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World This Week: 10 September–16 September 2012

Here we are presenting a compilation of some of the important international events that took place over the past one week

Oct 12, 2012 16:49 IST
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Here we are presenting a compilation of some of the important international events that took place over the past one week. The world this week for the week 10 September to 16 September will help students to update their information on various international events.

10 September 2012
• India, Myanmar and Thailand decided to implement Trilateral Connectivity Project by 2016

11 September 2012
• India extended a credit of $10 Million aid to Palestine in a gesture of support
• Differences grew in between China and Japan over the disputed Diayo Islands
• India and Saudi Arabia held their first talk on defence ties

12 September 2012
• The Islamabad Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the PHDCCI signed MoU
• India topped the chart of registered largest number of under five deaths in 2011

13 September 2012
• Injury-plagued New Zealand pacer Daryl Tuffey announced his retirement  from both international and domestic cricket
• Guatemala, evacuated tens of thousands of people after the Fuego volcano started spewing ash and lava

14 September 2012

• Student of Kazakhstan's Turan University Farida Malik a girl of Indian Kazakh origin won the title of Miss Almaty 2012, on 14 September 2012

15 September 2012
• Sunita Williams, the astronaut of Indian American origin, took over the command of International Space Station on 15 September 2012

16 September 2012
• Samsung on 16 August 2012 launched the Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet in the United States, Britain and South Korea

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