Top World News for 1st Quarter of 2016

In 2015, there were a lot of shocking and interesting news. Charlie Hebdo Paris was attacked by two gunned men. A German plane crashed. Vester Lee Flanagan, a scorned former news anchor shot his former colleagues in Virginia while they are on the air. Gay marriage was legalized in the United States, and Paris was again attacked by shooters and suicide bombers killing around 131 people. There are also a lot of business news and SEO trends that monitors. 2015 is, indeed, an intense year.

But, 2016 is, so far, equally intense. We’re not even halfway through it and yet, there’s already a bunch of interesting and tragic news. Here’s the top news for 2016:

1.Kolkata overpass in India collapsed, killing at least 20 people.

A flyover in Calcutta (Kolkata), India collapsed, killing around 20 people and injuring more than a hundred others. According to sources, lack of inspection and safety issues were the reason for the collapse. IVRCL, the construction company who built the two kilometer overpass, claimed that it was not their fault and blamed the government.

2.Thirty-five people were killed and over three hundred were injured in Brussels bombing.

On March 22, 2016, three coordinated bombings occurred in Brussels- one in Malbeek Metro Station and two at Brussels airport. The attack was done by three suicide bombers who were connected with the Islamic State of Iraq. This was so far the deadliest bombing incident in Belgium. As of writing, the police identified brothers Khalid and Ibrahim El Bakraoui, Belgian citizens of Moroccan descent, as primary suspects. It was speculated that the brothers were also involved in the Paris attacks in November.

3.Seventy two people died on an Easter Sunday bombing in Pakistan.

Easter is supposed to be a celebration of life and hope, but it was a tragic day in Pakistan. Seventy-two people were killed and roughly 300 were injured during the March 27 Lahore bombing. The unidentified suicide bomber targeted Christians who are celebrating Easter Sunday with their families in the Lahore theme park. The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the bombing.

4.Sarinah shopping mall was bombed in Indonesia, hurting more than 30 people.

indonesiaEight people were killed and twenty-three others were injured when the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) attacked, triggering six simultaneous bomb explosions in Sarinah mall last January 14, 2016. One of these explosions happened right outside the Starbucks coffee shop.

5.Nurse arrested for killing thirteen patients in Italy.

A 55-year-old nurse named Fausta Bonino was arrested last March 31, 2016 for the deaths of thirteen patients in Piombino. Bonino was accused of giving her patients large doses of a drug that prevents blood clotting.

6.Famous British architect Zaha Hadid died of a heart attack.

Zaha Hadid is one of the most famous modern architects. She is the first woman to receive the prestigious Pritzer Architecture Prize in 2004. She designed the BMW Central Building in Germany, the London Aquatics Centre, and the Jockey Club Innovation Tower in Hong Kong.

7.The first ever United States HIV organ transplant was completed.

transplantThe first US kidney and liver transplant from an HIV inflicted donor was completed last March 30 at Johns Hopkins Medicine. This is the first ever “HIV to HIV” organ transplant in the United States, although this process has been done for many years in South Africa.

This medical milestone will definitely save more lives as there are a lot of HIV patients who are on the transplant list.

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