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World this Week: 15 June-21 June 2015

Jun 22, 2015 15:10 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 15 June to 21 June 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

15 June 2015
• India and Poland set trade target of 5 billion US dollars by 2018
• Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) Motor Vehicle Agreement signed in Thimpu
• UN elected Denmark's Mogens Lykketoft to head General Assembly
• Britain celebrated 800th anniversary of Magna Carta

16 June 2015
• Commission on GSJG released the Confronting the Crisis of Global Governance report
• RTA of UAE included four Indian languages into its driving tests
• Previously unknown extreme star formation Eye of Medusa observed 100 million light years away
• India, China can protect 1.4 million premature deaths by improving quality of Air: Study

17 June 2015
• Columbia’s FARC blew up oil pipeline in Catatumbo
• Chinese Version of Bhagavad Gita launched in China
• China and Australia signed Free Trade Agreement
• Union Cabinet approved agreement with Spain on abolishing visa requirements for diplomatic passports
• Japan's Parliament passed a Bill to lower voting age from 20 to 18
• Former Turkey President Suleyman Demirel died
• GADL, Oman Airport Management Company signed MoU on Aviation Consultancy Services

18 June 2015
• France announced ban on earphones for Drivers and Cyclists
• Hong Kong lawmakers rejected Beijing-backed election reform package
• CBRE Research released Global Prime Office Occupancy Costs survey
• Antani, Joshi appointed to the board of Future Majority Project of US Republican Party
• Keith Vaz re-elected as chairman of UK Parliament committee
• UNHCR released Global Trends: World at War report on forced displacement
• Immunogen eOD-GT8 60mer can stimulate immune system to block HIV/AIDS infection in mice: Study
• Anti-Malarial compound DDD107498 that inhibits protein synthesis discovered

19 June 2015
• China launched world’s first electric passenger aircraft BX1E
• Department of State of USA released Country Reports on Terrorism 2014
• India, Tanzania signed six MoUs during the visit of President of Tanzania to India
• Blue Opposition Bloc led by Lars Loekke Rasmussen won Denmark’s Parliamentary Elections

20 June 2015
• Brightest Galaxy in Early Universe named after Cristiano Ronaldo as CR7

21 June 2015
• First International Day of Yoga observed globally
• Commemorations of the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo concluded
• Russia won European Team Athletics Championships 2015
• Jordan Spieth of US won US Open of Golf
• Andy Murray won the men’s singles of Aegon Tennis Championships at the Queen’s Club
• China won 2015 Nongfu Spring World Cup of Snooker
• Serbia won 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup by defeating Brazil 2-1
• Roger Federer won Gerry Weber Open tennis title for eighth time
• Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany won Austrian Grand Prix of Formula One

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