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"Innocence of Muslims"

The "Innocence of Muslims"—an American-made, low-budget film that mocked the Prophet Muhammad—angered Muslims around the world and triggered violent protests across the Middle East. (A.M. Ahad/AP Photo)

Year in Review 2012: International Affairs

Between exiled activists, embassy assaults, murderous wives, imprisoned punk bands, and abandoned Italian cruise ships, there was enough international intrigue in the news to fill 20 versions of "Skyfall." Here are 10 international news stories that generated the most searches on Yahoo! in 2012.