INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS


Monthly “INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS” Current Affairs April 2016 pdf like pocket points.
New case of Ebola confirmed in Liberia
European bank to loan Lucknow Metro 3.5k crore
India, Lanka sign MoU to supply 150 boats to Mullaitivu fishermen
North Korea blocks Facebook, Twitter and YouTube
Ebola threat comes to an end in West Africa
France operation ‘Sangaris’ comes to an end in CAR
ICCR to set up first Indian Chair in Arab world at Cairo
S&P downgrades China rating outlook to negative
Saudi Arabia, US impose joint sanctions against LeT
Myanmar Upper House passes Bill giving more powers to Aung San Suu Kyi
PM Modi discusses bilateral links with Justin Trudeau
Greece passes asylum law needed for migrant deal
Gen Tran Dai Quang sworn in as Vietnam President
World’s largest oil firm Aramco to invest in India
China surpasses US in new patent filings: Report
Federal Communications Commission to provide internet access subsidy for poor
World’s first public dengue vaccination programme launched in Philippines
Panama paper leak triggers tax evasion probes across the globe
UN Agencies publicized “Global Report on Urban Health”
Dubai to deploy drones to catch people littering
Iceland’s PM resigns over Panama Papers row
American becomes Japan’s 1st paid foreign ninja
Myanmar Parliament approved Bill to grant PM-like role to Aung San Suu Kyi
US Senate unanimously approves Defend Trade Secrets Bill
China bans most imports of North Korean goods over nuclear, missile tests
UN chief praises Indian peacekeepers’ commitment, discipline
Bernie Sanders, Ted Cruz win Wisconsin presidential primaries
Myanmar Parliament approves new post for Suu Kyi
South Africa Prez Zuma survives impeachment vote
Libyan self-declared government steps down
Tigers declared functionally extinct in Cambodia
UNESCO adopted two new recommendations on Education and Training
SIPRI released Trends in world military expenditure, 2015 report
International Conference on Zero held in Paris
WHO released Global Report on Diabetes
Union Cabinet approved Funding of exports to Iran through Export Development Fund of Exim Bank
China, Pakistan sign deals worth $2 billion
Bronze bust of Aryabhatta unveiled at UNESCO Headquarters
First Zika Virus cases confirmed in Saint Lucia
Some Panama Papers firms named after Bond films
Panama Papers: Argentina President Mauricio Macri faces probe
San Francisco mandates paid paternity leave
Armenia and Azerbaijan declare ceasefire
Shakespeare’s First Folio discovered on Scottish island
Saudi Arabia, Egypt to build bridge across Red Sea
North Korea says it has successfully tested long-range rocket engine
China offers Sri Lanka 500 million Yuan
John Kerry visits Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi
William, Kate pay tributes to 26/11 victims
$200 mn agreement was signed to study TAPI Project
John Kerry makes sudden visit to Afghanistan
Prince William to play charity match in Mumbai
French lawmakers passed a bill banning paying for sex
Japan plans to test fingerprints as currency
Foreign Ministers of G-7 countries begin meeting in Hiroshima today
U.S. Navy leading 30-nation maritime exercise across Middle Eastern waters
Austria considering law to seize Hitler’s home
Iran unveiled S-300 Missile System parts at Army Parade
World Bank Group to Invest 2.5 Billion US Dollars in Education Projects benefiting Adolescent Girls
World Development Indicators 2016 released
Sri Lanka to sign MoU with Japan, India for collaboration in Science & Technology
International Defence Expo opens in Malaysia
Ethiopia declares two days of National Mourning
France seeks to extend Emergency till July
Russia, Ukraine agree on prisoner swap
US Chief Justice John Roberts sign language as deaf lawyers sworn in
US President Barack Obama has nominated Indian-American Geeta Pasi as the country’s next envoy to Chad
Panama Papers: India to attend OECD meet in Paris
Pakistan, China launch joint air force training exercise Shaheen 5
Polio can be eradicated in 12 months: WHO
China’s GDP to decline to 6.7% this year: World Bank
Russia sent 1st part of air defense system: Iran
Women of Chinese tribe mark annual hair festival
