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  • Info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2011_T%C5%8Dhoku_earthquake_and_tsunamihttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12709598http://www.marketwatch.com/story/powerful-earthquake-shakes-japan-2011-03-11http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/12/world/asia/12japan.html?pagewanted=allPhoto: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/03/pictures/110315-nuclear-reactor-japan-tsunami-earthquake-world-photos-meltdown/
  • Info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2011Photo: http://www.eonline.com/news/ask_the_answer_bitch/are_kate_william_kissing_cousins_why/239323
  • Info: http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/3558928/Osama-Bin-Laden-dead.htmlhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osama_bin_LadenPhoto: http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/how-the-cia-killed-bin-laden/story-e6frea6u-1226048774704
  • Info: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/phone-hacking/8624421/News-of-the-World-shut-down-in-bid-to-end-phone-hacking-scandal.htmlhttp://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/3683538/News-of-the-World-closing-down.htmlPhoto: http://www.teleread.com/chris-meadows/former-news-of-the-world-readers-stop-reading-sunday-papers-altogether/
  • Info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2011Photo: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2011/10/04/thailands-worst-floods-leave-224-dead/
  • Info: http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/steve-jobs-dies-apple-chief-innovated-personal-computer/story?id=14383813http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304447804576410753210811910.htmlPhoto: http://www.jeffbullas.com/2011/10/07/steve-jobs-death-smashes-twitter-traffic-records/
  • Info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Jong-ilhttp://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/9019800/Kim-Jong-uns-brother-says-North-Korea-heading-for-collapse.htmlPhoto: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/7618515/Profile-North-Koreas-Dear-Leader-Kim-Jong-il.html
  • Photo: http://16days.thepixelproject.net/introduction-the-16-for-16-campaign/the-16-for-16-archives/archives-additional-lists-of-ideas-and-solutions-to-help-end-violence-against-women-2011/
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    • 1. 2011 MAJOR EVENTS Annabelle 9B
    • 2. JAPAN’S TSUNAMI + EARTHQUAKE Environment- Natural disasters On March 11th 2011 an earthquake with a 9.1 magnitude hit the east of Japan, killing 15,840 people and leaving 3,926 people missing. After the earthquake Japan had over 1000 aftershocks; 60 aftershocks had the magnitude of over 6.0 Mw, and at least 3 aftershocks had the magnitude over 7.0Mw. A Tsunami triggered by the quake, reached 10km inland, destroying thousands of homes and blocking many roads. The powerful quake and tsunami damages Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, and setting off radiation.Rank #1
    • 3. ROYAL WEDDING Social The marriage of Prince William and Catherine Middleton took place on April 29th 2011 in London. An estimation of 2 billion people watched the royal wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.Rank #6
    • 4. OSAMA BIN LADEN’S DEATH Politics- Deaths The head of the Islamist militant group al-Qaeda, master criminal Osama Bin Laden was killed on May 2nd2011. The most wanted man on Earth was shot in Pakistan, by a special U.S operation, ordered by President Barack Obama and carried out by the CIA.Rank #4
    • 5. NEWS WORLD SHUT DOWN Conflict Britain’s biggest- selling newspaper was shut down after 168 years on July 7th 2011 by the Murdoch family for illegal phone hacking. The illegal phone hacking victims included a missing 13 year old girl, who was later found murdered. The phone hacking erased a message the kidnapper had left for her parents, and as her parents never heard the message they couldn’t do anything about it.Rank #3
    • 6. THAILAND’S FLOOD Environment- Natural disasters Since July 2011, Thailand has been facing its worst flood in half a century. Over 12.8 million people have been affected by the floods, and currently there have been 790 deaths. The water has flooded 58 of Thailand’s 77 provinces; huge areas of farmland are submerged, threatening this year’s crops.Rank #2
    • 7. STEVE JOBS’ DEATH Deaths On October 5th 2011, the famous co- founder of Apple, Steve Jobs died at the age of 56. His death was caused by a form of pancreatic cancer; however he died peacefully, surrounded by family members. He was the mastermind behind Apple’s IPhone, IPad, I Pod, I Mac and ITunes. Though, not only will he be remembered for his creations, but more importantly, his creativity.Rank #7
    • 8. KIM JONG-ILS DEATH Deaths- Politics North Korea’s Supreme leader Kim Jong-Il died of heart attack on December 17th 2011. Kim Jong-Il died at the age of 69, after 17 years of leading North Korea. His son Kim Jong-un is now the new leader of North Korea, however Kim Jong- Un’s half-brother, Kim Jong-Nam says North Korea is heading for a collapse.Rank #5
    • 9. INFORMATION BIBLIOGRAPHY• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2011/• http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/steve-jobs-dies-apple-chief-innovated-personal-computer/story?id=14383813• http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304447804576410753210811910.html• http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/3558928/Osama-Bin-Laden-dead.html• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osama_bin_Laden• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2011_T%C5%8Dhoku_earthquake_and_tsunami• http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12709598• http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/12/world/asia/12japan.html?pagewanted=all• http://www.marketwatch.com/story/powerful-earthquake-shakes-japan-2011-03-11• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Jong-il• http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/9019800/Kim-Jong-uns-brother-says-North-Korea-heading-for- collapse.html• http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/phone-hacking/8624421/News-of-the-World-shut-down-in-bid-to-end-phone- hacking-scandal.html• http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/3683538/News-of-the-World-closing-down.html
    • 10. PHOTO BIBLIOGRAPHY• http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2011/10/04/thailands-worst-floods-leave-224-dead• http://www.jeffbullas.com/2011/10/07/steve-jobs-death-smashes-twitter-traffic-records/• http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/how-the-cia-killed-bin-laden/story-e6frea6u-1226048774704• http://www.eonline.com/news/ask_the_answer_bitch/are_kate_william_kissing_cousins_why/239323• http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/03/pictures/110315-nuclear-reactor-japan-tsunami-earthquake-world-photos- meltdown/• http://16days.thepixelproject.net/introduction-the-16-for-16-campaign/the-16-for-16-archives/archives-additional-lists-of- ideas-and-solutions-to-help-end-violence-against-women-2011/• http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/7618515/Profile-North-Koreas-Dear-Leader-Kim-Jong-il.html• http://www.teleread.com/chris-meadows/former-news-of-the-world-readers-stop-reading-sunday-papers-altogether/