Current Affairs International - 24 May 2016

1. US President Barack Obama has announced an end to its embargo on sales of lethal weapons to Vietnam after a decade long ban during his state visit to the South East Asian country. Mr. Obama is the third US President to visit Vietnam since the end of the decade-long Vietnam War in 1975 after Bill Clinton and George W. Bush visited in 2000 and 2006 respectively.


2. China defeated South Korea by 3-1 to win the Uber Cup championship for the 14th time. Olympic champion Li Xuerui and former world number one Wang Shixian won their singles matches and Cheng Qingchen with Tang Yuanting won the second doubles titles.