how did we start ’11?

01/01/2011

A bomb explodes outside a Coptic church in Alexandria, Egypt, killing at least 21 people and wounding 97 more; street disturbances between Christians and Muslims ensue

02/01/2011

River levels in Queensland, Australia continue to rise, affecting about 200,000 people and killing at least one person

05/01/2011

 

Kuwaiti Prime Minister Nasser Mohammed Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah narrowly survives a no confidence vote, following a crackdown at an opposition demonstration in December.

08/01/2011

A shooting rampage takes place at a supermarket in Tucson in the U.S. state of Arizona. Twenty are shot, including U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords. Six others are confirmed dead, including District Court judge John Roll.

10/01/2011

The Auburn Tigers defeat the Oregon Ducks to win the 2011 BCS National Championship Game.

15/01/2011

Former President of Tunisia Zine El Abidine Ben Ali flees with his family to Saudi Arabia, after being rejected by France

25/01/2011

Tens of thousands of people protest against the government in Egypt on a “day of revolt”.

29/01/2011

Japan defeats Australia 1–0 by a goal from Tadanari Lee in extra time, winning their fourth AFC Asian Cup title.

31/01/2011

China’s state broadcaster China Central Television reportedly uses footage from the 1986 Top Gun film as a substitute for its coverage of the country’s air force.

So I guess this gives us a rough guide on how 2011 will go .. lot’s of politics involved.

Oh I forgot to add the 1000 KD Amiri grant, 17/01/2011, you get a video for that! 😛

 

 

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6 Responses

  1. neat post thanks for the summary 🙂
    this post will be to fun to read 10 years from now ;p

    • Haha I agree ;p

      Thanks for passing by 😉

  2. LOL every year starts the same way LOL extraordinary good things and tremendously bad things unfortunately!!

    Thanks for the brief , you’re better than the news :p

    • haha you think? 😛

  3. You should do this monthly! A nice round up of events!

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