Year In Review – Top 25 Explosive Stories Of 2016 – That You Might Have Missed

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Dec 29 2016
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The year 2016 is coming to its end, and clearly it hasn’t been a boring year. As the year of the Monkey, 2016 has brought many mischievous stories – from mass robbery, molest, rape and sexual assault in Cologne, to cheap crude oil, to global terrorist attacks, to 1MDB Ponzi Scheme, to unexpected British’s Brexit and to the stunning victory of Donald Trump’s presidency.


The year 2016 is also the year where the 6-year-old Syrian Civil War comes to its end, with Syrian Christians being able to celebrate the Christmas for the first time since the war started. With the emergence of President Trump, next year will see the U.S., Russia and China flexing their military muscles. Here’re top 25 explosive stories for the year.



{ 1 } Germany Under Attack by Rapefugees

Germany Cologne Train Station - 1000 Arab Mobs Molest, Rape, Sexual Assault Women - Illustration

The year started with a bang when 1,000+ Arab and North African migrants launched a mass robbery, molest, rape and sexual assault in Cologne. Merkel’s policy of welcoming refugees had backfired. However, she had kept quiet for days while close to 650 cases of sexual assault and theft were filed. She also instructed her officials to deny and cover-up the “Cologne Rapefugees” crisis.



{ 2 } 1 Salmon For 1 Barrel of Oil

Norway - One Barrel Oil Cheaper Than One 4.5-kg Salmon Fish

It’s nice to see the crude oil is trading above US$50 a barrel now. But it was a different scenario early of the year. At below US$30 a barrel, oil was then cheaper than water and some said even a barrel itself. In some parts of Canada, a barrel of oil is cheaper than a few cauliflowers. In Norway you can exchange one standard 4.5kg salmon fish for a barrel of crude oil.



{ 3 } FB Angry Emoji – CY Leung Gets 170K, Najib Razak Most Hated in ASEAN

Facebook New Emoji - Najib Razak 74000 Angry Emoji - CY Leung 170000 Angry Emoji

Facebook started the New Year with the introduction of other “reactions” other than its popular “like” button. With little time to waste, social media users crowned Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying (or simply CY Leung) as the champion – with 170,000 scowling faces. While CY Leung was Asia’s worst leader, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak emerged as the most hated leader in Asean.



{ 4 } Season 2 Of Najib’s 1MDB Scandal Continues

Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch Announces Lawsuits On 1MDB

No scandal could last this long, at least not in the history of Malaysia. Prime Minister Najib Razak, whose 1MDB scandal was thought to be at its peak in 2015, almost fell off his chair when the U.S. Justice Department filed lawsuits to seize assets that it said were the result of US$3.5 billion that was misappropriated from 1MDB, despite him being Obama’s golf buddy.



{ 5 } Europe Under Multiple Terrorist Attacks

Bodies Everywhere – Truck Terror Attack in Nice, France

Angela Merkel thought she could win the Nobel Peace Prize by importing Syrian migrants or refugees. Her naivety, however, has invited various terrorist attacks ranging from stabbing, suicide bombing to truck attacks by radical Islamic terrorists. France, Germany, Belgium, Hungary and Italy suffered at least 16 of such attacks. The Nice truck attack saw 86 deaths during the French’s Bastille National Day.



{ 6 } Panama Papers – The Secrets of Dirty Money – From King Salman to Lionel Messi

Panama Papers - The Conversation - How It Started

At 2.6 Terabytes of leaked data – emails, pdf files, photo files, invoices, bank records – Panama Papers dwarfed 2010’s Wikileaks Cablegate 2013’s Offshore Leaks, 2014’s Luxembourg Leaks  and 2015’s Swiss Leaks combined. Spanning from 1977 to 2016, the “Mother of All Leaks” exposed dirty or secret money by the rich and famous – including King Salman and Lionel Messi.



{ 7 } Obama’s Veto Overridden – “Terrorist Sponsor” Saudi’s Assets Can Be Seized

September 11 - 911 Attacks USA - Saudi Arabia Sponsors Funding

For 15 years, the victims of 9/11 terrorist attacks on American soil have been denied their justice. So when the Congress revealed its plan to make it possible for Saudi Arabia to be dragged to U.S. court, the kingdom threatened to sell up to US$750 billion in treasury securities and other assets in the United States. President Obama ultimately vetoed the bill, only to be overridden by the Congress.



