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World this Week: 10 July to 16 July 2017

Jul 19, 2017 14:14 IST

World this week 10 July to 16 July 2017 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 July
• In a first, Israel transfers authority for West Bank Electrical Substation to Palestinians
• Gelati Monastery of Georgia removed from UNESCO’s List of World Heritage in Danger
• Kerala Government proposes Stray Dog Zoos

11 July

• World Population Day 2017 observed
• Mini Saturns created from charged liquid droplets
• Syrian Observatory says Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has died

12 July

• UNESCO adds German Caves with world's oldest known art to heritage list
• Living conditions in Gaza more wretched over past decade: United Nations
• China sends troops to open first overseas military base in Djibouti
• In a first, India grants Rupees 3.2 crore aid to Philippines to fight ISIS
• One of the biggest icebergs break away from Antarctica

13 July
• Joint Statement of Australia-India Cyber Policy Dialogue released
• Google Maps now tells you best time of day to travel

14 July
• US House of Representatives passes bill to boost defence cooperation with India
• NASA's New Horizons spacecraft unveils new maps of Pluto, Charon
• New species of bird-like dinosaur identified in Canada

15 July

• World Youth Skills Day 2017 observed globally
• Lilly Singh appointed UNICEF’s Global Goodwill Ambassador
• Garbine Muguruza beats Venus Williams to clinch Wimbledon Women’s Singles title
• Martin Landau, the actor who won Oscar for ‘Ed Wood,’ is no more

16 July
• Scientists discover galaxy 1000 times brighter than Milky Way
• Roger Federer lifts record 8th Wimbledon title beating Marin Cilic in Men's singles
• Astronomers detect strange signals coming from star 11 light years away
• Lewis Hamilton wins 2017 British Grand Prix

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