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Photographs From 2016 Which Will Remain With Us For A Long Time

Sudhanva

December 28th, 2016

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2016 US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

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WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 10: President Barack Obama shakes hands with President-elect Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016.


2016 SUMMER OLYMPICS

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Doaa Elgobashy of Egypt takes on Kira Walkenhorst of Germany at the Beach Volleyball Arena.


REFUGEE CRISIS

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Migrants, mostly from Eritrea, jump from an overcrowded wooden boat during a rescue operation off the coast of Libya on Aug. 29. With almost 5,000 people dead or missing, according to the U.N. refu­gee agency, this was the deadliest year on record for refugees and migrants crossing the Mediterranean in their attempt to flee war, poverty and persecution.


DEMONETIZATION IN INDIA

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This photo of an old man crying after missing his spot at the State Bank of India, New Colony branch, in Gurgaon, went viral on Twitter.


ALEPPO OFFENSIVE

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Drone footage shows a cemetery surrounded by damaged buildings in a rebel-held area of Aleppo.


BREXIT

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A casualty of the Brexit referendum and a populist revolt, British Prime Minister David Cameron huddles with his family outside 10 Downing Street on July 13 before submitting his resignation to the queen.


PHILIPPINE DRUG WAR

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Jimji, 6, cries out in anguish, saying “Papa” as workers move the body of her father, Jimboy Bolasa, 25, for burial, in Manila, Philippines, Oct. 9, 2016.


FAILED COUP IN TURKEY

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People take cover on the Bosphorus bridge.


DEATH OF FIDEL CASTRO

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Sorrow in Santa Clara as Mr. Castro’s ashes passed by.


TERRORISM IN EUROPE

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A banner for the victims of the bombings reads ‘I am Brussels’ at the Place de la Bourse in the center of Brussels.


DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE PROTESTS

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Police use water cannons on demonstrators during a protest against plans to pass the Dakota Access pipeline near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, near Cannon Ball, North Dakota on Nov 20.


SYRIAN CIVIL WAR

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Around 35,000 people left Aleppo last week as Syrian regime forces retook the city’s rebel-held eastern district.


US-CUBA RELATIONS

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Air Force One carrying U.S. President Barack Obama and his family flies over a neighborhood of Havana, Cuba, as it approaches the runway to land at Havana’s international airport, on March 20, 2016.


KASHMIR UNREST

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A woman attempts to cover a tear gas canister fired by police at a crowd in Srinagar protesting against the recent killings in Kashmir.


RUSSIA-TURKEY RELATIONS

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A gunman shouts after shooting the Russian Ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, at a photo gallery in Ankara on Dec. 19.


COLUMBIAN PEACE PROCESS

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Nobel Peace prize laureate Juan Manuel Santos president of Colombia at the Peace Prize awarding ceremony at the City Hall in Oslo, Norway, on December 10, 2016. President Santos was awarded this year’s Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to bring Colombia’s more than 50-year-long civil war to an end.


BRAZIL’S PETROBRAS SCANDAL

 

 

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Soldiers stand guard outside the Planalto presidential palace where protesters have projected the word “Impeachment” on the building, as they call for the impeachment of Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff, in Brasilia, Brazil. About six months later senators voted to impeach and remove Rousseff, Brazil’s first female president, from office.


CRISIS IN SOUTH SUDAN

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Community members search for spilled grain on the site of a World Food Program airdrop in Ganyiel, South Sudan, on March 10, 2016. Ganyiel is a small community that has become a safe haven and a center for relief distribution for over 90,000 people in the conflict-torn nation of South Sudan.


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