Current Affairs International 04-05-06-07 October 2017

1. World Teachers- Day is observed on 5 October.
2. The World Space Week is organized from 4th to 10th October.
3. Soumya Swaminathan has been appointed as one of two Deputy Directors General the World Health Organization (WHO).
4. Vice-Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi has been appointed as the new Chief of Naval Staff of Pakistan.
5. Ukhnaa Khurelsukh has been elected as the new Prime Minister of Mongolia.
6. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017 to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson "for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution".
7. Kazuo Ishiguro has been awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature.
8. India will be the guest country in the upcoming gathering of the World Government Summit.
9. Russia has launched the world's largest nuclear-powered icebreaker ship in a bid to expand its strategic presence in the resource-rich, terrain of the Arctic.
10. The Queen's Baton for the 2018 Commonwealth Games has arrived in New Delhi, India.
11. Australian fast bowler John Hastings has declared his retirement from Test Match and ODIs, citing recurring injuries as the reason.
12. American Morgan Hurd has won the all-around title at the gymnastics world championships in Montreal.