The year that was, in 60 seconds

Last updated 10:48 21/12/2012

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MH370 flew to Kazakhstan: Journalist's new theory Firing squad gets closer as Bali Nine pair land on execution island Officials: Report finds racial bias in Ferguson police Nepal tells Mount Everest litterbugs to take out the trash Slain anti-Putin leader Boris Nemtsov is buried as allies accuse Kremlin Top US General: Time to consider arming Ukrainian forces Asiana crash: 72 passengers settle lawsuits Court backs royal radio prank call finding Bali Nine pair silent on journey to execution island Homeless man killed by LAPD served time for bank robbery

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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