Do you know the names of international personalities who often make headlines across the world? They may be politicians, website founders, billionaires or even normal people. In common, these celebrities always attract attention of anyone by their fames, abilities and influences. The following article introduces ten typical newsmakers this year including Vladimir Putin, Julian Assange, Kim Jong-un, Warren Buffett, Prince William, Silvio Berlusconi, Aung San Suu Kyi, Anna Chapman, Harriet Richardson Ames and Khagendra Thapa.
If someone thinks of a hero in the world politician arena, the name of Russian Prime Minister, Vladimir Putin, may first come to mind. He impresses other people by his excellence and macho.
The Russian top leader keeps a Judo black belt, studies dangerous animals such as whale and tiger, drives racing motors and goes hunting. He is definitely on top of the list
Recently, Julian Assange has made headlines on many newspapers and magazines because he dares to make troubles for the U.S Government by releasing U.S military and diplomatic secrets through his website WikiLeaks.
He now is arrested when two Sweden women accused him of sexually attacking them
People pay much attention to Kim Jong-un because he is the youngest son of Kim Jong-il, the Democratic People\'s Republic of Korea (DPRK) leader.
Although getting information about his family is very difficult, any news related to him can become a key for future development of political wrestling in this country
Warren Buffett, the most outstanding representative of the extremely rich worldwide, has announced that he would spend 99 percents of his property for the charity work.
Warrant Buffett is also an energetic supporter of the U.S President, Barack Obama
The British Prince William officially announced his marriage with fianceé Kate Middleton at Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011.
This is one fairytale wedding that is cheered up and waited by millions of people all over the world
Khagendra Thapa from Nepal got a Guinness world-record certificate as the shortest person with only 67 centimeters (26.4 inches) tall.
He has good chances of introducing his country, Nepal, to the world and become a tourist ambassador
Harriet Richardson Ames
Harriet Richardson Ames, a retired U.S schoolteacher, became the oldest person to get a degree and taught us the lesson that “It is never too late to learn”.
The energetic woman just received her diploma one day before she passed away
Spy Anna Chapman
Anna Chapman, a Russian glamorous woman, seemed to have turned the spy crisis between Russia and the U.S into entertainment.
The pretty 28-year-old woman was also the main character in this episode - the largest spy swap since the Cold War
Aung San Suu Kyi
Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of the "dissolved" National League for Democracy, was freed by the government of Myanmar in November.
Few people know that she is a Nobel Peace laureate
The jokes and outspoken comments of Italian Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi, on topics from sex to religion often cause controversies.
Last year, his scandal with an 18-year-old model, which led to his divorce battle, didn\'t prevent him from making more tabloid headlines across the globe
Hot atmosphere after the Wikileaks founder was arrested
Vladimir Putin’s Expedition to Ubsunur Hollow Biosphere Preserve