World This Week: 9 May-15 May 2016

World this week provided by is prepared with an intention help the aspirants and students of various competitive exams.

Created On: May 16, 2016 15:15 ISTModified On: May 25, 2016 15:13 IST

World this week provided by 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 9 May to 15 May 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

9 May 2016
• Obama signs National Bison Legacy Act making Bison the First National Mammal
• Singaporean, Hong Kong terms added to Oxford Dictionary
• Indian-American Revathi Balakrishnan named as 2016 Texas Elementary Teacher of the Year
• Social fridges scheme of Europe adopted by Argentina as poverty rises
• Malaria Vaccine PfSPZ study results show protection for more than 1 year: Researchers
• Michel Platini resigns as UEFA President after ban appeal fails
• Rodrigo "Digong" Duterte wins the Philippines Presidential Election

10 May 2016
• Chaos and Caliphate: Jihadis and the West in the Struggle for the Middle East by Patrick Cockburn
• Stephen Curry named NBA’s Most Valuable Player for second straight year
• Jewish roots of India’s Bene Israel community confirmed: Study
• India and Mauritius signed Protocol to Amend Taxation Methods
• World Migratory Bird Day observed with theme Stop the Illegal Killing, Taking and Trade of Migratory Birds

11 May 2016
• US launched Phase 2 of EPAA missile defence system in Romania
• Italian Parliament approves same-sex civil unions
• Kenya to close Dadaab, world's biggest refugee camp
• World's oldest ground-edge stone axe found in Australia
• Renowned commentator Tony Cozier died
• ICC lifts suspension on Sri Lankan wicket-keeper Kusal Perera
• Charlotte Edwards, England women’s cricket captain, retires from international cricket

12 May 2016
• Indian-American, Manjit Singh, appointed as member of President's Advisory Council on Faith-Based
• The Drowned Detective by Neil Jordan
• India, China, four others sign agreement enabling automatic sharing of country-by-country reporting

13 May 2016
• 2016 Red Flag Aerial combat exercises conclude in Alaska
• Fatma Samoura named first female secretary general of FIFA

14 May 2016
• FIFA appoints Justice Mukul Mudgal as Deputy Chairman of its Governance Committee

15 May 2016
• Indian-American Syamantak Payra wins Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award
• Andre Brahic, discoverer of Neptune's rings, dies
• FC Barcelona wins La Liga Champions Parade 2016
• World’s first robot lawyer ROSS hired by US law firm BakerHostetler
• Australian researchers built world’s first scanning helium microscope
• China launches Yaogan-30 remote sensing satellite
• 2016 International Day of Families observed with theme Families, healthy lives and sustainable future
• Dutchman Max Verstappen became youngest winner of F1 at Spanish Grand Prix
• Indian women win silver medal at 18th Asian Team squash Championships 2016
• Andy Murray beats Novak Djokovic to win first Italian Open title
• Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis clinch 2016 Italian Open title

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