June 2012 International News: Current Affairs Study Materials


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Major International Events in June 2012 (Current Affairs)


2012 June world politics and finance news


  • G20 Summit VII, 2012, Los Cabos, Mexico
    The Seventh G20 Summit, 2012, was held in Los Cabos, Mexico. Apart from the host country Mexico, the member countries of G20 are Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, European Union, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Russia, Turkey, United Kingdom, and United States of America (alphabetically).

    So, what were the points of discussion and major decisions in the 7th G20 Summit? The leading countries in the world economy will create employment and business to help the European countries overcome the European Crisis. They will also invest in infrastructure in the developing countries. Both the actions will boost the global economy and cope with the worldwide problems of poverty and unemployment. China's progress in market determined exchange rates was recognized. The next or 8th G20 Summit, 2013, is scheduled in Russia.

  • Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) 2012 Summit, Beijing
    The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) 2012 Summit was held in Beijing, China, where all the six members were present; namely China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan (alphabetically).

  • EU Growth Plan $163 Billion
    France, Germany, Italy and Spain unanimously voted for a growth package worth $163 billion at a key EU summit to come out of the Eurozone crisis and kickstart the economy again.

  • New Statesmen around the World
    Raja Parvez Ashraf was elected as the new Prime Minister of Pakistan, after the Supreme Court ordered to debar the last Pakistani PM, Yousuf Raza Gilani. In Greece, Antonio Samara of the New Democratic Party. Mohammed Morsi of Muslim Brotherhood Party became the new President of Egypt, following Hosni Mubarak.

  • Nobel Peace Prize
    Aung Saan Suu Kyi, chairperson of the National League for Democracy (NLD) in Burma, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. She was house arrested for 15 years, and is one of the most debated over political prisoners of the world.

  • June 2012 International News: Current Affairs study materials
  • India-South Korea For Second Foreign policy
    In a New Delhi conference, India and South Korea agreed to work together in the fields of civil nuclear energy and space research. Korean satellites will henceforth be launched by India.

2012 June world sports, new and current affairs


  • Spain championed UEFA Cup
    Spain beat Italy 4-0 to win UEFA (Union of European Football Associations) Euro 2012 in soccer to grab the title.

  • Tiger Woods won PGA
    The legendary golfer bagged the 73rd PGA Tour Title in June 2012.

  • New Zealand won Azlan Shah Cup
    In the 21st Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey championship held in Malaysia, New Zealand bagged the title defeating Argentina. India came in the third place. United Kingdom's Ashley Jackson was the highest scorer of the tournament, whereas India's Sardar Singh was deemed the best player.


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