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B. 01-20 Donald Trump inagurated Washington
C. 05-07 Macron defeats Le Pen to become president Paris
05-22 Manchester Arena blast: 23 dead Manchester Arena, Manchester, Northern England
4. 10-01 Man opened fire on concertgoers in Las Vegas, killing 59
5. 10-11 Weinstein: Oscars academy to hold emergency talks Los Angeles
G. 10-27 Catalonia declared independence Madrid
H. 11-21 Mugabe resigns: Zimbabwe celebrates end of an era Harare, Zimbabwe
I. 12-06 Trump recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital Washington

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Donald Trump inagurated Macron defeats Le Pen to become president Manchester Arena blast: 23 dead   50 more injured in a suspected terror attack at 22:35 BST on Monday following a pop concert by the US singer Ariana Grande Man opened fire on concertgoers in Las Vegas, killing 59   At the country music festival, a gunman located on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel and casino across blvd opened fire into the crow... Weinstein: Oscars academy to hold emergency talks Catalonia declared independence   The Spanish government has stripped Catalonia's most senior police officials of their powers, hours after direct rule was imposed on the reg... Mugabe resigns: Zimbabwe celebrates end of an era Trump recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital
Jan.1  Istanbul  Istanbul new year Reina nightclub attack 'leaves 39 dead'
Jan.6  Washington  US election hacking: Putin 'sought to help' Trump
Jan.8  Jerusalem  Jerusalem truck attack: Four Israelis soldiers killed
Jan.19  Italy  Avalanche rescuers race to find Rigopiano hotel survivors
Jan.20   Washington
Jan.27  Washington  Trump suspends US refugee program and bans Syrians
Feb.13  Washington  Michael Flynn: Trump's national security adviser quits
Feb.14  Malaysia  Kim Jong Un's half-brother reportedly assassinated in Malaysia
Mar.9  South Korea  Park Geun-hye: Court ousts scandal-hit president
Mar.22  London  Five dead in Westminster terror attack
Mar.27  Queensland  Cyclone Debbie: 'Monster' storm makes landfall
Mar.29  London  Brexit begins: UK triggers Article 50
Apr.3  St. Petersburg  St. Petersburg subway blast: Attacker planted two bombs
Apr.5  Northern Syria  20 children and 52 adults killed in chemical attack
Apr.16  Turkey  Opposition cries foul over vote expanding Erdogan powers
Apr.23  Paris  Macron and Le Pen 'through to run-off'
May.7   Paris
May.9  FBI  FBI chief James Comey fired by Trump
May.12  Global  Massive ransomware infection hits computers in 99 countries
May.22   Northern England
Jun.1  Washington  Trump exits from Paris climate deal
Jun.3  London  Six killed in vehicle and stabbing incidents
Jun.4  Qatar  Qatar row: Four countries cut links with Doha
Jun.8  U.S. Senate  Comey: Trump White House 'lied' about the FBI
Jun.13  London  About 60 dead in Grenfell Tower blaze
Jun.17  Portugal  60 dead from forest fires in central Portugal
Jun.23  Sichuan  Over 140 people feared buried by China landslide
Jun.24  Pakistan  Pakistan oil tanker inferno kills 200
Jun.27  Global  Global ransomware attack causes turmoil
Jul.3  North Korea  North Korea fired missile into Japanese waters
Jul.7  Hamburg  G-20 protests: Hamburg police call in more officers on 2nd day
Jul.9  Mosul  Mosul: Iraq PM celebrates victory over IS in the city
Jul.23  Jerusalem  Israel installs cameras at holy site
Jul.28  North Korea  North Korea says missile test shows all US within range
Jul.30  Venezuela  Venezuela claims 41.5% turnout in violent constituent assembly vote
Aug.12  Virginia  One killed in violence over US far-right rally
Aug.15  Sierra Leone  At least 600 still missing in Freetown mudslide
Aug.17  Barcelona  Van driven into pedestrians, killing 13
Aug.21  Oregon  Solar eclipse: Americans gaze at sky spectacular
Aug.26  Texas  Hurricane Harvey: Texas battered by high winds and rain
Sep.10  Florida  Irma wallops Florida
Sep.14  Northern Japan  North Korea fires second ballistic missile over Japan
Sep.19  Mexico  Mexico: Powerful earthquake topples buildings, killing scores
Oct.1   Nevada
Oct.9  San Francisco Bay Area  Deadly wildfires sweep through wine country
Oct.11   Los Angeles
Oct.23  Beijing  Communist Party inserts Xi into party constitution
Oct.27   Madrid
Oct.31  Manhattan  New York: Eight killed by man driving truck
Nov.5  Texas  Texas church shooting leaves at least 26 dead
Nov.17  Argentina  Argentine navy loses contact with submarine
Nov.21   Zimbabwe
Nov.24  Sinai  More than 230 killed in Sinai mosque
Nov.28  North Korea  North Korea says new missile puts all of US in striking range
Dec.6   Washington
Dec.7  San Diego  California wildfires: Nearly 200,000 flee amid new blaze
Dec.29  Iran  Iran cities hit by anti-government protests



