News 2016

The Washington Post wins four and The New York Times wins three Pulitzer Prizes.The New York Times 
A landslidecauses a train to derail in Merano, Italy, killing nine people and injuring dozens
The center-right party Fidesz, led by Viktor Orbán, wins an absolute majority in Hungary's parliamentary election.MTI - Hungarian News Agency Corp
A plane crash near Smolensk, Russia, kills all 96 on board, including Polish President Lech Kaczyński and 42 other Polish officials; Bronisław Komorowski becomes Acting President. private jet charter
Clashes between Thai government forces and protesters result in 21 deaths.

The 18th Amendment to the Constitution of Pakistan is passed, removing the power of the President to dissolve Parliament. Business Forums

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