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Memorable World Moments of 2012

Egypt Votes

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Egypt Votes

Egyptians voted in their first free presidential elections in decades at the end of May. McClatchy Newspaper’s Nancy Youssef said it was an emotional moment even for the most jaded.


From the sinking of the Italian cruise liner to Egypt's first free presidential vote in decades, we take a look back at some of the top international events of 2012.