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January 2017 ... more > Top ^
Jan.1   Istanbul
Jan.6   Washington
Jan.8   Jerusalem
Jan.19   Italy
Jan.20   Washington  
  Donald Trump has taken his first steps as president, signing an executive order which targets the signature health care reforms of his predecessor
Jan.21  Gambia  Ex-President Yahya Jammeh leaves Gambia  USA  Donald Trump protests attract millions across US Jan.26  Chile  Chile's worst wildfires destroy town, death toll at 10 Jan.27   Washington Trump suspends US refugee program and bans Syrians

February 2017 ... more > Top ^
Feb.3  Seattle  Trump travel ban: Judge issues nationwide block Feb.5  Houston  Patriots rally from 25 down, stun Falcons in OT to win Super Bowl LI Feb.9  New Zealand  Race to save 100 stranded whales on New Zealand beach Feb.11  North Korea  North Korea conducts ballistic missile test Feb.13   Washington Michael Flynn: Trump's national security adviser quits
Feb.14   Malaysia     Kim Jong Un's half-brother reportedly assassinated in Malaysia   Kim Jong Nam was attacked by two unidentified women who stabbed him with 'poisoned needles' at a Malaysian airport before fleeing Feb.26  Los Angeles  Oscars mistake: Moonlight wins best picture

March 2017 ... more > Top ^
Mar.1  Washington  Trump attorney general Jeff Sessions met Russian ambassador Mar.8  Guatemala  Guatemala mourns after children's home fire kills 35 girls Mar.9   South Korea Park Geun-hye: Court ousts scandal-hit president
Mar.12  Ethiopia  Ethiopia rubbish landslide kills 48 in Addis Ababa Mar.13  Turkey  Turkey-Netherlands row: Dutch ambassador barred Mar.15  Netherlands  Dutch election: PM Rutte celebrates 'rejection of populism' Mar.22   London   Five dead in Westminster terror attack   At least 40 were injured after an attacker drove a car along a pavement, stabbed a policeman and was shot dead by police in the grounds of P... Mar.24  Washington  Trump blames Democrats for failed healthcare bill Mar.27   Queensland Cyclone Debbie: 'Monster' storm makes landfall Mar.29   London Brexit begins: UK triggers Article 50

