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The videos you loved on social media in 2016

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The videos you loved on social media in 2016

<p>Euronews videos are watched tens of millions of times every month on Youtube and Facebook.</p> <p>That’s a lot of eyeballs and a lot of video! As we review the year, here’s what our English-language audience has watched the most on our social media pages in 2016.</p> <p>And for those curious to know what our Italian, Russian, Arabic and other language audiences have been most interested in, check out our round-up at the bottom of the page.</p> <h3>Most viewed on our Youtube channel</h3> <ul> <li><strong>1. Emotional wedding Haka moves Maori bride to tears in New Zealand</strong><br /> <em>3.4m views (at time of publishing)</em></li> </ul> <iframe width="600" height="340" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/QUbx-AcDgXo" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> <br /> <br /> <ul> <li><strong>2. $50,000 humanoid robot built from scratch in Hong Kong</strong><br /> <em>940K views</em></li> </ul> <iframe width="600" height="340" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/dIuL4D00uOY" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> <br /> <br /> <ul> <li><strong>3. Terrifying footage: Fatal, mid-air explosion blasts hole in Somalian plane</strong><br /> <em>870K views</em></li> </ul> <iframe width="600" height="340" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/gzrpua6JHfE" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> <br /> <br /> <hr> <h3>Most shared on our Facebook page</h3> <ul> <li><strong>1. Football fan consoled by a child</strong><br /> <em>Shared 304K times</em></li> </ul> <iframe src="https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Feuronews%2Fvideos%2F10154020842833110%2F&show_text=0&width=560" width="560" height="315" style="border:none;overflow:hidden" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" allowTransparency="true" allowFullScreen="true"></iframe> <br /> <br /> <ul> <li><strong>2. Violent brawl in Turkish parliament</strong><br /> <em>Shared 25K times</em></li> </ul> <iframe src="https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Feuronews%2Fvideos%2F10153860112078110%2F&show_text=0&width=560" width="560" height="315" style="border:none;overflow:hidden" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" allowTransparency="true" allowFullScreen="true"></iframe> <br /> <br /> <ul> <li><strong>3. The Dalai Lama does his comedy routine</strong><br /> <em>Shared 17K times</em></li> </ul> <iframe src="https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Feuronews%2Fvideos%2F10154206497448110%2F&show_text=0&width=560" width="560" height="315" style="border:none;overflow:hidden" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" allowTransparency="true" allowFullScreen="true"></iframe> <br /> <br /> <hr> <h3>…and here’s what our other language audiences have been watching in 2016:</h3> <p><strong>French</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l8zGjLBrWi4" title="or 'Le supporteur qui pleur'">The crying French football fan</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RtFrymeYSds">Fighting <span class="caps">ISIS</span> in Iraq – our special report</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFaDh3mlYD4">Things get ugly in Marseille between rival English and Russian fans Euro 2016.</a> .</li> </ul> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/fr.euronews/videos/995728190476565/">Brawl in the Turkish parliament</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/fr.euronews/videos/10154080083538110/">Israeli soldiers take child’s bike</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/fr.euronews/videos/1132300440152672/">Spain’s controversial ‘Bull of Fire’ tradition</a>.</li> </ul> <p><strong>German</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymU462leDZw">Bull kills bullfighter in Spain</a>.</li> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fb5yUnni-Xs">English football fans rampage in Marseille</a></li> </ul> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/de.euronews/videos/1814857805401963/">Protest in Turkey amid post-coup crackdown</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/de.euronews/videos/740458389443669/">Umbrella wielding passenger forces Turkish bus to crash</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Italian</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Abb3a_jhEtc">The moment the Nice attack ended</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3S0U40iVq8">A report into Italy’s overcrowded jails</a>.</li> <li><a href="youtube.com/watch?v=R3S0U40iVq8":https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7eDe93goMk4">What Trump said</a></li> </ul> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/it.euronews/videos/10154423284243110/">Chernobyl’s monument to nuclear plant tragedy</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/it.euronews/videos/690887761068945/">And the winner is…Trump</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/it.euronews/videos/689158357908552/">Trump escorted to safety at campaign rally</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Spanish</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuAUgaQdWLY">Hasta La Victoria Trump</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVfhT51zZEo">Chapocoense victims’ bodies repatriated</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WSUnwsh0gJ8">Cayman takes baby in Orlando</a></li> </ul> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/es.euronews/videos/10154021552863110/">The