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2016 (MMXVI) is a leap year starting on Friday in the Gregorian calendar and is the current year. It is the 2016th year in the Common Era or Anno Domini designations, and the 16th year in the 3rd millennium and 21st century.

The year has been designated as the International Year of Pulses by the sixty-eighth session of the United Nations General Assembly.

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  1. "Agence France-Presse on Twitter". Twitter. https://twitter.com/AFP/status/683742509407801346. Retrieved 2016-01-03.
  2. "'El Chapo': Sean Penn interviewed Guzman before recapture". BBC News. 10 Jan 2016. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-35275070. Retrieved 10 Jan 2016.
  3. "Iran nuclear deal: 'New chapter' for Tehran as sanctions end". BBC. 17 Jan 2016. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-35336707. Retrieved 17 January 2016.
  4. "'Zika virus spreading explosively'". CNN. 28 Jan 2016. http://www.cnn.com/2016/01/28/health/zika-virus-global-response/index.html.