April 2017 ... more > Top ^
Apr.3   St. Petersburg   St. Petersburg subway blast: Attacker planted two bombs   The man suspected of killing 11 people in a St Petersburg train is in his early 20s and from Central Asia Apr.5   Northern Syria   20 children and 52 adults killed in chemical attack   Aome of the victims had symptoms consistent with exposure to nerve agents. Clinics treating the injured were then targeted by air strikes Apr.6  Syria  US launches missile strikes in response to chemical 'attack' Apr.9  Egypt  State of emergency after deadly Coptic church attacks Apr.11  Ruhr  Borussia Dortmund football team bus hit by explosions Apr.13  Afghanistan  US military drops 'mother of all bombs on IS' in Afghanistan Apr.15  North Korea  N Korea missile launch fails day after military parade Apr.16   Turkey     Opposition cries foul over vote expanding Erdogan powers   Turkey's main opposition party has said it will challenge the country's referendum result after the president won a vote to expand his power... Apr.20  Paris  Gunman shot dead policeman in Paris Apr.23   Paris Macron and Le Pen 'through to run-off'


May 2017 ... more > Top ^
May.4  Washington  Obamacare is 'dead' says Trump after healthcare victory May.6  Northern Nigeria  83 Chibok girls have been released May.7   Paris     Macron defeats Le Pen to become president
  Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron has decisively won the French presidential election, defeating far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.    Macron won by 66.06% to 33.94% to become, at 39, the country's youngest president and the first...
May.9   FBI FBI chief James Comey fired by Trump May.12   Global Massive ransomware infection hits computers in 99 countries May.17  Washington  Former FBI boss to lead Russia inquiry May.19  Tehran  Iran election: Hassan Rouhani on course for second term May.22   Northern England   Manchester Arena blast: 23 dead Map of Manchester Arena Manchester United Kingdom
  50 more injured in a suspected terror attack at 22:35 BST on Monday following a pop concert by the US singer Ariana Grande
 The attacker was identified by police as Salman Ramadan Abedi,[7][10] a 22-year-old British citizen of Libyan descent who detonated an improvised explosive device as concertgoers were leaving the arena
May.24  Brussels  Trump in Brussels for 'tough' Nato talks amid protests May.26  Egypt  Egypt Coptic Christians killed in bus attack  Sicily  G7 summit agrees on countering terrorism but not climate change May.30  Kabul  Massive explosion kills at least 80 in Kabul's diplomatic area

June 2017 ... more > Top ^
Jun.1   Washington Trump exits from Paris climate deal
 Manila  Resorts World Manila: At least 36 bodies found at casino complex Jun.3   London Six killed in vehicle and stabbing incidents  Wales  Real Madrid hit four to win Champions League Jun.4   Qatar Qatar row: Four countries cut links with Doha Jun.8   U.S. Senate Comey: Trump White House 'lied' about the FBI  London  Tories lost its parliamentary majority in surprise election results Jun.13   London   About 60 dead in Grenfell Tower blaze   A huge fire has raged through the night at a tower block in Latimer Road, west London, with eyewitnesses claiming people are trapped in their... Jun.16  West Germany  German reunification architect Helmut Kohl dies at 87  Japan  USS Fitzgerald crash: 7 navy crew missing off Japan Jun.17   Portugal 60 dead from forest fires in central Portugal Jun.18  London  Finsbury Park Mosque: Man dies as van hits pedestrians Jun.19  Ohio  Otto Warmbier: US student sent home from North Korea dies Jun.23   Sichuan Over 140 people feared buried by China landslide Jun.24   Pakistan Pakistan oil tanker inferno kills 200 Jun.27   Global Global ransomware attack causes turmoil Jun.28  Melbourne  Cardinal Pell: Vatican treasurer charged with sex offences

July 2017 ... more > Top ^
Jul.3   North Korea North Korea fired missile into Japanese waters
Jul.7  Hamburg  Trump and Putin debate US election hack at first meeting   Hamburg G-20 protests: Hamburg police call in more officers on 2nd day Jul.9   Mosul   Mosul: Iraq PM celebrates victory over IS in the city   Haider al-Abadi has visited Mosul to congratulate Iraqi forces for their victory over IS in the city. He was there to announce the city's full... Jul.10  Washington  Email 'linked Kremlin to Trump son meeting'  Mississippi  Sixteen dead in Marines Corps plane incident Jul.12  Brazil  Ex-Brazilian President Silva convicted of corruption Jul.13  Northeast China  Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo died of cancer Jul.23   Jerusalem Israel installs cameras at holy site Jul.28   North Korea North Korea says missile test shows all US within range Jul.30   Venezuela Venezuela claims 41.5% turnout in violent constituent assembly vote

