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World This Week: 12 June-18 June 2017

Jun 19, 2017 11:40 IST

World this week 12 June to 18 June 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.

12 June 2017
• World Day against Child Labour 2017 observed
• NASA confers Exceptional Public Service Medal to Michael A'Hearn posthumously

13 June 2017
• International Albinism Awareness Day observed on 13 June
• Panama cuts diplomatic ties with Taiwan, establishes relations with China

14 June 2017
• Toyota to develop a new system that could predict heart attack
• World Blood Donors Day 2017 observed
• France, UK announce action plan to stop terror propaganda on internet
• A Horse Walks Into a Bar by David Grossman wins Man Booker International Prize 2017

15 June 2017
• World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2017 observed
• US adds 3 Islamic State group leaders to terrorism blacklist

16 June 2017
• Architect of Germany's re-unification, Helmut Kohl passes away
• Australia announces online visa applications for Indians from 1 July

17 June 2017
• World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2017 observed globally
• President Emmanuel Macron's party wins clear parliamentary majority
• NASA's Kepler space telescope spots 219 new potential planets
• India and Portugal sign historical agreement to promote cooperation in field of archives
• NASA tests ROSA on Space Station for first time

18 June 2017
• Pakistan beats India to win 2017 ICC Champions Trophy
• Kidambi Srikanth beats Kazumasa Sakai to win Indonesia Open Super Series Premier title
• Sweden pledges to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2045

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