World This Week: 5 December-11 December 2011

Dec 19, 2011 17:12 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.

5 December 2011
•    The one-day global conference in the German city of Bonn on Afghanistan’s future concluded.
•    NASA’s Kepler Mission discovered a Habitable Earth-like Planet, Kepler-22b.

6 December 2011
•    England batsman Alastair Cook received Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) medal from Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace.

7 December 2011

•    The Parliament of Greece approved Austerity budget for 2012.
•    Former Illinois Governor Blagojevich was sentenced to 14 years Imprisonment on Corruption Charges.
•    The Senate of Brazil approved Legislation to Preserve Forests.

8 December 2011
•    Turkey announced a New Set of Sanctions against Syria.

9 December 2011
•    Japan decided to impose a Fresh Round of financial Sanctions against Iran.

10 December 2011
•    Scientists developed land mine technology to help Detect Breast Cancer in 8 Sec. 

11 December 2011
•    The world-renowned cartoonist, Mario Miranda died in Goa.


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