First prize - Observed Portraits Single

This picture released by the World Press on February 14, 2014, and taken by German photographer Markus Schreiber of the Associated Press was selected by the international jury of the 57th annual World Press Photo Contest as the first prize in the Observed Portraits Single category. The picture taken on December 13, 2013, shows a woman reacting with disappointment after being denied access to see former South Africa President Nelson Mandela on the third and final day of his casket lying in state, outside Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa.

( MARKUS SCHREIBER / AFP/Getty Images / February 14, 2014 )

This picture released by the World Press on February 14, 2014, and taken by German photographer Markus Schreiber of the Associated Press was selected by the international jury of the 57th annual World Press Photo Contest as the first prize in the Observed Portraits Single category. The picture taken on December 13, 2013, shows a woman reacting with disappointment after being denied access to see former South Africa President Nelson Mandela on the third and final day of his casket lying in state, outside Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa.

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