World This Week: 16 January-22 January 2012

Jan 25, 2012 15:23 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.

16 January 2012
•    The fifth edition of the World Future Energy Summit began in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi.

17 January 2012
•    India and China agreed to set up a Working Mechanism on Border Affairs.

18 January 2012
•    Scientists found the Extinct Monkey, the Miller’s Grizzled Langur in Indonesia.

19 January 2012

•    India announced a Substantial Increase in Educational Assistance to Sri Lanka.  

20 January 2012
•    Union Government and World Bank signed an agreement to improve Livelihoods in North East.

21 January 2012
•    Laura Dekker became the Youngest Sailor to Complete a Solo Circumnavigation of the World.

22 January 2012
•    The Arab League in its meeting in Cairo came out with a plan under which President Assad hands over the power to the Vice President and a national unity government is formed within two months. 


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