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World This Week: 5 June-11 June 2017

Jun 12, 2017 15:45 IST

World this week 5 June to 11 June 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.

5 June 2017
• World Environment Day observed with theme ‘Connecting People to Nature’
• Sweden, Bolivia, Ethiopia and Kazakhstan elected to Security Council
• US gives Philippines hundreds of anti-terror weapons
• Nepal, China sign MoU for construction of Budhigandaki Hydropower Project

6 June 2017
• Astronomers discover a giant planet hotter than most stars
• United Nations observes 2017 Russian Language Day
• India to provide $318 million line of credit to Sri Lanka for development of its railway sector
• Mitchell’s book, Who Has Seen the Wind, returned to library after 52 years with apology note

7 June 2017
• Deuba takes oath as Prime Minister of Nepal
• Trump nominates Christopher Wray as new FBI director
• Indian-American among 12 new astronauts chosen by NASA

8 June 2017
• Nepal's first woman Chief Justice Sushila Karki retires
• North Korea launches multiple ground-to-ship missiles, despite UN sanctions
• World Oceans Day 2017 observed globally
• Polish poet Adam Zagajewski wins Spain's Princess of Asturias Award for Literature
• Ex-UN General Assembly President Miguel D’Escoto Brockmann dies
• Muttiah Muralidaran inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame
• French Open: Bopanna-Dabrowski win mixed doubles title
• India, UNOSSC launch partnership fund to promote Sustainable Development Goals

9 June 2017
• May’s future as British PM uncertain as Conservatives lose majority
• India's accession to SCO grouping will strengthen security; SCO Summit calls for united fight against terrorism

10 June 2017
• EU imposes new anti-dumping duties on steel products from China
• French Open 2017: Jelena Ostapenko beats third seeded Simona Halep

11 June 2017
• Theresa May unveils new Cabinet, appoints Damian Green as ‘deputy'
• Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova win 2017 French Open Women's Doubles title
• England beat Venezuela to win FIFA U-20 World Cup for first time
• Rafael Nadal wins 10th French Open Men’s Singles title
• Lewis Hamilton wins Canadian Grand Prix for sixth time

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