The year that was, in 60 seconds

Last updated 10:48 21/12/2012

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Donald Trump links Ted Cruz's father with JFK's assassin ahead of Indiana primary Baby pulled out of rubble three days after building collapsed in Nairobi Israeli who burned Palestinian teen alive jailed for life Call to end forced anal exams in Kenya Stepfather charged after 18-month-old drowns in bathtub Islands draw record backing to protect sharks from fin trade Australian artist Illma Gore accuses Donald Trump supporter of punching her New security at Brussels Airport causes delays, missed flights Turkish legislators fight again over bill to strip immunity Australian priest Max-Augustine Eggert gored to death by bull

As 2012 draws to a close, we take a look at the biggest world news of the year, condensed into 60 seconds. 

This video, compiled by global news agency Reuters, features glimpses of the year's leading news stories, including the re-election of US President Barack Obama, the sinking of the Costa Concordia and the devastation left in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. 

Other major events shown include the war in Syria, the Benghazi attack, anti-austerity protests, the Newtown tragedy, the South African miner tragedy, and Felix Baumgartner's space jump.

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