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World This Week: 26 June-2 July 2017

Jul 3, 2017 15:15 IST

World this week 26 June to 2 July 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.

26 June 2017
• International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking 2017 observed
• US declares Pakistan-based Hizbul chief Syed Salahuddin as global terrorist
• Romanian President appoints Mihai Tudose as Prime Minister
• The United States and India released a joint statement: Prosperity through Partnership
• China's fastest bullet train makes its debut run

27 June 2017
• Sharjah named World Book Capital 2019 by UNESCO
• World's first ATM celebrates its 50th birthday
• Lasith Malinga gets one-year ban, fined for media remarks
• India-Netherlands Joint Communique issued during PM Modi’s visit

28 June 2017
• Chinese Navy launches biggest new generation destroyer
• Indian-American Krishna R Urs appointed as US Ambassador to Peru
• Trump’s travel ban: Visa applicants from these 6 Muslim nations require close family ties in US

29 June 2017
• International Day of the Tropics 2017 observed globally
• Nearly one-fifth of world’s population to become refugees by 2100: Study
• Indians' money in Swiss banks down to CHF 676 mn: Switzerlands central bank data
• 5.6 million Children at risk of waterborne diseases as rainy season hits communities affected by Lake Chad crisis
• German Parliament approves same-sex marriage
• Scientists develop world's sharpest laser with a linewidth of only 10 mHz

30 June 2017
• World poverty could be cut in half if all adults completed secondary education: UNESCO
• Indian-origin boy Arnav Sharma gets 162 IQ points, more than Einstein and Hawking
• British PM Theresa May wins confidence vote in parliament
• Germany to impose €50 million fine on Facebook and Twitter over hate speech

1 July 2017
• International Day of Cooperatives 2017 observed
• China unearths the oldest mummy on Silk Road
• Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor sworn in as Chief Executive of Hong Kong
• Karolina Pliskova wins Eastbourne International Women’s Singles title
• Novak Djokovic clinches Eastbourne International Men’s Singles title

2 July 2017
• President Bashar Assad appears on Syrian Lira for first time
• Germany beats Chile to win 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup
• 999: The world's oldest emergency services phone number marks 80th anniversary

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