2017

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2017 (MMXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (dominical letter A) of the Gregorian calendar, the 2017th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 17th year of the 3rd millennium, the 17th year of the 21st century, and the 8th year of the 2010s decade.

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2017 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar2017
MMXVII
Ab urbe condita2770
Armenian calendar1466
ԹՎ ՌՆԿԶ
Assyrian calendar6767
Bahá'í calendar173–174
Bengali calendar1424
Berber calendar2967
British Regnal year65 Eliz. 2 – 66 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2561
Burmese calendar1379
Byzantine calendar7525–7526
Chinese calendar丙申(Fire Monkey)
4713 or 4653
    — to —
丁酉年 (Fire Rooster)
4714 or 4654
Coptic calendar1733–1734
Discordian calendar3183
Ethiopian calendar2009–2010
Hebrew calendar5777–5778
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2073–2074
 - Shaka Samvat1939–1940
 - Kali Yuga5118–5119
Holocene calendar12017
Igbo calendar1017–1018
Iranian calendar1395–1396
Islamic calendar1438–1439
Japanese calendarHeisei 29
(平成29年)
Juche calendar106
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4350
Minguo calendarROC 106
民國106年
Thai solar calendar2560
Unix time1483228800–1514764799

2017 has been designated as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development by the United Nations General Assembly.[1]

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  • August 5 – The UN Security Council unanimously approves fresh sanctions on North Korea, further restricting trade and investment.[14]
  • August 8 – After reports that North Korea has produced a nuclear warhead small enough to fit inside its missiles, President Trump warns that the country "will be met with fire and fury" if it threatens the US.[15]

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  1. "United Nations Observances: International Years". United Nations. Retrieved 7 Feb 2016. 
  2. Easley, Jason (2017-01-21). "Women's March Is The Biggest Protest In US History As An Estimated 2.9 Million March". Politicus USA. Retrieved 2017-01-22. 
  3. "North Korea conducts ballistic missile test". BBC News. 12 February 2017. Retrieved 12 February 2017. 
  4. "UN: World facing greatest humanitarian crisis since 1945". BBC News. 11 March 2017. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-39238808. Retrieved 11 March 2017. 
  5. "Syria war: US launches missile strikes in response to chemical 'attack'". BBC News. 7 April 2017. Retrieved 7 April 2017. 
  6. "Ransomware strike gives glimpse of 'cyber-apocalypse'". Sky News. 13 May 2017. Retrieved 13 May 2017. 
  7. "Ransomware: Cyber-attack threat escalating - Europol". BBC News. 14 May 2017. Retrieved 14 May 2017. 
  8. "Future energy – solutions for tackling mankind’s greatest challenge". BIE. 
  9. "Destroying Great Mosque of al-Nuri 'is Isis declaring defeat'". The Guardian. 22 June 2017. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/21/mosuls-grand-al-nouri-mosque-blown-up-by-isis-fighters. Retrieved 22 June 2017. 
  10. Prentice, Alessandra (27 June 2017). "Ukrainian banks, electricity firm hit by fresh cyber attack". Reuters. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-ukraine-cyber-attacks-idUSKBN19I1IJ. 
  11. "North Korea missile test: Russia and China urge freeze in launches". BBC News. 4 July 2017. Retrieved 4 July 2017. 
  12. "North Korea tests missile it claims can reach 'anywhere in the world'". CNN. 4 July 2017. Retrieved 4 July 2017. 
  13. United Nations, ed. (2017-07-07). "Voting record of the UN draft treaty on the prohibition of nuclear weapons" (PDF). Retrieved 2017-07-08. 
  14. "North Korea: UN backs fresh sanctions over missile tests". BBC News. 5 August 2017. Retrieved 5 August 2017. 
  15. "Trump threatens 'fury' against N Korea". BBC News. 8 August 2017. Retrieved 8 August 2017. 
  16. http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/07/30/putin-expels-755-diplomats-in-response-to-us-sanctions.html
  17. "Cassini Solstice Mission: Cassini Mission Timeline". Jet Propulsion Laboratory. NASA. Retrieved September 5, 2015. 
  18. McGreal, Chris (2013-03-15). "US to reinforce missile defences to counter North Korea 'provocations'" (in en-GB). US to reinforce missile defences to counter North Korea 'provocations'. ISSN 0261-3077. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/mar/15/us-strengthen-missile-defence-north-korea. 
  19. "Scientists building synthetic yeast". BBC. 2013-07-11. Retrieved 2013-07-11.