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World This Week: 28 April-4 May 2014

May 5, 2014 19:05 IST

Jagranjosh.com provides a section named world this week to help the aspirants of competitive exams to revise the latest updates of the past week at a glance. The World this Week provides almost all the important incidences and events of the previous week, which may be asked in any of the exams.

28 April 2014
• EU impose temporary ban on Indian Alphonso mangoes and 4 vegetables
• UN and IOC sign agreement to promote peace and economic development
• Liverpool striker Luis Suarez named as Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year
• Slovakia and Ukraine sign Framework Interconnection Agreement on gas supply
• Philippines and the U.S. sign 10 year long defence pact
• Arch to be built over Chernobyl to safeguard citizens from radioactive dust
• Californian Mite becomes the fastest land animal

29 April 2014
• Scientists develop World's First Solar Jet Fuel
• Wimbledon announces 10.8 percent increase in Prize Money
• For the first time London gets its Web Domain name .London

30 April 2014
• The Indo-French DanSe DialogueS dance festival celebrated across India
• WHO Report: Antimicrobial resistance: global report on surveillance
• UN study titled Violence against women in politics released
• India-made EVMs to be used in Namibia’s Presidential polls

1 May 2014
• Four Indians win Harvard Business School New Venture Competition awards
• Senate Republican block increase in the minimum wage Bill
• World’s highest tunnel for high-speed train opened in China

2 May 2014
• Ranbaxy recalls allergy-relief drug in US due to defective packaging
• US Government appoints Indian-American Jawahar Kaliani to OCC, Department of Treasury
• US Senate confirms Manish Shah as federal judge in Illinois
• US Government announces 1.2 million US dollar aid for Ukrainian Journalist

3 May 2014

• World Press Freedom Day observed across the world

4 May 2014
• Elena Baltacha, the former British Tennis player dies due of liver cancer.

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