Summary of the news year 2017

Once again, 2016 was marked by attacks: in France, Belgium, Germany, but also throughout the Middle East and even the world. This is also how 2017 started, with an attack in Turkey in a nightclub.

3 political events of unequal importance created the surprise during 2016: the Brexit, the election of Donald Trump, and the election of François Fillon.

Let’s bet that 2017 will also bring its share of surprises. It is a new page of history that is being written.

Summary of the French news 2017

january 29, 2017: Election of the presidential candidate in the left-wing primary

may 7, 2017: Election of the President of the Republic.

june 18, 2017: Results of the legislative elections.

august 9, 2017: The moralisation law is adopted by the Parliament.

december 5, 2017: Jean d’Ormesson passed away.

december 6, 2017: Johnny Hallyday passed away.

Summary of international news 2017

january 1, 2017: António Guterres is Secretary General of the United Nations

january 1, 2017: An attack in a nightclub in Istanbul results in the death of 39 people.

may 9, 2017: Presidential election in South Korea.

aug. 17, 2017: A double terrorist attack in Barcelona kills 14 people and injures about 100

sept. 24, 2017: Federal elections in Germany

oct. 1, 2017: Referendum on independence in Catalonia

oct. 2, 2017: Automatic weapon shooting in Las Vegas leaves 59 dead and 525 injured

november 6, 2017: The ” Paradise Papers,” a spotlight on the 350 billion hidden in tax evasion

november 24, 2017: In Egypt, at least 235 dead in Sinai attack

News summary year 2014

News summary year 2015

News summary year 2016

Political trends in French newspapers and the foreign press


3 thoughts on “Summary of the news year 2017

  1. 3 political events of unequal importance […] and the election of François Fillon…!?

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