Key World Events In 2016

16 January - Iran’s long-standing sanctions are lifted by the US and European nations. The measures on financial and petroleum transactions were lifted after Iran dismantled its nuclear weapons.

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22 March - Terrorists attack Brussels in Belgium, killing 31 people and injuring over 300 others. The targets were the city’s airport and subway near European Union institutions.

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10 April - A blaze sparked by fireworks kills at least 100 people at a Hindu temple in India’s Kerala State. The fireworks exploded as thousands gathered to celebrate a local New Year festival.

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23 June - A ceasefire between the Colombian government and rebels ends a 50-yerar civil war. The war killed over 220,000 people and displaced six million others.

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15 July - Scores of people are killed in Turkey and more than 1,400 others wounded after a botched coup. The coup failed after crowds took to the streets in support of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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23 August - Over 300 people die in eastern and central India as severe flooding destroys villages, crops, and roads. Government officials said heavy monsoon rains affected over six million people.

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2 September - The first and only President of Uzbekistan, Islam Karimov, dies of stroke. He led the country for 25 years from 1989. Two years after, he declared Uzbekistan an independent nation.

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29 October - Thousands protest South Korea’s political scandal, blaming Choi Soon-sil of exerting undue influence on President Park Geun-hye. Choi was apparently involved in shady government deals.

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8 November - Donald Trump, a Republican, elected 45th President of USA. He beat Hillary Clinton of the Democratic Party who was widely tipped by opinion polls to win.

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19 December - Russia’s Ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov, is assassinated at an art gallery exhibition in Ankara by a dismissed policeman. The event was meant to promote Russian culture.

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