Current Affairs International - 14-15 October 2016

1. The 193 member states of the General Assembly adopted the resolution by acclamation to appoint Guterres as the 9th U.N. Secretary-General. He will take over from Ban Ki-moon, whose tenure will end on 31st December 2016.


2. World Standards Day was observed annually on 14th October with the theme of 2016 as --Standards Build Trust-.


3. Nobel laureate playwright and actor Dario Fo, famous for his cutting political satire in plays such as The Accidental Death of an Anarchist, passed away. He was 90.