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World this Week 1 June-7 June 2015

Jun 8, 2015 16:35 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 June to 7 June 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

1 June 2015
• 92-year-old Harriette Thompson became oldest woman to complete a marathon
• Two patients died from MERS virus in South Korea
• Mauritius designated Ameenah Gurib-Fakim as its first woman President
• Stempeucel, a stem cell drug, received Orphan Drug Designation (ODD) in Europe

2 June 2015

• US President Barack Obama signed USA FREEDOM Act 2015 into law
• South Korea and China signed bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
• Trial run of Kolkata-Dhaka-Agartala bus service began
• India, Sweden signed 6 agreements during visit of Pranab Mukherjee to Sweden
• AIFF signed an agreement with French Football Federation
• WJP Rule of Law Index 2015 released; India placed 59th out of 102 countries
• Sepp Blatter resigned as FIFA president amid corruption scandal
• Harley-Davidson tied-up with Myntra for online merchandise sale

3 June 2015

• India and the US signed 2015 Framework for the India-US Defence Relationship
• India joined MCAA on Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information (AEOI)
• India and Belarus signed six Agreements during the visit of President to Belarus
• AB De Villiers conferred with South Africa Cricketer of the Year Award for 2015
• UK Author Ali Smith won 2015 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction

4 June 2015
• WTO’s Dispute Settlement Board ruled against India’s ban on poultry imports from the US
• President Pranab Mukherjee concluded two-nation visit to Sweden and Belarus
• Justin Gatlin finished 100m race at Rome Diamond League in record time
• Fortune released 61st edition of list of top 500 companies

5 June 2015
• India and the Netherlands signed agreements to enhance bilateral cooperation
• Prominent scientist Ameenah Gurib-Fakim sworn-in as President of Mauritius
• World Environment Day observed globally

6 June 2015
• India, Bangladesh signed Land Boundary Agreement of 1974
• India and Bangladesh signed 22 bilateral documents
• Eleven Indo-Canadians honoured with ICCC Annual Awards 2015

7 June 2015
• Justice and Development Party won Turkey's parliamentary polls
• Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain won 2015 Canada Grand Prix of Formula 1
• Momota and Ratchanok won Indonesia Open Badminton titles
• Stanislas Wawrinka won Men's single title of French Open

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