World This Week: 14 July-20 July 2014

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Jul 21, 2014 12:10 IST
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World this week brought to you by intends to equip the students and aspirants of various competitive exams with calendar of most important events that has happened in World in the week 14 July – 20 July 2014. It will help them revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

14 July 2014

• 15-member UNSC adopted resolution to allow cross-border aid to Syrians
• Brazil Football Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari resigned
• Jayawardene announced retirement from Test Cricket

15 July 2014

• Fortaleza Declaration issued at the 6th BRICS Summit
• PM Narendra Modi met Russian President Putin in Fortaleza
• Japan nuclear regulator gave nod to restart work at Sendai nuclear plant
• Subway metro train derailed in Moscow
• BRICS to create 100 billion dollar development bank and emergency reserve fund
• PM Narendra Modi met Chinese President Xi Jinping in Fortaleza

16 July 2014
• India to host 7th IBSA Summit in 2015
• 7th BRICS Summit to be held in Russian city of Ufa
• India and Brazil signed three agreements to strengthen the bilateral relation
• Bashar al-Assad sworn in as President of Syria

17 July 2014

• IWGSC scientists unveiled genetic blueprint of bread wheat
• Germany ranked number One in FIFA's world rankings
• Malaysia Airlines plane Boeing 777 MH-17 crashed over Eastern Ukraine killing 298 peoples
• Australia’s Senate voted to repeal Carbon tax

18 July 2014
• Deadline for reaching an agreement on Iran's Nuclear Programme extended till November 24
• Bolivia legalised Child Labour for Kids from Age 10
• B20 Australia Summit held in Sydney
• ADB released Asian Development Outlook 2014 Supplement
• Global Innovation Index 2014 released

19 July 2014
• Nagoya Protocol on Biodiversity Received Necessary Ratifications

20 July 2014
• Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg won 2014 German Grand Prix
• Irishman Rory McIlroy won British Golf Open 2014
• Iran eliminated stockpile of enriched uranium: IAEA Report

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