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Brexit, Donald Trump and war in Syria: Euronews journalists review 2016

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Brexit, Donald Trump and war in Syria: Euronews journalists review 2016

<p>2016 was a heavy year for news, so I invited a few of my colleagues to take a look back at what happened and try to make sense of some key events. </p> <p>We managed to cover subjects including Brexit, Donald Trump and the war in Syria.</p> <p>By far the most difficult task for all of us, was to find some good news, but in the end we succeeded. Take a look. </p> <p>Lena Roche, German journalist</p> <br /> <p><strong>Brexit</strong></p> <p><em>“Brexit wasn’t that much of a surprise.”</em> Tokunbo Salako, British journalist</p> <p><em>“Brexit is not such a disaster. Britain has always been a problem for Brussels.”</em> Anne Glémarec, French journalist</p> <div style="position: relative;"> <img src="data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhEAAJAIAAAP///wAAACH5BAEAAAAALAAAAAAQAAkAAAIKhI+py+0Po5yUFQA7" style="display: block; width: 100%; height: auto;"> <iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/dNtkZyJbMkQ" frameborder="0"webkitallowfullscreen="" mozallowfullscreen="" allowfullscreen="" scrolling="no" style="position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%;"></iframe> </div> <br /> <strong>Trump</strong> <p><em>“Trump seemed, to the average American, trustworthy, authentic and original.”</em><br /> Samia Mekki, Algerian journalist</p> <p><em>“We don’t know the reality of the Midwest, of the deep America.”</em><br /> Salvatore Falco, Italian journalist</p> <div style="position: relative;"> <img src="data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhEAAJAIAAAP///wAAACH5BAEAAAAALAAAAAAQAAkAAAIKhI+py+0Po5yUFQA7" style="display: block; width: 100%; height: auto;"> <iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/wW7P33tupus" frameborder="0"webkitallowfullscreen="" mozallowfullscreen="" allowfullscreen="" scrolling="no" style="position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%;"></iframe> </div> <br /> <strong>Syria</strong> <p><em>“<span class="caps">ISIS</span> is redrawing the Middle East’s map and we will witness the rise of micro states.”</em><br /> Samia Mekki, Algerian journalist</p> <div style="position: relative;"> <img src="data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhEAAJAIAAAP///wAAACH5BAEAAAAALAAAAAAQAAkAAAIKhI+py+0Po5yUFQA7" style="display: block; width: 100%; height: auto;"> <iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/yVi9IykcRPA" frameborder="0"webkitallowfullscreen="" mozallowfullscreen="" allowfullscreen="" scrolling="no" style="position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%;"></iframe> </div> <br /> <strong>Good news</strong> <p><em>“I don’t know. In Russia, since Dostoevsky, we are very gloomy.”</em><br /> Serguei Doubine, Russian journalist</p> <div style="position: relative;"> <img src="data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhEAAJAIAAAP///wAAACH5BAEAAAAALAAAAAAQAAkAAAIKhI+py+0Po5yUFQA7" style="display: block; width: 100%; height: auto;"> <iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/CgMQKTjcT1c" frameborder="0"webkitallowfullscreen="" mozallowfullscreen="" allowfullscreen="" scrolling="no" style="position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%;"></iframe> </div>