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World This Week: 26 May-1 June 2014

Jun 2, 2014 15:15 IST

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26 May 2014
• Ahmed Maitiq sworn-in as the new Prime Minister of Libya
• 8th European Parliamentary Election 2014
• Royal Thai Army announced military coup in Thailand
• NASA developed high-tech cages to carry rodents to ISS

27 May 2014
• European Drug Report 2014: Trends and developments released
• US President announced to keep US troops in Afghanistan till 2016
• Brazil announced measures to make FIFA World Cup 2014 eco-friendly
• Brazuca balls to be used in FIFA World Cup 2014 to have six in-built HD cameras

28 May 2014
• Exhibition on 100 years of World War I started in Berlin
• Azlan Shah-The Father of Malaysian hockey died at 86
• Maya Angelou, the American author and poet died

29 May 2014
• Two Indian-Americans Sriram and Ansun jointly won the Scripps National Spelling Bee
• 8 Indian Soldiers posthumously awarded with prestigious Dag Hammarskjold Medal of UN
• International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers observed across the world
• Google gave Europeans right to be forgotten

30 May 2014

• Ecuador court sentenced former President to jail for embezzlement
• US deployed two Global Hawk drones on Misawa airbase in Northern Japan
• Space X unveiled Dragon V2 Capsule to take Astronauts to Low-Earth Orbit

31 May 2014
• Peter Mutharika sworn-in as President of Malawi

1 June 2014
• US Prisoner of War in Afghanistan Bowe Bergdahl freed in swap deal with Taliban
• Salvador Sanchez Ceren sworn-in as the President of El Salvador

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