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World This Week: 9 June-15 June 2014

Jun 16, 2014 12:52 IST

World this week brought to you by Jagranjosh.com intends to equip the students and aspirants of various competitive exams with calendar of most important events that has happened in World in the week 9 June – 15 June 2014. It will help them revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

9 June 2014
• 6th International Nuclear Energy Forum ATOMEXPO-2014 held in Moscow
• Wang Yi, the Chinese Foreign Minister, visited India

10 June 2014
• Google purchased Satellite Firm Skybox Imaging for 500 million US dollar
• Emergency declared in Iraq after militants seized Mosul
• Militants belonging to ISIS Group captured Tikrit
• Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict launched in London
• Gary Gilmour, former cricketer of Australia died
• Britain published Europe’s first Modern Slavery Bill to address slavery in 21st century
• Russia in-principle agreed on India's nuclear liability law
• Reuven Ruby Rivlin elected as 10th president of Israel

11 June 2014
• Meiji Holdings Co Ltd of Japan acquired Medreich for 290 million dollar
• World Bank lowered growth forecast for developing world to 4.8 percent
• Uganda's Sam Kahamba Kutesa elected as President for the 69th Session of UNGA

12 June 2014

• IUCN Red List of Threatened Species released
• World Day Against Child Labour observed on 12 June

13 June 2014

• Swraj Paul honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award by a UK-based business association

14 June 2014
• Netherlands won the 2014 edition of Women’s Hockey World Cup
• Indian origin physicist Tejinder Virdee honoured knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II
• World Blood Donor Day observed on 14 June

15 June 2014

• Juan Manuel Santos re-elected as President of Colombia
• Scientists discovered frozen underworld in Greenland

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