Current Affairs International - 9 May 2016

1. United Nations (UN) has launched the UN Zika Response Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF) to finance critical unfunded priorities in the response to the Zika outbreak.The fund was launched by the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the UN Headquarters in New York this week. The fund will directly support the Zika Strategic Response Framework developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) in consultation with UN agencies.


2. World number one Novak Djokovic has defeated defending champion Andy Murray by 6-2 3-6 6-3 in the Men's Singles final held yesterday to win the Madrid Open Tennis title. With his win, Djokovic now crossed Spain's Rafael Nadal with a record 29 ATP Masters 1000 titles.