What Happened in 2020, the Year of Disasters We Are Preparing to Leave Behind

What happened in the year of disasters we prepared to leave behind
What happened in the year of disasters we prepared to leave behind

The year 2020, which we were preparing to leave behind, was recorded as a year in which important developments were experienced in the world and in our country. We are leaving behind a year that we will not remember well, especially epidemics, violent incidents, terrorist attacks, natural disasters and political crises. Press Agency, in Turkey and in the world come to the fore, the media was compiled located events on the agenda.

  • In the US air attack on Baghdad, the commander of the Iranian Jerusalem Forces Kasım Süleymani and the Hashd al-Shaabi commander Abu Mehdi al-Engineer were killed.
  • Rahşat Ecevit, wife of former Prime Minister Bülent Ecevit, passed away on 17 January.
  • Kobe Bryant, nicknamed Black Mamba, one of the legendary stars of NBA history, died in a helicopter crash.
  • Located since 2017 in Turkey denied access to Wikipedia, it was reopened in accordance with the decision taken by the Constitutional Court.
  • In Iran, the Ukrainian Airlines passenger plane crashed shortly after takeoff, 176 people died. Iran admitted that the plane was hit by mistake.
  • 2019 million hectares of land were burned in Australian bushfires that lasted 240 days starting in June 8; 28 people and more than 1,1 billion animals died.
  • 24 people died in the 2020-magnitude earthquake that took place in Elazig on January 6.5, 41.
  • The plane that made the Izmir-Istanbul flight belonging to Pegasus Airlines, left the runway at Sabiha Gökçen Airport.
  • 42 died in the avalanche disaster that occurred in Bahçesaray district of Van.
  • 33 of our soldiers were martyred in the attack on the Turkish convoy in Idlib, Syria.
  • The coronavirus epidemic, which took over the world shortly after it emerged in Wuhan, China, was declared a pandemic by WHO.
  • After the news that the border gates were opened, Syrian refugees flocked to the Greek border.
  • Covidien was held on 18 March-19 first-induced death in Turkey. Covidien facing the first cases in Turkey, Prof. Dr. Cemil Taşçıoğlu also died.
  • Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu resigned due to the images formed after the sudden curfew decision, but President Erdoğan did not accept the resignation.
  • A field hospital was built on the Atatürk Airport land, Başakşehir Çam and Sakura City Hospital were opened early due to the pandemic.
  • Due to the coronavirus epidemic, all countries closed their doors, life stopped. As of June, normalization steps were taken.
  • Medipol became champion in Başakşehir Super League.
  • Hagia Sophia Mosque was opened for worship, 86 years later, the first Friday prayer was performed.
  • Within the framework of normalization steps, public banks offered 4 new loan packages: housing, vehicle, social life support and holiday support.
  • In the US, the killing of George Floyd by disproportionate force caused great indignation in the country.
  • An explosion occurred in the fireworks factory in Sakarya's Hendek district, 7 people died, 127 people, mostly workers, were injured.
  • Seyfi Dursunoğlu, known by the nickname Huysuz Virjin, passed away.
  • Pınar Gültekin, 27, was murdered by Cemal Metin Avcı. Turkey, faced with the real violence to women once again.
  • When a huge explosion occurred in the Lebanese Port of Beirut on 4 August, 179 people died and 3 were injured.
  • President Erdogan announced that Turkey has the largest natural gas reserves found in the history of the Black Sea. 320 billion cubic meters of natural gas was found in the Black Sea.
  • On August 22, Giresun received the highest August rainfall of the last 21 years, 11 people died in the flood disaster caused by the rains.
  • Our Young Girls National Volleyball team, competing in the U19 Young Girls European Championship, defeated Serbia in the final and became the European champion.
  • Famous actor and voice actor Haldun Boysan died of a heart attack.
  • right research activities with which Turkey Oruc Reis made in August in the eastern Mediterranean, Greece has caused tension; Waters in the Eastern Mediterranean warmed.
  • Famous businessman Suna Kıraç, daughter of Vehbi Koç, passed away.
  • Part of the Maraş region, which is within the borders of the TRNC and has been closed for 46 years, has been opened to the public.
  • President Erdoğan announced that the natural gas reserve in the Black Sea has increased to 405 billion cubic meters, in a statement he made on the Fatih drill ship in Zonguldak.
  • Sözcü newspaper columnist Bekir Çoşkun lost his life in the hospital where he was being treated.
  • Ersin Tatar, who received 51,7 percent of the votes in the presidential elections in the TRNC, became the new president of the TRNC.
  • 7 people lost their lives while many buildings collapsed in an earthquake of nearly 117 intensity that occurred off Seferihisar in Izmir.
  • Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak announced his resignation on Instagram; Lütfi Elvan was replaced by Albayrak. In the same period, Central Bank Governor Murat Uysal was dismissed and Naci Ağbal was replaced.
  • After the controversial elections in the USA, the presidency changed hands; Democratic Party candidate Joe Biden was elected the 46th president of the United States.
  • Mesut Yılmaz, one of the former Prime Ministers, passed away.
  • Markar Eseyan, AK Party Istanbul deputy, died in the hospital where he was treated.
  • Yalçın Granit, one of the legendary names of Turkish Basketball, passed away.
  • Constitutional lawyer and politician Burhan Kuzu, one of the founders of the AK Party, passed away.
  • The Covid-19 vaccine developed by BioNTech, of which the American pharmaceutical company Pfizer and the Turkish scientist Uğur Şahin in Germany are the founding partners, created great excitement in the world. Moderna, Astra Zeneca, Sputnik V vaccines also stand out with high success rates.
  • Master artist Timur Selçuk passed away.
  • While Azerbaijani President Aliyev gave the good news that the occupation in Shusha city of Nagorno-Karabakh was over, the Armenian government accepted defeat.
  • Turkey hosted Formula 9 after 1 years. Lewis Hamilton at the Turkish Grand Prix held at Intercity Istanbul Park kazanwas.
  • Football legend Maradona died at the age of 60 as a result of a heart attack.
  • Bülent Arınç, a member of the Presidential High Advisory Board, resigned.
  • Turkey Women's Rhythmic Gymnastics Group National Team got the gold medal at the Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championship held in Ukraine kazanwas.
  • During the PSG-Başakşehir match in the Champions League, Pierre Webo was subjected to racist rhetoric by the fourth referee of the match, the match was left incomplete.
  • The CEO of the German BioNTech company, which developed the Covid-19 vaccine, Prof. Dr. Uğur Şahin entered Bloomberg's 5,12 richest person list with a fortune of $ 500 billion.
  • The first lithium carbonate was produced at Eti Maden Facilities in Eskişehir.
  • In the intensive care unit of Private Sani Konukoğlu Hospital in Gaziantep, where patients with coronavirus were treated, the high-flow oxygen tube exploded at around 04.45:12 yesterday and XNUMX people died.
  • 1960 Israel sold to taken illegally from Turkey, 1.700-year statue of Cybele, followed by the tens of thousands of kilometers journey reached the homeland from the United States. (Hibya)

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