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World This Week: 18 January 2016-24 January 2016

Jan 25, 2016 12:25 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 18 January to 24 January 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

18 January 2016
• Oxfam released report titled An Economy for the 1%
• UNWTO released World Tourism Barometer
• The Eagles' guitarist Glenn Frey passed away
• French President Francois Hollande declared economic emergency
• 2016 NTI Nuclear Security Index released

19 January 2016
• UNESCAP released World Economic Situation and Prospects 2016 report
• World Bank to fund 20 million US dollar for reconstructing Indira Gandhi Zoological Park
• INSEAD launched Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2015-2016
• Italian film director Ettore Scola died

20 January 2016
• 2015 is Earth’s warmest year since 1880: NOAA
• Inaugural Best Countries report released at World Economic Forum
• Moldovan parliament appointed Pavel Filip as Prime Minister
• Union Cabinet approved MoU between India & UK on cooperation in governance reforms
• Scientists of California spotted the potential Planet 9

21 January 2016
• Japanese astronomers discovered second largest black hole in Milky Way

22 January 2016
• Cottalango Leon selected for 2016 Technical Achievement Award of Academy of Motion Pictures
• West Indies’ Shivnarine Chanderpaul retired from international cricket
• Japan lifted nuclear sanctions on Iran

23 January 2016
• Australia won five-match ODI series against India, 4-1
• China, Iran signed 17 agreements to broaden bilateral cooperation

24 January 2016
• PV Sindhu won Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold Badminton title
• Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa won Presidential Election of Portugal
• Marvin Minsky, the pioneer of Artificial Intelligence, died
• 1st Ministerial Meeting of Arab-India Cooperation Forum held in Manama

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