July 2016: Australia's Turnbull Claims Victory
Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Here's a slideshow depicting the major world news events of July 2016.
1. ISIS-Inspired Attacks Increasing 2. Death of Holocaust Survivor Elie Weisel 3. Oscar Pistorius Sentenced in Murder Case 4. Pokemon Go Launches 5. Violence in South Sudan 6. Portugal Tops France in Euro 2016 7. Wimbledon Winners 8. Australia's Turnbull Claims Victory 9. Theresa May: Britain's Next PM 10. North Korea Cuts U.S. Ties 11. International Court Rebukes China 12. Deadly Truck Attack in Nice, France 13. Attempted Coup in Turkey Fails 14. Henrik Stenson Wins British Open 15. Germany Gets Violent 16. Chris Froome Wins Tour de France 17. Japan Suffers Mass Stabbing 18. ISIS Kills Priest in France
- Australia's Turnbull Claims Victory
- Malcolm Turnbull wins his second term as Australia's Prime Minister on July 10, 2016; Turnbull is the leader of conservative Liberal-National coalition. The win did not come easy, Turnbull won by a slight majority over his competitor Bill Shorten, the Labor opposition leader. The battle does not end here for Turnbull, he must wait to see if his party holds a majority of the seats in the House of Representatives, as well as in the Senate.
- Photo source: AP Photo/Rick Rycroft