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2012: The World As It Happened


These striking images from around the world take you through the key developments the world witnessed in the year 2012. Photos: AP, Compiled by Deeksha Vasanth Rao and Soyesh H Rawther




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On Saturday a 7.9 magnitude strong earthquake struck Nepal which devastated important historic places. India and some neighbouring countries were also affected. Relief materials from India and other countries were sent to Nepal.


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