L’année 2016 s’achève et elle n’a pas manqué d’évènements marquants. Le New York Times a choisi de revenir en images sur ces douze mois rythmés par la campagne et les élections présidentielles américaines, l’action de l’Etat Islamique de par le Monde, à Paris, Bruxelles, Nice, Berlin, Orlando, les décès de nombreuses figures de la musique, du sport et de la politique ou encore des instants musicaux forts. Nous vous proposons un échantillon de ces évènements mis en images à l’aide de clichés forts et percutants.

WASHINGTON 1/5/2016, Speaking at the White House, President Obama condemned gun violence with tears in his eyes. Doug Mills/The New York Times.

MINNEAPOLIS 4/21/2016, Fans danced below a slideshow of Prince images at a memorial party following the musician’s death from an accidental overdose of the painkiller fentanyl. Scott Olson/Getty Images.

PALMYRA, SYRIA 4/2/2016, After nearly a year under the brutal control of Islamic State forces, the city’s celebrated ancient ruins sustained significant, irreparable damage. Bryan Denton for The New York Times.

INDIANAPOLIS 8/25/2016, Kanye West performed in the opening concert of his “Saint Pablo” tour. AJ Mast for The New York Times.

BERLIN 12/20/2016, A woman places lit candles at the Christmas market where a truck plowed into the crowd the day before. Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters.

GEVGELIJA, MACEDONIA 2/24/2016, Aboard a train carrying migrants from Greece. An agreement signed in March between Turkey and the European Union was broadly successful in reducing the refugee and migrant flow into Europe. Marko Djurica/Reuters.

BARACOA, CUBA 1/12/2016, In a town on the eastern tip of Cuba, a woman swept her home. Tomas Munita for The New York Times.

BRIXTON, SOUTH LONDON 1/12/2016, A crowd gathered at a mural depicting the musician David Bowie, painted by James Cochran. Mr. Bowie died on Jan. 10 at age 69. Leon Neal/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images.

DES MOINES 1/15/2016, Jelan Boyland, left, and Danielle McLarty worked the phones for the Bernie Sanders campaign at his Iowa headquarters. Max Whittaker for The New York Times.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IOWA 1/31/2016, Hillary Clinton taking a photo with supporters during a campaign event the day before the Iowa presidential caucuses. Doug Mills/The New York Times.

NICE, FRANCE 7/16/2016, A memorial to a child killed during an attack on Bastille Day, when a man in a cargo truck ran over hundreds of people.
Andrew Testa for The New York Times.

LOUISVILLE, KY. 6/10/2016, Mourners touched and tossed roses onto the hearse that carried Muhammad Ali’s body through his hometown to Cave Hill Cemetery.
Adrees Latif/Reuters.

PARIS 6/3/2016, Heavy rains in France lifted the Seine River to its highest levels since 1982. Pierre Terdjman for The New York Times.

NYARU MENTENG, INDONESIA 3/16/2016, Orphaned orangutans and their keepers at a rehabilitation center. Mass deforestation efforts are destroying the habitat of the endangered apes. Kemal Jufri for The New York Times.

NEAR FORT MCMURRAY, ALBERTA 5/7/2016, Catastrophic wildfires charred this swath of boreal forest and forced the entire population of an oil boom town, about 88,000 people, to evacuate. Ian Willms for The New York Times.

HAVANA 11/29/2016, A hair salon with an image of Fidel Castro, who led Cuba for almost half a century. He died on Nov. 25 at the age of 90. Tomas Munita for The New York Times.

TAUNGGYI, MYANMAR 11/12/2016, People at a festival shielded themselves from fireworks that ignited prematurely and fell from a hot-air balloon. Ye Aung Thu/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images.

WASHINGTON 11/10/2016, President Obama met President-elect Donald J. Trump at the Oval Office. Stephen Crowley/The New York Times.

KAKTOVIK, ALASKA 9/5/2016, Global warming is altering the ecology of polar bears’ Arctic habitat on a vast scale. Josh Haner/The New York Times.

AMATRICE, ITALY 9/1/2016, A rescuer walked through rubble after an earthquake struck an area about 100 miles northeast of Rome, killing nearly 300 people. Alessandro Di Meo/European Pressphoto Agency.