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World This Week: 5 May-11 May 2014

May 12, 2014 17:58 IST

To help the aspirants of competitive exams, the Jagranjosh.com provide a segment named World this week. This segment will help the candidates to revise the latest updates of the week.

5 May 2014
• WHO declares outbreak of Polio as World Health Emergency
• Internet to have 3 billion users by end of 2014: ITU report
• Prime Minister of Slovenia resigns
• Royal Navy Submarine Service appoints first female submariners
• US approves Diplomatic Mission for Syrian opposition in Washington

6 May 2014
• New Element 117 named Ununseptium set to join the periodic table
• Waqar Younis appointed as head coach of Pakistan cricket team
• Mark Selby wins World Snooker Championship 2014
• Vikaram Sunderam wins Best Chef in the Mid-Atlantic of James Beard Awards 2014
• Vietnam accuses China to place an oil rig near Paracel island

7 May 2014
• Scientists creates first living Organism that transmits added Letters in DNA
• Kuwait renews crude supply contracts with BPCL    
• Two Indian-Americans Manjusha P. Kulkarni and Ranjana P. selected for Champions of Change
• US to induct Chinese railroad workers into Hall of Honour
• Constitutional Court of Thailand orders PM Yingluck Shinawartra to step down

8 May 2014
• IAA receives International Arch of Europe Award
• Scientist creates First realistic virtual universe called ILLUSTRIS
• O’Sullivan named as Snooker’s Player of the Year
• BHEL commissions Gas Turbine Generating Unit in Oman
• Pakistan test-fires Hataf-III Ghaznavi missile

9 May 2014
• Indian documentary 'Silent Screams' wins three awards at US festival
• Caparo Group wins International Business of the Year award 2014

10 May 2014

• Indian-American Mitul Kadakia wins 2014 Gregory Bradeb Memorial Fellow of the Year Award
• ANC wins the South African Elections for the fifth successive term

11 May 2014
• Chinese premier Li Keqiang official visit to Africa concludes
• 6.5 Million Jobs globally provided by Renewable Energy in 2013: IRENA
• Rafael Nadal wins Madrid Open Title
• Maria Sharapova defeats Simona Halep to win Madrid Open title
• Imperial War Museum of UK launches online database of World War-I
• South Sudan Government and Rebel army sign peace deal

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