2017 Week 53

This includes events of Sunday, December 31, 2017

   

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Other History

Other history including prehistory, antiquity, classical and medieval history, other modern history, and the future can be connected.

Prehistory including early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory can be connected. Antiquity including the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC can be connected. Classical and medieval history including early classical history, late classical history, early medieval history, and late medieval history can be connected.

Other modern history

Other modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century can be connected.

The 16th century including the early 16th century, early mid 16th century, mid 16th century, late mid 16th century, and late 16th century can be connected. The 17th century including the early 17th century, early mid 17th century, mid 17th century, late mid 17th century, and late 17th century can be connected. The 18th century including the early 18th century, early mid 18th century, mid 18th century, late mid 18th century, and late 18th century can be connected. The 19th century including the early 19th century, early mid 19th century, mid 19th century, late mid 19th century, and late 19th century can be connected.

Other 20th century including the early 20th century, early mid 20th century, and mid 20th century can be connected. The late mid 20th century including the early 1960s, late 1960s, early 1970s, and late 1970s can be connected. The late 20th century including the early 1980s, late 1980s, early 1990s, and late 1990s can be connected.

Other early 21st century

Other early 21st century history including the early 2000s, late 2000s, early 2010s, and late 2010s can be connected.

The early 2000s including 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005 can be connected. The late 2000s including 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010 can be connected.

Sunday, December 31, 2017 2017 Iranian protests Iran blocks access to Telegram and Instagram as the largest anti-government protests since 2009 continue. (The Guardian)

The early 2010s including 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 can be connected.

Sunday, December 31, 2017 Law of China China announces the country's ivory trade is now illegal. In 2015, Chinese President Xi Jinping and then-U.S. President Barack Obama announced "near-complete" ivory bans for each country. America's ivory ban went into effect in June 2016. (National Geographic)

Other late 2010s

Other late 2010s including 2016, other 2017, and 2018 can be connected.

2016 including the first quarter 2016, second quarter 2016, third quarter 2016, and fourth quarter 2016 can be connected.

Other 2017 including the first quarter 2017 and second quarter 2017 can be connected. The third quarter 2017 including July 2017, August 2017, and September 2017 can be connected.

Other fourth quarter 2017 including October 2017 and November 2017 can be connected. Other December 2017 including 2017 week 48, 2017 week 49, 2017 week 50, 2017 week 51, and 2017 week 52 can be conneced.

2018

2018 including the first quarter 2018 can be connected.

First Quarter 2018

The first quarter 2018 including January 2018 can be connected.

Future

The future including the near future, middle future, and far future can be connected.

Sociology

Sociology including peoples of the world, communities, and social mechanics can be connected.

Peoples of the world including nations and major groups of Western Civilization, Asiatic peoples, African peoples, and American Indian peoples can be connected. Nations such as Brazil, Pakistan, Nigeria, Russia, Bangladesh, Japan, Mexico, Philippines, Vietnam, Ethiopia, Egypt, Germany, Iran, Turkey, Congo DR, Thailand, France, United Kingdom, Italy, South Africa, South Korea, Burma, Colombia, Spain, Ukraine, Tanzania, Argentina, Kenya, Poland, Algeria, Canada, Iraq, Uganda, Morocco, Sudan, Peru, Uzbekistan, Malaysia, Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, Nepal, Yemen, Afghanistan, Ghana, North Korea, Mozambique, Taiwan, Australia, Syria, Côte d'Ivoire, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Angola, Cameroon, Romania, Chile, Netherlands, Kazakhstan, Niger, Burkina Faso, Guatemala, Mali, Ecuador, Cambodia, Malawi, Zambia, Senegal, Zimbabwe, Chad, Cuba, Belgium, Greece, Rwanda, Tunisia, Portugal, Czech Republic, Bolivia, Guinea, Burundi, Haiti, Hungary, Somalia, Sweden, Belarus, Dominican Republic, Azerbaijan, Benin, Austria, Honduras, United Arab Emirates, South Sudan, Switzerland, Israel, Tajikistan, Bulgaria, Serbia, Hong Kong, Papua New Guinea, Libya, Paraguay, Jordan, Laos, El Salvador, Togo, Nicaragua, Eritrea, Denmark, Kyrgystan, Slovakia, Finland, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Turkmenistan, Norway, Central African Republic, Ireland, Georgia, New Zealand, Costa Rica, Palestinian Territories, Croatia, Lebanon, Congo (Rep), Bosnia and Herzegovina, Puerto Rico, Kuwait, Moldova, Liberia, Panama, Mauritania, Armenia, Uruguay, Lithuania, Albania, Mongolia, Oman, Jamaica, Namibia, Lesotho, Latvia, Slovenia, Macedonia, Botswana, Qatar, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Gabon, Estonia, Trinidad and Tobago, Mauritius, Bahrain, Swaziland, East Timor, Fiji, Cyprus, Djibouti can be examined for connections.

