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World This Week: 22 August-28 August 2016

Aug 29, 2016 15:10 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 22 August to 28 August 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

22 August 2016
• India wins four-match Test Series against West Indies, 2-0
• India, Germany sign agreement on vocational training
• Singapore’s longest serving president Sellapan Ramanathan died
• Sania Mirza becomes World No 1 in ATP Women’s Doubles Tennis rankings

23 August 2016
• International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition observed globally
• New World Wealth Report 2016 released: India stood at 7th position among 10 wealthiest countries
• US Postal Service honors Diwali Festival with a Forever Stamp
• Forbes releases list of The World's Highest-Paid Actresses 2016

24 August 2016
• Colombian government & rebel group FARC sign historic peace accord
• Forbes releases Sixth Annual List of The World's Most Innovative Companies 2016
• Humans have been causing global warming for almost two centuries: Study

25 August 2016
• Thongchai Jaidee becomes Asian Tour Golfer for July 2016
• Cristiano Ronaldo wins UEFA Best Player in Europe award
• World’s first self-driving taxis launched in Singapore
• Sri Lankan cricketer Tillakaratne Dilshan announced retirement from International Cricket
• UNU-EHS releases World Risk Report 2016: India ranked 77th in World Disaster Risk Index

26 August 2016
• Philippine government, communist rebels sign ceasefire deal
• New species of Pterosaur from early Jurassic Era discovered in Patagonia

27 August 2016
• US President Obama expands world's largest protected marine area off Hawaii

28 August 2016
• Sania Mirza, Monica Niculescu won Connecticut Open doubles title
• Nico Rosberg wins 2016 Belgian Grand Prix
• India, Myanmar signed four agreements to boost bilateral cooperation

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