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World This Week: 8 July-14 July 2013

Jul 19, 2013 16:02 IST

Under the World this Week section, students preparing for the competitive exams will be able to know about the recent happenings of the world. This section allows the students preparing for the competitive exams to get abreast with the everyday happenings of the world. What all is happening across the length and breadth of the world, you will know this section.

8 July 2013
• China’s Ex-Minister sentenced to death for graft and power misuse.
• UN released Millennium Development Goals Report 2013.
• Malaysia withdraw bill allowing unilateral conversion of child.

9 July 2013
• India and Iraq signed a pact to enhance co-operation in energy sector.
• India and Albania signed an Agreement for Avoidance of Double Taxation.
• UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon appointed Abdoulaye Bathily as Deputy Head of UN Mission in Mali.

10 July 2013

• Hazem El-Beblawi named as new Prime Minister of Egypt.
• Japanese Royal Couple, the emperor and empress decided to visit India.
• Salman Khurshid visited Nepal, discussed key bilateral issues with top leaders.

11 July 2013
• India and Tanzania signed Agreements on Bilateral Cooperation in several sectors.
• India agreed to co-operate Mongolia in renewable energy & HR development.
• U.S. Navy landed first unmanned aircraft carrier in Atlantic Ocean.
• President of Portugal approved reshuffled government.

12 July 2013

• France and Switzerland signed New Inheritance Tax Deal.
• India has right to pursue exploration and exploitation work in South China Sea: Vietnam.
• United Nations Secretary General warned Myanmar to end Buddhist attacks on Rohingyas.

13 July 2013
• Veteran actor Pran died due to prolonged illness.
• Typhoon Soulik stuck Taiwan, killed one and injured 21.

14 July 2013

• China cancelled the nuclear processing plant in Guangdong Province.
• People's Democratic Party won the National Assembly Elections in Bhutan.


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