World Weekly Current Affair : 16 January–22 January 2017
World weekly current affairs provided by TET Success Key is prepared with an intention help the aspirants and students of various competitive exams. This segment provides almost all important events that have happened in World in the week 16 January–22 January 2017 . It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.
16 January 2017 • Oxfam released report titled An economy for the 99 per cent • Jacob Polley wins 2016 T S Eliot Prize for Poetry • India, Mauritius signed MoU for cooperation in the cooperative sector • India becomes Associate Member State of CERN • Eugene Cernan, last man to walk on Moon, passes away
17 January 2017 • Antonio Tajani is new President of European Parliament • 30 more countries expressed interest in joining AIIB
18 January 2017 • Silicon identified as ‘missing element’ in Earth’s core • Priyanka Chopra wins People's Choice Awards for Favourite Dramatic TV Actress • NASA approves mission to explore iron-rich asteroid 16 Psyche • Scientists named 3 diseases that could cause next global health emergency
19 January 2017 • Adama Barrow sworn-in as President of Gambia in Senegal • Primates facing extinction crisis: Study • St Petersburg unveils logo for UEFA Euro Cup 2020
20 January 2017 • Donald Trump sworn-in as 45th US President • WEF, UCSB partnered to protect world’s USD 2.5 trillion ocean economy
22 January 2017 • Nepal launches 10-year-plan to cut reliance on vegetable imports from India • Israel approved building permits for 566 settler homes in East Jerusalem