INTERNATIONAL


Monthly Current Affairs June 2016 “ INTERNATIONAL  AFFAIRS – 2” key points to Remember.
Philippine parliament declared Rodrigo Digong Duterte to be president-elect
Indian Air Force Participation in Exercise Desert Eagle II at UAE
Jordan’s King Abdullah dissolves parliament
World’s longest rail tunnel to be inaugurated in Switzerland
UNICEF to expedite operations in Greece to support migrant children
India, USA ink deal to exchange terrorist info
India, Qatar MoU on tourism approved by Union Cabinet
Canada to enforce plain cigarette packaging
France opens its first wine theme park
India, US sign MoU on energy security, climate
German Parliament passes Resolution recognising Massacre of Armenians as Genocide
Asia’s largest annual security forum opens in Singapore
German Parliament passes Resolution recognising Massacre of Armenians as Genocide
Sweden best country in the world, India ranks 70th
India, Tunisia sign MoUs for co-operation in IT, handicrafts sector
France declares flood emergency after River Seine burst its banks
China to participate in US-hosted naval drill
Environmental crime 4th biggest global crime: UN
Switzerland holds first ever vote on basic income
India-Qatar to combat terror finance, Hawala
6.3-magnitude earthquake rocks Maluku Islands in Indonesia
Belgian city to get pipeline for beer
Pope’s new law to deal with paedophile priests
Norway to ban petrol and diesel cars by 2025
World’s biggest cruise ship docks in Barcelona
Hillary Clinton secures Democratic presidential nomination
Saudi plans to triple non-oil revenue in 5 years
Thailand becomes first Asian country to eliminate mother to child HIV
France to launch terror alert mobile app today
UN welcomes Indo-US commitment to join Paris agreement
India to open new consulate in Seattle
Turkey’s president lifts lawmakers’ immunity
China disapproves anti-dumping probe on steel
‘India joins 5 nations to tackle tax evasion’
Peru election: Pedro Pablo Kuczynski wins majority of votes
NATO launches biggest ever Joint Military Exercise Anaconda-16 in Poland
Russia unveils indigenous passenger plane
India-US ink six agreements
Pakistan tops in 2016 Malware Infection Index
India ranked 141 out of 163 countries on 2016 Global Peace Index
Indo-US-Japan naval exercise starts in Western Pacific
Obama gives US military broader role in Afghan
China Is The Biggest And Best ‘Abuser’: Donald Trump
China, Nepal connected with optical fibre link
IEP released the 2016 Global Peace Index, India ranks 141
Norway becomes first country to prohibit deforestation
China launches 23rd BeiDou Navigation Satellite
China’s crude oil output drops by most in 15 yrs
India, EFTA agree to address issues to resume FTA talks
The Rise of Environmental Crime Report released by UNEP and INTERPOL
US reopens Gambia embassy after guards return
World’s first vaccine developed against “tampon disease”
Israel elected as Chair of a permanent committee of UN for the first time
Joint Naval Exercise Malabar 2016 begins
China bans exports to NKorea with possible military use
France creates meteor-tracking camera network
Congressional resolution introduced backing India’s UNSC bid
India-Bangladesh transit facility becomes operational
North Korea Ryugyong Hotel is world’s tallest unoccupied building
France formally ratifies Paris climate accord
US: Philadelphia introduces soda tax to fight obesity
India, Bangladesh launch transhipment facility
North America to have its first sanctuary for dolphins
Arktika, the most powerful nuclear icebreaker launched by Russia
First Chinese Disneyland opens in Shanghai
Dow 1st foreign firm to get Saudi trade licence
India, South Korea launch platform to promote investments
India, Thailand to up defence cooperation
Rio declares financial emergency, requests funding for Olympics
Thailand PM visited Mahabodhi temple in Bihar
Eurozone approves €7.5 bn in funds for Greece
California becomes world’s sixth-largest economy
Iran, US aerospace giant Boeing reach deal on purchase of 100 planes
Canada’s parliament passes bill on medically assisted death for terminally ill people
New York State Senate passes anti-Airbnb bill
Niue’s currency coins have cartoon characters
India-UAE to form joint parliamentary panel
Martian crater named after Nepal quake-hit village Langtang
India, Thailand signed 2 agreements on cooperation in culture and education sectors
Russia signs deal to build Hyperloop in Moscow
Chinese Prez, PM Modi to meet on sidelines of SCO summit in Tashkent
India, Switzerland sign MoU to establish cooperation in skill development
US to host pledging conference for Iraq
EU reached agreement on new border force to tackle migrant crisis
Ikea to open furniture museum in Sweden
Hong Kong most expensive city for expats
Britain votes to leave the European Union
British PM David Cameron announces resignation
SCO summit 2016 begins in Tashkent, Uzbekistan
India, Switzerland ink MoU to enhance cooperation in skill development
China launches its 1st dark sky reserve in Tibet
Sweden opens its first ever electric road
Colombia government, FARC rebels sign ceasefire
Sri Lankan Parliament passes Right to Information bill with amendments
Bangladesh becomes one of the 1st nations to secure loan from China-led AIIB
Gudni Johannesson claims victory in Iceland Presidential election
Panama to open its renovated canal
US to lift ban on transgenders in military
World’s tallest and longest tunnel slide opens
India, Uzbekistan to up security cooperation
China sets up first dark sky reserve in Tibet to limit light pollution
India Deserves to be in NSG, the US Will Work for it: Envoy
Mahashangarh declared as the SAARC cultural capital for 2016-17
Russia, China approve business initiatives worth $50bn during Putin visit
India joins Missile Technology Control Regime
Brexit won’t affect border deal with UK: France
Myanmar torches drugs worth $57 million
India ranks low at 105th on human capital index, Finland tops
IMF clears payment of $500 million to Pakistan
An expanded Panama Canal opens for giant ships
Israel and Turkey end six-year standoff
Italy and Netherlands to share Security Council seat in a ‘show of unity’
Ethiopia, Bolivia, Sweden elected non-permanent UNSC members
Asia’s cleanest village is in Meghalaya
Sweden inaugurates world’s first electric road
US, Canada, Mexico to commit 50% clean energy by 2025
India up 19 Rank in Logistic Performance
Union Cabinet approves MoU between India and Tanzania
BRICS Youth Summit to be held in Guwahati from July 1-3
Duterte, ‘the punisher’, sworn in as Philippines’ president