How world leaders fared in a turbulent year

Updated 11:54 AM ET, Sat December 23, 2017

(CNN)It has been a turbulent year for many leaders across the globe, and while some benefited from 2017's geopolitical twists and turns, others suffered a series of setbacks.

CNN's international correspondents give their assessments on which world leaders are up and which are down at the end of 2017, and what might be in store next year.

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