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welcomewiki 12-16-2010 09:25 AM

In pics: Top Events of the Decade (MUST KNOW)
In pics: Top Events of the Decade

The WikiLeaks Documents
2010 - The WikiLeaks website released a trove of US State Department cables exposing the inner workings of American diplomacy, including candid and embarrassing assessments of world leaders. Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks was arrested in London by the Metropolitan Police Service on December 7, 2010 shortly after the leak of diplomatic cables began.

welcomewiki 12-16-2010 09:26 AM


26/11 Mumbai terror attack
2008 - A reporter talks on phone as the Taj Hotel in Mumbai is seen engulfed in flames. Pakistani terrorists hijacked a fishing boat and crossed over to India to launch more than 10 coordinated shooting and bombing attacks across Mumbai, India's commercial capital on November 26, 2008. Over 160 people died in the terror strike that soured relations between India and Pakistan and stalled peace talks for over a year.

welcomewiki 12-16-2010 09:26 AM

Benazir Bhutto Assassinated
2007 - Former Pakistani Prime Minister and chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party is seen praying in this file photograph. Bhutto was the first woman elected to lead a Muslim state, having twice been Prime Minister of Pakistan. On December 27, 2007 Bhutto was assassinated while leaving a campaign rally after a spirited address to party supporters in the run-up to the January 2008 parliamentary elections.

welcomewiki 12-16-2010 09:27 AM

Happy Birthday Facebook!
2004 - The Facebook page of Britain's Queen Elizabeth is shown on a computer screen in London. The social networking service and website was launched in February 2004. As of July 2010 Facebook has more than 500 million active users. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerburg has been named Time Magazine's person of the year.

welcomewiki 12-16-2010 09:27 AM

Death of a legend: Katherine Hepburn
2003 - With a career spanning over six decades, actor Katharine Hepburn died at the age of 96 on June 29, 2003. She won an unequalled four Oscars for Best Actress for her roles in Morning Glory (1933), Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967), The Lion in Winter (1968) and On Golden Pond (1981).

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