{ 8 } BREXIT!! – British Leaves European Union

Brexit - UK Abandon EU Sinking Ship

Polls said it would not happen but they were deadly wrong. Beating the odds, even bookies’ 76% – 84% that UK would remain, more than 15-million Britons (53.4%) bravely voted to leave the European Union since they joined in 1973. The British uprising – Brexit – was made possible due to excessive fear-mongering, insults on Briton’s intelligence, terrorist attacks, “Cologne Rapefugees” and EU elite’s arrogance.



{ 9 } U.S. Under Multiple Terrorist Attacks

Orlando Florida Terrorism - Omar Mateen - Middle School Yearbook Photo - Driver License Photo - Gay

While Angela Merkel was responsible for opening the floodgate for terror attacks in EU, Barack Obama was the man in the U.S. There were at least 14 domestic attacks, ranging from stabbing, bombing and shooting. The Orlando attack at Pulse Nightclub saw how Omar Mateen had called 911, pledged allegiance to Islamic State and then sprayed bullets and killed at least 51 people.



{ 10 } World’s Greatest Boxer Muhammad Ali Has Died

Muhammad Ali Quote - I'm young; I'm handsome; I'm fast. I can't possibly be beaten

Float like a butterfly. Sting like a bee. He was “The Greatest”. Muhammad Ali, born Cassius Marcellus Clay, once calculated he had taken 29,000 punches to the head and made US$57 million in his professional career. But the effect of the punches would haunt him until his death on June 3, 2016 – aged 74. His career record was 56 victories, 37 of them by knockout, and 5 losses.



{ 11 } U.S. Links PM Najib As “Malaysian Official 1” To Stolen Money

1MDB Scandal - US-DOJ Links Stolen Money To Riza Aziz and Malaysian Official 1 - Najib Razak and Rosmah Mansor

MO1 was trending when lawsuits documentation from the U.S. Justice of Department finally revealed that US$731 million in funds that came from 1MDB were deposited into accounts belonging to a government official identified as “Malaysian Official 1”, whom is also a relative of Riza Aziz. After initial denials, the government finally admits MO1 is PM Najib Razak.



{ 12 } Tribunal: No Basis To China’s South China Sea Claim

South China Sea - China Nine Dash Line Territorial Disputes - Asian Claims - Map

An international tribunal has finally ruled that China couldn’t claim historic rights in all the waters within a “nine-dash” line used by Beijing to delineate its South China Sea claims. However, the question remains as to who dares to enforce the ruling. Philippines, the country who brought the case to the tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands, wasn’t excited itself with the verdict.



{ 13 } Saudi Suffers 3 Terrorist Attacks In 1 Day

Terror Attacks At Prophet’s Mosques in Medina, Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia, the well-known sponsor of 9/11 terror attacks on American soil, has seen its pet Al-Qaeda given birth to ISIS. Muslims across the globe saw, with horror, for the first time how ISIS terror group conducted 3 suicide bomb attacks in Saudi Arabia in the city of Medina, Islam’s holiest site after Mecca, and it happened just outside the Prophet’s Mosque.



{ 14 } Putin Sends Aircraft Carrier To Syria – To Wipe Out ISIS, To Humiliate NATO


While the world, led by President Obama, was busy condemning and mourning terror attacks launched by ISIS, Russian President Vladimir Putin decided to send Russia’s largest battleship to Syria – the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier. Subsequently, the fleet of Russian warships caused panic among NATO nations and the U.S. as it sails towards Mediterranean.



{ 15 } Obama Secretly Sent Planeload of US$400 Million Cash to Iran

Obama Has Given Iran US Dollar 1.7 Billion Secret Cash

Who says the mighty United States of America doesn’t negotiate with terrorists? President Barack Hussein Obama would not only negotiate but happily pay top dollar to kidnappers. The Obama administration was exposed as having secretly airlifted US$400 million – in CASH – for the release of 4 Americans detained by the Iranian government.



