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Kony 2012 Goes Viral

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Kony 2012 Goes Viral

A video about the brutality of rebel leader Joseph Kony and his Lord’s Resistance Army went viral on the Internet in March, and a call-out to raise attention to his case prompted some to put up signs on the designated day. But the documentary-maker was later filmed in a naked public rant, detracting from his message.

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.