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.
• 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.
• Scientists discovered fossilised remains of a large predatory fish.
• NASA Scientists discovered invisible Alien Planet, Kepler 19-C.
• USA declared Indian Mujahideen foreign terrorist organisation.
• Helle Thorning-Schmidt elected Denmark’s first female Prime Minister
• Twenty-Second World Mining Congress and Expo concluded at Istanbul, Turkey.
• India announced recognition for the new regime in Libya.
• 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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