August 2017 ... more > Top ^
Aug.8  North Korea  North Korea says considering missile strike on Guam Aug.11  Kenya  Uhuru Kenyatta defeats Raila Odinga Aug.12   Virginia One killed in violence over US far-right rally
Aug.15   Sierra Leone At least 600 still missing in Freetown mudslide Aug.17   Barcelona   Van driven into pedestrians, killing 13   At least 100 injured. Two suspects then fled on foot. Police said two men were arrested in connection with the attack Aug.20  Singapore  US Navy ship and oil tanker collide off Singapore Aug.21   Oregon Solar eclipse: Americans gaze at sky spectacular Aug.26   Texas   Hurricane Harvey: Texas battered by high winds and rain   The biggest storm to hit the US mainland in 13 year has slammed into Texas with initial winds of up to 130mph (215km/h) battering coastal ar... Aug.28  Northern Japan  N Korea fires missile over Japan in 'unprecedented threat'

September 2017 ... more > Top ^
Sep.2  North Korea  North Korea claims hydrogen bomb test was 'perfect success' Sep.6  Antigua & Barbuda  Hurricane Irma causes devastation across the Caribbean Sep.7  Chiapas  Magnitude-8 earthquake hits southern Mexico  Caribbean  Hurricane Irma pummels Turks and Caicos islands Sep.10   Florida   Irma wallops Florida   Hurricane is snapping trees like matchsticks and knocking out power to more than 1 million people with 130 mph winds Sep.14   Northern Japan North Korea fires second ballistic missile over Japan
Sep.15  London  Parsons Green bombing, 29 injured Sep.19   Mexico Mexico: Powerful earthquake topples buildings, killing scores Sep.24  Berlin  Merkel wins fourth term, nationalists rise  Northern Iraq  Iraq's Kurdistan holds independence vote Sep.26  Saudi Arabia  Saudi Arabia driving ban on women to be lifted

October 2017 ... more > Top ^
Oct.1  Barcelona  Catalan referendum: 'Hundreds hurt' as police try to stop voters   Nevada   Man opened fire on concertgoers in Las Vegas, killing 59
Map of Mandalay Bay Las Vegas Nevada Nevada
  At the country music festival, a gunman located on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel and casino across blvd opened fire into the crowd
 The shooter was identified as 64-year-old Stephen Craig Paddock, who lived in Mesquite, Nevada. He was found dead in his hotel room with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The shooting is the deadliest by a single gunman in United States history
Oct.9   San Francisco Bay Area   Deadly wildfires sweep through wine country   Parts of California's wine region are being ravaged by fast-spreading fires that have killed at least 10 people Oct.11   Los Angeles   Weinstein: Oscars academy to hold emergency talks
  The hosts of the Oscars are to hold emergency talks to consider the future role of film mogul Harvey Weinstein following claims of sexual misconduct
Oct.15  Somalia  At least 230 dead in Mogadishu blast Oct.16  Northern Syria  Syria war: US-backed forces control Raqqa Oct.17  Beijing  Communist Party congress begins in Beijing Oct.23   Beijing     Communist Party inserts Xi into party constitution   China's ruling Communist Party amended its constitution to add President Xi Jinping's name and ideology in an extension of his formidable political... Oct.27   Madrid   Catalonia declared independence
Map of Madrid
  The Spanish government has stripped Catalonia's most senior police officials of their powers, hours after direct rule was imposed on the region
 Catalan parliament voted to declare independence. PM Rajoy has also announced the dissolution of the regional parliament and the removal of the Catalan leader, and called for local elections
Oct.31   Manhattan New York: Eight killed by man driving truck

