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World This Week: 29 December-4 January 2015

Jan 5, 2015 17:55 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 29 December 2014 to 4 January 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

29 December 2014

• Tropical storm Jangmi struck Philippines
• Greece Parliament failed to elect President leading to General Elections in January 2015
• India became second largest foreign trading partner of Dubai after China

30 December 2014
• AirAsia plane QZ8501 debris, bodies found floating in Java Sea
• UNSC rejected resolution demanding end to Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories by 2017
• Venezuela entered recession with inflation at 63 percent
• World's smallest goanna lizard species discovered in Australia

31 December 2014
• Beji Caid Essebsi sworn in as President of Tunisia

1 January 2015
• Indians awarded with Queen’s New Year Honours 2015
• Mario Matthew Cuomo, former New York Governor, died at 82

2 January 2015
• Jaffna-Kankasanthurai rail track restored by IRCON in North Sri Lanka inaugurated
• Jiaolong, the Chinese deep sea submersible, began exploration in Indian Ocean
• American country music singer Little Jimmy Dickens died at 94

3 January 2015

• Israel stopped transfer of tax collected from Palestinians to Palestinian Authority Government
• Sri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara became fastest to score 12000 Test runs

4 January 2015
• Andy Murray won ATP World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi
• China launched official website for military weapons procurement
• Veteran Chinese sports administrator He Zhenliang died
• New Jersey to host International Hindi Conference in April 2015

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