{ 16 } Philippines Shifting Military Alliance to China-Russia


The year 2016 is the worst year for the American under Obama administration, militarily. After losing the Syrian Civil War to rival Russia, Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte declared his “separation” from longstanding ally the United States during his visit to Beijing. After Duterte’s “goodbye” bidding to the U.S., Chinese President Xi Jinping declared that the Philippines and China are “blood brothers”.



{ 17 } No Red Carpet But Obama Forced To Exit Of The “Butt” Of Air Force One

Obama’s Humiliating Exit – Air Force One’s Back Door - G20 Summit at Hangzhou, China

Presidents prior to Obama were normally respected by world leaders, or at least they had pretended to show respect to the most powerful man on planet Earth. Unlike other world leaders attending the Group of 20 Summit, President Obama was denied a staircase at airport by President Xi Jinping, forcing Obama to exit from the “butt of the Air Force One“.



{ 18 } 1MDB Scandal Declared “Ponzi Scheme” By Swiss A.G.


Not only his son Nazifuddin was accused of robbing money via UFUN Ponzi Scheme, it appears PM Najib Razak has also involved himself in the shameful scheme. The Switzerland’s Office of the Attorney General finally discovered that Najib’s 1MDB was actually using “Ponzi Scheme” to disguise itself – the biggest ever committed by a head of state.



{ 19 } Donald Trump Wins Presidency, Against All Odds


After the first Brexit in Britain, the Brexit 2.0 struck America with a stunning win by Donald Trump. Even until today, people are still in disbelief that “The Apprentice” TV-reality star will become the 45th President of the United States. Like the British Brexit, the campaign against Trump had thrown everything but the kitchen sink, but still they lost spectacularly.



{ 20 } Gangster Jamal Finally Gets His Bloody Nose


The bully Jamal Yunos was untouchable. Victims had given hope that the police would do anything remotely useful against the gangster Jamal. After all, he was protected by Prime Minister Najib Razak. Considered a “Mafia Boss”, people were stunned when Jamal cried like a baby after being punched in the face and nose by plainclothes policemen who got sick and tired of him.



{ 21 } Dollar Hits 14-Year High!!


After Trump’s stunning victory, the global economy didn’t collapse as trumpeted by globalists and liberals. Instead, the US Federal Reserve increased rates as expected by a quarter of a point, only the second time it has done so since 2008. But it was the “sudden” prospect of three more hikes in US interest rates next year which has sent the dollar to a 14-year high and caused a selloff on most Asian markets.



{ 22 } Obama Backstabs Israel, Betrays Jews At UN

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Barack Obama

For the first time in 36 years, the United Nations Security Council was able to pass a resolution that criticized Israeli settlements after President Obama’s administration broke long-standing tradition and didn’t veto the measure. Outgoing Obama who gave his last jab at Netanyahu is now known as the president who backstabs Israel and betrays Jews.



{ 23 } Communist Fidel Castro Has Died


There were at least 638 attempts to kill Fidel Castro – primarily plotted or sponsored by the CIA. That’s roughly 1 attempt to kill him every month. The mighty U.S. couldn’t defeat him during his nearly half a century as Cuba’s ultimate leader. At the end, illness defeated the man who had held on to power longer than any other living national leader except Queen Elizabeth II.



{ 24 } European Union’s Crumbling

European Union Disintegrate - Brexit - Grexit - Spexit - Exit

The year 2016 is the year the EU cracks and started crumbling. First, there was the Brexit, forcing even Turkey to look elsewhere and befriends Israel and Russia. Unpopular and unwanted, Angela Merkel’s buddy – President of France Francois Hollande – has withdrawn from seeking re-election next year. Italian PM Matteo Renzi, another liberalist and globalist, has resigned after failed to win his referendum.



{ 25 } Syrian War Ending – Russia Wins, America Loses


Aleppo has been fully recaptured from rebel fighters and therefore, the “Battle of Aleppo“, which officially began on 19 July, 2012, is over. This means Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has won the 6-year-old Syrian Civil War, thanks primarily to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Essentially, outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama has lost the war that he desperately wanted to win.


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