Current Affairs International 06 February 2018

1. World Cancer Day is observed on 4th February.
2. Jerome H Powell has sworn in as the 16th Chairman of the Federal Reserve for a four-year term.
3. Syed Mahmud Hossain has been appointed as the new Chief Justice of Bangladesh.
4. Abdulla Yameen, the Maldives president has declared a state of emergency in the country as heavily armed troops stormed the country-s top court.
5. Sweden and the United Nations World Food Programme have signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement committing an unprecedented $370 million dollars to WFP over the next four years.
6. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has launched the world-s smallest rocket with the ability to put a tiny satellite into orbit.
7. Shi Yuqi has won the India Open in the category of Men-s Single.
8. Actor John Mahoney has passed away at the age of 77.