From hurricane Sandy to a successful mission to Mars. A scandal and pageantry in Britain, a shipping disaster in Italy, and the trial of Anders Behring Breivik in Norway. A bloody civil war in Syria and the miners dispute in South Africa. And finally the European financial crisis - from Greece to Spain. Here's a wrap of 2012's events in the world.
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