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World This Week: 12 September-18 September 2011

Sep 20, 2011 16:25 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 September
•    Explosion occurred at the Marcoule nuclear reprocessing plant in southern France resulting in the death of one person and injury of three others.
•    LG ICC Awards 2011 were presented in association with FICA taking into account performances by players and officials in the period between 11 August 2010 to 3 August 2011.
•    Novak Djokovic defeated Nadal to win his first career US Open crown and fourth Grand Slam title.
•    Leila Lopes from Angola crowned Miss Universe in Sau Paulo, Brazil.
•    The head of Libya's National Transitional Council, Mustafa Abdul-Jalil, delivered his first public speech in Tripoli, the capital of Libya.
•    India and Turkey agreed for future cooperation in coal related areas.

13 September
•    Scientists discovered fossilised remains of a large predatory fish.

14 September
•    NASA Scientists discovered invisible Alien Planet, Kepler 19-C.

15 September

•    USA declared Indian Mujahideen foreign terrorist organisation.
•    Helle Thorning-Schmidt elected Denmark’s first female Prime Minister

16 September
•    Twenty-Second World Mining Congress and Expo concluded at Istanbul, Turkey. 

17 September
•    India announced recognition for the new regime in Libya.

18 September
•    Scientists Discovered a Plant in Brazil that Sows its Own Seeds.
•    H M Amla  from South Africa topped the latest ICC Player Rankings for ODI batsmen.
•    63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony was organised at the Nokia Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles, California.

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