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B. 03-14 Meltdown alert at Japan reactor Fukushima, Northern Japan
2. 07-07 Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing London
3. 08-06 U.S. government credit downgraded Washington
E. 09-15 UBS: 'Unauthorized' trades cost us $2 B Switzerland
10-05 Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies San Francisco Bay Area
6. 10-26 EU leaders reach eurozone agreement Belgium

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Meltdown alert at Japan reactor Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing   The embattled tabloid News of the World, one of the oldest and best-selling newspapers in Britain, will shut down after Sunday's issue U.S. government credit downgraded  Credit rating agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) downgraded its credit rating of the U.S. federal government from AAA to AA+ UBS: 'Unauthorized' trades cost us $2 B   Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies
Feb.7  Egypt  Egypt ups pay as protests go on
Feb.13  Japan  China overtakes Japan as 2nd economy
Mar.10  Eastern Libya  Rebels forced from Libya oil port
Mar.14   Northern Japan
Mar.20  Northern Japan  Food products limited from nuclear area
Mar.22  Northern Japan  Power restored to reactor's control room
Mar.23  Los Angeles  Elizabeth Taylor dies
Apr.6  Portugal  Portugal seeks bail-out from EU
Apr.14  U.S. Congress  US Congress approves budget bill
Apr.21  Japan  Japan announces emergency budget
May.24  Hamburg  Volcano ash shuts German airports
May.29  Berlin  Germany pledges nuclear shutdown
Jun.5  Germany  Beansprouts 'likely E.coli cause'
Jun.19  European Union  European ministers: Greece to get loans
Jun.28  France  Christine Lagarde named IMF chief
Jul.7   London
Jul.9  London  NoW goes to presses for last time
Jul.13  London  News Corp withdraws bid for BSkyB
Jul.15  London  Murdoch apologizes as deputies resign
Jul.21  European Union  Eurozone agrees new Greek bailout
Jul.23  London  Amy Winehouse found dead
Aug.2  Washington  Obama signs bill to end default threat
Aug.6   Washington
Aug.8  New York  Global stock declined after US downgrade
Aug.16  Paris  Leaders demand 'euro governance'
Aug.24  San Francisco Bay Area  Steve Jobs quits as Apple chief
Sep.12  Kenya  Dozens die in pipeline fire
Sep.15   Switzerland
Sep.22  Global  Shares sink over growth worries
Oct.2  Greece  Greece to miss targets on deficit
Oct.5   San Francisco Bay Area
  Former chief executive and co-founder of US technology giant Apple Steve Jobs has died, the company says. He was 56.    Jobs announced he was suffering from pancreatic cancer in 2004. Jobs introduced the colourful iMac computer, th...
Oct.9  Berlin  Euro crisis talks 'end in accord'
Oct.15  Rome  Protest rallies grip major cities
Oct.26  Hong Kong  Dreamliner completes first flight
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Oct.29  Australia  Labour row grounds Qantas flights
Oct.30  Australia  Qantas resuming flights
Oct.31  Greece  Greece to hold bailout referendum
Nov.2  France  Bailout loan withheld from Greece
 San Francisco Bay Area  Oakland protesters shut down port
Nov.30  Global  World banks announce joint action plan
Dec.5  Paris  France, Germany outline fiscal pact
Dec.16  Kazakhstan  Clashes hit Kazakh oil strike town
Dec.28  Gulf  U.S.: Iran blocking Hormuz unacceptable'



