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World This Week: 26 September - 2 October 2016

Oct 7, 2016 17:20 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 26 September to 2 October 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

26 September

International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons observed
NASA spots possible Water Plumes Erupting on Jupiter's Moon Europa

27 September

Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017 released by World Economic Forum; India moves to 39th spot
World Bank reappoints Jim Yong Kim for second term as President
US appoints Jeffrey DeLaurentis as first Cuban Ambassador in 55 years
92 percent of world’s population is breathing unhealthy air: WHO
WHO declares Region of the Americas as Measles free
Cuba and Russia sign agreement on Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation
World's first baby born from new procedure using DNA of three people
Renowned Bangla writer Syed Shamsul Haq passes away

28 September

Shimon Peres, former Prime Minister of Israel, dies
World Rabies Day observed with theme Rabies: Educate. Vaccinate. Eliminate.
Former Australian cricketer Max Walker passes away

29 September

World Maritime Day observed with theme Shipping: Indispensable to the World

30 September

Four SAARC member countries including India decided to boycott the Summit in Islamabad
International Translation Day observed across the world
China blocks tributary of Brahmaputra in Tibet

1 October

International Day of Older Persons 2016 observed across the world
Indian-origin Kiara Nirghin wins Google Science Fair prize 2016

2 October

International Day of Non-Violence observed across the world
Daniel Ricciardo wins 2016 Malaysian Grand Prix
Colombian voters rejected FARC peace plan in a referendum

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