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The Death Of Bin Laden- Osama was the mastermind behind Sept.11 2011. He killed around about 1,000 people in that attack. He was hiding for about 10years. Osama was to blame for many terrorists attacks. America was EAGER to find that horrible man. Once they found and killed him that brought justice to the U.S. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/42852700/ns/world_news-death_of_bin_laden/t/us-forces-kill-osama-bin-laden-pakistan/
Arab Spring- This is when there was a wave of demonstrations and protest throughout the Arab world. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arab_Spring
End of Iraq War- The US was in Iraq for 8 years fighting a war. All of the soldiers came back on Tuesday ( December 13, 2011 ). There is no doubt that the US won the war, but we definatley didn't win the peace.
South and West
King Jong iI- His death was said to be a heart attack, but the news report said he died because he was working to hard. He was the Dictator of North Korea. He died at age 69. The people of North Korea were extremely heart broken and hysterical.
Tsunami in Japan- On 3-15-11 a tsunami ripped through japan causing great damage. It flipped over cars and houses and truck and killed a lot of people. 200-300 bodies were found. The tsunami rolled across the pacific ocean at 800 km.http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12709598
Sudan Independence Vote- A lady from Sudan inked her finger after she voted on January 10, 2011. The vote created the world's newest nation when south Sudan gained independence. https://plus.google.com/s/Sudan%20Independence%20Vote
The US to Send Soldiers to Find Joseph Kony - Joseph Kony is a war criminal. Obama sent soldiers to go find him. He is responsible for having child soldiers. US stepped in to do whats right. http://motherjones.com/mojo/2011/10/obama-sends-soldiers-hunt-lra-joseph-kony
Africa- (no Arab / Egypt stories)
Death of Gaddafi- Gaddafi was the deposed leader of Libya. On October 20, 2011 Gaddafi was beaten and killed by the NTC forces. The fatal wound to his head ended it all, he was 69 years old. The people of Libya was happy that Gaddafi was finally gone. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_of_Muammar_Gaddafi
The 9/11 attack- On September 11, 2001 the WORST terrorist attack in US history took place. Two suicide terrorists took hostage 2 planes and crashed them into the World Trade Centers located in New York City. Close to 1,000 people were killed, causing great sorrow in the US. The mastermind behind it is Osama Bin Laden. The people that were killed in that incident are gone but NEVER forgotten. http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/subjects/s/sept_11_2001/index.html
Conflict Minerals in Africa- The minerals and such that the US and other countries use to create all different types of electronics usually come from Africa. The problem is that the US and other countries don't pay the African distributors the amount of money that they actually deserve. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coltan