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World This Week: 10 November-16 November 2014

Nov 17, 2014 13:01 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 10 November to 16 November 2014. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

10 November 2014

• Council of EU extended ban on deep-sea shark fishing
• India-Israel joint venture missile LRSAM successfully test fired in Israel
• UN's Syria mediator proposed UN truce plan for Aleppo
• International Cricket Council raised World Cup prize money by 20 percent
• Bomb attack in GTS College in Potiskum of Nigeria

11 November 2014
• IFC arm of World Bank issued 10billion rupee Masala bond to fund infrastructure development
• SC of Sri Lanka gave nod for third term to President Mahinda Rajapaksa
• Russia signed agreement with Iran to build two more nuclear reactors
• 22nd APEC Summit Concluded with Chinese trade pact plan
• UN Chief Ban Ki Moon constituted a Gaza war inquiry headed by Patrick Cammaert
• 7th Summit on Global Agenda held in UAE
• Former IPS Officer K C Reddy appointed as the member of UN probe panel on Gaza
• Indian-American Aditi Hardikar appointed as new White house LGBT liaison
• 22nd APEC Summit held in Beijing
• BWF provisionally suspended Lee Chong Wei due to anti-doping regulation violation

12 November 2014
• The US and China agreed to cut greenhouse gas emissions
• India and UK announced Newton-Bhabha Fund to scale up bilateral research & innovation relationship
• Azerbaijan shot down Armenian Military Helicopter, Mi-24
• Philae lander of Rosetta Mission landed on Comet 67P
• World Pneumonia Day observed across the world on 12 November
• WHO released Guidelines for Indoor Air Quality: Household Fuel Combustion

13 November 2014
• UK, France, Nepal supported G4 nation for permanent member of UNSC
• India-US agreed to resolve differences over public stockholding for food security under WTO
• Republican Mitch McConnell elected as the Majority Leader of US Senate

14 November 2014
• Sudbury Basin impact crater, one of the oldest and largest, formed due to comet impact: Study
• Iraqi forces recaptured strategic town of Baiji from ISIS
• Boko Haram militants seized northeastern Nigerian town of Chibok

15 November 2014
• China launched remote sensing satellite Yaogan-23
• ICC announced Ambassadors for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

16 November 2014
• The G20 Summit 2014 concluded with Brisbane Action Plan
• China to promote travel to countries along Silk Road belt in 2015
• China to host G20 Summit of the emerging economies in 2016
• Klaus Werner Iohannis won Romanian presidential elections 2014
• Modi Express in honour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off in Melbourne, Australia
• Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic won ATP World Tour Finals

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