Memorable World Moments of 2012
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Protests erupted in Egypt once again
in November after President Mohammed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood granted himself new authorities that he said would help stabilize the country’s democratic process but critics called a power grab. He later agreed to retract part of his decree, and the nation went on to approve a draft constitution backed by his party in December. Here, supporters rally for Morsi.
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