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What are the top 10 events of 2012?

What are the top 10 events of 2012?

2012’s Top 10 moments in world news. 1 Costa Concordia Shipwreck. On Jan. 13, Captain Francesco Schettino steered the 60,000-ton Costa Concordia cruise ship off course and brought it close 2 Marie Colvin and Remi Ochlik Killed in Syria. 3 U.S. Toll in Afghan War Hits 2,000. 4 Mohammed Morsi Wins Egypt Election. 5 London Olympics.

What was the most important news in 2012?

Disaster has struck from Italy to the Philippines, sports took center stage in one of the world’s oldest cities, and America marked a harrowing landmark in a war that will enter its 12th year in 2013. What follows is a look back at 10 of the most significant and memorable moments in news, from around the world, in 2012.

Where was the World Expo held in 2012?

The 2012 World Expo begins, in Yeosu, South Korea. It is scheduled to end on August 12, 2012. Tokyo Skytree, the tallest self-supporting tower in the world, at 634 meters high, is opened to the public. The world’s stock markets plunge, hitting their lowest levels, since the beginning of the year.

When was the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympics?

In this July 27, 2012, photo, the Olympic rings light up the stadium during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. AP Photo/Morry Gash On July 27, London officially kicked-off the world’s biggest sporting event with a star-studded opening ceremony (photos) that felt part Broadway musical and part history lesson.

What are the top world news stories of 2012?

Here are the top world news stories in this busy news year. Malala Just as my generation was transfixed by the lone man who stood in front of a line of menacing People’s Republic tanks on June 5, 1989, in Tiananmen Square, one Pakistani teen stood in front of the extremists who threaten to take her generation into the dark ages.

What are some historical events in Australia in 2012?

Historical Events in 2012 1 Football Awards 2 Film and TV Awards 3 Golden Globes 4 NBA Record 5 Australian Open Women’s Tennis 6 Australian Men’s Tennis Open 7 Event of Interest 8 Album Release 9 Super Bowl 10 Super Bowl

Are there any major world events in 2020?

Well, 2020 has 2016 beat. You would have to go back to 1968 to find a year filled with as much turmoil. Yes, the past twelve months did bring some good news. Those bright spots, however, hardly made up for the bad news. So here are my top ten world events in 2020.