International Polity - Current Affairs for March, 2015

International Polity Current Affairs for March, 2015

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▼ Shibuya ward assembly in Japan to issue partnership certificates to same sex couples   [03-30-15]

It became the first-ever district in the country to recognize same-sex partnerships.

▼ Houthi rebels in Yemen grab biggest air base on 25thMarch 2015   [03-30-15]

The rebels took full control of the capital in January, placing the President under house arrest and declaring that a five-member Presidential Council would rule the country.

▼ China and Japan hold first security talks in 4 years on 20thMarch, 2015   [03-29-15]

The world's second and third-largest economies, China and Japan held their first security talks in four years and agreed to keep alive and foster a nascent recovery in bilateral ties plagued by the legacy of Japan's wartime aggression and a territorial dispute.

▼ Benjamin Netanyahu re-elected PM of Israel   [03-28-15]

12th elections for 120-member Israeli Knesst were held on 17 March 2015 and the results were announced on 18 March.

▼ PM Modi hands over homes to Jaffna Tamil residents who became homeless during Civil War in Sri Lanka   [03-28-15]

The houses were built with Indian assistance as part of India's efforts to help in the reconciliation process. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also the second international leader to visit the region after Premier David Cameron in 2013.

▼ 4 agreements signed between India and Sri Lanka on 13thMarch 2015   [03-28-15]

Both the countries have signed four agreements on visa, youth development, customs and building Rabindra Nath Tagore memorial in Sri Lanka.

▼ Egypt to build a capital east of current one   [03-28-15]

The announcement was made at an investment conference that aims to revive the Egyptian economy. The aim was to ease congestion and overpopulation in Cairo over the next 40 years.

▼ David Hale nominated as US ambassador to Pakistan on 11thMarch 2015   [03-28-15]

He has currently been the US ambassador to Lebanon since Aug. 1, 2013. He will succeed Richard Olson, who has been US ambassador in Islamabad since September 2012.

▼ US imposes sanctions on groups creating Ukraine unrest   [03-28-15]

The US Treasury Department released a list on 11th Mar’15 of 14 people, including eight Ukrainian separatists, and two entities, including Russian National Commercial Bank, a Russian bank operating in Crimea, the Black Sea-peninsula Moscow annexed from Ukraine last year.

▼ India inks 5 MoU with Mauritius for bilateral cooperation on 11thMarch 2015   [03-28-15]

The agreements signed included one on Ocean economy which will help utilize the rich marine resources of the Indian Ocean island nation. MoUs for improvement in Sea and Air Transportation Facilities at Agalega Island in Mauritius, boosting the cultural co-operation between the two countries for the next three years, co-operation in the field of Traditional System of Medicine and Homeopathy, and protocol for import of fresh mangoes from India were also signed between the two countries.

▼ Bangladesh expells N. Korean diplomat accused of smuggling gold   [03-28-15]

Bangladeshi customs officers found Son Young Nam, the First Secretary of the North Korean Embassy in Dhaka, trying to smuggle 27 kg of gold into the country on Friday. North Korea is under tight international sanctions that restrict its ability to move money through conventional means.

▼ Keith Vaz, British MP who proposed launch of Mahatma Gandhi's statue at London's Parliament Square   [03-27-15]

People from around the world will be reminded of Mahatma Gandhi's incredible legacy on the 14th March. Keith Vaz is the Britain's longest-serving Indian-origin MP.

▼ Indian officer Arun Singh announced as next ambassador to US   [03-27-15]

At present, Mr Arun Singh is the Indian Ambassador to France. A 1979-batch IFS officer, Mr Singh will be replacing S. Jaishankar, who was appointed as Foreign Secretary on 28th Jan’15.