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World This Week: 22 December-28 December 2014

Dec 29, 2014 15:52 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 December to 28 December 2014. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

22 December 2014
• Nicaragua launched construction of an inter-oceanic canal
• Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany agreed to hold new round of peace talks on Ukraine
• 2014 Presidential Elections of Tunisia results declared; Beji Caid Essebsi won the elections
• President of Egypt Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi ratified Electoral Constituencies Laws

23 December 2014
• Russia successfully test-launched Angara-A5 rocket
• Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan finalised creation of Eurasian Economic Union
• China and Nepal signed agreement to expand the use of local currencies for border trade
• Afghanistan and Pakistan agreed to coordinate military operations across the borders
• Taiwan launched its largest Missile Warship Tuo Chiang

24 December 2014

• Ukrainian Parliament adopted Bill to join NATO
• Global Arms Trade Treaty came into force
• Archaeologists discovered Buddhist sculptures and Kushan-era coins in Pakistan

25 December 2014

• World’s smallest hearing aid named Nanoplug developed
• British actor David John Ryall died
• Former England cricketer Geoff Pullar died

26 December 2014

• LSU Researchers discovered new method to convert Carbon Dioxide into Organic Compound
• Rajan Devadas, an acclaimed Indian-American photojournalist died

27 December 2014

• First Municipal Elections in 60 years held in Myanmars

28 December 2014

• US and NATO officially ended combat mission in Afghanistan
• AirAsia flight QZ8501 carrying 162 passengers went missing

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