The year that was, in 60 seconds

Last updated 10:48 21/12/2012

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One Kiwi dead after Nepal earthquake Tuna company worker 'cooked' in oven Australian Islamic State doctor Tareq Kamleh's sudden change after mystery trip in 2013 Violence erupts after funeral of Baltimore man who died in police custody NZ concerned over Bali Nine executions Nepal earthquake: New Zealanders sought after disaster Nepal earthquake: Quake-aid need acute in Kathmandu, more so in villages How to donate money to Nepal for earthquake aid Handful of Kiwis unaccounted for after Nepal earthquake Australian Islamic State doctor Tareq Kamleh's sudden change after mystery trip in 2013

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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