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World This Week: 17 October-23 October 2016

Oct 24, 2016 14:50 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 17 October to 23 October 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

17 October 2016
• China successfully launches longest Manned Space Mission
• Milk of Tasmanian devil kills several drug-resistant superbugs: Study
• International Day for the Eradication of Poverty observed

18 October 2016
• Tweetcast to predict vote in upcoming US Presidential elections
• Saudi Prince executed for murdering a compatriot

19 October 2016
• India, Myanmar signed 3 MoUs including Cooperation in the field of Power Sector

20 October 2016
• Milan confers honorary citizenship on Dalai Lama
• Japan's Morinari Watanabe elected President of International Gymnastics Federation

21 October 2016
• Indo-Italy Scientific and Technological Cooperation re-launched
• North Korea wins 2016 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup

22 October 2016
• Iraq’s Parliament passes law banning alcohol
• AT&T Inc agrees to buy Time Warner Inc for 85.4 billion US dollars
• Hitler's Secret Nazi Base discovered in Arctic Circle

23 October 2016
• Lewis Hamilton wins 2016 United States Grand Prix
• Anti-Vietnam War activist Tom Hayden died
• Bill Murray wins Mark Twain Prize for American Humour
• China's space lab launches micro-satellite, Banxing-2

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