In Photos: World Events of 2010

BY Larisa Epatko  December 30, 2010 at 4:09 PM EDT

It was a year of earthquakes and volcanoes, floods and toxic spills, but 2010 also saw thwarted terrorist attacks and the joyous release of 33 miners in Chile from the Earth’s rocky depths.

Follow the year’s major world events in this slide show, and tell us how you would rank the top international stories of 2010.


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