World This Week: 2 February-8 February 2015 brings for its readers the timeline of the events that happened in World in the week 2 February–8 February 2015...

Feb 9, 2015 10:47 IST
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2 February 2015
• Joint Communiqué of tri-nation meet of Foreign Ministers of India-Russia-China released
• Pakistan successfully test-fired Air Launched Cruise Missile Ra’ad
• Bangladesh Cabinet approved National ICT Draft Policy 2015
• India and China jointly launched Visit India Year in China
• Sergio Mattarella sworn-in as the President of Italy
• Lupin got USFDA nod for marketing its diarrhea drug vancomycin hydrochloride in US
• Google-appointed panel to recommend right to be forgotten for EU only

3 February 2015
• International Court of Justice ruled neither Croatia nor Serbia committed genocide during Balkan War
• Hurun Report Inc released the Hurun Global Rich List 2015
• British House of Commons voted to allow creation of babies with DNA from three people

4 February 2015

• First Robot-staffed Hotel of the World to open in Japan
• Alibaba signed an agreement to acquire 25 percent stake in One97 Communications

5 February 2015
• Amy Pascal, co-chairman of Sony Studio resigned
• Nickolay Mladenov appointed as UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process
• World Cancer Day observed across the world
• Twitter, Google signed a deal to make tweets searchable

6 February 2015
• Taj Mahal Gardens perfectly align with Sun Solstices: Study

7 February 2015
• NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope captured the rare triple-moon conjunction

8 February 2015

• North Korea test fires homegrown anti-ship short range missiles
• 57th Annual Grammy Awards
• First World Ocean Science Congress held in Kochi
• 68th British Academy Film Awards announced

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