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European Union
Portugal seeks bail-out from EU
Volcano ash shuts German airports
Germany pledges nuclear shutdown
Beansprouts 'likely E.coli cause'
European ministers: Greece to get loans
Christine Lagarde named IMF chief
Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing
NoW goes to presses for last time
News Corp withdraws bid for BSkyB
Murdoch apologizes as deputies resign
EU leaders reach eurozone agreement
Portugal seeks bail-out from EU
European ministers: Greece to get loans
Christine Lagarde named IMF chief
Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing
NoW goes to presses for last time
Murdoch apologizes as deputies resign
Eurozone agrees new Greek bailout
Leaders demand 'euro governance'
Greece to miss targets on deficit
EU leaders reach eurozone agreement
Portugal seeks bail-out from EU
European ministers: Greece to get loans
Christine Lagarde named IMF chief
Eurozone agrees new Greek bailout
Leaders demand 'euro governance'
Greece to miss targets on deficit
Euro crisis talks 'end in accord'
Protest rallies grip major cities
EU leaders reach eurozone agreement
Volcano ash shuts German airports
Beansprouts 'likely E.coli cause'
Portugal seeks bail-out from EU
Volcano ash shuts German airports
NoW goes to presses for last time
Greece to miss targets on deficit
USA
Schmidt to step down as Google CEO
Global stock declined after US downgrade
Steve Jobs quits as Apple chief
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies
Oakland protesters shut down port
US Congress approves budget bill
Geithner hails 'progress' in China talks
Obama signs bill to end default threat
U.S. government credit downgraded
Oakland protesters shut down port
US Congress approves budget bill
IMF chief resigns over sex charge
Obama signs bill to end default threat
U.S. government credit downgraded
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Global stock declined after US downgrade
Oakland protesters shut down port
Japan
China overtakes Japan as 2nd economy
Food products limited from nuclear area
Power restored to reactor's control room
Japan announces emergency budget
Japan announces emergency budget
Meltdown alert at Japan reactor
Food products limited from nuclear area
Reactors could take 9 months to stop
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California
Steve Jobs quits as Apple chief
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies
Oakland protesters shut down port
Oakland protesters shut down port
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Oakland protesters shut down port
Fukushima
Power hopes rise at Japan plant
Food products limited from nuclear area
Power restored to reactor's control room
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Meltdown alert at Japan reactor
Food products limited from nuclear area
Reactors could take 9 months to stop
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United Kingdom
Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing
NoW goes to presses for last time
News Corp withdraws bid for BSkyB
Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing
NoW goes to presses for last time
Murdoch apologizes as deputies resign
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NoW goes to presses for last time
Northern Japan
Power hopes rise at Japan plant
Food products limited from nuclear area
Power restored to reactor's control room
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Meltdown alert at Japan reactor
Food products limited from nuclear area
Reactors could take 9 months to stop
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France
Christine Lagarde named IMF chief
Bailout loan withheld from Greece
Christine Lagarde named IMF chief
Leaders demand 'euro governance'
Bailout loan withheld from Greece
Christine Lagarde named IMF chief
Leaders demand 'euro governance'
Bailout loan withheld from Greece
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San Francisco Bay Area
Steve Jobs quits as Apple chief
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies
Oakland protesters shut down port
Oakland protesters shut down port
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Arab Countries
Libya rebels to export first oil
Egypt ups pay as protests go on
U.S.: Iran blocking Hormuz unacceptable'
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Washington
Geithner hails 'progress' in China talks
US Congress approves budget bill
Obama signs bill to end default threat
U.S. government credit downgraded
Obama signs bill to end default threat
U.S. government credit downgraded
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Germany
Volcano ash shuts German airports
Germany pledges nuclear shutdown
Beansprouts 'likely E.coli cause'
Euro crisis talks 'end in accord'
Euro crisis talks 'end in accord'
Volcano ash shuts German airports
Beansprouts 'likely E.coli cause'
Volcano ash shuts German airports
East Asia
China overtakes Japan as 2nd economy
Dreamliner completes first flight
Japan announces emergency budget
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Egypt ups pay as protests go on China overtakes Japan as 2nd economy  Japan is falling behind the blistering speed of China's manufacturing growth. Japan's was valued at US $5.47 trillion, while China - $5.88T   Rebels forced from Libya oil port   The Libyan military worked to wrest control of the key oil port of Ras Lanuf from opposition forces   Meltdown alert at Japan reactor Map of Fukushima Japan


January 2011 ... more > Top ^
Jan.1  Siberia  Russia-China oil pipeline opens
Jan.20  San Francisco Bay Area  Schmidt to step down as Google CEO


February 2011 ... more > Top ^
Feb.7   Egypt
Feb.13   Japan  
Feb.14  Ecuador  Huge fine in Amazon pollution case
Feb.17  Antarctica  Japan to bring whaling boats home
Feb.27  Los Angeles  King's Speech crowned at Oscars


