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World This Week: 24 August-30 August 2015

Aug 31, 2015 17:43 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 24 August to 30 August 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

24 August 2015
• Australia-India Education Council (AIEC) meeting concluded in New Delhi
• India, Egypt signed two MoUs to deepen bilateral cooperation
• India, Nepal signed of MoU for construction of Petroleum Products Pipeline
• India, Australia signed MoU on cooperation in fields of education, training and research
• Two Guatemala ministers resigned amidst allegations of import bribery scandal
• Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser retained Women’s 100 meters gold at World Championships in Athletics
• Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara retired from International Cricket
• Study titled the Future of Forests: Emissions from Tropical Deforestation, 2016-2050 released
• Indian-American Vince Chhabria appointed as a full-time federal judge by Obama

25 August 2015
• North, South Korea agreed to defuse military tensions along the border

26 August 2015
• Serbia, Kosovo agreed to implement 2013 Brussels Agreement
• India, Seychelles signed five Agreements/MoUs to improve bilateral relations
• AB de Villiers broke Sourav Ganguly's record of fastest 8000 ODI runs
• Tennis Player Novak Djokovic appointed as Goodwill Ambassador of UNICEF
• Rajendra Singh conferred with 2015 Stockholm Water Prize

27 August 2015

• Usain Bolt won 200 meter title at 2015 World Championships in Athletics in Beijing
• Three Indians named Fellows of American Society for Metals for 2015

28 August 2015
• US designated Aziz Haqqani as global terrorist

29 August 2015
• Ian Bell of England announced retirement from One Day International (ODI) format of cricket

30 August 2015
• USITC extended anti-dumping duty on Indian preserved mushrooms for 5 years
• Ethiopia's Mare Dibaba won women's marathon at World Athletics Championships
• Fifteenth IAAF World Championships in Athletics concluded in Beijing
• Renowned neurologist and author Oliver Wolf Sacks died

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