Obama to designate monument honouring Women’s equality
G7 Foreign Ministers’ meet ends in Hiroshima
Fitch expects India to be on top of global ladder by expanding 7.7% in current fiscal
UNICEF signs MoU with Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management
India, US agree for logistics exchange to enhance military cooperation
India, US agree on 2 new ‘pathfinder’ projects
Royal Mail of British issued set of stamps to mark 400th death anniversary of William Shakespeare
Japan to get world’s first invisible train
India ranks 44 in 2016 Global Connectivity Index, Digital India seen as driver of growth
South Pacific Island Nation Nauru becomes 189th member of IMF, World Bank
India, South Korea sign pact for developing ports
6.8 magnitude earthquakes in Myanmar, strong tremors felt in Kolkata, Delhi
MoU between India and Bangladesh on cooperation in the field of Fisheries
South Korea’s opposition party wins general election
Germany unveils new laws for refugees
Iran ends deal for clearing oil dues in rupees
El Salvador declares water shortage emergency for first time ever
Powerful quake hits off Vanuatu
India, US to collaborate on tackling offshore tax evasion
China posts weakest quarterly growth in 7 years
US, Philippines jointly patrol South China sea
Brazil Supreme Court rejects President plea to halt impeachment
Fairness for Children report released by UNICEF
Trump’s firm to build office tower in Gurgaon
Russian jets simulate attack passes in Baltic
G20 seeks crackdown on tax havens, shell firms
India’s growth may not be felt past South Asia: IMF
Death toll in earthquake in southern Japanese city of Kumamoto rises to 20
US jury slaps $940 million fine on 2 Tata Group firms
Iran seeks access to its $100 billion held abroad
European Parliament cleared joint system for sharing air passenger data to fight terror
Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan sign Letter of Intent
7.8-magnitude earthquake hits Ecuador, at least 77 killed
Cuban President Raul Castro proposes age limit for leaders
Netherlands asks Bihar CM Nitish to preserve Patna Collectorate
France President Francois Hollande promises €100 million to Lebanon
Pope Francis takes 12 Muslim refugees to Vatican
World’s 1st legal Pastafarian wedding concludes
Indian School of Business, Singapore Management University ink MoU
Denmark best country to raise children: Reports
International Monetary Fund asks nations to stop competitive devaluation
Brazil President Dilma Rousseff loses crucial impeachment vote in Congress
14th meeting of Foreign Ministers of Russia, India and China held in Moscow
13th Islamic Summit Conference concluded in Istanbul
First-ever Investment Framework for Nutrition and Call for Immediate Action launched by global leaders
World Bank, UNICEF established alliance to promote Early Childhood Development programme
European Union approves anti-terror plan to collect air passenger information
India, Afghanistan and Iran finalize draft of Chabahar Trilateral Agreement
India, China Move Closer On Military Hotline Proposal
Ecuador quake toll climbs over 400, damage put at billions of dollars
China, Sri Lanka to redefine Colombo Port City project
Dubai to build tower taller than BurjKhalifa
India offers $20 billion investment in Iran
Pakistan Navy successfully test-fires shore-based anti-ship missile
Chinese researchers introduce Graphene based all-weather solar cell
Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom to hold talks with PM Modi to boost bilateral co-operation
Prince William, Kate to attend Young Entrepreneurs Event in Mumbai
Ukraine Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk to resign, blaming politicians failure to enact real changes
World tiger count rises for 1st time in 100 yrs
India ranked 133rd in 2016 World Press Freedom Index, Index has been topped by Finland followed by the Netherlands, Norway, Denmark and New Zealand
Argentina sells bonds for first time in 15 Years
Europe becomes world’s first region to end malaria: WHO
Satellite to monitor China-Pakistan Economic Corridor projects to launch in 2018
China says population has reached 1.373 billion
United States President Barack Obama meets Saudi King with Iran on agenda