The year's highs and lows in 60 seconds

03:56, Dec 31 2013

With 2013 in its dying hours news agency Reuters has picked its top news events of the year.

The Kenya mall attack, Boston Marathon bombings, Syria's chemical attack, protests in Egypt and Ukraine, Typhoon Haiyan and Nelson Mandela's death feature in the 60-second showcase video.

Caution: Some footage may disturb.