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World This Week: 16 May- 22 May 2011

You can read compilation of all the important topics and events of the week. Update your Current Affairs Weekly with our World This Week.

May 23, 2011 16:53 IST
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A compilation of all the important topics and events of the week is given here. Update your Current Affairs Weekly with our World This Week.

16 May 2011
•    India and Uzbekistan signed an action plan on tourism cooperation in New Delhi.
•    NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) launched Space Shuttle, Endeavour from the Kennedy Space Centre, Florida for its final mission.

17 May 2011
•    India asked Sri Lanka to probe human rights violations.
•    World Bank report stated that India would be among six nations to dominate global economic growth by 2025.

18 May 2011
•    The United States imposed sanctions on Syrian President Basher al-Assad and six other top aides for human rights abuses.
•    The Working group of NAC Drafted note on Land Acquisition.
•    India and Uzbekistan declared strategic partnership.

19 May 2011
•    Japan agreed to sign the international treaty, the Hague Convention on International Child Abduction.

20 May 2011
•    Delegations of India and Pakistan met in Rawalpindi from 20-21 May 2011 to discuss the Sir Creek issue.
•    Inaugural Session of the Senior Officials’ meeting of the Second India Africa Forum Summit held in Addis Ababa.

21 May 2011
•    Japan, South Korea and China agreed to set up an early warning system to alert each other of emergencies at nuclear facilities.

22 May 2011
•    The Australian Climate Commission warned that the world’s sea levels could increase by 1 metre by the end of the century.

 

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