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B. 04-04 Martelly 'is Haiti poll winner' Haiti
04-05 Water radiation millions of times over limit Northern Japan
3. 04-05 Radioactive water leak stopped Fukushima, Northern Japan
E. 04-06 Portugal seeks bail-out from EU Portugal
5. 04-07 New quake triggers tsunami warning Miyagi, Northern Japan
G. 04-08 Forces fire on Syrian protesters Daraa, Syria
H. 04-11 Laurent Gbagbo captured Abidjan, Ivory Coast
8. 04-12 Japan disaster now on Chernobyl level Northern Japan
J. 04-13 Hosni Mubarak's detention ordered Tahrir Square, Cairo

Summary.     Click for More > Radioactive water leak stopped Portugal seeks bail-out from EU New quake triggers tsunami warning Forces fire on Syrian protesters Laurent Gbagbo captured Map of Abidjan Ivory Coast
Martelly 'is Haiti poll winner' Water radiation millions of times over limit
Apr.2  Mumbai  India power to Cricket World Cup triumph
Apr.3  Afghanistan  Afghan Koran protests spreading
Apr.4  Northern Japan  Japan dumps radioactive water in sea
 Washington  Obama announces re-election bid
 Ivory Coast  Key site taken in Ivorian city
  Haiti
Apr.5  Eastern Libya  Libya rebels to export first oil
 Libya  Libyan rebels scoff at Gadhafi deal
  Northern Japan
  An attempt to plug a leak of highly radioactive water from a nuclear reactor has shown a significant difference, despite the material not setting
 Tokyo Electric: an attempt to plug the leak had shown a 'significant difference,' despite the material not setting as hoped. The company had injected a silica-based polymer, 'liquid glass' to reduce the leak
  Northern Japan
Apr.6  Ivory Coast  Ouattara forces enter Gbagbo stronghold
 Malta  150 missing after boat capsizes off Italy
  Portugal
Apr.7   Northern Japan
 Eastern Libya  Nato raid kills Libyan rebels
 Rio de Janeiro  11 students killed in school shooting
Apr.8   Syria
Apr.9  Cairo  Army crackdown in Cairo's Tahrir Square
 Ivory Coast  Gbagbo troops 'hit rival's base'
 Netherlands  Gunman kills five in Dutch mall
Apr.10  Eastern Libya  Rebels barely beat back loyalists
 Ivory Coast  U.N. forces target Gbagbo loyalists
 France  French veil curbs come into force
 Libya  Gaddafi 'accepts AU truce plan'
Apr.11   Ivory Coast
  Ivory Coast's UN-recognised President, Alassane Ouattara, has urged restraint after the dramatic capture of his bitter rival.    Gbagbo surrendered after a mil...
 North Mexico  More mass graves found in Mexico  Japan  Japan raises nuclear crisis level Apr.12   Northern Japan Japan disaster now on Chernobyl level  Japanese authorities 'provisionally' declared the country's nuclear accident a level-7 event on the international scale for nuclear disaster...  Sinai  Ex-President Mubarak 'has heart attack' Apr.13   Cairo Hosni Mubarak's detention ordered  Qatar  Libyan rebels get boost at summit Apr.14  U.S. Congress  US Congress approves budget bill  Gaza  Italian activist kidnapped found dead Apr.15  Syria  Clashes at mass protest in Syria Apr.16  Cuba  Raul Castro proposes Cuba term limits  Yemen  Thousands of Yemeni women marched Apr.17  Northern Japan  Reactors could take 9 months to stop   Nigeria Jonathan 'headed for Nigeria win'  North Carolina  Dozens dead as tornadoes hit US Apr.18  Syria  Syria protesters take over square Apr.19  London  Britain sending military team to Libya  Syria  Syria to lift state of emergency  Washington  U.S. first lady's plane aborts landing Apr.20  Libya  Acclaimed journalists killed in Libya Apr.21  Washington  Gates: U.S. to use drones in Libya  Japan  Japan announces emergency budget Apr.22   Syria 75 Killed After Security Forces Open Fire   The security forces used live ammunition and tear gas on anti-government protesters who rallied across the country after Friday prayers Apr.23   Cambodia Thai-Cambodia clash deaths rise  Libya  Libya rebels claim gains in besieged city  Syria  Another day of Syrian violence: 10 dead   Yemen President Saleh agrees to step down  Southern India  Indian guru Satya Sai Baba dies Apr.24  Beijing  China blocks Easter service  Yemen  Yemen rally demands swift action   Libya   Nato strike hits Gaddafi compound   An air strike on the Libyan capital Tripoli has badly damaged buildings in Col Muammar Gaddafi's compound by at least two powerful missiles  Vatican  Pope calls for peace around world Apr.25  Syria  Syria launches bloody new crackdown Apr.26  Iran  Iran's nukes under cyberattack Apr.27   Kabul Man opens fire on Americans; 9 dead   Washington Obama releases birth certificate  Libya  Devastation mounts in Misrata   West Bank   Hamas, Fatah reach deal for government  The rival movements announced a deal to form a unity government amid international efforts for statehood advanced by Abbas  UN Security Council  Divided UN fails to agree on Syria  China  New census shows China is ageing  Alabama  Dozens dead from storms in Southern U.S. Apr.28   Alabama Death toll from storms in South nears 300 Map of Alabama
  A barrage of storms claimed nearly 300 lives and reduced once-familiar neighborhoods to piles of bricks and lumber.    The vast majority of fatalities occurred ...
