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.

KONY 2012

Jason Russell, maker of viral documentary "Kony 2012" on Ugandan guerrilla leader Joseph Kony, was found wandering naked in March during a psychotic episode apparently brought on by criticism of the film. (Brendan McDermid/Reuters)

Bo Xilai

Bo Xilai, secretary of the Chinese Communist Party's Chongqing branch, saw his political career unravel in February after a police official implicated him and his wife in the murder of a family associate. (Feng Li/Getty Images)