The best surprise was the victory of Donald Trump in the prestigious elections. His campaigns focused on protecting American jobs which penetrated very well through the rustbelt states. And, the world is now looking forward to Trump for better American policies. It is also evident that the cabinet of the newly elected president will feature an in-depth protectionist flavor. Similarly, in the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte was selected to be the President after his promising campaign. He offered to abolish the drug dealers and other potential killers. As the president assumed power, he hung 6000 criminals to safeguard the nation and its people.
The rebellious territory of Syria saw the victory of Bashar al-Assad favored by Russian help. The Islamic State had lost its base both in Iraq and Syria. The troops of the government had recaptured the Mosul. But even then, the Islamic State’s violence continued. They killed civilians indiscriminately. They tortured the sympathizers and bombed hospitals too. The Islamic State terrorists conducted a fierce attack on the airport of Brussels and killed about 32 innocents. A gunman from the extremist’s troop assassinated about 49 people at a nightclub in Orlando. Similarly, a jihadist killed 86 people cruelly who were celebrating the Bastille Day.
In Jakarta, they killed four more people and in Berlin, they assassinated more than a dozen innocent lives at the Christmas market. On the other hand, in France, the law on bikini went on to create news. A majority of the seaside towns have banned the use of the swimsuit. However, the Italians were against the policy. The Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi resigned after voting against the reforms of the constitution. The year 2016 also saw the death of the revolutionary leader of Cuba, Fidel Castro at the age of 90. Natural disasters also took its spell in the form of Atlantic storm and earthquakes. Hope the new year is better and brighter.