History Quiz / Things, phenomenon and events from the 2000s

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1044 hindus and muslims are killed in this Indian state in 2002 after periods of riots and mass killings
Greek oil-tanker who sank in 2002 outside Galicia, Spain and caused great harm to the local fishing industry
In 2010 exploded and sank this oil rig, causing the largest accidental marine oil spill in the history
This nuclear power plant in Japan had meltdown in 2011 following a tsunami
Political party in Israel, established in 2005 by Likud moderates largely to support the issue of Ariel Sharon's unilateral disengagement plan. Won the election the following year
Nickname for the wave of demonstrations in Ukraine in 2013-14, demanding closer European integration
Orphaned polar bear born in captivity at the Berlin Zoo in 2006. His captivity brought enormous attention from media and animal rights activists
North Ossetian city where armed Islamic terrorists held 1100 hostages. Ending in at least 385 deaths
Series of coordinated shootings that took place over three weeks in 2002 in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., killing ten people
International agreement, signed in 2007 and ratified in 2009, who which amends the two treaties which form the constitutional basis of the EU. Creating a more powerful Parliament
Social networking website who was the largest social networking site in the world until 2008, and who helped artists such as Lily Allen and Arctic Monkeys to gain fame
International scientific research project to completely map the DNA, who was completed in 2003
Passenger flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur that was shot down over Ukraine in 2014, killing 298
This organization started releasing the first batch of 250,000 classified US government documents in 2010
During the 2012 Northern Mali conflict, the MNLA declares this state independent
33 Chilean miners are brought to the surface after surviving this record breaking number of days
Nickname of the Georgian Revolution who overthrew President Eduard Shevardnadze, after the disputed parliamentary elections in 2003
This glaciers ice cap in Iceland erupted in 2010, causing most flights to and from Europe to be cancelled
The Computer worm ILOVEYOU who attacked in 2000 originated from this country
The diplomatic compound in this Libyan city was attacked by extremist islamists in 2012, killing U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens among others
Chechen rebels takes hostages in this theatre in Moscow in 2002. 170 killed
President Obama signed this bill into law in 2010
Region of Sudan where a major armed ethnic conflict broke out, between arabs and non-arabs, in 2003, and that still goes on
Passenger flight that disappeared in 2014, while flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing
Russian city who could observe a brilliant superbolide meteor in 2013
This protest movement against social and economic inequality worldwide began in New York City in 2011
Active stratovolcano located on Java, Indonesia, who've had a series of eruptions in 2000s
Nickname of the First Kyrgyz Revolution who overthrew President Askar Akayev in 2005
This elementary particle was first suspected to exist in the 1960s, but was confirmed by CERN in 2013
This American telecommunications company was divided into two independent public companies in 2011 after having lost $4.3 billion 2007-09

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