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World This Week: 8 August-14 August 2016

Aug 19, 2016 18:44 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 8 August to 14 August 2016.

It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

8 August 2016

• Australia wins gold in first-ever Olympic Women's Rugby Sevens Championship

• Swimmer Katie Ledecky sets world record to win gold in 400m freestyle

9 August 2016

• International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples observed with theme Right to Education

• American swimmer Michael Phelps wins his 21st Olympic Gold Medal

• Russia, Turkey agrees to restore ties after diplomatic rift

10 August 2016

• China launches Gaofen-3 Satellite to get accurate images of earth

• Kazakhstan’s Dmitriy Balandin wins men's 200m breaststroke at Rio Olympics

• World Bio-Fuel Day observed

11 August 2016

• Michael Phelps becomes first swimmer to win four consecutive golds in same event

• China’s Ma Long becomes fifth male Grand Slam winner at Rio Olympics

12 August 2016

• Legendary Pakistani cricketer Hanif Mohammad passes away

• International Youth Day celebrated

14 August 2016

• Usain Bolt wins gold in men's 100 meters in Rio Olympics

• Andy Murray of Great Britain won gold in Rio 2016 Olympic Games

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