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World This Week: 10 April-16 April 2017

Apr 17, 2017 11:10 IST

World this week 10 April to 16 April provided by Jagranjosh.com is prepared with an intention help the aspirants and students of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events that happened in the week. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

10 April 2017
• Colson Whitehead's “Underground Railroad” wins Pulitzer
• Malala Yousafzai designated youngest-ever UN Messenger of Peace
• Kulbhushan Jadhav sentenced to death in Pakistan
• US, Canada & Mexico make a joint bid for 2026 FIFA World Cup
• First rail freight service to China departs UK
• India-Australia signed six agreements including cooperation in civil aviation security
• Syria war: G7 rejects sanctions on Russia after 'chemical attack'

11 April 2017
• India, Georgia signed Joint Statement on Free Trade Agreement
• Belle-II detector integrated with SuperKEKB accelerator
• Pioneering HIV/AIDS researcher Mark Wainberg passes away

12 April 2017
• Malala 6th person to receive honorary Canadian citizenship
• Russia vetoes UN resolution condemning Syria chemical attack
• International Day of Human Space Flight observed on April 12

13 April 2017
• US drops ‘Mother of All Bombs’ on ISIS Caves in Afghanistan
• Two billion people drinking contaminated water: WHO
• Indian billionaire Anil Agarwal buys 11.4% of miner Anglo American
• Internet pioneer Robert Taylor passes away

14 April 2017
• MoU signed between Indian Academy of Highway Engineers and University of New South Wales
• Palestinians in Israeli prisons begin hunger strike

15 April 2017
• Guitar pioneer Allan Holdsworth passes away
• World's oldest person Emma Morano dies at 117
• Scientists discover Great Cold Spot on Jupiter

16 April 2017
• Saturn and Jupiter’s Moons may be habitable
• Sebastian Vettel wins 2017 Bahrain Grand Prix
• Sai Praneeth clinches 2017 Singapore Open Super Series
• World Bank released report Globalization Backlash

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