March 2011 ... more > Top ^
Mar.10   Eastern Libya
Mar.14   Northern Japan
  Technicians are battling to stabilise a third reactor at a quake-stricken Japanese nuclear plant, which has been rocked by a second blast in three days.
Mar.19  Northern Japan  Power hopes rise at Japan plant Mar.20   Northern Japan   Food products limited from nuclear area   Japan slapped restrictions on some food produced in two provinces around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant Mar.22   Northern Japan Power restored to reactor's control room Mar.23   Los Angeles   Elizabeth Taylor dies  Dame Elizabeth Taylor, one of the 20th Century's biggest movie stars, has died in Los Angeles at the age of 79

April 2011 ... more > Top ^
Apr.5  Eastern Libya  Libya rebels to export first oil Apr.6   Portugal   Portugal seeks bail-out from EU   Portugal becomes the third eurozone country to request financial aid from the European Union, saying it is at too great a risk Apr.14   U.S. Congress US Congress approves budget bill
Apr.17  Northern Japan  Reactors could take 9 months to stop Apr.21   Japan Japan announces emergency budget

May 2011 ... more > Top ^
May.10  Washington  Geithner hails 'progress' in China talks May.18  Japan  Japan economy back in recession  New York  IMF chief resigns over sex charge May.24  Scotland  Ash flight delays hit thousands   Hamburg Volcano ash shuts German airports
May.29   Berlin Germany pledges nuclear shutdown

June 2011 ... more > Top ^
Jun.5   Germany Beansprouts 'likely E.coli cause'
 Hamburg  E. coli 'linked' to German farm Jun.19   European Union European ministers: Greece to get loans Jun.27  Greece  Greek unions stage general strike Jun.28   France Christine Lagarde named IMF chief Jun.30  London  British labor strikes could cause chaos

July 2011 ... more > Top ^
Jul.7   London Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing
  The embattled tabloid News of the World, one of the oldest and best-selling newspapers in Britain, will shut down after Sunday's issue
 This Sunday's issue will be the last edition of the paper, News International chairman James Murdoch says. The announcement follows accusations that the paper eavesdropped on the phone messages of murder and terror victims, politicians and celebrities
Jul.9   London NoW goes to presses for last time
Jul.13   London News Corp withdraws bid for BSkyB Jul.15   London Murdoch apologizes as deputies resign Jul.21   European Union Eurozone agrees new Greek bailout Jul.23   London Amy Winehouse found dead Jul.27  House of Representatives  Boehner pushes House on debt plan Jul.30  U.S. Senate  US Senate in intense debt debate Jul.31  Washington  Obama announces US deficit deal

August 2011 ... more > Top ^
Aug.2   Washington   Obama signs bill to end default threat   President Barack Obama has signed legislation to increase the US debt ceiling and avert a financial default after Congress voted Aug.6   Washington U.S. government credit downgraded
  Credit rating agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) downgraded its credit rating of the U.S. federal government from AAA to AA+
 This was the first time the government was given a rating below AAA. Global stock markets declined on August 8, 2011, following the announcement
Aug.8   New York Global stock declined after US downgrade  All three major U.S. stock indexes declined between 5-7% in one day  South Korea  Asia hammered by stocks sell-off in the US Aug.11  New York  Dow rises 400 points on volatile day Aug.16   Paris Leaders demand 'euro governance' Aug.24   San Francisco Bay Area Steve Jobs quits as Apple chief

September 2011 ... more > Top ^
Sep.4  Southern Iran  First nuclear power plant is online Sep.8  U.S. Congress  Obama unveils crucial jobs plan Sep.12   Kenya Dozens die in pipeline fire
Sep.13  Washington  US poverty rises to record high Sep.14  France  Eurozone leaders reassure Greece Sep.15   Switzerland UBS: 'Unauthorized' trades cost us $2 B
  Swiss banking giant UBS discovered that 'unauthorized trading by a trader in its investment bank' has cost it an estimated $2 billion
Sep.17  Washington  New Obama plan to tax wealthiest Sep.18  Switzerland  UBS unauthorized trade loss now $2.3B Sep.19  Washington  Obama outlines US deficit plans  Italy  Italy has debt rating cut by S&P Sep.20  Global  IMF: World economy in 'dangerous phase' Sep.22   Global Shares sink over growth worries  World stock markets have dropped sharply after a series of grim warnings over prospects for the global economy Sep.25  Washington  Eurozone rescue plan 'emerging' Sep.28  Colorado  Tainted US melons kill up to 16 Sep.30  European Union  Markets see big quarterly falls

