2015

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2015 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 2015
MMXV
Ab urbe condita 2768
Armenian calendar 1464
ԹՎ ՌՆԿԴ
Assyrian calendar 6765
Bahá'í calendar 171–172
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Berber calendar 2965
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Minguo calendar ROC 104
民國104年
Thai solar calendar 2558
Unix time 1420070400–1451606399

2015 (MMXV) is the current year, and is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter D), the 2015th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 15th year of the 3rd millennium, the 15th year of the 21st century, and the 6th year of the 2010s decade.

2015 has been designated the International Year of Light and the International Year of Soils by the sixty-eighth session of the United Nations General Assembly.[1]


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Main article: Deaths in 2015
Further information: Category:2015 deaths
Deaths
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References[edit]

  1. ^ "United Nations Observances". United Nations. Retrieved January 12, 2015. 
  2. ^ Договор о Евразийском экономическом союзе
  3. ^ Kropaitas, Zivile (2015-01-01). "Lithuania joins Baltic neighbours in euro club". BBC News. Retrieved 2015-01-01. 
  4. ^ "Boko Haram destroys at least 16 villages in NE Nigeria: officials". Business Insider. Agence France-Presse. 8 January 2015. Retrieved 8 January 2015. 
  5. ^ "Boko Haram crisis: Nigeria's Baga town hit by new assault". BBC World News. British Broadcasting Corporation. 8 January 2015. Retrieved 8 January 2015. 
  6. ^ Smith, Alexander (8 January 2015). "Boko Haram Torches Nigerian Town of Baga; 2,000 Missing: Senator". NBC News. National Broadcasting Company. Retrieved 8 January 2015. 
  7. ^ "Boko Haram kills dozens in fresh raids in Nigerian town". Thomson Reuters. Reuters. 8 January 2015. Retrieved 8 January 2015. 
  8. ^ "'Francogeddon' as Swiss franc ends euro cap". BBC News. 16 January 2015. Retrieved 19 January 2015. 
  9. ^ "'Francogeddon': New Zealand foreign exchange broker shuts after Swiss national bank scraps currency cap". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 17 January 2015. Retrieved 19 January 2015. 
  10. ^ "Yemen president quits amid worsening crisis". Al Jazeera. 2015-01-22. Retrieved 2015-01-24. 
  11. ^ "Ukraine crisis: Leaders agree peace roadmap". BBC. 12 February 2015. Retrieved 12 February 2015. 
  12. ^ "Ukraine crisis: Kiev and pro-Russian rebels claim ceasefire was broken '139 times' on first day as both sides fail to withdraw heavy weapons". The Independent. 2015-02-17. Retrieved 2015-02-17. 
  13. ^ "Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2199 (2015), Security Council Condemns Trade with Al-Qaida Associated Groups, Threatens Further Targeted Sanctions". United Nations. 12 February 2015. Retrieved 28 February 2015. 
  14. ^ "Egypt Conducts Airstrikes on Islamic State Targets in Libya". The New York Times. 2015-02-16. Retrieved 2015-02-16. 
  15. ^ "NASA's Dawn Fills out its Ceres Dance Card". NASA. December 3, 2013. Retrieved October 28, 2014.
  16. ^ "Learn More About Expo Milano 2015". Retrieved January 17, 2015. 
  17. ^ "New Horizons". NASA. August 24, 2012. Retrieved July 24, 2013. 
  18. ^ http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-31642215
  19. ^ Bandow, Doug (December 5, 2011). "Why Doesn't South Korea Defend The United States?". Forbes. Retrieved June 28, 2013. 

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  • Media related to 2015 at Wikimedia Commons