November 2017 ... more > Top ^
Nov.4  Saudi Arabia  Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri resigned Nov.5   Texas Texas church shooting leaves at least 26 dead
Nov.12  Northern Iraq  Iran-Iraq earthquake kills more than 140, injures at least 860 Nov.15  Zimbabwe  Army seizes power from Mugabe Nov.17   Argentina Argentine navy loses contact with submarine Nov.21   Zimbabwe     Mugabe resigns: Zimbabwe celebrates end of an era Map of Harare Zimbabwe
  He held power for 37 years and once said 'only God' could remove him. Mugabe ruled by fear and brought a once-promising economy to near ruin
Nov.24   Sinai More than 230 killed in Sinai mosque Nov.27  London  Prince Harry is engaged to Meghan Markle Nov.28   North Korea North Korea says new missile puts all of US in striking range Nov.29  Hague  Bosnian Croat war criminal dies after taking poison in court

December 2017 ... more > Top ^
Dec.4  Yemen  Yemen's former President Ali Abdullah Saleh killed Dec.6   Washington     Trump recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital
  President Trump ordered the State Department to begin the process of relocation of the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv
Dec.7   San Diego California wildfires: Nearly 200,000 flee amid new blaze
Dec.12  Alabama  Democrat defeats Roy Moore in Alabama race Dec.18  Johannesburg  ANC picks Cyril Ramaphosa as leader  Washington State  Deaths as carriages fall on US motorway Dec.21  Barcelona  Catalonia election: Puigdemont hails 'defeat' for Spanish state Dec.29   Iran Iran cities hit by anti-government protests


Jerusalem truck attack: Four Israelis soldiers killed 20 children and 52 adults killed in chemical attack   Aome of the victims had symptoms consistent with exposure to nerve agents. Clinics treating the injured were then targeted by air strikes North Korea fired missile into Japanese waters Mosul: Iraq PM celebrates victory over IS in the city   Haider al-Abadi has visited Mosul to congratulate Iraqi forces for their victory over IS in the city. He was there to announce the city's full... North Korea says missile test shows all US within range North Korea fires second ballistic missile over Japan Argentine navy loses contact with submarine North Korea says new missile puts all of US in striking range Avalanche rescuers race to find Rigopiano hotel survivors Cyclone Debbie: 'Monster' storm makes landfall About 60 dead in Grenfell Tower blaze   A huge fire has raged through the night at a tower block in Latimer Road, west London, with eyewitnesses claiming people are trapped in their... 60 dead from forest fires in central Portugal Over 140 people feared buried by China landslide Pakistan oil tanker inferno kills 200 At least 600 still missing in Freetown mudslide Hurricane Harvey: Texas battered by high winds and rain   The biggest storm to hit the US mainland in 13 year has slammed into Texas with initial winds of up to 130mph (215km/h) battering coastal ar... Irma wallops Florida   Hurricane is snapping trees like matchsticks and knocking out power to more than 1 million people with 130 mph winds Mexico: Powerful earthquake topples buildings, killing scores Deadly wildfires sweep through wine country   Parts of California's wine region are being ravaged by fast-spreading fires that have killed at least 10 people Argentine navy loses contact with submarine California wildfires: Nearly 200,000 flee amid new blaze Solar eclipse: Americans gaze at sky spectacular Weinstein: Oscars academy to hold emergency talks




