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Memorable World Moments of 2012

President Obama Re-elected

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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

President Obama Re-elected

After a lengthy campaign in which the U.S. economy squeezed out many foreign policy issues, President Obama was elected to a second term on Nov. 6.


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.