2016

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2016 (MMXVI) was a leap year starting on Friday (dominical letter CB) of the Gregorian calendar, the 2016th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 16th year of the 3rd millennium, the 16th year of the 21st century, and the 7th year of the 2010s decade.

2016 by topic:
Arts
ArchitectureComicsFilmHome videoLiterature (Poetry) – Music (Country, Metal, UK) – RadioTelevisionVideo gaming
Politics
ElectionsInt'l leadersSovereign states
Sovereign state leadersTerritorial governors
Science and technology
ArchaeologyAviationBirding/OrnithologyMeteorologyPalaeontologyRail transportSpaceflight
Sports
Association football (soccer)Athletics (track and field)BaseballBasketballBoxingCricketGolfHorse racingIce hockeyMotorsportRoad cyclingRugby leagueRugby unionTennis
By place
AfghanistanAlgeriaAntarcticaArgentinaArmeniaAustraliaAustriaAzerbaijanBangladeshBelgiumBrazilCanadaChileChinaCosta RicaCroatiaCubaDenmarkEl SalvadorEgyptEstoniaEthiopiaEuropean UnionFinlandFranceGeorgiaGermanyGhanaGreeceHungaryIcelandIndiaIndonesiaIraqIranIrelandIsraelItalyJapanKenyaLatviaLithuaniaLuxembourgMalaysiaMexicoMoldovaNetherlandsNew ZealandNorwayPakistanPalestinian territoriesPhilippinesPolandRomaniaRussiaRwandaSerbiaSingaporeSouth AfricaSouth KoreaSpainSri LankaSwedenTaiwanThailandTurkeyUnited Arab EmiratesUnited KingdomUnited StatesVietnam
Other topics
AwardsLawReligious leaders
Birth and death categories
BirthsDeaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
EstablishmentsDisestablishments
Works and introductions categories
WorksIntroductions
Works entering the public domain
2016 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar2016
MMXVI
Ab urbe condita2769
Armenian calendar1465
ԹՎ ՌՆԿԵ
Assyrian calendar6766
Bahá'í calendar172–173
Bengali calendar1423
Berber calendar2966
British Regnal year64 Eliz. 2 – 65 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2560
Burmese calendar1378
Byzantine calendar7524–7525
Chinese calendar乙未(Wood Goat)
4712 or 4652
    — to —
丙申年 (Fire Monkey)
4713 or 4653
Coptic calendar1732–1733
Discordian calendar3182
Ethiopian calendar2008–2009
Hebrew calendar5776–5777
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2072–2073
 - Shaka Samvat1938–1939
 - Kali Yuga5117–5118
Holocene calendar12016
Igbo calendar1016–1017
Iranian calendar1394–1395
Islamic calendar1437–1438
Japanese calendarHeisei 28
(平成28年)
Juche calendar105
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4349
Minguo calendarROC 105
民國105年
Thai solar calendar2559
Unix time1451606400–1483228799

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  2. "2016 to be the International Year of Global Understanding (IYGU)". Retrieved 7 Jan 2016. 
  3. "Agence France-Presse on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 2016-01-03. 
  4. "'El Chapo': Sean Penn interviewed Guzman before recapture". BBC News. 10 Jan 2016. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-35275070. Retrieved 10 Jan 2016. 
  5. "Iran nuclear deal: 'New chapter' for Tehran as sanctions end". BBC. 17 Jan 2016. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-35336707. Retrieved 17 January 2016. 
  6. "'Zika virus spreading explosively'". CNN. 28 Jan 2016. http://www.cnn.com/2016/01/28/health/zika-virus-global-response/index.html. 
  7. "North Korea fires long-range rocket despite warnings". BBC. 7 February 2016. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-35515207. Retrieved 12 February 2016. 
  8. "Unity call as Pope Francis holds historic talks with Russian Orthodox Patriarch". BBC. 2016-02-13. Archived from the original on February 12, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20160212224729/http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-35565085. 
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  12. "Radovan Karadzic jailed for Bosnia war Srebrenica genocide". BBC. March 24, 2016. Retrieved March 24, 2016. 
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  15. "EgyptAir flight MS804 from Paris to Cairo crashed - Hollande". BBC News. 19 May 2016. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-36309492. Retrieved 19 May 2016. 
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  17. "Gotthard tunnel: World's longest and deepest rail tunnel opens in Switzerland - BBC News". BBC News. Retrieved 2016-06-01. 
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  19. "Istanbul Ataturk airport attack: 41 dead and more than 230 hurt". June 29, 2016 – via www.bbc.com. 
  20. "Latvia's accession to the OECD". OECD. 1 July 2016. Retrieved 22 July 2016. 
  21. "Juno probe enters into orbit around Jupiter". BBC. July 5, 2016. Retrieved July 5, 2016. 
  22. Phillips, Tom; Holmes, Oliver; Bowcott, Owen (July 12, 2016). "Beijing rejects tribunal's ruling in South China Sea case". The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jul/12/philippines-wins-south-china-sea-case-against-china. Retrieved July 13, 2016. 
  23. Perlez, Jane (July 12, 2016). "Tribunal Rejects Beijing's Claims in South China Sea". The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/13/world/asia/south-china-sea-hague-ruling-philippines.html?_r=0. Retrieved July 13, 2016. 
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  27. "Brazil impeachment: Key questions". BBC. 31 August 2016. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-36028117. Retrieved 5 September 2016. 
  28. "Paris climate deal: US and China announce ratification". BBC News. 3 September 2016. Retrieved 3 September 2016. 
  29. "NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Speeds Toward Asteroid Rendezvous". NASA. 9 September 2016. Retrieved 9 September 2016. 
  30. "Asteroid probe begins seven-year quest". BBC News. 9 September 2016. Retrieved 9 September 2016. 
  31. "North Korea claims successful test of nuclear warhead". CNN. 9 September 2016. Retrieved 9 September 2016. 
  32. "JIT: Flight MH17 was shot down by a BUK missile from a farmland near Pervomaiskyi". Openbaar Ministerie. 28 September 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2016. 
  33. Brian Kahn (28 September 2016). "The world passes 400ppm carbon dioxide threshold. Permanently". The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/sep/28/the-world-passes-400ppm-carbon-dioxide-threshold-permanently. Retrieved 31 October 2016. 
  34. "Greenhouse gas level highest in two million years, NOAA reports". Phy.org. 10 May 2013. http://phys.org/news/2013-05-carbon-dioxide-atmosphere-historic-high.html. Retrieved 1 November 2016. 
  35. "Van Gogh paintings stolen from Amsterdam found in Italy". September 30, 2016 – via www.bbc.com. 
  36. "The Maldives decides to leave the Commonwealth; commits to continue with its international engagement". Maldivian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 13 October 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2016. 
  37. "Climate change: 'Monumental' deal to cut HFCs, fastest growing greenhouse gases". BBC News. 15 October 2016. Retrieved 15 October 2016. 
  38. "Colombia signs new peace deal with Farc" (in en-GB). BBC News. 2016-11-24. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-38096179. 
  39. "Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov shot dead in Ankara". BBC news. 19 December 2016. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-38369962. 
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  41. "Israeli settlements: UN Security Council calls for an end". BBC News. 23 December 2016. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-38421026. Retrieved 27 December 2016. 
  42. "92 dead as Russian plane carrying military band crashes en route to Syria". RT International. Retrieved 26 December 2016.