October 2011 ... more > Top ^
Oct.2   Greece Greece to miss targets on deficit Oct.4  Greece  Greece hit by new general strike Oct.5   San Francisco Bay Area   Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies
  Former chief executive and co-founder of US technology giant Apple Steve Jobs has died, the company says. He was 56
 Jobs announced he was suffering from pancreatic cancer in 2004. Jobs introduced the colourful iMac computer, the iPod and the iPhone to the world. He was indistinguishable from his company, which he co-founded in the 1970s
Oct.7  Washington  US economy adds 103,000 new jobs Oct.9   Berlin Euro crisis talks 'end in accord' Oct.13  Spain  S&P lowers Spain's credit rating Oct.15   Rome Protest rallies grip major cities Oct.26   Hong Kong Dreamliner completes first flight  Connecticut  FBI detains ex-Goldman Sachs man  Thailand  Floodwaters force closure of airport   Belgium EU leaders reach eurozone agreement
  EU leaders announce a deal on debt crisis measures, including a hard-fought deal with private sector investors to take a 50% loss on Greek bonds.    Banks must raise more capital to protect them against losses resulting f...
Oct.29   Australia Labour row grounds Qantas flights   The Australian airline Qantas is grounding all international and domestic flights with immediate effect due to an industrial dispute Oct.30  Sydney  Qantas ordered to end labor dispute   Australia Qantas resuming flights Oct.31   Greece Greece to hold bailout referendum

November 2011 ... more > Top ^
Nov.1  Greece  Greek vote casts shadow on debt deal Nov.2   France Bailout loan withheld from Greece
  San Francisco Bay Area Oakland protesters shut down port Nov.7  Rome  Berlusconi teeters as debt costs mount Nov.24  Portugal  Portugal flights grounded by general strike Nov.25  USA  Black Friday retail bonanza in strong start Nov.29  USA  American Airlines files for bankruptcy Nov.30   Global World banks announce joint action plan

December 2011 ... more > Top ^
Dec.2  Washington  Unemployment in US falls to 8.6% Dec.5   Paris France, Germany outline fiscal pact
Dec.16   Kazakhstan Clashes hit Kazakh oil strike town  UN Security Council  UN lifts Libyan banks sanctions Dec.17  U.S. Senate  US Senate passes key funding bill Dec.20  Tokyo  Japan raids Olympus headquarters Dec.28   Gulf U.S.: Iran blocking Hormuz unacceptable' Dec.31  Global  Revellers mark turn of the year


Egypt ups pay as protests go on   Portugal seeks bail-out from EU   Portugal becomes the third eurozone country to request financial aid from the European Union, saying it is at too great a risk US Congress approves budget bill Japan announces emergency budget European ministers: Greece to get loans Christine Lagarde named IMF chief Eurozone agrees new Greek bailout   Obama signs bill to end default threat   President Barack Obama has signed legislation to increase the US debt ceiling and avert a financial default after Congress voted U.S. government credit downgraded




World, Business, 2011 Financial Timeline ... See World Financial timeline Top ^
2011
Feb.7   Egypt
Apr.6   Portugal
Apr.14   U.S. Congress
Apr.21   Japan
May.18  New York  IMF chief resigns over sex charge
Jun.19   European Union
Jun.28   France
Jul.21   European Union
Jul.27  House of Representatives  Boehner pushes House on debt plan
Jul.30  U.S. Senate  US Senate in intense debt debate
Jul.31  Washington  Obama announces US deficit deal
Aug.2   Washington
Aug.6   Washington
  Credit rating agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) downgraded its credit rating of the U.S. federal government from AAA to AA+
 This was the first time the government was given a rating below AAA. Global stock markets declined on August 8, 2011, following the announcement
Aug.16   Paris Leaders demand 'euro governance'
Sep.12   Kenya Dozens die in pipeline fire Sep.14  France  Eurozone leaders reassure Greece Sep.15   Switzerland UBS: 'Unauthorized' trades cost us $2 B
  Swiss banking giant UBS discovered that 'unauthorized trading by a trader in its investment bank' has cost it an estimated $2 billion
Sep.17  Washington  New Obama plan to tax wealthiest Sep.18  Switzerland  UBS unauthorized trade loss now $2.3B Sep.19  Washington  Obama outlines US deficit plans Sep.19  Italy  Italy has debt rating cut by S&P Sep.25  Washington  Eurozone rescue plan 'emerging' Oct.2   Greece Greece to miss targets on deficit Oct.9   Berlin Euro crisis talks 'end in accord' Oct.13  Spain  S&P lowers Spain's credit rating Oct.15   Rome Protest rallies grip major cities Oct.26  Connecticut  FBI detains ex-Goldman Sachs man Oct.26   Belgium EU leaders reach eurozone agreement
  EU leaders announce a deal on debt crisis measures, including a hard-fought deal with private sector investors to take a 50% loss on Greek bonds.    Banks must raise more capital to protect them against losses resulting f...
Oct.31   Greece Greece to hold bailout referendum Nov.2   France Bailout loan withheld from Greece Nov.7  Rome  Berlusconi teeters as debt costs mount Nov.30   Global World banks announce joint action plan Dec.5   Paris France, Germany outline fiscal pact Dec.16  UN Security Council  UN lifts Libyan banks sanctions Dec.17  U.S. Senate  US Senate passes key funding bill



