2016

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  • moscovium
  • nihonium
  • oganesson
  • tennessine
  • utility token[57]

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  2. "2016 to be the International Year of Global Understanding (IYGU)". Archived from the original on January 5, 2016. Retrieved January 7, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. AFP news agency [@AFP] (January 3, 2016). "#BREAKING Saudi Arabia severs ties with Iran, foreign minister says" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  4. "'El Chapo': Sean Penn interviewed Guzman before recapture". BBC News. January 10, 2016. Archived from the original on January 10, 2016. Retrieved January 10, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. "Iran nuclear deal: 'New chapter' for Tehran as sanctions end". BBC. January 17, 2016. Archived from the original on January 17, 2016. Retrieved January 17, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. "Shih Ming-te fails to meet threshold, ends candidacy". taipeitimes.com.
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  8. "North Korea fires long-range rocket despite warnings". BBC News. February 7, 2016. Archived from the original on February 10, 2016. Retrieved February 12, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. "Unity call as Pope Francis holds historic talks with Russian Orthodox Patriarch". BBC. February 13, 2016. Archived from the original on February 12, 2016. Retrieved February 14, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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  11. Bowcott, Owen (March 21, 2016). "Congo politician guilty in first ICC trial to focus on rape as a war crime". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Archived from the original on March 25, 2016. Retrieved March 26, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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  13. "Radovan Karadzic jailed for Bosnia war Srebrenica genocide". BBC News. March 24, 2016. Archived from the original on March 24, 2016. Retrieved March 24, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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  16. "EgyptAir flight MS804 from Paris to Cairo crashed - Hollande". BBC News. May 19, 2016. Archived from the original on May 19, 2016. Retrieved May 19, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  17. "Taiwan gets first female President as DPP sweeps election". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved January 16, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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  19. "Gotthard tunnel: World's longest and deepest rail tunnel opens in Switzerland". BBC News. June 1, 2016. Archived from the original on June 1, 2016. Retrieved June 1, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  20. "Euro 2016 Begins". The Independent. June 10, 2016. Retrieved June 4, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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  23. "Istanbul Ataturk airport attack: 41 dead and more than 230 hurt". BBC News. June 29, 2016. Archived from the original on May 18, 2017. Retrieved May 1, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  24. "Latvia's accession to the OECD". OECD. July 1, 2016. Archived from the original on July 21, 2016. Retrieved July 22, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  25. "Election 2016: LNP retains Capricornia, gives Coalition 76-seat majority government". ABC News. Australia. July 11, 2016.
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  30. Perlez, Jane (July 12, 2016). "Tribunal Rejects Beijing's Claims in South China Sea". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Archived from the original on July 12, 2016. Retrieved July 13, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  31. Wesel, Barbara (July 3, 2017). "France remembers Nice terror attack victims but questions remain". DW. Archived from the original on January 20, 2018. Retrieved January 19, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  32. "Turkey's failed coup attempt: All you need to know". Al Jazeera. July 15, 2017. Archived from the original on August 16, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  33. Overly, Steven (July 22, 2016). "The VCR is officially dead. Yes, it was still alive". The Washington Post. Archived from the original on October 17, 2016. Retrieved September 25, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  34. "Solar Impulse completes historic round-the-world trip". BBC News. July 26, 2016. Archived from the original on July 26, 2016. Retrieved July 26, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  35. "Rio 2016 Olympic Games". Archived from the original on February 24, 2015. Retrieved February 25, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  36. "Brazil impeachment: Key questions". BBC News. August 31, 2016. Archived from the original on August 31, 2016. Retrieved September 5, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  37. "Paris climate deal: US and China announce ratification". BBC News. September 3, 2016. Archived from the original on September 3, 2016. Retrieved September 3, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  38. "NASA's OSIRIS-REx Speeds Toward Asteroid Rendezvous". NASA. September 8, 2016. Archived from the original on September 9, 2016. Retrieved September 9, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  39. Amos, Jonathan (September 9, 2016). "Asteroid probe begins seven-year quest". BBC News. Archived from the original on September 9, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  40. Hunt, Katie; Kwon, K.J.; Hanna, Jason (September 9, 2016). "North Korea claims successful test of nuclear warhead". CNN. Archived from the original on September 9, 2016. Retrieved September 9, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  41. "JIT: Flight MH17 was shot down by a BUK missile from a farmland near Pervomaiskyi". Openbaar Ministerie. September 28, 2016. Archived from the original on October 14, 2016. Retrieved October 13, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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  44. "Van Gogh paintings stolen from Amsterdam found in Italy". BBC News. September 30, 2016. Archived from the original on July 7, 2017. Retrieved May 1, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  45. "The Maldives decides to leave the Commonwealth; commits to continue with its international engagement". Maldivian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. October 13, 2016. Archived from the original on October 14, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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  49. "Protesters take to streets to denounce Marcos 'Libingan' burial".
  50. "AFP: We only followed Marcoses' wish to keep burial secret".
  51. "Colombia signs new peace deal with Farc". BBC News. November 24, 2016. Archived from the original on December 28, 2016. Retrieved January 15, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  52. "Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov shot dead in Ankara". BBC news. December 19, 2016. Archived from the original on December 21, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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  54. "Israeli settlements: UN Security Council calls for an end". BBC News. December 23, 2016. Archived from the original on December 26, 2016. Retrieved December 27, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  55. "Russian military plane crashes in Black Sea near Sochi". BBC News. December 25, 2016. Retrieved June 9, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  56. Sennott, Charles M. (May 5, 2015). "The First Battle of the 21st Century". The Atlantic. Retrieved May 15, 2015. Even after 14 years of war in Afghanistan, the U.S. military has not fully succeeded in restoring security to the country or defeating the Taliban. Now, at the request of the new Afghan government, the United States has delayed the completion of its troop withdrawal from the country until 2016 at the earliest.
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