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World This Week: 23 January–29 January 2017

Jan 30, 2017 15:28 IST

World this week provided by Jagranjosh.com is prepared with an intention to help the aspirants and students of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events that happened from 23 January to 29 January 2017. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

23 January 2017
• Indian-origin Mauritius PM Anerood Jugnauth resigns
• Mike Pompeo sworn-in as Director of Central Intelligence Agency
• Tamil Nadu Assembly passes bill replacing ordinance to revive Jallikattu
• US President Donald Trump signs executive order to pull US out of TPP
• Browned toast and potatoes are potential cancer risk: Scientists

24 January 2017
• Nikki Haley confirmed as US envoy to the United Nations
• Japan launches first-ever Military Communications Satellite Kirameki-2
• Cisco Systems agreed to buy AppDynamics for USD 3.7 billion

25 January 2017
• India, UAE signed 14 agreements to boost bilateral relations
• Scientists spot sunspot with centre twice the size of Earth

26 January 2017
• Jamaican men’s 4x100m relay team loses gold medal after teammate found guilty of doping

27 January 2017
• 2016 was the hottest year ever recorded: WMO

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