At least 129 people were killed in a series of shooting and explosions. French President Francois Hollande declared a state of emergency and announced that he was closing the country’s borders.
© Bernadett-Szabo / Reuters – Syrian migrants cross under a razor-wire fence as they enter Hungary at the border with Serbia, near Roszke, Hungary. Aug. 27, 2015.
© Allison Joyce / Redux – Ten-year-old Johanara surfs. The Bangladeshi surf girls are a group of eight outgoing and spunky girls ranging in ages 10 to 13 years old, who live and work in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Poverty is forcing them into an early adulthood, as they are obligated to shoulder the responsibility of earning money to help feed their families. Early each morning, rain or shine, they leave their homes and make their way to the beach, where they work selling jewelry and eggs until late into the night before returning home. Their families are unable survive without the girls’ income.
© Anastasia-Vlasova / EPA – Yulia Novomlynets, 18, waits in a line to receive the humanitarian aid in the local Palace of Culture which is used as a bomb shelter in Mironovka village, near Debaltseve, Ukraine. Feb. 17, 2015.
© Thibault Camus / AP – People gather to pay respect for the victims of a terror attack against satirical weekly magazine, Charlie Hebdo in Paris. Jan. 7, 2015.
© Dan Kitwood / Getty-Images – Migrants cross into Hungary as they walk over railroad tracks at the Serbian border with Hungary. Horgas, Serbia. Sept. 7, 2015. Since the beginning of 2015 the number of migrants using the so-called “Balkans route” has exploded with migrants arriving in Greece from Turkey and then travelling on through Macedonia and Serbia before entering the EU via Hungary. The number of people leaving their homes in war torn countries such as Syria, marks the largest migration of people since World War II.
Uncredited / AP – A paramilitary police officer investigates the scene before carrying the lifeless body of Alan Kurdi, 3, after a number of migrants died and others were reported missing when boats carrying them to the Greek island of Kos capsized near the Turkish resort of Bodrum on Sept. 2, 2015.
© Jerome Delay / AP – Jean Claude Niyonzima, a suspected member of the ruling party’s Imbonerakure youth militia, pleads with soldiers to protect him from a mob of demonstrators after he emerged from hiding in a sewer in the Cibitoke district of Bujumbura, Burundi. Niyonzima escaped the lynching by running into the sewer. May 7, 2015.
© Michael-Kappeler / Pool Photo AP – German chancellor Angela Merkel speaks with U.S. president Barack Obama at Schloss Elmau hotel near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany, during the G-7 summit. June 8, 2015.
© Kimimasa Mayama / EPA – People rowing boats enjoy night view of cherry blossoms in full bloom on Chidorigafuchi moat in Tokyo, Japan. March 30, 2015.
© Arnd Wiegmann / Reuters – British comedian known as Lee Nelson (unseen) throws banknotes at FIFA President Sepp Blatter as he arrives for a news conference after the Extraordinary FIFA Executive Committee Meeting at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, July 20, 2015.
© Bulent-Kilic / AFP / Getty Images – Musa, a 25-year-old Kurdish marksman, stands atop a building as he looks at the destroyed Syrian town of Kobane, also known as Ain al-Arab, on January 30, 2015. Kurdish forces recaptured the town on the Turkish frontier on January 26, in a symbolic blow to the jihadists who have seized large swathes of territory in their onslaught across Syria and Iraq.
© Georgi-Licovski / EPA – Children cry as migrants waiting on the Greek side of the border break through a cordon of Macedonian special police forces to cross into Macedonia, near the southern city of Gevgelija, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Aug. 21, 2015.
© Spencer-Platt / Getty Images – Ice floes are viewed along the Hudson River in Manhattan on a frigidly cold day. New York. Feb. 20, 2015. Much of the East Coast and Western United States experienced unusually cold weather during the winter of 2015, with temperatures in the teens and the wind chill factor making it feel well below zero.
© Tomas-Munita / The New York Times / Redux – Shejaiya, the destroyed neighborhood abutting the border fence with Israel in Gaza City, Gaza Strip. Aug. 1, 2015.