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World This Week: 4 May-10 May 2015

May 11, 2015 16:12 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 4 May to 10 May 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

4 May 2015
• French magazine Charlie Hebdo presented with Freedom of Expression Courage Award 2015

5 May 2015
• French Parliament approved Surveillance Law to prevent terrorist attack
• World Asthma Day 2015 observed with theme You Can Control Your Asthma
• Oscar Holderer, the US moon rocket expert, died

6 May 2015
• Philippines and Japan coast guards held anti-piracy drills in Manila Bay
• India, Iran signed inter-Governmental MoU for development of Chabahar Port
• Forbes released Global 2000 Companies list
• Canadian House of Commons approved Anti-Terror Act, 2015
• Save the Children released 16th annual State of the World’s Mothers (SOWM) report

7 May  2015
• Nepal Rastra Bank to provide interest-free loans for rebuilding houses
• 17th Century Scottish pirate captain William Kidd treasure found in Madagascar
• Singapore PM Lee opened first museum Indian Heritage Centre in Little India

8 May 2015
• North Korea successfully test-fired Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile
• India, Russia signed 11 MoIs for Higher Academic Cooperation
• UK General election 2015: Conservative Party won majority by securing 331 seats

9 May 2015
• Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic won the women’s singles title of Madrid Tennis Open
• Hollywood actress Elizabeth Wilson passed away

10 May 2015
• Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany won Spanish Grand Prix of Formula One
• Andy Murray of Britain won the men’s singles title of Madrid Tennis Open
• Rohan Bopanna, Florin Mergea won Men’s Doubles title of Madrid Tennis Open
• President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated Namaste Russia festival in Moscow

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