April 2016: Syria Holds Parliamentary Elections in the Midst of Civil War
Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Here's a slideshow depicting the major world news events of April 2016.
1. Panama Papers 2. Secretary Kerry Visits Japan 3. Cease-Fire in Yemen 4. Syrian Parliamentary Elections 5. Volodymyr Groysman Elected Ukrainian Prime Minister 6. Pope Francis Visits Refugees 7. Impeachment of Dilma Rouseff 8.Obama Sends Troops to Syria 9. Saudi Economic Development Plan 10. Airstrike on Syrian Hospital
- Syria Holds Parliamentary Elections in the Midst of Civil War
- Syrian women wait to cast their votes at a polling station during the Syrian parliamentary election in Damascus, Syria, Wednesday, April 13, 2016. Syria's parliamentary elections began on Wednesday, with some 3,500 candidates vying for the 250 parliamentary seats amid a boycott by opposition groups.
- Photo source: AP Photo/Hassan Ammar