Historical Events in 2018

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Jan 1 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says recent unrest "is nothing" after 30 people killed in 5 days of anti government demonstrations

President of Iran Hassan Rouhani
President of Iran
Hassan Rouhani
  • Jan 1 California becomes largest US state to legalise cannabis for recreational use
  • Jan 1 Initiative of 300 Hollywood women called "Time's Up" announced to fight sexual harassment
  • Jan 1 Japanese actress and former porn star Sora Aoi announces her engagement
  • Jan 1 World Darts Championship: Retiring 16-time title holder Phil Taylor loses 7-2 to Rob Cross in the Final in London.
  • Jan 2 Bus crash in Pasamayo, Peru, kills 51 on notorious "Devil's Curve" road
  • Jan 2 WHO reveals it will classify gaming addiction as mental health condition in its next Classification of Diseases
  • Jan 2 Storm Eleanor forms near Ireland then sweeps across the UK and Western Europe in next few days
  • Jan 3 Security expert reveal two security flaws, Meltdown and Spectre which affect most microprocessors

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Jan 3 Lawyers of US President Trump try to stop the publication of book on Trump's administration "Fire and Fury" by Michael Wolff

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • Jan 3 Previously unknown ancient Beringians group of people unearthed in Alaska, earliest known Native Americans at 11,500 years old
  • Jan 3 First bionic hand with a sense of touch, for use outside a lab unveiled in Rome
  • Jan 3 Landslide and flooding caused by heavy rains in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, kills at least 37
  • Jan 4 Truck hits a train near Kroonstad city, South Africa killing 19 passengers
  • Jan 4 'Bomb Cyclone' hits US Northeast prompting flooding and snow in New York subway system
  • Jan 4 Liverpool and Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah is named African Football Player of the Year
  • Jan 5 North Korea accepts South Korean invitation for high-level talks
  • Jan 5 Kitwe in Zambia bans shaking hands and the sale of fresh food in attempt to prevent a cholera outbreak
  • Jan 5 "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" by Michael Wolff is published by Henry Holt and Company
  • Jan 6 Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota scores a touchdown off own pass in 22-21 victory over Kansas City Chiefs, second NFL quarterback to do so
  • Jan 6 Oil tanker Sanchi collides with a freighter off the coast of Shanghai with 32 probable deaths
  • Jan 6 Jon Gruden returns to the NFL as Oakland Raiders head coach after nearly a decade of broadcasting (Monday Night Football 2009-17)

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Jan 7 75th Golden Globes: "Ladybird", "The Handmaid's Tale", Elizabeth Moss, Sterling K. Brown among the winners, Oprah Winfrey accepts Lifetime award with powerful speech

Talk show host Oprah Winfrey
Talk show host
Oprah Winfrey
  • Jan 7 Sydney, Australia has its hottest day for 80 years as Penrith reaches 47.3 degrees
  • Jan 7 It snows in the Sahara desert - 15 inches reported in Aïn Séfra, Northwest Algeria
  • Jan 8 College Football National Championship: #1 Alabama overcomes a 13-0 half time deficit to beat #2 Georgia 26-23
  • Jan 8 US record year for cost of natural disasters announced - $306 billion in 2017
  • Jan 8 Self-declared republic of Somaliland passes its first ever law against rape
  • Jan 9 Former White House strategist Steve Bannon leaves Breitbart News after his criticism of the White House in "Fire and the Fury" book
  • Jan 9 The first same-sex marriages take place in Australia after legislation passed a month ago
  • Jan 9 President Trump cancels program allowing 200,000 San Salvadoreans temporary status to live in the US
  • Jan 9 Mudslides sweep away 100 houses in Montecito, California, killing at least 20, on land stripped bare by recent fires

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Jan 10 Jeff Bezos becomes the second man worth over $100 billion as his wealth hits $106 billion due to Amazon shares rise

Amazon Entrepreneur Jeff Bezos
Amazon Entrepreneur
Jeff Bezos

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Jan 11 YouTube issues sanctions against vlogger Logan Paul after he posted footage of suicide victim's body in Japan in December

