Global Top Absurd News Stories of 2019

Norwegian lawmaker Guri Melby nominates Hongkong's anti-government protesters for 2020 Nobel Peace Prize.

Global Top 2 Absurd News Stories of 2018

1, Canada Arrests Huawei Technologies Global CFO Wanzhou Meng.

2, The Swedish Television SVT's toilet jokes in its news program insulted Chinese people.

Global Top Absurd News Stories of 2017

There are no absurd news stories in 2017.

Global Top 3 Absurd News Stories of 2016

1, The Permanent Court of Arbitration in Hague ruled in favor of the Philippines in the Philippines' unilaterally initiated South China Sea arbitration case (By this corruption arbitration, the PCA completely discarded its name: Arbitration). 
2, Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said that Okinotori's status as an island has been established under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). 

3, The International Paralympic Committee announced that it had voted unanimously to ban the entire Russian Paralympic team from competing in the 2016 Summer Paralympics. 

Global Top 3 Absurd News Stories of 2016

1, The Permanent Court of Arbitration in Hague ruled in favor of the Philippines in the Philippines' unilaterally initiated South China Sea arbitration case (By this corruption arbitration, the PCA completely discarded its name: Arbitration). 
2, Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said that Okinotori's status as an island has been established under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). 

3, The International Paralympic Committee announced that it had voted unanimously to ban the entire Russian Paralympic team from competing in the 2016 Summer Paralympics. 

Global Top 2 Absurd News Stories of 2015

1, The Sydney Morning Herald:“IS, Russia, China: all fascist states”. 
2, Former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui Met Abe in Tokyo Confirming Diaoyu Islands Belong to Japan. 

Global Top 7 Absurd News Stories of 2014

1, Ukraine: Western double standards hit a new low. 
2, Obama backs Abe's push for collective self-defense(Wow, this might make Mr. Obama become one of the worst Presidents of the United States).
3, Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 'crashed in south Indian Ocean'.
4, Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 shot down over Ukraine. 
5, Transparency International released its 2014 Corruption Perceptions Index: China tumbled 20 places in the country ranking.
6, ISIS post photos taken with John McCain.
7, France prevents Syrian expatriates from electing their president. 

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Global Top 6 Absurd News Stories of 2013

1, "I chose this day to report (to the souls of the dead) what we have done in the year since the administration launched and to pledge and determine that never again will people suffer in war," Japan PM Shinzo Abe said as he visited Yasukuni WW2 shrine. 
2, Japan PM Shinzo Abe breaks with tradition and excludes remorse on anniversary of WWII surrender. 
3, Toru Hashimoto, Japanese mayor: WWII 'comfort women' sex slaves 'necessary' for morale. 
4, Japan's Nuclear Nightmare: Tepco to dump radioactive water in Pacific Ocean once again and Japan to upgrade Fukushima nuclear warning level --- the nuclear crisis escalated to its worst level since the plant was destroyed by an earthquake and tsunami in 2011. 
5, John McCain calls for the invasion of Hong Kong. 
6, Bolivian presidential aircraft forced to land in Austria. 
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Global Top 3 Absurd News Stories of 2012

1, BBC questions Ye Shiwen’s incredible swim at London Olympics. 
2, BBC sex abuse scandal. 
3, Canadian killer Luka Rocco Magnotta chosen as 2012's Newsmaker of the Year by the Canadian Press. 
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Global Top 6 Absurd News Stories of 2011

1, UN Security Council Approved ‘no-fly zone’ over Libya to protect civilians (Under the no-fly zone, only military aircraft are forbidden to fly in Libyan airspace), but NATO warplanes repeatedly flew in the no-fly zone to bomb Libya indiscriminately. 
2, Nato units left 61 African migrants to die of hunger and thirst after 16 days drifting in the Mediterranean sea.
3, Nato helicopters attacked two army checkpoints in northwest Pakistan, killing dozens of Pakistan soldiers. 
4, DC Mayor Vincent Gray was arrested during budget protest on Capitol Hill. 
5, US oil giant ConocoPhillips claimed oil spills in the Bohai Bay caused "minimal lasting impact to the environment." 
6, IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was arrested in NY over alleged sex attack on Manhattan hotel maid. 
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Global Top 3 Absurd News Stories of 2010

1, European extreme right-wing groups visited the Yasukuni Shrine in Japan; 
2, Nobel Committee awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2010 to Liu Xiaobo; 
3, Google announced its withdrawal from the Chinese market. 
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Global Top 10 Absurd News Stories of 2009

1,Obama Wins Nobel Peace Prize; 
2,Wall Street banks that have received government aid insist their huge bonuses ; 
3,Italian Prime Minister was assaulted and injured in Western Civilization; 
4,CFA Wins FIFA Development Award; 
5,The International Criminal Court issues an arrest warrant against Sudanese President; 
6,Kadeer was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by a Member of Riksdag; 
7,A new apartment building fell down in Shanghai; 
8,China's house prices are rising to their highest level in depth coverage of Global financial crisis; 
9,Japan insists its whaling; 
10,Bermuda and Palau receive terrorist prisoners. 

 

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