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World This Week: 10 October-16 October 2016

Oct 17, 2016 12:15 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 October to 16 October 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

10 October 2016
• Oliver Hart, Bengt Holmstrom win 2016 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences
• World Mental Health Day observed with theme Psychological First Aid
• Morocco: Abdelilah Bekirane appointed for another term as PM

11 October 2016
• International Day of the Girl Child 2016 observed across the world
• Israel suspends cooperation with UNESCO after it passed resolution on Jerusalem

12 October 2016
• Maldives to leave Commonwealth after Warnings over Democracy
• Robert De Niro to be honoured with Chaplin Award by Film Society of Lincoln Center

13 October 2016
• India, Russia sign agreement to set up agro irradiation centers
• World Sight Day 2016 observed with theme Stronger Together
• Portugal’s Antonio Guterres appointed UN Secretary-General
• Bhumibol Adulyadej, King of Thailand, passes away
• WHO releases Global Tuberculosis Report 2016

14 October 2016
• Bangladesh, China sign 26 agreements in various fields
• Maternal obesity may affect biological age of children: Study

15 October 2016
• International Day of Rural Women 2016 observed across the world
• India, Russia signs 16 MoUs including procurement of the S-400 air defence system
• Kigali Agreement to phase out HFCs reached

16 October 2016
• Kigeli V Ndahindurwa, last king of Rwanda, dies
• World Food Day 2016 observed across the world
• Sourabh Verma wins men's singles title at Chinese Taipei Open
• India, Hungary sign two agreements including co-operation in Water resources

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