Photographs from July – December on a range of topics from arouund the world. ( see Part I )

By Lloyd Young

Pensioners try to get a number to enter inside a bank in Athens, on July 1. About 1,000 bank branches around the country were ordered by the government to reopen to help desperate pensioners without ATM cards cash up to 120 euros ($134) from their retirement checks.

(Daniel Ochoa de Olza/Associated Press)