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8 August 2011
• Australian Nancy Wake, who worked as a spy and had gone on to become the Allies’ most decorated servicewomen for her role in the French resistance during World War II, died.
• Lobsang Sangay Took Oath as the Kalon Tripa of Tibetans in Exile.
9 August 2011
• A Probe launched by ISAF to determine the cause of the chopper crash in Afghanistan.
10 August 2011
• India's under-16 football team coached by India coach Thomas Joseph was defeated by Pakistan 1-2 in the title clash of the SAFF Championship.
• China Launched its First Aircraft Carrier on Maiden Sea Trial.
11 August 2011
• Russia defeated top-ranked Argentina to win the FIVB World junior volleyball title in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
• Palaeontologists found the fossilized remains of a giant bird that lived in Central Asia.
12 August 2011
• Scientists developed cells that can destroy leukemia within three weeks.
13 August 2011
• Astronomers discovered that the planet named TrES-2b is blacker than coal or any planet or moon in our solar system.
14 August 2011
• Novak Djokovic defeated American Mardy Fish to win the Montreal Masters
• In Afghanistan, sixteen people killed as militants storm the provincial Governor's compound in Parwan.
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