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World This Week: 22 May-28 May 2017

May 29, 2017 17:00 IST

World this week 22 May to 28 May 2017provided by Jagranjosh.com is prepared with an intention help the aspirants and students of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events that happened in the week. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

22 May 2017
• International Day for Biological Diversity celebrated worldwide
• New technique to help deaf-blind 'watch' TV
• Dubai police recruits world’s first Robocop
• 3.3-million-year-old fossil reveals origins of the human spine

23 May 2017
• James Bond actor Roger Moore passed away at 89
• World Turtle Day 2017 observed globally
• Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus becomes first African to be elected as WHO Director-General
• First human ancestors came from Europe, not Africa: Study

24 May 2017
• Nepal Prime Minister Prachanda resigns
• Egypt blocks 21 media websites, including Al Jazeera
• Socialist Lenin Moreno sworn in as President of Ecuador
• Ashwin wins International Cricketer of the Year award
• P V Sindhu elected to Badminton World Federation Athletes’ Commission
• ICC Cricket Committee recommends DRS for T20 Internationals
• Manchester United beat Ajax to claim 2016–17 UEFA Europa League title

25 May 2017
• US Senate confirms Indian-American, Amul Thapar to key judicial post
• Sea level rising three times as quickly as they were 25 years ago: Research
• NASA develops technology to help drones land safely during emergency

26 May 2017
• Zbigniew Brzezinski, National Security Adviser to Jimmy Carter, passes away
• Construction begins on world's largest telescope in Chile
• 8 MoUs signed at India-Pacific Islands Sustainable Development Conference

27 May 2017
• Borussia Dortmund beat Frankfurt to lift 2016-17 German Cup
• Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 to win 13th FA Cup
• Paris Saint-Germain lifts French Cup for record 11th time
• Stan Wawrinka beat Mischa Zverev to clinch Geneva Open Men’s Singles title

28 May 2017
• Sebastian Vettel wins 2017 Monaco Grand Prix
• South Korea beat China to win 2017 Sudirman Cup
• US researchers identify new way to slow down cancer cell growth

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