World, Top Stories, 2017 War & Army Timeline ... See World War & Army timeline Top ^
2017
Jan.8   Jerusalem
Feb.11  North Korea  North Korea conducts ballistic missile test
Apr.5   Northern Syria
Apr.6  Syria  US launches missile strikes in response to chemical 'attack'
Apr.13  Afghanistan  US military drops 'mother of all bombs on IS' in Afghanistan
Apr.15  North Korea  N Korea missile launch fails day after military parade
Jun.16  Japan  USS Fitzgerald crash: 7 navy crew missing off Japan
Jul.3   North Korea
Jul.9   Mosul
Jul.10  Mississippi  Sixteen dead in Marines Corps plane incident
Jul.28   North Korea
Aug.8  North Korea  North Korea says considering missile strike on Guam
Aug.20  Singapore  US Navy ship and oil tanker collide off Singapore
Aug.28  Northern Japan  N Korea fires missile over Japan in 'unprecedented threat'
Sep.2  North Korea  North Korea claims hydrogen bomb test was 'perfect success'
Sep.14   Northern Japan
Oct.16  Northern Syria  Syria war: US-backed forces control Raqqa
Nov.15  Zimbabwe  Army seizes power from Mugabe
Nov.17   Argentina
Nov.28   North Korea
Nov.29  Hague  Bosnian Croat war criminal dies after taking poison in court




World, Top Stories, 2017 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2017
Jan.19   Italy
Jan.26  Chile  Chile's worst wildfires destroy town, death toll at 10
Feb.9  New Zealand  Race to save 100 stranded whales on New Zealand beach
Mar.8  Guatemala  Guatemala mourns after children's home fire kills 35 girls
Mar.12  Ethiopia  Ethiopia rubbish landslide kills 48 in Addis Ababa
Mar.27   Queensland
Jun.1  Manila  Resorts World Manila: At least 36 bodies found at casino complex
Jun.13   London
Jun.16  Japan  USS Fitzgerald crash: 7 navy crew missing off Japan
Jun.17   Portugal
Jun.23   Sichuan
Jun.24   Pakistan
Jul.10  Mississippi  Sixteen dead in Marines Corps plane incident
Aug.15   Sierra Leone
Aug.20  Singapore  US Navy ship and oil tanker collide off Singapore
Aug.26   Texas
Sep.6  Antigua & Barbuda  Hurricane Irma causes devastation across the Caribbean
Sep.7  Chiapas  Magnitude-8 earthquake hits southern Mexico
Sep.7  Caribbean  Hurricane Irma pummels Turks and Caicos islands
Sep.10   Florida
Sep.19   Mexico
Oct.9   San Francisco Bay Area
Nov.12  Northern Iraq  Iran-Iraq earthquake kills more than 140, injures at least 860
Nov.17   Argentina
Dec.7   San Diego
Dec.18  Washington State  Deaths as carriages fall on US motorway




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Aug.21   Oregon




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Feb.26  Los Angeles  Oscars mistake: Moonlight wins best picture
Mar.24  Washington  Trump blames Democrats for failed healthcare bill
May.4  Washington  Obamacare is 'dead' says Trump after healthcare victory
Oct.11   Los Angeles
  The hosts of the Oscars are to hold emergency talks to consider the future role of film mogul Harvey Weinstein following claims of sexual misconduct




World, Top Stories, 2017 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2017 Feb.5  Houston  Patriots rally from 25 down, stun Falcons in OT to win Super Bowl LI Apr.11  Ruhr  Borussia Dortmund football team bus hit by explosions Jun.3  Wales  Real Madrid hit four to win Champions League



