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World This Week: 1 August-7 August 2016

Aug 8, 2016 12:25 IST

World this week provided by Jagranjosh.com is prepared with an intention help the aspirants and students of various competitive exams. This segment provides almost all important events that have happened in World in the week 1 August to 7 August 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

1 August 2016
• Malaysian security law comes into force
• Angela Ruggiero appointed Head of IOC Athletes’ Commission
• Scientists developed mechanism to recycle CO2 into usable fuel

2 August 2016
• Typhoon Nida makes landfall in China’s Dapeng Peninsula; lashes Hong Kong
• Nobel Prize-winning Egyptian chemist Ahmed Zewail passes away
• SAARC Immigration Authorities meeting held in Islamabad

3 August 2016
• China to carry out first human gene editing trial for lung cancer
• Youssef Chahed appointed as Prime Minister of Tunisia
• IOC agrees to add five sports in 2020 Tokyo Olympics
• Smiles originated 30 million years ago: Study

4 August 2016
• Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' elected 39th Prime Minister of Nepal

5 August 2016
• 2016 Rio Olympics begins with grand ceremony

6 August 2016
• China launches Tiantong-01; its first satellite for mobile telecommunication

7 August 2016
• World Breastfeeding Week 2016 observed
• Australian surfing champion Bernard Farrelly died
• Swimmer Katie Ledecky sets world record to win gold in 400m freestyle

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