World, Business, 2011 Food Timeline ... See World Food timeline Top ^
2011 Feb.17  Antarctica  Japan to bring whaling boats home Mar.20   Northern Japan   Food products limited from nuclear area   Japan slapped restrictions on some food produced in two provinces around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant Jun.5   Germany Beansprouts 'likely E.coli cause'
Jun.5  Hamburg  E. coli 'linked' to German farm Jun.19   European Union European ministers: Greece to get loans Sep.25  Washington  Eurozone rescue plan 'emerging' Sep.28  Colorado  Tainted US melons kill up to 16



World, Business, 2011 Election, Vote Timeline ... See World Election, Vote timeline Top ^
2011 Oct.31   Greece Greece to hold bailout referendum
Nov.1  Greece  Greek vote casts shadow on debt deal



World, Business, 2011 Corruption Timeline ... See World Corruption timeline Top ^
2011 Dec.20  Tokyo  Japan raids Olympus headquarters



World, Business, 2011 Government Timeline ... See World Government timeline Top ^
2011 Apr.21   Japan Japan announces emergency budget
Aug.6   Washington U.S. government credit downgraded
  Credit rating agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) downgraded its credit rating of the U.S. federal government from AAA to AA+
 This was the first time the government was given a rating below AAA. Global stock markets declined on August 8, 2011, following the announcement
Sep.14  France  Eurozone leaders reassure Greece Sep.17  Washington  New Obama plan to tax wealthiest Sep.19  Washington  Obama outlines US deficit plans Sep.19  Italy  Italy has debt rating cut by S&P Oct.2   Greece Greece to miss targets on deficit Oct.13  Spain  S&P lowers Spain's credit rating Nov.2   France Bailout loan withheld from Greece



World, Business, 2011 Health Disasters Timeline ... See World Health Disasters timeline Top ^
2011 Jun.5   Germany Beansprouts 'likely E.coli cause'
Jun.5  Hamburg  E. coli 'linked' to German farm Sep.28  Colorado  Tainted US melons kill up to 16



World, Business, 2011 Navy Timeline ... See World Navy timeline Top ^
2011 Dec.28   Gulf U.S.: Iran blocking Hormuz unacceptable'




World, Business, 2011 Stocks Timeline ... See World Stocks timeline Top ^
2011 Aug.8   New York Global stock declined after US downgrade  All three major U.S. stock indexes declined between 5-7% in one day Aug.8  South Korea  Asia hammered by stocks sell-off in the US Aug.11  New York  Dow rises 400 points on volatile day Sep.22   Global Shares sink over growth worries  World stock markets have dropped sharply after a series of grim warnings over prospects for the global economy Sep.30  European Union  Markets see big quarterly falls



World, Business, 2011 Political Law Timeline ... See World Political Law timeline Top ^
2011 Apr.14   U.S. Congress US Congress approves budget bill
May.24  Scotland  Ash flight delays hit thousands May.24   Hamburg Volcano ash shuts German airports Jun.27  Greece  Greek unions stage general strike Jun.30  London  British labor strikes could cause chaos Aug.2   Washington   Obama signs bill to end default threat   President Barack Obama has signed legislation to increase the US debt ceiling and avert a financial default after Congress voted Oct.4  Greece  Greece hit by new general strike Oct.30  Sydney  Qantas ordered to end labor dispute Dec.16   Kazakhstan Clashes hit Kazakh oil strike town



