World This Week: 27 April-3 May 2015

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May 4, 2015 10:43 IST
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World this week provided by 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 27 April to 3 May 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

27 April 2015

• Nursultan A Nazarbayev re-elected as President of Kazakhstan
• Japan and the US revised defence deal after 18 years to deal with growing global security concern
• Omar Hassan al-Bashir won the Presidential election of Sudan
• Singer Jack Ely famous for song Louie Louie passed away
• Raja Rajeswari became the first India-born woman to be sworn in as Judge of New York City
• Baloch nationalist leader Talal Akbar Bugti passed away
• Loretta Lynch sworn in as first black female Attorney General of United States
• Rubella eradicated from North and South America region

28 April 2015
• Sri Lankan Parliament adopted the 19th Amendment to the Constitution
• Venezuela announced to cut working hours to tackle energy crisis
• Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 on the Richter scale jolted Pakistan
• China won the World Team Chess Championship in Tsaghkadzor
• Railways won 5th Senior Men’s National Hockey championship
• Novelist Siddhartha Gigoo won 2015 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for Asia region
• India, Afghanistan released Joint Statement
• China’s NDRC released new action plan One Belt, One Road initiative
• WHO released a report on Economic cost of the health impact of air pollution in European Region
• India, Afghanistan released Joint Statement

29 April 2015
• Japan proposed new JWG on Nuclear deal
• Georgia won Women’s World Team Chess Championship held at Chengdu
• Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud appointed Mohammed bin Nayef as Crown Prince
• World Dance Day observed globally
• Indian Coast Guard (ICG) held Theera Veta defence exercise in Arabian Sea
• Ananda Kumar, Pramod Patil won Whitley Awards for wildlife conservation
• Four Indians to be conferred with 2015 Spring Imperial Decorations of Japan
• Microsoft named its next Web Browser as Edge

30 April 2015
• India, Japan signed Action Agenda for Investment and Trade Promotion
• Argentine parliament passed a law to compensate victims of Jewish centre attack
• Bone relics of Lord Buddha reached Sri Lanka for public viewing
• Argentine Parliament passed a law to compensate victims of Jewish centre attack
• Pakistan court sentenced 10 men to 25 years in jail for attacking Malala Yousafzai
• NASA ended operations of MESSENGER Mission to Mercury

1 May 2015
• Tennis player Rafael Nadal received Golden Medal for Merit in Work of Spain
• Global warming will lead to extinction of 1 in 6 species by end of century: Study

2 May 2015

• Third India-Tunisia Foreign Office Consultations held in Tunis
• Russian ballet legend Maya Plisetskaya died
• 14th Edition of Indo-French Naval Exercise VARUNA 2015 concluded

3 May 2015

• World Press Freedom day observed globally
• Australia announced new punishments for foreigner investors breaking rules on buying property
• Mazen Darwish honoured with 2015 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize
• Michael Blake, Oscar-winning author, passed away
• Lu Ping, Chinese diplomat who oversaw Hong Kong transition, died
• Floyd Mayweather Jr. defeated Manny Pacquiao to win Fight of the Century of Boxing
• Roger Federer won the inaugural Istanbul Open Tennis Men’s Singles Title
• Chelsea won Barclays Premier League 2014-15 title with 1-0 win over Crystal Palace

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