Current Affairs International - 4-5-6 July

1. China has completed building the final piece into position to make world-s largest radio telescope. The Five Hundred Metre Aperture Spherical Telescope, or Fast, is the size of 30 football fields and has been cut out of a mountain in the south-western province of Guizhou.


2. Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the 2016 Austrian Grand prix held in Austria this Sunday. Max Verstappen of Red Bull team stood second and Kimi Raikkonen of Ferrari stood third in the same race.


3. A holocaust survivor, Nobel peace prize winner and an author who fought for peace & human rights, Elie Wiesel recently passed away in Israel. He was 87. He won the nobel peace prize in 1986. He wrote 57 books in his lifetime.


4. Former French Prime Minister, Michel Rocard, passed away. He was 85. He served as Prime Minister under President Francois Mitterrand from 1988 to 1991.


5. Famous award winning Iranian Filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami passed away. He was 76. He directed more than 40 films in a span of his five decades long career. His "Taste of Cherry" film won him the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1997.