While the 2014 news was already particularly dense, the summary of the 2015 news shows a year just as hectic, if not more so, marked by tragic events such as the attacks in France, the war in Syria and its consequences, such as the migration crisis in Europe, and air disasters that will have left their mark on people’s minds.
The year 2016 will undoubtedly bring its share of new developments, hoping that the good news will outweigh the less happy ones. Here is a summary of the year 2016.
Summary of the French news 2016
january1, 2016: The new map of regions is implemented in France.
february 11, 2016: François Hollande’s new government is the 3rd with Manuel Valls as Prime Minister
march 30, 2016: The government abandons its constitutional revision project on the nationality deprivation, after months of debate.
march 31, 2016: first Nuit debout in Paris.
june 10 to July 10, 2016:European Football Championship 2016 organized in France won by Portugal
july 14, 2016: a truck attack kills 84 people and injures over 200 in Nice
august 30, 2016: Emmanuel Macron resigns from the government.
october 13, 2016: Publication of the book Un Président ne devrait pas dire ça…
november 27, 2016: François Fillon is elected candidate for the presidential elections after the primaries of the center and the right
december 1, 2016: François Hollande renounces his candidacy for his own succession
december 6, 2016: After the resignation of Manuel Valls, Bernard Cazeneuve is promoted to prime minister
Summary of international news 2016
february 9, 2016: The city of Ramadi is retaken by Iraq after driving the Islamic State from it.
february 11, 2016: Gravitational waves are revealed, vindicating Albert Einstein’s predictions.
march 22, 2016: 3 suicide bombings in Brussels, Belgium kill 32 people and injure more than 300.
april 3, 2016: the leak of 11.5 million documents, known as the Panama Papers, implicate the hidden fortunes, legally or illegally, of many prominent international figures including heads of state and government.
april 17, 2016: the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies launches an impeachment process against Dilma Rousseff, president
june 13, 2016: a shooting at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, leaves 49 people dead.
june 23, 2016: referendum in the United Kingdom on leaving theEuropean Union: the“Brexit” wins.
july 25-August1, 2016: 2016 World Youth Day Catholic Gathering in Krakow
august 5 to August 21, 2016: Brazil hosts the Summer Olympics in the city of Rio de Janeiro
august 31, 2016: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is impeached
november 8, 2016: Election of the new president of the United States. Donald Trump is elected.
december 19, 2016: Attack on the Christmas market in Berlin
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2 thoughts on “Summary of the news year 2016”
Hello, Thank you very much for this topical summary.
Mr6 for the news but is it over for the year 2016???
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