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2015 (MMXV) is a common year starting on Thursday in the Gregorian calendar and is the current year. It is the 2015th year in the Common Era and Anno Domini designations, and the 15th year in the 3rd millennium and 21st century.

Events[change | change source]

January[change | change source]

12 people are killed and 11 injured in the Charlie Hebdo shooting in Paris
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah dies at 90 from pneumonia on January 23

February[change | change source]

March[change | change source]

April[change | change source]

May[change | change source]

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Sports[change | change source]

Deaths[change | change source]

In fiction[change | change source]

Computer and video games[change | change source]

Movies[change | change source]

Television[change | change source]

Set in 2015:

Media franchises[change | change source]

  • .hack: A fire occurs at the main CC Corp building, resulting in a large loss of data forcing The World to shut down. By splicing in data from what would have been another game, CC Corp is able to rebuild the game system, thus creating The World:R2.

Other fiction[change | change source]

Hit songs[change | change source]

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  1. Договор о Евразийском экономическом союзе
  2. Kropaitas, Zivile (2015-01-01). "Lithuania joins Baltic neighbours in euro club". BBC News. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-30635826. Retrieved 2015-01-01.
  3. "Ukraine crisis: Leaders agree peace roadmap". BBC. 12 February 2015. http://m.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-31435812. Retrieved 12 February 2015.
  4. "Egypt Conducts Airstrikes on Islamic State Targets in Libya". The New York Times. 2015-02-16. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/17/world/middleeast/isis-egypt-libya-airstrikes.html. Retrieved 2015-02-16.
  5. "ISIL fighters bulldoze ancient Assyrian palace in Iraq". Al Jazeera. 5 March 2015. http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/03/isil-fighters-bulldoze-ancient-assyrian-palace-iraq-150305195222805.html. Retrieved 6 March 2015.
  6. "Reports: ISIS bulldozed ancient Hatra city in Mosul - RiyadhVision". RiyadhVision. 7 March 2015. http://www.riyadhvision.com/2015/03/07/reports-isis-bulldozed-ancient-hatra-city-in-mosul/. Retrieved 8 March 2015.
  7. "Ancient site Khorsabad attacked by Islamic State: reports". Toronto Star. 8 March 2015. http://www.thestar.com/news/world/2015/03/08/ancient-site-khorsabad-attacked-by-islamic-state-reports.html. Retrieved 8 March 2015.
  8. "NASA Spacecraft Becomes First to Orbit a Dwarf Planet". NASA. 6 March 2015. http://www.nasa.gov/press/2015/march/nasa-spacecraft-becomes-first-to-orbit-a-dwarf-planet/index.html. Retrieved 6 March 2015.
  9. "Nasa's Dawn probe achieves orbit around Ceres". BBC. 6 March 2015. http://m.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-31754586. Retrieved 6 March 2015.
  10. "Isis welcomes Boko Haram's allegiance and plays down coalition 'victories'". 12 March 2015. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/mar/12/isis-welcomes-boko-harams-allegiance-and-plays-down-coalition-victories.
  11. "Germanwings plane 4U 9525 crashes in French Alps - no survivors". BBC. 24 March 2015. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-32030270. Retrieved 24 March 2015.
  12. "Saudi and Arab allies bomb Houthi positions in Yemen". 26 March 2015. http://www.aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2015/03/saudi-ambassador-announces-military-operation-yemen-150325234138956.html.
  13. Almasy, Steve; Hanna, Jason (26 March 2015). "Saudi Arabia launches airstrikes in Yemen". http://edition.cnn.com/2015/03/25/middleeast/yemen-unrest/.
  14. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/04/world/africa/kenyan-students-describe-shabab-attack-on-garissa-university-college.html
  15. "Nepal earthquake: Hundreds die, many feared trapped". April 25, 2015. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-32461019. Retrieved April 25, 2015.
  16. "Nepal earthquake death toll tops 3,200". latimes.com (Los Angeles Times). 2015-04-26. http://www.latimes.com/world/asia/la-fg-nepal-quake-aftershock-20150426-story.html. Retrieved 2015-04-26.
  17. "Nepal earthquake: 52 dead, hundreds injured in India, huge damage in bordering areas". Hindustan Times. 25 April 2015. http://m.hindustantimes.com/india-news/earthquake-spells-destruction-in-india-20-feared-dead-houses-damaged/article1-1340918.aspx. Retrieved 25 April 2015.
  18. "Nepal quake: Hundreds dead, history crumbles, Everest shaken". Associated Press. KSL. 25 April 2015. http://www.ksl.com/?nid=157&sid=34379730. Retrieved 25 April 2015.
  19. Stanglin, Doug. "Hundreds dead as 7.8 magnitude quake rocks Nepal". USA Today. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2015/04/25/nepal-earthquake/26354073. Retrieved 25 April 2015.
  20. "Rubella (German measles) eradicated from Americas". BBC. 29 April 2015. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-32523300. Retrieved 29 April 2015.
  21. "Learn More About Expo Milano 2015". http://www.expo2015.org/en/learn-more. Retrieved January 17, 2015.
  22. Russia hits a bump in digital TV road
  23. "NewSongdoCity". http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2008/may08/05-09SongdoIDBPR.mspx.