Memorable World Moments of 2012
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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