crying Frenchman</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/es.euronews/videos/1070355816347135/">Stuck dog rescued</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/es.euronews/videos/1708312189389859/">Femen activist protests Rohani visit</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Portuguese</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SnAcOWLiFpQ">The opening of the Rio Olympics</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3EMqu2qwb4">The force of Hurricane Matthew</a></li> </ul> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/pt.euronews/videos/556301544548974/">That crying Frenchman again</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/pt.euronews/videos/491607407685055/">Unrest in Athens</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/pt.euronews/videos/527634504082345/">Turkish parliament brawl</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Russian</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJfwXY5iOSU">Nocturnal skirmish in Nagorno-Karabakh</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y8jjD_jJg0g">Introducing the next President of the <span class="caps">USA</span>: Donald Trump</a></li> </ul> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/ru.euronews/videos/974953809265699/">The wedding haka</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/ru.euronews/videos/1060169654077447/">Look into my eyes for a while…</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/ru.euronews/videos/1089442014483544/">The return of the triumphant Icelandic football team</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Ukrainian</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsObOQysaSc">Putin in Slovenia</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEg4ehv_bLg">German MP gets pie-faced</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=07ucqMQY2hc">English hooligans in Marseille</a></li> </ul> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/ua.euronews/videos/880334002094824/">Amnesty International’s Look Into My Eyes exercise</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/ua.euronews/videos/800166236778268/">Dangerous snowfall in Turkey</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/ua.euronews/videos/10154346347833110/">The scary melting of the polar ice cap</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Arabic</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9V0rPe7S0e4">Enforcing the Burkini ban in Corsica</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIP7XANNxX0">Italy’s tragic sex-tape suicide</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zUmhzu6MR4">Gay marriage in Rio</a></li> </ul> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/ar.euronews/videos/1328258913874467/">China’s highest bridge</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/ar.euronews/videos/10154261148618110/">New Zealand’s beatboxing bobbies</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/ar.euronews/videos/1293064217393937/">Hillary in bikini grafitti art</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Persian</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3iJI13PJrQ">Femen’s Rohani protest</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOO94dJA-14">The ongoing tragedy of migrant drownings</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YO3v-nuQ-S4">Iraqi special forces take the fight to <span class="caps">ISIS</span></a></li> </ul> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/pe.euronews/videos/1084297564957110/">Merkel responds to spate of attacks</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Turkish</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYieK7V0gSk">Getting familiar with reptile venom</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUa_V57fbX4">Putin speaks!</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-T2ebi2xWBA">Turkish authorities crack down after coup</a></li> </ul> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/tr.euronews/videos/10154460536398814/">Living the simple life in Japan</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/tr.euronews/videos/10154120092263814/">Russia threatens Turkey</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/tr.euronews/videos/10154484471688814/">What would you do if you saw a lost-looking migrant child?</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Greek</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7WpX0_rax9c">A message to immigrants</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MvaVOcnjgo">The study of reptile venom</a></li> </ul> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/gr.euronews/videos/949405448511210/">Lighting the Olympic flame in Athens</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/gr.euronews/videos/998491423602612/">Child comforts crying French football fan</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/gr.euronews/videos/1057739914344429/">The little girl who’s confronting racism</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Hungarian</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vss4dqkXo8">Celebrating DiCaprios Oscar</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49PbklNS2K8">Hooray for Hungarian swimming!</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_op2N8XUIQ">Hooray for Hungarian football!</a></li> </ul> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/hu.euronews/videos/1132390996844062/">Fighting in Kossuth Square</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/hu.euronews/videos/1094742000608962/">Suspect breaks out of Las Vegas interrogation room</a></li> </ul>