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World This Week: 8 September-14 September 2014

Sep 15, 2014 13:32 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 September to 14 September 2014. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

8 September 2014
• Chinese Army stopped water supply for Indians from T-Point in Demchock, Ladakh
• Fertile Crescent under threat from violent turmoil in the Middle East
• Al–Khansaa brigade: Women force of ISIS
• World Literacy Day observed across the world
• India and Germany agreed to cooperate in skill development and solid waste management
• First evidence for water ice clouds found outside Solar System
• Massive 100 million year old ancient extinct volcano discovered beneath Pacific Ocean
• Bharti Airtel announced agreement with Eaton Towers to divest 3500 towers in Africa
• Cipla announced commercial tie-up with UK firm S&D Pharma
• Electrolux agreed to buy GE Appliances for 3.3 billion US dollars

9 September 2014
• Legendary Nazrul singer Firoza Begum Died
• International Labour Organisation released a report titled G20 labour markets: Outlook
• 1846 Northwest Passage expedition ship found in Canadian Arctic
• India and Bangladesh signed MoU in the field of traditional medicines
• ICC suspended Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal for illegal bowling action
• IOC and Interpol meet to combat match fixing & illegal betting
• Apple Inc launched iWatch designed to work with iPhone 6
• Intel launched new range of Processors Xeon E5-v3 for Data Centres

10 September 2014
• WHO honoured Bangladesh and Timor-Leste for Excellence in Public Health
• James Bond villain Richard Kiel died
• JNRA gave safety approval to restart two reactors of Sendai nuclear plant
• Report titled Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion 2014 released by UNEP and WMO

11 September 2014
• Russian hackers leaked around five million Gmail passwords
• Skeleton of giant water-living Dinosaur unveiled in Morocco
• Barack Obama authorised air strikes against ISIS militants in Syria
• 45 Fijian UN peacekeepers released in Syria
• BlackBerry acquired UK mobile technology start-up Movirtu

12 September 2014

• EU imposed new economic sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
• Solar power technology Electrodialysis unveiled in India to desalinate water

13 September 2014
• ISIS beheaded British Citizen, David Haines; David Cameron vows to hunt down killers
• SBI celebrated 150 years of its operations in Sri Lanka

14 September 2014
• USA won FIBA Basketball World Cup 2014
• Hurricane Odile hit Mexico's Baja California resort

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