World This Week: 12 December-18 December 2011

Dec 29, 2011 17:17 IST

A compilation of all the important topics and events of the week is given here. Update your Current Affairs Weekly with our World This Week.

12 December
•    Canada became the first country to formally withdraw from the Kyoto Protocol.
•    Canada barred veiled women from taking oath of citizenship.

13 December
•    Hydrogel developed by researchers that regenerated healthy tissue on damaged skin.

14 December
•    British Scientists developed a technology to produce pocket TV.  

15 December
•    NATO announced the withdrawal of its Iraqi mission by the end of 2011.

16 December
•    The UN Security Council lifted sanctions on Libya’s central bank.
•    Japan declared Fukushima nuclear site finally stablised.

17 December
•    Canada barred veiled women from taking oath of citizenship.

18 December

•    Former Czech President Vaclav Havel who played a Crucial Role in Velvet Revolution died in Prague.
•    Wang Yihan defeated Saina Nehwal in the BWF World Super Series Badminton Championship in China.


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