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These are some of the notable events relating to politics in 2016.

Events

January

February

  • February 7North Korea launches a long-range rocket into space, violating multiple UN treaties and prompting condemnation from around the world.[3]

March

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

References

  1. ^ "Agence France-Presse on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 2016-01-03.
  2. ^ "Iran nuclear deal: 'New chapter' for Tehran as sanctions end". BBC. 2016-01-17. Retrieved 2016-01-17.
  3. ^ "North Korea fires long-range rocket despite warnings". BBC News. 2016-02-07. Retrieved 2016-02-12.
  4. ^ News, A. B. C. (2016-03-22). "The Last Time an American President Visited Cuba". ABC News. Retrieved 2017-06-24.
  5. ^ Erlanger, Steven (2016-06-23). "Britain Votes to Leave the European Union". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2016-06-24.
  6. ^ "Istanbul Ataturk airport attack: 41 dead and more than 230 hurt". BBC News. 2016-06-29. Retrieved 2017-05-01.
  7. ^ Phillips, Tom; Holmes, Oliver; Bowcott, Owen (2016-07-12). "Beijing rejects tribunal's ruling in South China Sea case". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2016-07-13.
  8. ^ Perlez, Jane (2016-07-12). "Tribunal Rejects Beijing's Claims in South China Sea". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2016-07-13.
  9. ^ "Brazil impeachment: Key questions". BBC News. 2016-08-31. Retrieved 2016-09-05.
  10. ^ "Paris climate deal: US and China announce ratification". BBC News. 2016-09-03. Retrieved 2016-09-03.
  11. ^ Hunt, Katie; Kwon, K.J.; Hanna, Jason (2016-09-09). "North Korea claims successful test of nuclear warhead". CNN. Retrieved 2016-09-09.
  12. ^ "The Maldives decides to leave the Commonwealth; commits to continue with its international engagement". Maldivian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 2016-10-13. Archived from the original on October 14, 2016. Retrieved 2016-10-13.
  13. ^ "Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov shot dead in Ankara". BBC news. 2016-12-19.
  14. ^ "Israeli settlements: UN Security Council calls for an end". BBC News. 2016-12-23. Retrieved 2016-12-27.