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World This Week: 18 July-24 July 2016

Jul 25, 2016 10:42 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 July to 24 July 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

18 July 2016
• Nelson Mandela International Day 2016 observed
• SpaceX launched unmanned Dragon cargo capsule to International space station
• WHO releases report of 2015 Non-communicable Diseases Global Survey
• World Bank Group appoints Paul Romer as Chief Economist
• Softbank to acquire ARM Holdings for $32 billion
• Genes of 6000-year-old barley grains sequenced for first time
• Morocco announces its wish to rejoin African Union
• MPs back renewal of UK's Trident nuclear weapons system

19 July 2016
• Malcolm Turnbull sworn in as Australia’s PM for another term
• Quarter of a million children severely malnourished in Borno state, Nigeria: UNICEF
• Former French cyclist Dominique Arnaud passes away
• Pakistan's Yasir Shah scales number one spot in ICC Test rankings
• India, US discover major Natural Gas Reserve in Indian Ocean

20 July 2016
• Turkey declares three-month state of emergency after a failed military coup
• Sustainable Development Goal Index released; India ranked 110th

21 July 2016
• Fox News CEO Roger Ailes resigns
• Narendra Modi and Sheikh Hasina inaugurate Petrapole Integrated Check Post
• 2016 Fortune Global 500 list released: India's India Oil Corporation ranked at 161st Place
• 2016 set to be world's hottest year on record: WMO
• Brazilian scientists discover another type of Zika-transmitting mosquito

22 July 2016
• Facebook's Aquila Internet drone completes first test flight
• Annual electronic music festival Tomorrowland begins in Belgium
• India becomes first contributor to UN Trust Fund for sexual abuse victims

23 July 2016
• Neeraj Chopra becomes first Indian to win gold in World athletics championships

24 July 2016
• Nepal Prime Minister KP Oli resigns ahead of a no-confidence vote
• California wildfire covers more than 22000 acres

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