World, Business, 2011 Media Politics Timeline ... See World Media Politics timeline Top ^
2011 Jul.7   London Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing
  The embattled tabloid News of the World, one of the oldest and best-selling newspapers in Britain, will shut down after Sunday's issue
 This Sunday's issue will be the last edition of the paper, News International chairman James Murdoch says. The announcement follows accusations that the paper eavesdropped on the phone messages of murder and terror victims, politicians and celebrities
Jul.7   London Hacking scandal spurs paper's closing
  The embattled tabloid News of the World, one of the oldest and best-selling newspapers in Britain, will shut down after Sunday's issue
 This Sunday's issue will be the last edition of the paper, News International chairman James Murdoch says. The announcement follows accusations that the paper eavesdropped on the phone messages of murder and terror victims, politicians and celebrities
Jul.9   London NoW goes to presses for last time Jul.9   London NoW goes to presses for last time Jul.13   London News Corp withdraws bid for BSkyB Jul.15   London Murdoch apologizes as deputies resign



World, Business, 2011 Bankruptcy Timeline ... See World Bankruptcy timeline Top ^
2011 Nov.29  USA  American Airlines files for bankruptcy



World, Business, 2011 Warning Timeline ... See World Warning timeline Top ^
2011 Dec.28   Gulf U.S.: Iran blocking Hormuz unacceptable'




World, Business, 2011 Bad Economic News Timeline ... See World Bad Economic News timeline Top ^
2011 May.18  Japan  Japan economy back in recession Sep.13  Washington  US poverty rises to record high Nov.1  Greece  Greek vote casts shadow on debt deal Dec.20  Tokyo  Japan raids Olympus headquarters



World, Business, 2011 Lawsuit Timeline ... See World Lawsuit timeline Top ^
2011 Feb.14  Ecuador  Huge fine in Amazon pollution case



World, Business, 2011 Flood Timeline ... See World Flood timeline Top ^
2011 Oct.26  Thailand  Floodwaters force closure of airport



World, Business, 2011 Aviation Business Timeline ... See World Aviation Business timeline Top ^
2011 May.24  Scotland  Ash flight delays hit thousands May.24   Hamburg Volcano ash shuts German airports
Oct.26   Hong Kong Dreamliner completes first flight Oct.26  Thailand  Floodwaters force closure of airport Oct.29   Australia Labour row grounds Qantas flights   The Australian airline Qantas is grounding all international and domestic flights with immediate effect due to an industrial dispute Oct.30  Sydney  Qantas ordered to end labor dispute Oct.30   Australia Qantas resuming flights Nov.24  Portugal  Portugal flights grounded by general strike



World, Business, 2011 Agreement Timeline ... See World Agreement timeline Top ^
2011 Jul.21   European Union Eurozone agrees new Greek bailout
Jul.31  Washington  Obama announces US deficit deal Oct.9   Berlin Euro crisis talks 'end in accord' Oct.26   Belgium EU leaders reach eurozone agreement
  EU leaders announce a deal on debt crisis measures, including a hard-fought deal with private sector investors to take a 50% loss on Greek bonds.    Banks must raise more capital to protect them against losses resulting f...
Nov.25  USA  Black Friday retail bonanza in strong start Dec.5   Paris France, Germany outline fiscal pact



World, Business, 2011 Environmental Timeline ... See World Environmental timeline Top ^
2011 Feb.14  Ecuador  Huge fine in Amazon pollution case Feb.17  Antarctica  Japan to bring whaling boats home Mar.14   Northern Japan   Meltdown alert at Japan reactor
Map of Fukushima Japan
  Technicians are battling to stabilise a third reactor at a quake-stricken Japanese nuclear plant, which has been rocked by a second blast in three days.
Mar.20   Northern Japan   Food products limited from nuclear area   Japan slapped restrictions on some food produced in two provinces around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant Apr.17  Northern Japan  Reactors could take 9 months to stop Nov.2   San Francisco Bay Area Oakland protesters shut down port



World, Business, 2011 Arrest Timeline ... See World Arrest timeline Top ^
2011 Oct.26  Connecticut  FBI detains ex-Goldman Sachs man



