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Review of the year 2012

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Conflict and political changes mark the last 12 months

Euronews reflects on the events that marked 2012, starting with look at the conflict in Syria. 2011 ended with a violent crackdown. The bloodshed

Euronews reflects on the events that marked 2012, starting with look at the conflict in Syria. 2011 ended with a violent crackdown. The bloodshed

Sport

A look back at the sporting highlights of 2012

As we head into 2013 we leave behind us a year of unprecedented sporting achievements. From the tennis courts of Melbourne and Flushing Meadows to

As we head into 2013 we leave behind us a year of unprecedented sporting achievements. From the tennis courts of Melbourne and Flushing Meadows to

Business

Many business challenges in 2012

It was another difficult year for the global economy. Some states powered through it in high gear, others needed help to overcome the recession

It was another difficult year for the global economy. Some states powered through it in high gear, others needed help to overcome the recession

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Malala Yousafzai, euronews person of 2012

Malala Yousafzai, the euronews person of 2012, has come to symbolise the struggle for girls’ education in Pakistan, and courage in the face of death

Malala Yousafzai, the euronews person of 2012, has come to symbolise the struggle for girls’ education in Pakistan, and courage in the face of death

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Malala Yousafzai: the girl who took on the Taliban

Both euronews’ newsroom and its online audience agree on who deserves the distinction of Person of 2012. It is neither a president, prime

Both euronews’ newsroom and its online audience agree on who deserves the distinction of Person of 2012. It is neither a president, prime

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Vote for your Person (or People) of 2012

euronews is looking back at the year’s events and the people for whom 2012 will be remembered. In a year of elections and ongoing economic struggles

euronews is looking back at the year’s events and the people for whom 2012 will be remembered. In a year of elections and ongoing economic struggles

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Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal visits Gaza

Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal has arrived in the Gaza strip. It is the first time he has set foot in the Palestinian territories for 45 years. The

Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal has arrived in the Gaza strip. It is the first time he has set foot in the Palestinian territories for 45 years. The

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Earthquake hits Japan

A strong earthquake centred off the coast of northeastern Japan shook buildings as far as Tokyo, and led to a one-meter-high tsunami on friday.

A strong earthquake centred off the coast of northeastern Japan shook buildings as far as Tokyo, and led to a one-meter-high tsunami on friday.

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Brazil begins seven-day mourning for Niemeyer

Brazil has begun a seven-day period of national mourning for Oscar Niemeyer. A military guard for his coffin in 19th-century dress uniforms made a

Brazil has begun a seven-day period of national mourning for Oscar Niemeyer. A military guard for his coffin in 19th-century dress uniforms made a

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PLO's knocks at UN

It did not work out last year when the Palestinian Authority President asked for state recognition at the United Nations. That request defined a

It did not work out last year when the Palestinian Authority President asked for state recognition at the United Nations. That request defined a

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Barack Obama in tears while thanking volunteers

A video of the US president released on Thursday shows him wiping away tears as he thanks staff and volunteers for their hard work during the

A video of the US president released on Thursday shows him wiping away tears as he thanks staff and volunteers for their hard work during the

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After Hurricane Sandy, New York on the move

Millions of people across the northeast of the US stricken by massive storm Sandy attempted to resume normal lives on Wednesday as companies, markets

Millions of people across the northeast of the US stricken by massive storm Sandy attempted to resume normal lives on Wednesday as companies, markets

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'Gangnam Style' in Philippines jail

Inmates in Cebu, the Philippines, have been perfecting their moves again – this time in a “Gangnam Style” as performed by South Korean singer

Inmates in Cebu, the Philippines, have been perfecting their moves again – this time in a “Gangnam Style” as performed by South Korean singer

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Obama must justify himself

Presidential candidates must dominate with rhetoric, or suffer the consequences. Challenger Ronald Reagan in 1980 asked the American electorate

Presidential candidates must dominate with rhetoric, or suffer the consequences. Challenger Ronald Reagan in 1980 asked the American electorate

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Chinese boy rescued

In China, firefighters rescued a boy who had got his head stuck in a hole in a concrete staircase.

In China, firefighters rescued a boy who had got his head stuck in a hole in a concrete staircase.

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London double decker's push-ups

Ahead of the London Olympic Games, even the traditional London double decker buses were getting excited. Czech artist David Cerny unveiled his

Ahead of the London Olympic Games, even the traditional London double decker buses were getting excited. Czech artist David Cerny unveiled his

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Dead Catcopter art

Amsterdam’s annual art show had a rather unusual exhibit this year, with artist Bart Jansen showcasing his own dead cat turned into a helicopter

Amsterdam’s annual art show had a rather unusual exhibit this year, with artist Bart Jansen showcasing his own dead cat turned into a helicopter

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Austria: in an upside down house

Two Polish architects have spent eight months building a “house upside down” at Terfens-Vomperbach, Tyrol. Irek Glowacki and Marek Rozanski’s idea

Two Polish architects have spent eight months building a “house upside down” at Terfens-Vomperbach, Tyrol. Irek Glowacki and Marek Rozanski’s idea

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Norway: Breivik trial opens

Anders Breivik is accused of the deaths of 77 people after he set off a bomb near government buildings in Oslo and then attacked a summer youth camp

Anders Breivik is accused of the deaths of 77 people after he set off a bomb near government buildings in Oslo and then attacked a summer youth camp

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Batman stopped by the cops

In Montgomery County, Maryland even Batman has to have a license plate. On his Batmobile, no less.

In Montgomery County, Maryland even Batman has to have a license plate. On his Batmobile, no less.

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Dozens killed in Egyptian football tragedy

Seventy four people were killed and over 1,000 others injured when football fans ran riot at a game between home side Al Masry and bitter rivals Al

Seventy four people were killed and over 1,000 others injured when football fans ran riot at a game between home side Al Masry and bitter rivals Al

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'Kim Jong-il' weeps for late North Korean leader

Kim Jong-il is back from the dead. Or is he? Kim Young-sik works as an engraver in the South Korean capital, Seoul. But in his spare time, the

Kim Jong-il is back from the dead. Or is he? Kim Young-sik works as an engraver in the South Korean capital, Seoul. But in his spare time, the