National Geographic news photos of the year 2007

National Geographic has a gallery of the best news photos of 2007. Most are pretty cool – here are some of them.

This is an exhausted US soldier collapsing in his bunker in Afghanistan.

Park rangers carrying a mountain gorilla that had been shot in Congo. The rangers think that illegal charcoal traders killed this gorilla and several others.

This one shows the “shock and disorientation of the assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.”