YouTube Star and Actor Logan Paul
YouTube Star and Actor
Logan Paul
  • Jan 11 In China's first significant #MeToo moment Beihang University in Beijing fires a professor for sexual misconduct
  • Jan 11 US President Trump causes worldwide controversy when it is reported he called African countries "shitholes" during immigration meeting
  • Jan 13 Early-morning ballistic missile alert sent across Hawaii in error, revoked after 38 minutes

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Jan 13 Actor Mark Wahlberg donates his $1.5m reshoot fee "All the Money in the World" to "Time's Up" movement after revelation co-star Michelle Williams only paid $1000

Actor & Former Rapper Mark Wahlberg
Actor & Former Rapper
Mark Wahlberg
Actress Michelle Williams
Actress
Michelle Williams
  • Jan 13 Chelsea Manning, former soldier responsible for Wikileaks announces her bid to run for US Senate
  • Jan 15 Fashion photographers Mario Testino and Bruce Weber are suspended from magazines including Vogue, after allegations of sexual harassment in "The New York Times"
  • Jan 15 Protests against the current government turn violent in Tunis, Tunisia marking the seventh anniversary of the revolution

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Jan 15 US Gynmnast Simone Biles says she is one of more than 130 women sexually abused by former team doctor Larry Nassar

Gymnast Simone Biles
Gymnast
Simone Biles
  • Jan 15 Operation in El Junquito, Venezuela, to capture terrorist group including Oscar Pérez, accused of mounting a coup, ends in 4 deaths
  • Jan 15 Romanian Social Democrat (PSD) Prime Minister Mihai Tudose resigns after 7 months in office
  • Jan 15 Pope Francis arrives in Chile for a three-day visit amid child sexual abuse claims against church clergy
  • Jan 18 First drone rescue of swimmers by lifeguards in New South Wales, Australia
  • Jan 21 Gambian Dictator Yahya Jammeh finally concedes office and leaves Gambia 2 months after losing the presidential election
  • Jan 22 US government ends three-day shutdown after an agreement in Congress to extend funding

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Jan 23 Singer Neil Diamond retires after being diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease

Singer-songwriter Neil Diamond
Singer-songwriter
Neil Diamond
  • Jan 23 Twelve camels disqualified from the King Abdulaziz Camel beauty contest, Saudi Arabia after their owners used botox on their lips
  • Jan 23 Chinese researchers report they have cloned two monkeys, using the same technology as Dolly the Sheep

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Jan 23 LeBron James becomes the 7th and youngest (33 years 24 days) to reach the 30,000 NBA point milestone

Basketball Player LeBron James
Basketball Player
LeBron James
  • Jan 24 Former US Olympic team doctor Larry Nassar found guilty of molesting over 150 girls, sentenced up to 175 years in prison
  • Jan 24 UK charity Presidents Club forced to close after revelations of sexual harassment at event revealed by the "Financial Times"
  • Jan 24 President Trump withdraws the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership
  • Jan 25 Doomsday clock moved by 30 seconds to 2 minutes to midnight by Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, closest since 1950s
  • Jan 25 Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi asked "are there any bookshops in Nigeria?" in controversial French interview
  • Jan 26 Residents left without heat in -27C in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan after boiler breaks in main power station
  • Jan 27 Bomb in an ambulance kills over 100 people in Kabul, Taliban claim responsibility
  • Jan 27 106th Women's Australian Open: Caroline Wozniacki defeats Simona Halep 7-6 (7-2) 3-6 6-4 to win her first Grand Slam

Music awardsMusic Awards

Jan 28 60th Grammy Awards: Bruno Mars wins Best Song "That's What I Like," and Best Album "24K Magic"

Singer Bruno Mars
Singer
Bruno Mars

Sport awardTennis Open

Jan 28 106th Men's Australian Open: Roger Federer beats Marin Čili 6-2 6-7 (5-7) 6-3 3-6 6-1 to win his 20th Grand Slam

Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer
  • Jan 28 Seven survivors from missing Kiribati ferry carrying 100 people rescued after week at sea
  • Jan 28 French drivers Sebastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia win their 6th Monte Carlo Rally in an M-Sport Ford WRT
  • Jan 29 F.B.I deputy director Andrew G. McCabe steps down from office
  • Jan 29 Cleveland Indians announce they will remove Chief Wahoo logo from uniforms in 2019
  • Jan 29 David Beckham launches a Major League Soccer team in Miami
  • Jan 29 Marvel film "Black Panther" directed by Ryan Coogler and starring Chadwick Boseman premieres in Los Angeles
  • Jan 29 Toronto police arrest landscaper Bruce McArthur for murder after remains of at least 5 people found in potted plants
  • Jan 31 trump administration formally suspends the Clean Water Act
  • Feb 1 The Indian government announces plan to give 500 million people free healthcare
  • Feb 1 Archaeologists announce discovery of thousands of undetected structures in Mayan lowland civilisation, Guatemala, using Lidar, suggests population of 10 million
  • Feb 2 All 955 miners rescued from the Beatrix gold mine in Welkom town, South Africa, after 2 days underground
  • Feb 3 Moscow has its heaviest snowfall in a day on record, killing one and bringing down 2,000 trees
  • Feb 4 Super Bowl LII: Philadelphia Eagles defeat New England Patriots 41-33 for their first Super Bowl victory at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis
  • Feb 5 A share market sell off starts on Wall Street with Dow Jones sinking 4.6%, spreads around the globe

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Feb 6 Elon Musk's company SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy, world's most powerful rocket

Entrepreneur Elon Musk
Entrepreneur
Elon Musk
  • Feb 6 Maldives President Abdulla Yameen declares state of emergency ordering arrest of two judges
  • Feb 6 Brazilian jockey Jorge Ricardo equals world record number of victories for a jockey - 12,844 in Rio de Janeiro
  • Feb 6 UN calls for ceasefire in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area by Syrian government troops after 40 people reportedly killed
  • Feb 6 Polish president Andrzej Duda signs controversial Holocaust law, outlaws accusing Poles of complicity under Nazis
  • Feb 6 6.0 magnitude earthquake strikes Hualien County, Taiwan, leaving 10 dead and over 50 missing
  • Feb 7 Armed groups release 300 child soldiers from Yambio, South Sudan according to UN
  • Feb 7 "The Los Angeles Times" is bought by LA doctor Patrick Soon-Shiong from Tronc for $500 million
  • Feb 7 Missing Nigerian painting masterpiece of Ife princess Adetutu Ademiluyi by Ben Enwonwu announced rediscovered in London
  • Feb 7 DNA analysis of Chedder Man, UK's oldest complete skeleton shows he had dark skin and blue eyes
  • Feb 7 White House aide Rob Porter resigns in wake of physical abuse allegations by ex-wives
  • Feb 7 All citrus fruit can be traced to the southeast foothills of the Himalayas, according to DNA study published in "Nature"
  • Feb 7 Angel Merkel's Christian Democratic Union party reaches a coalition deal with Social Democrats after four months
  • Feb 8 Twitter reports its first quarterly profit as a public company
  • Feb 8 Bangladesh court sentences former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia to 5 years in prison for corruption
  • Feb 9 XXIII Olympic Winter Games opens in PyeongChang, South Korea
  • Feb 11 Russian airliner crashes south-east of Moscow, killing all 71 on board

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Feb 11 MOMA opens a major solo exhibition for Brazilian artist Tarsila do Amaral in New York

  • Feb 12 Tropical cyclone Gita strikes Tonga as a category four cyclone causing widespread damage
  • Feb 12 Oxfam deputy director resigns over charity's failure to deal with sexual misconduct allegations in Haiti and Chad
  • Feb 13 South African President Jacob Zuma is ordered to step down by the A.N.C.
  • Feb 13 South Africa declares a three-year drought a National Disaster, though pushes Cap Town's "Day Zero" to June 4

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Feb 13 Israeli Police report recommends Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be prosecuted on bribery, fraud and breach-of-trust charges

Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu
Prime Minister of Israel
Benjamin Netanyahu
  • Feb 14 South African President Jacob Zuma resigns from office
  • Feb 14 Ex-student Nikolas Cruz guns down 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Florida, before being captured

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Feb 14 Winter Olympics: American snowboarder Shaun White wins an unprecedented third halfpipe gold medal (previous 2006, 2010)

Snowboarder Shaun White
Snowboarder
Shaun White
  • Feb 15 Cyril Ramaphosa is sworn in as South African President, replacing Jacob Zuma
  • Feb 15 First known case of transgender woman breastfeeding reported in "Transgender Health Journal" in US
  • Feb 15 Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigns in a surprise move
  • Feb 16 More than 100,00 orangutans killed in Borneo since 1999 according to study published in "Current Biology"
  • Feb 16 National state of emergency declared in Ethiopia in wake of anti-government protests
  • Feb 17 3 suicide bombers kill 18 in Konduga, north-east Nigeria
  • Feb 18 Aseman Airlines flight crashes in the Zagros mountains, Iran, killing all 66 on board
  • Feb 18 Syrian government forces begin a new offensive on Eastern Ghouta in Syria's civil war
  • Feb 18 60th Daytona 500: Austin Dillon wins in a Chevrolet Camero ZL1
  • Feb 19 Syrian government forces bombard Gouta in deadliest day in 3 years, killing over 100 civilians
  • Feb 19 At least 17 killed when a garbage mound collapses in Maputo, Mozambique
  • Feb 19 Nigeria says 110 girls missing, presumed kidnapped by Boko Haram after attack on school in Dapchi, Yobe state

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Feb 20 Queen of England, Elizabeth II makes surprise appearance at London fashion week

Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II
  • Feb 20 Venezuela becomes the first country to launch a virtual currency, the petro, to counteract their financial crisis
  • Feb 21 Indian film star Kamal Haasan launches a new political party - Makkal Needhi Mayyam in Tamil Nadu state
  • Feb 21 Winter Olympics: Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall become the first Americans in history to win a cross country gold medal (team sprint)
  • Feb 22 Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak stirs up controversy by declaring he prefers quinoa to rice, the national dish
  • Feb 23 Study suggests earliest European Palaeolithic artwork in Spain made by Neanderthals not humans in "Science Journal"
  • Feb 24 UN Security Council passes resolution for 30 day ceasefire in Syria
  • Feb 24 Winter Olympics: Ester Ledecka (Czech Rep) wins unprecedented gold medals in different sports (snowboard parallel giant slalom and earlier skiing's Super-G)
  • Feb 25 Winter Olympics end in Pyeongchang, Korea with Norway winning a record 39 medals, 14 gold
  • Feb 25 China briefly bans the letter 'N' as part of widespread censorship efforts
  • Feb 25 Winter Olympics: Marit Bjoergen (Norway) becomes the most successful winter athlete of all time (15 medals) with gold in the 30k cross country
  • Feb 26 Cold weather nicknamed "the Beast from the East" hits Europe, killing 7 and covering Pompeii in snow
  • Feb 26 Global Seed Vault in Svalbard, Norway, receives its 1 millionth seed on 10 year anniversary
  • Feb 26 Global Seed Vault opens in Svalbard, Norway, to help preserve diversity and loss from other genebanks
  • Feb 26 7.5 magnitude earthquake in central Papa New Guinea kills at least 100

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Feb 27 Jared Kushner, son-in-law of President Trump, has his top-secret security clearance at the White House downgraded

Son-in-law and Adviser to Donald Trump Jared Kushner
Son-in-law and Adviser to Donald Trump
Jared Kushner

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Feb 27 Barbara Streisand reveals she has cloned her dog twice

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • Feb 28 700 illegal churches closed in Rwanda for being too noisy and lacking building permits

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Mar 1 Vladimir Putin in his annual state address claims Russia has an "invincible” intercontinental cruise missile

Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russian President
Vladimir Putin
  • Mar 1 Hope Hicks resigns as White House Communications Director to President Trump
  • Mar 1 Earliest evidence for figural tattoos (bull and sheep) on two naturally mummified bodies from Egypt’s predynastic period (3351-3017BC) published in "Journal of Archaeological Science"
  • Mar 1 Parisian designer Riccardo Tisci is named the new designer of British brand Burberry after the exit of Christopher Bailey
  • Mar 1 US President Donald Trump says he will impose 25% steel, 10% aluminium import tariffs, raising fears of a trade war
  • Mar 2 Gunmen attack the French embassy and army HQ in suspected terrorist incident in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, killing 8 and injuring 80
  • Mar 3 "The Emoji Movie" named worst film in 2017 in Razzies awards
  • Mar 4 World's worst listeria outbreak suspected of killing 180 tracked to processed meat factory in Polokwane, South Africa
  • Mar 4 90th Academy Awards: Best Picture "The Shape of Water", Best Director Guillermo del Toro, Best Actor Gary Oldman, Best Actress France McDormand
  • Mar 4 Italian general election results in a hung parliament, populist Five Star Movement wins most votes
  • Mar 4 Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia Skripal are poisoned by nerve agent in Salisbury, England
  • Mar 4 Italian General Election has no clear winner, populist party 5-Star led by Luigi Di Maio wins most votes with 32%

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

Mar 5 North Korean leader Kim Jong-un meets South Korean officials for the first time since taking office, hosting a dinner in Pyongyang

Supreme Leader of North Korea Kim Jong-un
Supreme Leader of North Korea
Kim Jong-un
  • Mar 5 China announces a military budget of 1.11 trillion yuan ($175 billion)
  • Mar 6 "Highest overdose death rates ever recorded in the US", 142,000 overdoses in 2016-17 period according to US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Mar 6 Sri Lanka imposes first nationwide state of emergency since civil war after unrest between Sinhalese and Muslim areas in Kandy District
  • Mar 6 World's oldest message in a bottle found in Western Australia, thrown from German ship Paula 132 years ago (12 June 1886)
  • Mar 6 American WWII aircraft carrier USS Lexington rediscovered in Australia's Coral Sea, lost during 1942 Battle of the Coral Sea
  • Mar 6 Nashville mayor Megan Barry resigns a month after admitting to an extramarital affair with her bodyguard
  • Mar 6 Pope Francis announces that murdered Salvadorean Archbishop Óscar Romero will be made a saint
  • Mar 6 British health officials tells the country it's time "to get on a diet" and urging manufacturers to reduce calories in foods
  • Mar 6 Forbes names Amazon founder Jeff Bezos the world's richest person for the first time at $112 billion, Bill Gates no. 2
  • Mar 8 US President Trump authorizes tariffs on steel and aluminium, excluding Canada and Mexico
  • Mar 8 Asia-Pacific trade deal signed in Santiago, Chile by 11 countries after US pulled out
  • Mar 8 5 million Spanish women mark International Women's Day by striking over gender inequality and sexual discrimination
  • Mar 10 16 people die after being struck by lightening at a church in Nyaruguru District, Rwanda
  • Mar 10 Two girls aged 8 and 6 become the first female weightlifters to appear on Iranian television after a protest

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Mar 11 China's National People's Congress approves removal of term limits for a leader, will allow Xi Jinping presidency for life

Paramount Leader of China Xi Jinping
Paramount Leader of China
Xi Jinping
  • Mar 11 Superhero movie "The Black Panther" becomes the fifth Marvel movie to earn $1 billion worldwide
  • Mar 11 Greek football Super League suspended after PAOK Salonika's president Ivan Savvidis invades pitch with a gun after goal disallowed

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Mar 12 British Prime Minister Theresa May says Russia was "highly likely" to have poisoned a Russian spy and his daughter on March 4 with nerve agent

British Prime Minister Theresa May
British Prime Minister
Theresa May
  • Mar 12 Plane crash of Bangladeshi carrier at Kathmandu airport kills at least 49 after plane approaches runway from wrong end
  • Mar 12 Research shows Chinese cites have decreased pollution by 32 percent on average in just four years
  • Mar 12 Tens of thousands of farmers from Indian state Maharashtra end protests over loan waivers, prices and land rights after promises from state officials and walking 167km to Mumbai
  • Mar 12 Civilian death toll in Eastern Ghouta passes 1,000 in three weeks as Syrian government forces capture the town of Mesraba

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Mar 13 US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is fired via a tweet from President Donald Trump

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson
US Secretary of State
Rex Tillerson
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump

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Mar 13 National Geographic magazine admits its past coverage was racist in issue to mark 50 years since death of Martin Luther King Jr.

