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Top 5 Current Affairs: 2 November 2019

Spain will be hosting the COP25 Conference in December on the same dates, as per original schedule. 

Nov 2, 2019 17:16 IST
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COP 25: Spain to host UN Climate Change conference after Chile backs out
Spain has offered to host the COP25 Conference in December on the same dates, as decided earlier. The offer has saved the UNFCCC conference from being cancelled entirely after Chile backed out from hosting the event due to national unrest. Brazil had earlier withdrawn from hosting the event due to economic reasons.
 
5G in China: Know about its speed and other benefits
China has officially launched its 5G telecom network service. The service was been initiated by China’s three major state-run telecom companies. The 5G services have been launched in 50 cities, including Beijing and Shanghai.

Rajinikanth to be awarded Icon of Golden Jubilee, French actor to receive Lifetime Achievement award at IFFI
Rajinikanth and French actress Isabelle Hupert will be honoured with the special Icon award and the Lifetime achievement award respectively at the Golden Jubilee of International Film Festival of India.
 
What is UCCN: Mumbai and Hyderabad recently joins the list
The UNESCO Create City Network has declared Mumbai as a member of the creative city of films. Hyderabad was also named as a creative city for biryani. Both the cities join other 64 cities in the UCCN list.
 
India, US to increase cooperation in tackling money-laundering
India and the United States have decided to cooperate in tackling money laundering and combat terrorism financing. The 7th meeting of the Economic and Financial Partnership (EFP) also involved an agreement to support the designation of specific terrorist facilitators and financiers.

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