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Israel to take over West Bank land

Published on: 03-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Israel on 31 August 2014 announced to take over West Bank land.

Sint Martin General Election 2014

Published on: 02-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

The General election of Sint Marteen was held on 29 August 2014.

Ecuador unveiled plans to issue world’s first digital currency

Published on: 02-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

Ecuador on 29 August 2014 unveiled plans to issue world’s first digital currency. The currency will be issued by Central Bank of Ecuador.

Japan removed six Indian space and defence entities from foreign end users list

Published on: 02-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 29 people agreed

Japan removed six Indian space and defence entities from the foreign end users list.

Abkhazia midterm Presidential Election 2014, Raul Khajimba won the election

Published on: 02-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The presidential midterm election of Abkhazia was held on 24 August 2014.

Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane deposed by Coup Leader Kamoli

Published on: 02-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane was deposed by the military coup led by army commander Lieutenant-General Tlali Kamoli.

Libyan parliament reappointed Abdullah al-Thinni as Prime Minister

Published on: 02-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

Libyan parliament reappointed Abdullah al-Thinni as the Prime Minister on 1 September 2014 as the government...

Pak Army chief Gen Raheel Sharif appointed as mediator to defuse political crisis

Published on: 30-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 47 people agreed

Pakistan Government on 29 August 2014 appointed Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel Sharif's as mediator to defuse political crisis.

French President François Hollande named the new French government

Published on: 29-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

French President Francois Hollande named the new French government on 26 August 2014 under Prime Minister Manual Valls.

China detected tunnels in Xinjiang province and North Korean borders

Published on: 29-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

China police detected dozens of cross-border tunnels in troubled Muslim-majority Xinjiang province as well as northeast area bordering North Korea.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan sworn in as 12th President of Turkey

Published on: 28-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 37 people agreed

Recep Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in on 28 August 2014 as 12th President of Turkey. The ceremony...

Seven countries joined United States in arming Iraqi Kurds against ISIS

Published on: 28-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 45 people agreed

Seven countries joined the United States (US) in arming the Peshmerga Kurdish forces in Northern Iraq against Islamic...

US Army destroyed experimental test of its Advanced Hypersonic weapon for public safety

Published on: 27-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 37 people agreed

The U.S. Army on 25 August 2014 destroyed Falcon Hypersonic Technology Vehicle 2 during a test launch at its remote Kodiak Launch Complex in Alaska.

Israel and Hamas agreed to Egyptian proposal for a complete ceasefire

Published on: 27-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 28 people agreed

Israel and Hamas agreed to Egyptian ceasefire proposal on 26 August 2014 after bloodiest battle of 50 days.

US President authorised surveillance flights over Syria

Published on: 27-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

US President Barack Obama on 26 August 2014 authorised surveillance flights over Syria. The surveillance flights..

Union government decided to fence over Bangladesh waters based on Singapore model

Published on: 26-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

Union government decided to fence over Bangladesh waters based on skid marine hedge model of Singapore.

Japan to offer anti-viral drug favipiravir to treat Ebola

Published on: 26-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 41 people agreed

Japan will offer anti-viral drug favipiravir as a possible treatment of Ebola.

French President Francois Hollande dissolved French government over economic policy

Published on: 26-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

French President Francois Hollande dissolved his government on 25 August 2014 after an open feud in the cabinet over the country's economic policy.

Boko Haram leaders declared Islamic Caliphate in Gwoza town of Nigeria

Published on: 25-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

The militant group Boko Haram on 25 August 2014 declared Islamic Caliphate in Gwoza town of Nigeria

BSF & BGB agreed on vulnerability mapping to implement coordinated border management plan

Published on: 25-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

BSF & BGB agreed on vulnerability mapping to implement coordinated border plan to curb drug & human trafficking & trans-border crimes.

Afghanistan celebrated 95th Independence Day

Published on: 22-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 32 people agreed

Afghanistan celebrated its 95th Independence Day on 19 August 2014. It is celebrated to mark the signing of the 1919 Anglo-Afghan treaty

Chinese authority arrested thousand members of Quannengshen religious cult

Published on: 20-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

Chinese authority on 19 August 2014 arrested thousand members of banned Quannengshen or the Church of Almighty God religious cult

UNHRC launched massive aid operation for Iraqis fleeing violence

Published on: 20-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHRC) on 19 August 2014 launched one of its biggest ever humanitarian relief

India and Czech Republic signed MoU on technical cooperation in Railway

Published on: 20-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 53 people agreed

India signed MoU with Czech Republic on technical cooperation in railway sector. The MoU will be valid for a period of three years.

Indo-Pak Foreign Secretary level talks called-off

Published on: 19-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 54 people agreed

India on 18 August 2014 called-off the Foreign Secretary-level bilateral talks with Pakistan.

China unveiled next generation ICBM Dongfeng -41

Published on: 16-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 170 people agreed

China on 3 August 2014 unveiled its next generation Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Dongfeng – 41 (DF-41)...

UNHRC appointed members of Commission of Inquiry to probe human rights violations in Gaza

Published on: 13-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 44 people agreed

UNHRC appointed three member to its Commission of Inquiry to probe possible war crimes and human rights violations during conflict in Gaza.

72-hour ceasefire agreement between Israel and Hamas came into effect in Gaza

Published on: 12-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 22 people agreed

The fresh 72-hour ceasefire agreement between Israel and Hamas came into effect in Gaza one minute after midnight on 11 August 2014.

Haider al-Abadi named as New Iraqi Prime Minister

Published on: 12-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 44 people agreed

Haider al-Abadi was named as the new Iraqi Prime Minister by Iraqi President Mohammed Fuad Masum.

Switzerland amended Federal Act on International Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters

Published on: 11-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 27 people agreed

Switzerland amended Federal Act on International Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters and for information exchange with foreign countries.

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