Civil Rights Activist Martin Luther King Jr.
Civil Rights Activist
Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Mar 14 UK announces it will expel 23 Russian diplomats after Russian-made nerve agent used on former spy in UK

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Mar 14 NASA twin study finds that Scott Kelly is no longer identical to his twin brother after one year in space, 7% of his genes altered

Astronaut Scott Kelly
Astronaut
Scott Kelly
  • Mar 14 World Happiness Report names Finland as world's happiest country and Burundi the unhappiest

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Mar 14 Angela Merkel sworn in for fourth term as German Chancellor, head of a coalition government, 171 days after the general election

Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel
Chancellor of Germany
Angela Merkel
  • Mar 14 US students across American commemorate Florida high school shooting with mass walkouts across the country
  • Mar 14 Brazilian human rights politician Marielle Franco is murdered in Rio, prompting mass protests
  • Mar 15 More than 12,000 people flee Hamouria in Eastern Ghouta, Syria, after town bombarded
  • Mar 15 Slovakia’s prime minister Robert Fico resigns amid crisis after the murder of a journalist Jan Kuciak investigating mafia connections
  • Mar 15 Toy chain Toys R Us announces it will close all its stores after filing for bankruptcy
  • Mar 15 Pedestrian bridge in Miami, Florida, collapses onto 8-lane highway 5 days after it was built, killing 6
  • Mar 16 Indian actor Irrfan Khan reveals he has been diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumour
  • Mar 16 Asia's second-richest person, Hong Kong's Li Ka-Shing, announces his retirement at 89
  • Mar 17 Ireland win the Six Nations Ruby Union Championship with a grand slam
  • Mar 17 China's National People's Congress appoints Wang Qishan as vice-president
  • Mar 17 Africa's only female head of state, Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim confirms she is resigning amid an expenses scandal
  • Mar 18 Vladimir Putin is elected to a new six-year term as Russian President with 76% of the vote, his fourth term
  • Mar 18 First fatal accident involving an Uber self-driving car hitting a pedestrain in Tempe, Arizona
  • Mar 18 Bushfire in Tathra, New South Wales, Australia, destroys over 70 buildings
  • Mar 18 Turkish-backed Syrian rebels seize Kurdish held northern Syrian town of Afrin
  • Mar 18 Serial bomber suspected after fourth bomb goes off in Austin, Texas, injuring two, total bombing death toll, 2 dead, 5 injured

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Mar 18 US Senator Amy Klobuchar calls on Mark Zuckerberg to testify before the Senate Judiciary in wake in data mining scandal with Cambridge Analytica

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook Founder
Mark Zuckerberg
  • Mar 18 African American Stephon Clark shot 20 times by police in his Grandmother's backyard in Sacramento, California during vandalism investigation
  • Mar 19 Mississippi signs into law the US's strictest abortion laws, no termination after 15 weeks
  • Mar 19 World's last male northern white rhino, 45 year old Sudan, dies in Kenya

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Mar 20 Actress Cynthia Nixon announces she will run for New York Governor

Actress Cynthia Nixon
Actress
Cynthia Nixon
  • Mar 20 Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Mohammed bin Salman meets with US President Donald Trump at the White House
  • Mar 21 Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg admits they "made mistakes" after 50 million users datat mined in Cambridge Analytica scandal
  • Mar 21 Nigerian government confirms 101 out of 110 schoolgirls kidnapped from Dapchi returned
  • Mar 21 English TV presenter Ant McPartlin charged with drink driving following an accident in London
  • Mar 21 African trade deal agreed by 44 African countries in Kigali, Rwanda
  • Mar 21 Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski offers his resignation amid vote-buying scandal