World, Business, 2011 Political Sanctions Timeline ... See World Political Sanctions timeline Top ^
2011 Dec.16  UN Security Council  UN lifts Libyan banks sanctions



World, Business, 2011 Talks Timeline ... See World Talks timeline Top ^
2011 May.10  Washington  Geithner hails 'progress' in China talks Aug.16   Paris Leaders demand 'euro governance'




World, Business, 2011 Business Leaders Timeline ... See World Business Leaders timeline Top ^
2011 Jan.20  San Francisco Bay Area  Schmidt to step down as Google CEO May.18  New York  IMF chief resigns over sex charge Jun.28   France Christine Lagarde named IMF chief
Jul.15   London Murdoch apologizes as deputies resign Aug.24   San Francisco Bay Area Steve Jobs quits as Apple chief Sep.8  U.S. Congress  Obama unveils crucial jobs plan



World, Business, 2011 Protest Timeline ... See World Protest timeline Top ^
2011 Feb.7   Egypt Egypt ups pay as protests go on
Mar.10   Eastern Libya   Rebels forced from Libya oil port   The Libyan military worked to wrest control of the key oil port of Ras Lanuf from opposition forces Jun.27  Greece  Greek unions stage general strike Oct.15   Rome Protest rallies grip major cities Nov.2   San Francisco Bay Area Oakland protesters shut down port Nov.24  Portugal  Portugal flights grounded by general strike Dec.16   Kazakhstan Clashes hit Kazakh oil strike town



World, Business, 2011 Good Economic News Timeline ... See World Good Economic News timeline Top ^
2011 Dec.2  Washington  Unemployment in US falls to 8.6%



World, Business, 2011 Macroeconomics Timeline ... See World Macroeconomics timeline Top ^
2011 Feb.13   Japan China overtakes Japan as 2nd economy  Japan is falling behind the blistering speed of China's manufacturing growth. Japan's was valued at US $5.47 trillion, while China - $5.88T Sep.8  U.S. Congress  Obama unveils crucial jobs plan Sep.20  Global  IMF: World economy in 'dangerous phase' Oct.7  Washington  US economy adds 103,000 new jobs



World, Business, 2011 Trade Timeline ... See World Trade timeline Top ^
2011 May.10  Washington  Geithner hails 'progress' in China talks



World, Business, 2011 Entertainment Timeline ... See World Entertainment timeline Top ^
2011 Feb.27  Los Angeles  King's Speech crowned at Oscars Mar.23   Los Angeles Elizabeth Taylor dies  Dame Elizabeth Taylor, one of the 20th Century's biggest movie stars, has died in Los Angeles at the age of 79 Jul.23   London Amy Winehouse found dead
Dec.31  Global  Revellers mark turn of the year



World, Business, 2011 Business Obituary Timeline ... See World Business Obituary timeline Top ^
2011 Oct.5   San Francisco Bay Area   Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies
  Former chief executive and co-founder of US technology giant Apple Steve Jobs has died, the company says. He was 56
 Jobs announced he was suffering from pancreatic cancer in 2004. Jobs introduced the colourful iMac computer, the iPod and the iPhone to the world. He was indistinguishable from his company, which he co-founded in the 1970s




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2011 Mar.14   Northern Japan   Meltdown alert at Japan reactor
Map of Fukushima Japan
  Technicians are battling to stabilise a third reactor at a quake-stricken Japanese nuclear plant, which has been rocked by a second blast in three days.
Mar.19  Northern Japan  Power hopes rise at Japan plant Mar.22   Northern Japan Power restored to reactor's control room Apr.17  Northern Japan  Reactors could take 9 months to stop May.29   Berlin Germany pledges nuclear shutdown Jul.27  House of Representatives  Boehner pushes House on debt plan Jul.30  U.S. Senate  US Senate in intense debt debate Sep.4  Southern Iran  First nuclear power plant is online Dec.17  U.S. Senate  US Senate passes key funding bill



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2011 Jan.1  Siberia  Russia-China oil pipeline opens Mar.10   Eastern Libya   Rebels forced from Libya oil port   The Libyan military worked to wrest control of the key oil port of Ras Lanuf from opposition forces Apr.5  Eastern Libya  Libya rebels to export first oil May.18  New York  IMF chief resigns over sex charge Sep.12   Kenya Dozens die in pipeline fire
Dec.28   Gulf U.S.: Iran blocking Hormuz unacceptable'