World, Top Stories, 2017 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2017 Jan.1   Istanbul Istanbul new year Reina nightclub attack 'leaves 39 dead'
Jan.8   Jerusalem Jerusalem truck attack: Four Israelis soldiers killed Feb.14   Malaysia   Kim Jong Un's half-brother reportedly assassinated in Malaysia   Kim Jong Nam was attacked by two unidentified women who stabbed him with 'poisoned needles' at a Malaysian airport before fleeing Mar.22   London Five dead in Westminster terror attack   At least 40 were injured after an attacker drove a car along a pavement, stabbed a policeman and was shot dead by police in the grounds of P... Apr.3   St. Petersburg St. Petersburg subway blast: Attacker planted two bombs   The man suspected of killing 11 people in a St Petersburg train is in his early 20s and from Central Asia Apr.9  Egypt  State of emergency after deadly Coptic church attacks Apr.11  Ruhr  Borussia Dortmund football team bus hit by explosions Apr.20  Paris  Gunman shot dead policeman in Paris May.6  Northern Nigeria  83 Chibok girls have been released May.12   Global Massive ransomware infection hits computers in 99 countries May.22   Northern England Manchester Arena blast: 23 dead
Map of Manchester Arena Manchester United Kingdom
  50 more injured in a suspected terror attack at 22:35 BST on Monday following a pop concert by the US singer Ariana Grande
 The attacker was identified by police as Salman Ramadan Abedi,[7][10] a 22-year-old British citizen of Libyan descent who detonated an improvised explosive device as concertgoers were leaving the arena
May.26  Egypt  Egypt Coptic Christians killed in bus attack May.26  Sicily  G7 summit agrees on countering terrorism but not climate change May.30  Kabul  Massive explosion kills at least 80 in Kabul's diplomatic area Jun.1  Manila  Resorts World Manila: At least 36 bodies found at casino complex Jun.3   London Six killed in vehicle and stabbing incidents Jun.18  London  Finsbury Park Mosque: Man dies as van hits pedestrians Jun.27   Global Global ransomware attack causes turmoil Jun.28  Melbourne  Cardinal Pell: Vatican treasurer charged with sex offences Jul.12  Brazil  Ex-Brazilian President Silva convicted of corruption Aug.17   Barcelona Van driven into pedestrians, killing 13   At least 100 injured. Two suspects then fled on foot. Police said two men were arrested in connection with the attack Sep.15  London  Parsons Green bombing, 29 injured Oct.1   Nevada Man opened fire on concertgoers in Las Vegas, killing 59
Map of Mandalay Bay Las Vegas Nevada Nevada
  At the country music festival, a gunman located on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel and casino across blvd opened fire into the crowd
 The shooter was identified as 64-year-old Stephen Craig Paddock, who lived in Mesquite, Nevada. He was found dead in his hotel room with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The shooting is the deadliest by a single gunman in United States history
Oct.11   Los Angeles Weinstein: Oscars academy to hold emergency talks
  The hosts of the Oscars are to hold emergency talks to consider the future role of film mogul Harvey Weinstein following claims of sexual misconduct
Oct.15  Somalia  At least 230 dead in Mogadishu blast Oct.31   Manhattan New York: Eight killed by man driving truck
Nov.5   Texas Texas church shooting leaves at least 26 dead Nov.24   Sinai More than 230 killed in Sinai mosque Nov.29  Hague  Bosnian Croat war criminal dies after taking poison in court Dec.4  Yemen  Yemen's former President Ali Abdullah Saleh killed



