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Kaleidoscope 2016

Politics

1. U.S. President-elect.
U.S. President-elect.
Donald Trump
(Photo: Don Hogan Charles for The
New York Times/Redux)
2. Hacked United States election
Podesta
John D. Podesta (center), former chairman
of 2016 Hillary Clinton presidential
campaign.
(Photo: Dave Sanders for The New York Times)

 

3. Coup d’etat in Turkey
People at Taksim Square
Rejection by the people at Taksim
Square.
(Photo: AFP)
4. South China Sea dispute
China Naval
China strengthens her naval forces.
(Photo: AP)

 

5. North Korea nuclear building
North Korea Nuclear Program
(Photo: Getty Images)
“Diversity
is meant to enrich,
not to dominate or
eliminate each other”-Sacred Bridge Foundation-

 

Economy

1. Brexit
David Cameron resigned
David Cameron resigned.
(Photo: Getty Images)
2. Venezuela bankruptcy
Venezuela bankruptcy
Waiting in long line for food and goods.
(Photo: El Periodico News Portal)

 

3. Panama Papers
Mossack Fonseca
Global scale financial scandals involving
giant companies.
(Photo: AP)
4. Oil price hits rock bottom
Oil Rig
From US$ 50 plunges to US$ 25 per barrel
in a year.
(Photo: Michael Stravato – The New York Times)

 

5. Saudi Arabia’s financial crisis
Saudia Arabia
US$79 billion deficit.
(Photo: ITP Images)
“Culture always
has an economic
aspect, but culture
(shall) never exist
to serve the economy.”-Sacred Bridge Foundation-

 

Crime Against Humanity

1. War on drugs
People at jail in Philippines
2,000 men slained and 38,000 jailed in the
Philippines in 2016.
(Photo: Damir Sagolj – Reuters)
2. War
Syrian kid Omran Daqneesh sits alone in the back of the ambulance
Omran Daqneesh, a victim of war in
Aleppo, Syria.
(Photo: Mahmoud Raslan)

 

3. Terrorism
Assassination of Karlov
Assassination of Russian
Ambassador in Turkey.
(Photo: Getty Images)
4. Human trafficking
Victims of Boko Haram
The victims of Boko Haram in Nigeria.
(Photo: The Leader News Portal)

 

Obituary

1. Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali
Boxing legend and Civil Rights
activist.
(Photo: AP Images)
2. David Bowie
David Bowie
Pop icon, songwriter, and musician.
(Photo: Roger Bamber – Rex Features)

 

3. Prince
Prince
Pop icon, songwriter, and musician.
(Photo: Jimi Hughes – Flickr)
4. Fidel Castro
Fidel Castro
Cuban leader.
(Photo: AP Images)

 

5. Shimon Peres
Shimon Peres
Signing the Oslo peace treaty.
(Photo: J David Ake – AFP/Getty Images)
6. Bhumibol Adulyadej
King of Thailand
The most loved King of Thailand.
(Photo: EPA)

 

7. Zaha Hadid
Zaha Hadid
Iraqi born British architect who designed
Galaxy Soho in Beijing.
(Photo: Christopher Pillitz – Getty Images)
8. John Glenn
John Glenn
The first American to orbit the
earth.
(Photo: NASA/EPA)

 

9. Carrie Fisher
Carrie Fisher
American actress.
(Photo: Everett Collection)
“Let’s celebrate
their
legacies.”-Sacred Bridge Foundation-

 

Disaster

1. Poyang Lake in China dried up
Poyang Lake, China
200 square kilometers completely dried
within 65 years.
(Photo: Xinhua – Barcroft Images)
2. Italy earthquake
Italy Earthquake
Numerous historical buildings destroyed.
(Photo: Gregorio Borgia – AP)

 

3. Toxic smog in China
Smog in China
Toxic substance exceeding maximum level.
(Photo: Cpl Amanda Mcerlich – AFP/Getty Images)
“Men argue,
Nature acts”-Voltaire-

 

Peace Building

1. US – Japan 75 years of Pearl Harbor
US - Japan
Leaders of both countries reconciled over
Pearl Harbor.
(Photo: Carolyn Kaster – AP)
2. Colombia – FARC peace deal
FARC
Juan Manuel Santos and Timoleon Jimenez.
(Photo: Luis Robayo – AFP/Getty)

 

3. UN Resolution on Israel
Benjamin Netanyahu
Benjamin Netanyahu protesting.
(Photo: @IsraeliPM Twitter)
4. U.S. and Cuba diplomacy
US - Cuba
Raúl Castro and Barack Obama
(Photo: Getty Images)

 

5. Russian Orchestra at Palmyra
Russian Orchestra at Palmyra
Performing Bach & Prokofiev compositions.
(Photo: Vasily Maxmimov – AFP/Getty Images)
6. Civil march for Aleppo, Syria
Civil March for Aleppo
Activists walk from Berlin to
Aleppo.
(Photo: Civil March For Aleppo facebook page)

 

7. Protest against fascism in Sweden
Tess Asplund raised fist to fascism supporters
Tess Asplund raised fist to fascism
supporters.
(Photo: David Lagerlöf – Expo/TT/PA Images)
8. The reopening of Bataclan concert hall in Paris
The reopening of Bataclan concert hall in Paris
Sting performing to commemorate the
terror act in November 13th, 2016.
(Photo: Getty Images)

 

Sports

1. Olympic games 2016 record breaking
Usain Bolt won triple triple gold medals
Usain Bolt won triple triple gold medals.
(Photo: AP Images)
2. NBA Championship 2016
Cavaliers gave Cleveland its first championship after 52 years
Cavaliers gave Cleveland its first
championship after 52 years.
(Photo: Getty Images)

 

3. Kobe Bryant’s last game
Kobe Bryant’s last game
Bidding farewell after 20 years career.
(Photo: Stacy Revere – Getty Images)
4. Olympic games 2016 record breaking
Michael Phelps won a total of 23 gold medals
Michael Phelps won a total of 23 gold
medals in four Olympics.
(Photo: Getty Images)

 

Awards

1. Aga Khan Award for Architecture
Bait Ur Rouf Mosque
Bait Ur Rouf Mosque, Dhaka, Bangladesh,
by Marina Tabassum.
(Photo: Sandro di Carlo Darsa – AKTC)
2. Academy Award 2016
Jackie Chan won honorary Oscar
Jackie Chan won honorary Oscar.
(Photo: Robyn Beck)

 

3. Nobel Prize 2016
Bob Dylan received the debated Nobel Prize for literature
Bob Dylan received the debated Nobel
Prize for literature.
(Photo: Lester Cohen – Wire Image)
4. Grammy Award 2016
Neil Portnow and Common addressing piracy, with Joey Alexander in the background
Neil Portnow and Common addressing
piracy, with Joey Alexander in the
background.
(Photo: Kevin Winter – Wire Image)

 

5. U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom
Ellen DeGeneres is among the 21 individuals who received the medals from President Obama
Ellen DeGeneres is among the 21
individuals who received the medals
from Barack Obama.
(Photo: AFP Images)
“Great faith.
Great doubt.
Great effort.”-Anonymous-

 

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