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World This Week: 2 June-8 June 2014

Jun 9, 2014 15:19 IST

World this week brought to you by Jagranjosh.com intends to equip the students and aspirants of various competitive exams with calendar of most important events that has happened in World in the week 2 June – 8 June 2014. It will help them revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

2 June 2014
•    Solar Impulse 2 made inaugural flight from Payerne Airfield
•    King of Spain Juan Carlos I decided to abdicate the throne
•    Israel announced a series of resolutions against new Palestinian Unity Government
•    Palestinian Unity Government of Hamas and Fatah sworn-in by President Mahmoud Abbas
•    US President Barack Obama announced new rules to cut carbon pollution by 30% by 2030

3 June 2014
•    Indian-American Shefali Duggal appointed as member of Holocaust Memorial Council
•    Three Ancient Hindu temple statues returned to Cambodia
•    Obama proposed 1 billion dollar US Security Plan for Eastern Europe
•    Pakistan hiked defence budget by 11 percent
•    Amla appointed as test cricket captain of South Africa

4 June 2014
•    Zeid Ra'ad Zeid Al-Hussein nominated as UN high commissioner for human rights
•    Irish Author Eimear McBride won Baileys Prize for fiction
•    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad won Presidential election for third time
•    Scientist developed new biochip to detect blood sugar via saliva

5 June 2014
•    World Environment Day observed with theme small islands and climate change
•    Recall of Member of Parliament Bill introduced in the Parliament of Britain
•    Quebec became first province of Canada to adopt Right-to-Die Legislation
•    40th G-7 summit 2014 held at Brussels
•    Peeper, the humanoid robot that can read emotions unveiled by Softbank

6 June 2014
•    Lithuania to become 19th country to adopt Euro as currency from 1 January 2015

7 June 2014
•    New titanium dioxide tiles developed to fight against Air Pollution
•    Australian cricketer Pomersbach retired due to depression

8 June 2014
•    Former Military Chief of Egypt Abdel Fattah al-Sisi sworn-in as President of Egypt
•    Wang Yi, the Chinese External Affairs Minister visited India

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