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2007

Clockwise from top-left: Steve Jobs unveils Apple's first iPhone; TAM Airlines Flight 3054 overruns a runway and crashes into a filling station, killing almost 200 people; former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto is assassinated; 2007 marked the beginning of the Subprime mortgage crisis in the United States; a surge of troops is sent to fight in the Iraq War; the Virginia Tech community mourns the victims of the Virginia Tech shooting, in which 32 students were killed; Google Street View is unveiled to the world; the Treaty of Lisbon is signed by member states of the European Union
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2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2007th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 7th year of the 3rd millennium and the 21st century, and the 8th year of the 2000s decade.

2007 was designated as the International Heliophysical Year[1] and the International Polar Year.[2]

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  • Mauritania is the last country to criminalise slavery (officially "abolished" in 1981), making the practice illegal everywhere in the world.[53]

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