World Story Of The Decade: Submit Your Nominations (PHOTOS)

The first decade of the 21st century has been defined by world news stories that have jolted us -- for better or worse -- into a new era. From the ongoing Iraq war to the colossal Haiti earthquake, there has been no shortage of significant global events.

As we prepare to kick off 2011, we're asking HuffPost readers to cast their votes on the world story of the decade. Please submit your nominations below, or tweet them using the hashtag #storyofthedecade or email them to

We will soon post the most nominated entries, and then you can vote on the story of the decade.

World Story Of The Decade

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