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Memorable World Moments of 2012

Benghazi Attack

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Cruise Ship SinksEurozone Crisis PlanEmbassies Close in SyriaQuran BurningPutin Wins in RussiaKony 2012 Goes ViralPapal VisitsDemocracy in MyanmarTaylor ConvictedBritish Tabloid ScandalBlind Chinese LawyerFrench Presidential OverhaulBomber Special Agent?Egypt VotesKim Jong Un's WifeFleeing SyriaOlympic GamesBenghazi AttackWar with Iran?Chavez WinsPeace PrizePresident Obama Re-electedIsraeli-Palestinian ClashChina's New GovernmentEgyptian ProtestsMexico's New President

Benghazi Attack

The U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was attacked on Sept. 11 and four Americans killed including U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens. The assault, first thought to be the result of a spontaneous protest, was later attributed to a terrorist plan.


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.