Brazil's Straw Hat project helps women leave abusive situations
A look at Switzerland's entrenched gun culture
31 Dec 2012 10:45 GMT | Politics, Middle East, Egypt, Greece, Syria
From conflict in Syria to the new politics of Egypt; from protests in Greece to the Olympics in London. As the year draws to a close, Al Jazeera looks back at 2012 and some of the events that changed our world.
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Look back through the top stories of 2012.
The great environmental battle of our time is about money, about who benefits from climate destruction and who loses.
Environment, US & Canada, Latin America, Canada, Chile
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Tackling the refugee crisis, Iran nuclear deal, and helping rape victims push candidates towards the coveted prize.
War & Conflict, Human Rights, Norway
Joining the West, Reykjavik imposed sanctions on Russia over Ukraine, but now its fishermen are paying the price.
Politics, Business & Economy, Iceland
The illicit kidney trade in South Asia has exploded as brokers use social media to find donors.
Health, Business & Economy, India
Twice the size of Paris, the open-air Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm offers a unique approach to reforming criminals.
Prisoners, Philippines, Crime
Israeli army shoots Palestinian dead at East Jerusalem checkpoint, having earlier killed six Palestinians in Gaza Strip.
Middle East, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Occupied West Bank
With no world leaders in attendance, North Korea marks one of its biggest celebrations with show of military hardware.
Politics, Asia Pacific, North Korea
Follow the incredible journey of Asadullah Rahman, the youngest inmate to be held at Guantanamo Bay.
War & Conflict, Afghanistan, Taliban
People & Power investigates India's Hindu fundamentalists and their influence on the country's government.
India, Politics, Human Rights
101 East explores why over 300 Australian children are abducted by a parent and taken overseas every year.
Australia, Asia, Law
Al Jazeera World looks at the neutral nation's entrenched gun culture and the debate about the right to carry weapons.
Gun violence, Europe, Arts & Culture