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Memorable World Moments of 2012

Chavez Wins

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Chavez Wins

Despite a strong showing by the opposition candidate and a battle with cancer, Venezuelan President Hugo won another term in his country’s elections in October.


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.