Even world news has its trends. Haven't heard about blood diamonds lately? A day doesn't go by without reporters fawning over George Clooney or Dilma Rousseff? We hear you. See below for GlobalPost's breakdown of what's out and what's in for 2011. Don't like our list? Add your own ideas in the comments. And look back to see how we did at the end of 2009.
Caption for homepage image: Photos show, from top to bottom and left to right: George Clooney, Kate Middleton, David Petraeus, Kim Jong Il, Kim Jong Un, Dilma Rousseff, Stanley McChrystal, Tony Hayward, Sebastian Pinera, Camilla Parker Bowles, Barack Obama, Bono (Illustration: GlobalPost; Photos: AFP and Getty Images)