The year that was, in 60 seconds

Last updated 10:48 21/12/2012

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Africa land grabs endanger elephants Ukraine rebels show no sign of surrender Saudi Arabia sentences five to death for 2003 attacks Abuse scandal stains Pope's legacy Teen stowaway found in Hawaii Air strikes in Yemen kill 40 al Qaeda militants in two days Korean ferry panic caught on radio Win Tin, anti-junta Myanmar journalist, dies TV boss sacked for MH370 fundraiser Everest survivors recall panic, chaos

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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- Reuters

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