how did we start ’11?


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


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



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


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.


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


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


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


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


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! 😛




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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