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Latest News Wires 2012 World Press Photo: Arab Spring portrait receives top prize

Spanish photographer Samuel Aranda won the top 2012 World Press Photo prize on Friday, with his Arab Spring portrait.

By Sara WebbReuters / February 10, 2012

Samuel Aranda/New York Times/AP

A portrait of a veiled woman cradling a wounded relative in her arms, taken in Yemen by Spanish photographer Samuel Aranda for The New York Times, won the top World Press Photo prize on Friday.