Sunday, December 31, 2017 A truck collision in western Kenya kills at least 36 people and injures 18. (The Standard)

Western Civilization including the United States can be connected.

Sunday, December 31, 2017 Copper Canyon Apartment Homes shooting Five Douglas County, Colorado sheriff's deputies are shot, one fatally, and two civilians are injured at a domestic disturbance call. The suspect was also killed. (CBS News)

Sunday, December 31, 2017 A large number of fireworks accidentally go off in a barge at a New Year's Day show in Terrigal, NSW, Australia, causing thousands to be evacuated from the beach by police and the two people on the barge to suffer minor injuries. (BBC)

Sunday, December 31, 2017 2017 Sydney Seaplanes crash A DHC-2 Beaver seaplane crashes into the Hawkesbury River near Sydney, killing at least six people. (BBC) (CTV NEWS)

Sunday, December 31, 2017 2017 Nature Air Cessna 208 Caravan crash Twelve people, including all 10 American passengers, are killed when their single-propeller plane crashes in a mountainous area near Punta Islita, in Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica. The pilot was former President Laura Chinchilla's cousin. (CBS News) (AFP and The Tico Times)

Sunday, December 31, 2017 A fire consumes a multi-story parking garage in Liverpool, England, destroying about 1,400 cars parked there, most for an international horse show in the adjacent Liverpool Echo Arena. No injuries are reported, and all horses and pet dogs were moved to safety. (Reuters) (AP and CBS News)

Asiatic peoples including South Asian and Oriental peoples can be connected. Indonesia can be connected.

Sunday, December 31, 2017 2017 Iranian protests Iran blocks access to Telegram and Instagram as the largest anti-government protests since 2009 continue. (The Guardian)

Sunday, December 31, 2017 Palestine–United States relations Palestine recalls their envoy to the United States for "consultations," following President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas says they will not accept any U.S. peace plan in the wake of Trump's move. (BBC)

South Asian peoples such as those of India can be connected.

Sunday, December 31, 2017 Politics of India Indian film superstar Rajinikanth, who has a huge following in the country and is one of Asia's highest paid actors, has announced he is entering politics. (BBC)

Oriental peoples such as those of China can be connected.

Sunday, December 31, 2017 Law of China China announces the country's ivory trade is now illegal. In 2015, Chinese President Xi Jinping and then-U.S. President Barack Obama announced "near-complete" ivory bans for each country. America's ivory ban went into effect in June 2016. (National Geographic)

American Indian peoples including the United States can be connected.

Communities such as Tokyo, Seoul, Mexico City, New York City, Mumbai, Jakarta, Sao Paulo, Delhi, Shanghai, Manila, Karachi, Cairo, Beijing, Osaka, Canton, Moscow, Los Angeles, Calcutta, Dacca, Buenos Aires, Istanbul, Rio de Janeiro, Shenzhen, Lagos, Paris, Nagoya, Lima, Chicago, Kinshasa, Tianjin, Chennai, Bengaluru, London, Saigon, Donguan, Hyderabad, Chengdu, Lahore, Johannesburg, Tehran, Essen, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Wuhan, Ahmedabad, Chongqing, Baghdad, Hangzhou, Toronto, Kuala Lumpur, Santiago, Dallas, San Francisco, Quanzhou, Miami, Shenyang, Belo Horizonte, Philadelphia, Nanjing; Madrid, Houston, Xian, Milan, Luanda, Pune; Singapore, Riyadh, Khartoum, St. Petersburg; Atlanta, Surat, Washington, Bandung, Surabaya, Yangon, Alexandria, Guadalajara, Harbin, Boston, Zhengzhou, Qingdao, Abidjan, Bogota, Taipei, Suzhou, Nairobi, Barcelona, Kabul, Ankara, Xiamen, Kuwait City, Dar es Salaam, Phoenix, Dalian, Accra, Monterrey, Berlin, Sydney, Fuzhou, Medan, Dubai, Melbourne, Rome, Busan, Cape Town, Jinan, Ningbo, Hanoi, Naples, Taiyuan; can be connected. Social mechanics including social change, social types, and social structure can be connected.

Institutions including religion, government, economics, education, and family can be connected.

Sunday, December 31, 2017 International relations United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres issues "a red alert for our world," saying that conflicts have deepened, global anxieties about nuclear weapons have increased, inequalities have grown, and nationalism and xenophobia are on the rise. Guterres calls for global unity to overcome these growing challenges. (CNN)

Culture including behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture can be connected.

Anthropology, personal studies, and science will be connected as the site develops.


Created 2 Jan 2018 Last updated 27 Jan 2018