UN General Assembly elected Jordan to the UN Security Council as a non-permanent member on 6 December 2013 to replace Saudi Arabia.
The Joint Mission has now verified that all Category 3 (unfilled) munitions declared by the Syrian Arab Republic have been destroyed.
Vice President of US and the President of South Korea agreed to join hands to denuclearize North Korea.
Sri Lanka’s Board of Investment has announced plans to start eight export processing and industrial zones across the country.
The World Trade Organization on 6 December 2013 agreed to allow countries to provide subsidy on staple food crops without any threat of punitive action.
Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries on 4 December 2013 decided to maintain the same oil output at 30 million barrel per day for the year 2014.
China on 2 December 2013 successfully sent an unmanned lunar probe with a robotic rover to soft land on the Moon, and to explore moon’s surface.
An Egyptian constitutional panel on 1 December 2013 approved a new draft constitution for Egypt.
Belgium has opened a Consulate General of Belgium in Chennai. The consulate was inaugurated by Princess Astrid of Belgium.
US on 29 November 2013 exempted some countries, including India and China, from the tough Iranian sanctions for reducing their dependence on Iranian oil.
Italian Senate on 27 November 2013 expelled ex- Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi from Parliament over his tax fraud conviction.
European Union has signed an agreement to provide the financial assistance worth 122 million dollar to Egypt to tide over the financial crisis.
Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) on 27 November 2013 voted in favour of Dubai to be the host city for the World Trade Fair or EXPO 2020.
Nawaz Sharifappointed Lt Gen Raheel Sharif as the new Chief of Army Staff and Lt Gen Rashad Mahmood as the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization on 26 November 2013 launched a three-day cyber defence exercise “Cyber Coalition 2013” at Estonia.
Nepali Congress (NC) emerged as single largest Party in the second Constituent Assembly election held on 19 November 2013.
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on 26 November 2013 launched the construction of the country's biggest Nuclear power project.
Thailand PM on 25 November 2013 declared a special emergency law for Bangkok after riot police and anti-government protesters scuffled in capital.
Pakistan army on 26 November 2013 launched military operations against terrorists in the North Waziristan tribal region near the Pak-Afghan border.
Ban Ki Moon announced the Geneva-II peace conference is to be held on 22 January 2014.
India and Malaysia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 25 November 2013 to strengthen co-operation in public administration and governance.
Afghanistan's Loya Jirga on 24 November 2013 gave its consent on the issue of signing the Afghan-US Bilateral Security Agreement.
Iran and P5+1 group of Nations reached a breakthrough deal on 24 November 2013 to curb Iran's nuclear programme in exchange for limited sanctions relief.
China on 23 November 2013 announced that it was set up an Air Defence Identification Zone over an area in the East China Sea.
The Heads of the Competition Authorities of BRICS Nations signed a Joint Accord namely ‘DELHI ACCORD’ on 22 November 2013.
India and Vietnam signed eight agreements in areas of defence and security, oil exploration, civil aviation and scientific research.
UN Human Rights Committee on 19 November 2013 passed a resolution urging Myanmar to give the stateless Rohingya minority equal access to citizenship
India and Russia agreed to expand the range of strategic partnership. The two countries will hold a Joint Air Force Level exercise for the first time.
The Venezuela National Assembly gave final approval to special powers for Nicolas Maduro, the President of Venezuela.
Iran on 18 November 2013 unveiled a biggest missile-equipped drone with a range of 2000 km, which would enable it to cover much of the Middle East.