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World This Week: 20 June-26 June 2016

Jun 30, 2016 15:05 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 20 June to 26 June 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

20 June 2016
• World Refugee Day observed on 20 June
• Virginia Raggi became first female mayor of Rome
• China’s Sunway TaihuLight declared world’s fastest supercomputer
• Six Indian WW1 warriors gets place in Digital Archive of United Kingdom
• K2-33b, a newborn Exoplanet around a young star, discovered by NASA

21 June 2016
• Martian crater named after Nepal quake-hit village Langtang
• UNCTAD released World Investment Report 2016
• World Hydrography Day 2016 observed

22 June 2016
• Kuumbi Cave: Bone artefacts used by Early Humans discovered in the Cave
• Mercer's Cost of Living Survey 2016 released; Mumbai costliest in India
• Amjad Sabri, a famed Pakistani Qawwal, shot dead in Karachi
• India won three-match T20 Series against Zimbabwe, 2-1
• EU reached agreement on new border force to tackle migrant crisis
• SoftBank Group names Ken Miyauchi as President and COO
• Artemi Panarin wins 2015-2016 Calder Memorial Trophy

23 June 2016
• United Nations Public Service Day 2016 observed globally
• International Widows’ Day 2016 observed globally
• Colombia government, FARC rebels sign ceasefire
• International Olympic Day celebrated on 23 June

24 June 2016
• UK Prime Minister David Cameron announced resignation after Brexit vote
• Britain votes to exit European Union in historic referendum
• Nepal bans citizens from working in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and Libya
• Sri Lankan Parliament passes Right to Information bill with amendments

25 June 2016
• Scientists developed KiloCore, world's first 1000-processor computer chip
• Day of the Seafarer 2016 observed with theme At Sea For All
• China launches first Dark Sky Reserve in Tibet to limit light pollution
• Scientists develop bio-ink for 3D printing with stem cells

26 June 2016
• International Day in Support of Victims of Torture observed
• International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking observed with theme Listen First
• Lionel Messi retires from Argentina after Copa America final loss to Chile
• Chile beat Argentina to win 2016 Copa America Football tournament
• Expanded Panama Canal reopens after 9 years of work

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