5 Most Important Events of 2011

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Bin Laden’s Death

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On May 2, world’s most wanted terrorist, Osama Bin Laden was killed in a military operation by US special forces in Pakistan. Bin Laden was on the American FBI list of Most Wanted Terrorists for his involvement in the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings and 9/11 attacks on world trade center, bin Laden was a major target of the War on Terror, with a $25 million bounty by the FBI.

After almost 10 years of hard work, in April 2011, CIA was able to pinpoint bin Laden’s suspected location near Abbottabad, Pakistan. Finally on May 2nd, Operation Neptune Spear, was ordered by President Barack Obama and carried out by a team of United States Navy SEALs.After successful completion of operation, U.S. forces took bin Laden’s body to Afghanistan for identification and then buried it at sea within 24 hours of his death.

Gaddafi’s Death

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Colonel Gaddafi, was the ruler of the Libyan from 1969 to 2011.Gaddafi seized power in a bloodless military coup in 1969.In 2011, the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya state he established was overthrown in a civil war which consisted of an uprising aided by a NATO intervention. His 41-year rule made him the fourth longest-serving non-royal leader since 1900, as well as the longest-serving Arab leader.

On 20 October 2011,anti-Gadaffi forces captured him near his hometown of Sirte. His Convey was hit by French air force on a road about 3 kilometres west of Sirte.Gaddafi was captured alive by rebels and killed afterword.

Japanese Tsunami

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On March 12th, Japan was struck by a cataclysmic earthquake and merciless tsunami waves rushing through its helpless streets.The unforgiving tide of water unleashed after one of the biggest quakes in recent history obliterated tens of thousands of buildings, devouring almost anything in its path.
According to careful estimates the earthquake and tsunami caused a total economic loss of up to $300 billion, about 5 percent of Japan’s output and more than 18000 people lost their lives.

Royal Wedding 2011

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The wedding of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine Middleton took place on 29 April 2011 at Westminster Abbey in London. Prince William, the eldest son of Charles, Prince of Wales, first met Catherine Middleton in 2001, when both were studying at the University of St Andrews. The build-up to the wedding and the occasion itself attracted much media attention, with the service being broadcast live around the world, and being compared and contrasted in many ways with the 1981 marriage of William’s parents, Charlesand Lady Diana.The cost of the wedding was reportedly £20 million and was attended by many celebrities from all around the world.

Husn-e-Mubarik’s Resignation

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Husn-e-Mubarik is a former Egyptian ruler who as the fourth President of Egypt from 1981 to 2011.Mubarak was appointed Vice President of Egypt in 1975, and assumed the presidency on 14 October 1981, following the assassination of President Anwar El Sadat.

Mubarak was ousted after 18 days of demonstrations during the 2011 Egyptian revolution[4] when, on 11 February, Vice President Omar Suleiman announced that Mubarak had resigned as president and transferred authority to the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces.

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