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China’s Concerns: Ten Biggest International Events
Edited by Xu Shuyuan

 November 8, Virginia, USA: A man studies his ballot on election day. Xinhua July 18, 2016, Istanbul, Turkey: Pro-Erdogan supporters wave Turkish national flags during a rally in Taksim square following the failed coup attempt. CFP

Most “Amusing” Campaign in History

On November 8, 2016, voting for the United States’ quadrennial Electoral College began. Donald J. Trump, a real estate tycoon and the Republican nominee, bested Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States this month

Failed Turkish Coup

On the evening of July 15, 2016, Turkey’s armed forces staged a military coup. At least 265 people were killed and more than 1,400 wounded. However, after just 24 hours, the country’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared the coup attempt had failed.

Having Their Cake

On June 24, British citizens voted on a referendum on whether to leave the European Union. When the final results were tallied, the “leave” camp defeated “remain”, making “Brexit” a reality.


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