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World This Week: 19 October-25 October 2015

Oct 29, 2015 13:40 IST

World this week provided by Jagranjosh.com is prepared with an intention help the aspirants and students of various competitive exams to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

19 October 2015
• Moody's released a report on the Global Green Bonds Market
• Libya's internationally recognised Parliament rejected UN-backed Peace Deal
• UK unveiled Counter-Extremism Strategy to fight growing radicalisation
• Justin Trudeau elected as the Prime Minister of Canada
• Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index report 2015 released
• NATO launched military exercise Trident Juncture in Italy
• WHO released Global Status Report on Road Safety 2015
• Pakistan Nuclear Forces, 2015 Report released by Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

20 October 2015
• World Statistics Day observed across the world
• Russia, US signed deal to avoid clashes between their air forces over Syrian skies
• UN released The World's Women 2015: Trends and Statistics report
• Seong-Jin Cho of South Korea won 17th International Frederic Chopin Piano competition in Poland
• A study titled 2015 TripIndex Breakfast on best-valued destinations for overnight stay released

21 October 2015
• Britain signed Strategic Investment Agreements for building three nuclear plants with China
• World Bank released a report on Arab Spring Revolution
• Global Maternal Newborn Health Conference 2015 held in Mexico City
• Indian-origin Ashok-Alexander Sridharan sworn in as mayor of Bonn in Germany
• Global Iodine Deficiency Disorders Prevention Day observed on 21 October
• New species of Giant Tortoise named Chelonoidis donfaustoi identified in Galapagos Islands

22 October 2015
• Russia to permanently station military unit in the Arctic by 2018
• China planned to form JV to develop overseas market for third-generation nuclear reactor Hualong 1
• WHO released report titled Reducing global health risks through mitigation of short-lived climate pollutants
• Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe awarded with 2015 Confucius Peace Prize
• World Bank released Migration and Development Brief

23 October 2015
• Hurricane Patricia struck Mexico's Pacific coast
• US President designated Brett McGurk as Envoy to US-led coalition fighting ISIS

24 October 2015
• Abhishek Verma became first Indian to win Silver Medal in Archery World Cup Final
• Maldivian Vice-President arrested on suspicion of links to a blast on President's boat
• World Polio Day observed globally
• Nandakumara, Sivanesan honoured in UK with Lifetime Achievement Award & Sangeet Acharya Ratna

25 October 2015
• China made copying in examinations a crime punishable up to seven years
• EU, Balkan leaders agreed on 17-point plan to manage inflow of migrants
• Guatemala elected comedian Jimmy Morales as the President
• Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won 2015 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix title
• Emily Kristine Pedersen of Denmark won Hero Women’s Indian Open 2015
• Deepika Kumari won silver medal in Archery World Cup Final
• Angry Indian Goddesses bagged People’s Choice Award at Rome Film Festival
• Irish-born actress Maureen O’Hara passed away

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