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Japan hit by an enormous nine point zero earthquake triggering a monster tsunami.
Death -- reach 161000.
4000 missing in the worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl.
-- Tunisia civil resistance leads to the ouster of the country's prime minister and long time president.
Massive demonstrations bring -- end of the thirty year rule of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.
And protests in Libya escalate into a full scale rebellion.
Supported by NATO -- captured and later killed.
In Syria an uprising erupts against president Bashar Assad despite increasing international pressure.
The government's bloody crackdowns continue.
We'll not have this -- tonight we -- one.
The eyes of the world -- Westminster Abbey as an estimated three billion people watched the royal wedding of prince William and Kate Middleton.
In what may be the biggest news story of the year the United States is conducted an operation that killed Osama bin -- -- The leader -- -- US Navy SEALs shoot and kill the terror leader in his compound in Pakistan.
Managing director of the International Monetary Fund arrested in New York City for allegedly sexually assaulting a hotel -- Charges against Dominique Strauss -- -- later dropped citing a credibility issue with the accuser.
At large for fifteen years Ratko Mladic the former Bosnian Serb general responsible for the massacre of thousands of Muslims is arrested.
The deadly E.
Coli outbreak in Europe linked to German sprouts killing about 45.
After more than fifty years of struggle the republic of south Sudan declares its independence becoming Africa's 54 country.
British newspaper news of the world closes after allegations that journalists hacked in the voice mail accounts.
In Norway a man describing himself as the resistance leader bombing a government building and carrying out -- shooting Rampage at a youth camp killing 77.
London suffering widespread rioting after police shooting of a young man.
The deadliest single loss for US forces in the decade old Afghanistan war.
Chinook helicopter crashes killing thirty American service members most of them -- Navy SEALs.
More than ten million people in East Africa it by the worst drought in six decades Somalia becoming the epicenter of the famine.
Two American hikers arrested in 2009.
In Iran after being accused of spying.
Finally return home a year after their female friend was released.
In a direct challenge to the US the Palestinians request statehood recognition at the United Nations.
Anwar -- I'll -- -- American born senior al-Qaeda leader killed in Yemen by US drone strike.
An Italian jury clears American student Amanda Knox of murder.
Nearly four years after she was arrested for allegedly killing her roommate in Italy.
Israel releases over 1000 Palestinian prisoners in exchange for one kidnapped Israeli soldier.
-- -- -- And a powerful earthquake rocks eastern Turkey killing about 600 people.
People here in Italy about their concerns Europe's debt crisis is certainly one of the big ones despite all the bailout money given that some countries the economy in 2012.
Promises to be a major headline.
In Rome Greg Burke Fox News.
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