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World This Week: 11 July-17 July 2016

Jul 18, 2016 16:15 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 11 August to 17 August 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

11 July 2016
• World Population Day 2016 observed with theme Investing in teenage girls
• Shinzo Abe's party attains majority in Upper House of National Diet
• Six more Indians qualify for Rio Olympics
• Turkish musician Kudsi Erguner named UNESCO Artist for Peace
• India, Kenya signed seven agreements to deepen cooperation
• Forbes released the list of World's Highest-Paid Celebrities of 2016

12 July 2016
• ICC releases Test, ODI, and T20I Rankings
• Permanent Court of Arbitration ruled in favor of The Philippines on South China Sea
• India and Bangladesh sign deal for construction of coal fired power plant
• India-born Kinshuk appointed as Dean of University of North Texas College of Information
• India's Olympic Silver Medalist Joe Antic passed away
• IDFC Bank acquires micro lender Grama Vidiyal

13 July 2016
• Peru declares Zika emergency in 11 states
• Theresa May appointed Prime Minister of United Kingdom

14 July 2016
• Misbah-ul-Haq becomes oldest captain to score Test hundred
• Harika Dronavalli wins Fide Women’s Grand Prix trophy in China
• WHO declares India as Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus free

15 July 2016
• World Youth Skills Day 2016 observed globally

16 July 2016
• 11th Asia–Europe Meeting Summit issues Ulaanbaatar Declaration

17 July 2016
• Netherlands-UP signs agreement for setting up skill development centre for farmers

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