June 2016: Former Prime Minister Pedro Pablo Kuczynski Wins Peruvian Presidency
Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Here's a slideshow depicting the major world news events of June 2016.
1. Novak Djokovic Completes Career Grand Slam 2. Peru Elects President 3. Extremists in Kazakhstan 4. Anaconda: NATO War Game 2016 5. Maria Sharapova Receives Two-Year Suspension 6. June Terror Attack in France 7. Victory in Falluja 8. Rome Elects First Female Mayor 9. Olympic Athletes Bow Out Due to Zika 10. Columbia Cease-Fire 11. Brexit 12. Turkey and Israel Agree 13. Terror at Istanbul Airport
- Former Prime Minister Pedro Pablo Kuczynski Wins Peruvian Presidency
- Pedro Pablo Kuczynski wins the Peruvian presidential election against Keiko Fujimori. Fujimori is the daughter one of Peru's previous leaders, Alberto Fujimori, who is currently serving jail time for corruption. It is a closely contested election; out of 17 million votes cast, Kuczynski wins by a mere 41,438 votes. After winning the election Kuczynski says, "We receive this virtual result with much humility because Peru has many challenges ahead."
- Photo source: AP Photo/Martin Mejia