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Memorable World Moments of 2012

Mexico's New President

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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

Mexico's New President

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto took office on Dec. 1. Shannon O’Neil of the Council on Foreign Relations and Michael Shifter of the Inter-American Dialogue talked about the challenges he faces, including drug trafficking and security issues.


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.