2013: The Year In Review


So, 2013 is over. How many of the following events do you remember?

March 2013
Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected Pope of the Catholic Church and was given the title Pope Francis. He is the first Latin-America Pope of the Catholic Church
Hugo Chávez, former President of Venezuela, died at the age of 58

April 2013
Boston Marathon Bombing
Margaret Thatcher, former Prime Minister of the UK, died at the age of 87

May 2013
Edward Snowden revealed the operational details of the US government’s global surveillance project
Turkey nationals protest against a reformation plan of a public park

July 2013
Mohamed Morsi, former President of Egypt, was removed by the Military
Prince George of Cambridge was born to Prince Williams and Catheriene

August 2013
Syrian government carried out chemical weapons attack on opposition forces
Hassan Rouhani was elected the 7th President of Iran

September 2013
the USA abandoned Military Strike on Syria
Tony Abbott was elected the 28th Prime Minister of Australia
Hassan Rouhani spoke on the UN Conference that Iran will not develop nuclear weapon
Terrorists attacked a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya causing at least 70 deaths

October 2013
the US federal government was shut down for 16 days

November 2013
Ukraine postponed its integration into EU, hundred thousands of people protested
Iran’s Nuclear Problem made great progress as development planning was abandonded

December 2013
Yingluck Shinawatra, former Prime Minister of Thailand, dissolved Thailand’s Parliament and called early election in 2014 in respond to anti-government protest
Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa, died at the age of 95

2013 in General
Critics considered that Japan started restoring militarism as the Prime Minister of Japan urged constitution reform
Critics worried about North Korea’s situation as Kim Jong-un, leader of North Korea, started consolidating his power by removal of his party members
Pope Francis was elected Person of the Year by Time Magazine

So it is 2014 now, Live Today and Leave No Regrets


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