This includes events of October 2011, November 2011, and December 2011.
OctoberOctober 4 2011 Mogadishu bombing: 100 people are killed in a car bombing in the Somali capital Mogadishu. The death toll from the flooding of Cambodia's Mekong River and attendant flash floods reaches 207. October 18 Israel and the Palestinian militant organization Hamas begin a major prisoner swap, in which the captured Israeli Army soldier Gilad Shalit is released by Hamas in exchange for 1,027 Palestinian and Israeli-Arab prisoners held in Israel, including 280 prisoners serving life sentences for planning and perpetrating terror attacks. October 20 Arab Spring and the Libyan civil war: Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is killed in Sirte, with National Transitional Council forces taking control of the city, and ending the war. Basque separatist militant organisation ETA declares an end to its 43-year campaign of political violence, which has killed over 800 people since 1968. October 23 A magnitude 7.2 Mw earthquake jolts eastern Turkey near the city of Van, killing 604 people, and damaging about 2,200 buildings. October 27 After an emergency meeting in Brussels, the European Union announces an agreement to tackle the European sovereign debt crisis which includes a writedown of 50% of Greek bonds, a recapitalisation of European banks and an increase of the bailout fund of the European Financial Stability Facility totaling to 1 trillion. October 31 Date selected by the UN as the symbolic date when global population reaches seven billion. UNESCO admitted Palestine as a member, following a vote in which 107 member states supported and 14 opposed.
NovemberNovember 26 The Mars Science Laboratory rover Curiosity, the most elaborate Martian exploration vehicle to date, is launched from the Kennedy Space Center. It lands on Mars on August 6, 2012.
DecemberDecember 15 The United States formally declares an end to the Iraq War. While this ends the insurgency, it begins another. December 16 Tropical Storm Washi causes 1,268 flash flood fatalities in the Philippines, with 85 people officially listed as missing. December 29 Samoa and Tokelau move from east to west of the International Date Line, thereby skipping December 30, in order to align their time zones better with their main trading partners.
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Created 26 Mar 2013 Last updated 8 Jan 2018