World This Week: 4 February–10 February 2013

Feb 12, 2013 17:05 IST

World this week section will allow the students preparing for the competitive exams to understand about the events which took place around the world in this week. This section enables you to understand in brief, what all happened in the world throughout this week. By reading this section, you can get a quick recap of the important international events across the world.

4 February 2013
• Mo Yan and Jackie Chan selected as members of Chinese parliament.

5 February 2013
• Allan Border Medal 2013: Michael Clarke won the medal fourth time.
• World Cancer Day observed across the world.

6 February 2013
• United States of America filed a civil lawsuit against Standard and Poor's.
• India and Austria signed a Social Security Pact.

7 February 2013
• Ahmadinejad is the first Iranian President to visit Egypt since 1979 Islamic Revolution.
• Pakistan approved the deal which handed over Gwadar Port to China.

8 February 2013
• Presidential Election in Maldives scheduled in September 2013.
• World’s largest prime number discovered; contains 17 million digits.

9 February 2013
• Shaukat Ullah took oath as Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

10 February 2013
• Tunisian president's party withdrew from coalition.