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World This Week: 20 October-26 October 2014

World this week provided by Jagranjosh.com is prepared with an intention help the aspirants and students of various competitive exams.

Oct 27, 2014 12:18 IST
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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 October to 26 October 2014. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

20 October 2014
• US tightened its guidelines for health workers treating patients with Ebola virus
• India and China agreed to set up hotline between their army headquarters to curb incursions
• Joko Widodo sworn in as Indonesia President
• Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan Yuko Obuchi resigned
• WHO declared Nigeria as Ebola Free country
• Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta died

21 October 2014
• CEO of Total Christophe de Margerie died in Moscow plane crash
• Malala Yousafzai conferred 2014 Liberty Medal
• Denis Mukwege won prestigious Sakharov human rights prize
• Anita M Singh appointed as Chief of Staff of NSD in US Justice Department
• Global Iodine Deficiency Disorders Prevention Day observed on 21 October

22 October 2014

• Google announced changes to its search engine to curb online piracy
• Indian-origin Sahil Doshi won 2014 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge
• International Stammering Awareness Day observed across the world

23 October 2014

• Canada's parliament attacked

24 October 2014
• Alan Eustace broke world altitude record for a parachute jump
• A C N Nambiar described as a Soviet spy by declassified documents of National Archives
• United Nations Day observed across the world on 24 October
• International Polio Day observed across the world

25 October 2014

• EU doubles assistance to combat Ebola to 1 billion euros

26 October 2014
• South African footballer Senzo Meyiwa died
• UK and the US ended combat operations in Hemland province of Afghanistan
• Dilma Rousseff re-elected as Brazil President for second four-year term
• Former mushroom and poultry farmer Leah Kalanguka crowned as Miss Uganda 2014
• Google CEO Larry Page appointed Sundar Pichai as new Product Chief of Google
• Sania Mirza and Cara Black won doubles title of the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore
• Serena Williams won the Singles title of BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore 2014

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