World, Top Stories, 2017 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2017 Jan.6   Washington US election hacking: Putin 'sought to help' Trump
Jan.20   Washington   Donald Trump inagurated
  Donald Trump has taken his first steps as president, signing an executive order which targets the signature health care reforms of his predecessor
Jan.21  Gambia  Ex-President Yahya Jammeh leaves Gambia Jan.21  USA  Donald Trump protests attract millions across US Jan.27   Washington Trump suspends US refugee program and bans Syrians
Feb.3  Seattle  Trump travel ban: Judge issues nationwide block Feb.13   Washington Michael Flynn: Trump's national security adviser quits Feb.14   Malaysia   Kim Jong Un's half-brother reportedly assassinated in Malaysia   Kim Jong Nam was attacked by two unidentified women who stabbed him with 'poisoned needles' at a Malaysian airport before fleeing Mar.1  Washington  Trump attorney general Jeff Sessions met Russian ambassador Mar.9   South Korea Park Geun-hye: Court ousts scandal-hit president Mar.13  Turkey  Turkey-Netherlands row: Dutch ambassador barred Mar.15  Netherlands  Dutch election: PM Rutte celebrates 'rejection of populism' Mar.24  Washington  Trump blames Democrats for failed healthcare bill Mar.29   London Brexit begins: UK triggers Article 50 Apr.16   Turkey   Opposition cries foul over vote expanding Erdogan powers   Turkey's main opposition party has said it will challenge the country's referendum result after the president won a vote to expand his power... Apr.23   Paris Macron and Le Pen 'through to run-off' May.4  Washington  Obamacare is 'dead' says Trump after healthcare victory May.7   Paris   Macron defeats Le Pen to become president
  Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron has decisively won the French presidential election, defeating far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.    Macron won by 66.06% to 33.94% to become, at 39, the country's youngest president and the first...
May.9   FBI FBI chief James Comey fired by Trump
May.17  Washington  Former FBI boss to lead Russia inquiry May.19  Tehran  Iran election: Hassan Rouhani on course for second term May.24  Brussels  Trump in Brussels for 'tough' Nato talks amid protests May.26  Sicily  G7 summit agrees on countering terrorism but not climate change May.30  Kabul  Massive explosion kills at least 80 in Kabul's diplomatic area Jun.1   Washington Trump exits from Paris climate deal Jun.4   Qatar Qatar row: Four countries cut links with Doha Jun.8   U.S. Senate Comey: Trump White House 'lied' about the FBI Jun.8  London  Tories lost its parliamentary majority in surprise election results Jun.16  West Germany  German reunification architect Helmut Kohl dies at 87 Jun.19  Ohio  Otto Warmbier: US student sent home from North Korea dies Jun.28  Melbourne  Cardinal Pell: Vatican treasurer charged with sex offences Jul.7  Hamburg  Trump and Putin debate US election hack at first meeting Jul.7   Hamburg G-20 protests: Hamburg police call in more officers on 2nd day Jul.10  Washington  Email 'linked Kremlin to Trump son meeting' Jul.12  Brazil  Ex-Brazilian President Silva convicted of corruption Jul.13  Northeast China  Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo died of cancer Jul.23   Jerusalem Israel installs cameras at holy site Jul.30   Venezuela Venezuela claims 41.5% turnout in violent constituent assembly vote Aug.8  North Korea  North Korea says considering missile strike on Guam Aug.11  Kenya  Uhuru Kenyatta defeats Raila Odinga Aug.12   Virginia One killed in violence over US far-right rally Aug.21   Oregon Solar eclipse: Americans gaze at sky spectacular Sep.24  Berlin  Merkel wins fourth term, nationalists rise Sep.24  Northern Iraq  Iraq's Kurdistan holds independence vote Sep.26  Saudi Arabia  Saudi Arabia driving ban on women to be lifted Oct.1  Barcelona  Catalan referendum: 'Hundreds hurt' as police try to stop voters Oct.17  Beijing  Communist Party congress begins in Beijing Oct.23   Beijing   Communist Party inserts Xi into party constitution   China's ruling Communist Party amended its constitution to add President Xi Jinping's name and ideology in an extension of his formidable political... Oct.27   Madrid Catalonia declared independence Map of Madrid
  The Spanish government has stripped Catalonia's most senior police officials of their powers, hours after direct rule was imposed on the region
 Catalan parliament voted to declare independence. PM Rajoy has also announced the dissolution of the regional parliament and the removal of the Catalan leader, and called for local elections
Nov.4  Saudi Arabia  Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri resigned Nov.21   Zimbabwe   Mugabe resigns: Zimbabwe celebrates end of an era Map of Harare Zimbabwe
  He held power for 37 years and once said 'only God' could remove him. Mugabe ruled by fear and brought a once-promising economy to near ruin
Nov.27  London  Prince Harry is engaged to Meghan Markle Dec.6   Washington   Trump recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital
  President Trump ordered the State Department to begin the process of relocation of the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv
Dec.12  Alabama  Democrat defeats Roy Moore in Alabama race Dec.18  Johannesburg  ANC picks Cyril Ramaphosa as leader Dec.21  Barcelona  Catalonia election: Puigdemont hails 'defeat' for Spanish state Dec.29   Iran Iran cities hit by anti-government protests