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World This Week: 3 July to 9 July 2017

Jul 14, 2017 15:33 IST

World this week 3 July to 9 July 2017provided by Jagranjosh.com is prepared with an intention help the aspirants and students of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events that happened in the week. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

3 July
• Google Doodle Celebrates 140 years of Wimbledon Championship
• India asserts that admission by Syed Salahuddin is another proof of Pakistan's policy of cross-border terrorism
• Former French judge Catherine Marchi-Uhel to lead UN Syria war crimes probe

4 July
• NASA developing first planetary defence mechanism
• Indian-Americans Shantanu Narayen and Vivek Murthy to be honoured with Great Immigrants Award
• French PM Edouard Philippe wins overwhelming majority in Parliament
• India, Israel resolves to fight menace of terrorism and radicalism
• New Israeli Crysanthumum flower named after Prime Minister Narendra Modi
• Jurassic-era crocodile with T-rex teeth discovered in Madagascar
• Volkswagen returns to Iranian market after 17-year absence

5 July
• Beijing Declaration on Education adopted
• World's most detailed scan of the brain's internal wiring produced
• Environment Minister launches plantation drive to mark Van Mahotsav
• Xiaomi to acquire key Nokia patents
• Italy passes bill making ‘Torture’ crime under national law
• India, Israel signed seven Agreements including National Campaign for Water Conservation in India

6 July
• SpaceX successfully launches heavy communications satellite Intelsat 35e
• One of the largest icebergs ever is about to break off Antarctica
• Historic Centre of Vienna inscribed on List of World Heritage in Danger
• United Nations set to adopt treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons
• Saima Wazed Hossain appointed as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Autism in South Asia

7 July
• UNESCO declares West Bank city of Hebron as World Heritage Site in Danger
• UNESCO omits Great Barrier Reef from List of World Heritage in Danger
• Refugee and migrant flows from Libya to Europe on the rise: UNHCR
• G20 countries leaders agree for action, targeted exchange of information on terrorism
• PM Modi raises issues of terrorism, climate change at BRICS Leaders' Informal Meeting in Hamburg

8 July
• 122 countries adopted global treaty banning nuclear weapons
• Cambodia’s Sambor Prei Kuk temple zone gets UNESCO World Heritage Status
• Place that found mentions in Wordsworth's poems is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site

9 July
• Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas wins 2017 Austrian Grand Prix
• Brazil's Valongo Wharf Archaeological Site added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List
• Mars soil may be toxic to alien life: Study
• Okinoshima, Japan’s men-only island, gains UNESCO World Heritage tag
• Afghanistan batsman Shafiqullah Shafaq scores double century in T20 game

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