The Decade in News Photographs - The Big Picture

The first decade of the 21st century (2000-2009) is about to be over. Looking back on the past ten years through news photographs, it becomes clear that it was a dramatic, often brutal decade. Natural disasters, terrorist attacks and wars were by far the most dominant theme. Ten years ago, Bill Clinton was ending his final term in office, very few had ever heard of Osama bin Laden, the Taliban ruled Afghanistan and Saddam Hussein still ruled Iraq - all that and much more has changed in the intervening time. The Big Picture is on the scene.

The Decade in News Photographs - The Big Picture

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Comment by Eugene on December 21, 2009 at 7:45am
@Kristine - I thought the exact same thing!
Comment by Kristine Allen on December 21, 2009 at 4:46am
Wow... Although I am kind of confused why Paris Hilton had to make the cut.
Comment by lauralove on December 20, 2009 at 10:42am
What an amazing wrap up of the decade. Thanks for the link.
Comment by RAHUL GADA on December 19, 2009 at 11:27pm
OHHH..... GOD...
IT'S SO TOUCHY.....IMAGE.....
GOD HELP THEM ALL.....
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