The year that was, in 60 seconds

Last updated 10:48 21/12/2012

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Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders win New Hampshire primaries Magnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes Chile India Chipchase murder: police handling of missing person report under scrutiny Suspected drug dealer fleeing London police brought down by casual leg trip Domino's Pizza launches start-up lab with robots and artificial intelligence in mind Daryush 'Roosh' Valizadeh admits 'what could be considered rape' in deleted post Astronaut Tim Peake shares amazing footage of lightning on earth Florida man throws live alligator into Wendy's Cat promoted to senior pest controller at UK train station Guns, drugs and car crashes: Why Americans die younger

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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