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World This Week: 25 May-31 May 2015

Jun 1, 2015 14:35 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 25 May to 31 May 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

25 May 2015
• India and Vietnam signed Joint Vision Statement on Defence Cooperation 2015-2020
• UAE launched Strategic Framework for its Space Agency
• Switzerland named two Indians under probe in its official gazette
• Kumar Sangakkara named CEAT International Cricketer of the Year 2015
• 2000 year old Water supply system unearthed in Umm Tuba quarter of Israel
• NRI scientist Latha Venkataraman created first single-molecule device
• Eminent American Photographer Mary Ellen Mark passed away
• Tornado struck northern city of Ciudad Acuna in Mexico

26 May 2015
• Department of Homeland Security (DHS) of USA granted work Permit for H-4 visa holders
• NATO launched Arctic Challenge Exercise in the north of Norway, Sweden and Finland
• Forbes released the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women 2015 list
• Trevor Bayliss appointed as head coach of England Cricket Team
• Abraj Kudai, world’s biggest hotel, set to open in Mecca in 2017

27 May 2015

• UNSC adopted resolution on protection of journalists in conflict zones
• US state of Nebraska abolished death penalty
• Seven FIFA Officials arrested on bribery charges in Zurich by Switzerland authorities
• Sevilla FC won Europa League title
• State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015 report released
• Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair resigned as Special Envoy of the Middle East Quartet
• Indian-origin teacher Gurnimrat Nimmy Sidhu named for Oxford University award

28 May 2015
• Nigerian Army launched operations to flush out Boko Haram from Sambisa Forest

29 May 2015

• Sepp Blatter re-elected as FIFA President
• International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers observed across the world
• The China Model: Political Meritocracy and the Limits of Democracy released
• Winner of three Wimbledon titles in a day, Doris Hart, died at 89

30 May 2015
• Yogathon to be hosted in 100 US cities of first International Yoga Day

31 May 2015

• Ex-Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili appointed as Governor of Ukraine's Odessa region
• Barcelona won King's Cup final triumph
• WHO launched campaign against illicit trade of tobacco products on World No Tobacco Day 2015

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