Apr.29  Alabama  Obama visits tornado-ravaged zone   London   Prince William married Catherine Middleton Map of Westminster United Kingdom
  Prince William of Wales slipped a gold ring onto the finger of Catherine Middleton, and the couple vowed to love, comfort, honor each other
 Bells pealed over London and flag-waving crowds roared in excitement as Middleton arrived at Westminster Abbey to marry the second in line to the British throne
 Syria  Dozens killed in clashes with Syrian forces  London  Balcony kisses seal royal wedding Apr.30   Syria Syrian troops storm Daraa mosque   The army has seized control of Omari mosque which had become a centre for anti-government protests in the southern Syrian city of Daraa   Libya Nato strike 'kills Gaddafi's son


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Arab Countries
Libyan rebels scoff at Gadhafi deal
Forces fire on Syrian protesters
Army crackdown in Cairo's Tahrir Square
Gaddafi 'accepts AU truce plan'
Ex-President Mubarak 'has heart attack'
Hosni Mubarak's detention ordered
Libyan rebels get boost at summit
Clashes at mass protest in Syria
Syria protesters take over square
75 Killed After Security Forces Open Fire
President Saleh agrees to step down
Syria launches bloody new crackdown
Hamas, Fatah reach deal for government
Syrian troops storm Daraa mosque
Libya rebels 'disappointed' by NATO
Nato raid kills Libyan rebels
Army crackdown in Cairo's Tahrir Square
Rebels barely beat back loyalists
Gaddafi 'accepts AU truce plan'
Acclaimed journalists killed in Libya
Libya rebels claim gains in besieged city
Nato strike hits Gaddafi compound
Devastation mounts in Misrata
Nato strike 'kills Gaddafi's son
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Hosni Mubarak's detention ordered
Italian activist kidnapped found dead
Dozens killed in clashes with Syrian forces
North Africa
Alleged rape victim no longer in custody
Libyan rebels scoff at Gadhafi deal
Army crackdown in Cairo's Tahrir Square
Gaddafi 'accepts AU truce plan'
Ex-President Mubarak 'has heart attack'
Hosni Mubarak's detention ordered
Nato raid kills Libyan rebels
Army crackdown in Cairo's Tahrir Square
Rebels barely beat back loyalists
Gaddafi 'accepts AU truce plan'
Acclaimed journalists killed in Libya
Libya rebels claim gains in besieged city
Nato strike hits Gaddafi compound
Nato strike 'kills Gaddafi's son
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Hosni Mubarak's detention ordered
Libya
Alleged rape victim no longer in custody
Libyan rebels scoff at Gadhafi deal
Gaddafi 'accepts AU truce plan'
Nato raid kills Libyan rebels
Rebels barely beat back loyalists
Gaddafi 'accepts AU truce plan'
Acclaimed journalists killed in Libya
Libya rebels claim gains in besieged city
Nato strike hits Gaddafi compound
Nato strike 'kills Gaddafi's son
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Alleged rape victim no longer in custody
Ivory Coast
Ivorian leader in surrender talks
Laurent Gbagbo captured
Fighting in Abidjan intensifies
UN presses Ouattara over massacre
Key site taken in Ivorian city
Ouattara forces enter Gbagbo stronghold
Gbagbo troops 'hit rival's base'
U.N. forces target Gbagbo loyalists
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USA
Obama announces re-election bid
US Congress approves budget bill
Obama releases birth certificate
Obama visits tornado-ravaged zone
Gates: U.S. to use drones in Libya
Dozens dead as tornadoes hit US
U.S. first lady's plane aborts landing
Dozens dead from storms in Southern U.S.
Death toll from storms in South nears 300
Obama visits tornado-ravaged zone
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Syria
Forces fire on Syrian protesters
Clashes at mass protest in Syria
Syria protesters take over square
75 Killed After Security Forces Open Fire
Syria launches bloody new crackdown
Syrian troops storm Daraa mosque
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Dozens killed in clashes with Syrian forces
Japan
Japan announces emergency budget
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Japan dumps radioactive water in sea
Water radiation millions of times over limit
Radioactive water leak stopped
New quake triggers tsunami warning
Japan disaster now on Chernobyl level
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European Union
Portugal seeks bail-out from EU
French veil curbs come into force
Prince William married Catherine Middleton
Britain sending military team to Libya
150 missing after boat capsizes off Italy
Gunman kills five in Dutch mall
Abidjan
Laurent Gbagbo captured
Fighting in Abidjan intensifies
Key site taken in Ivorian city
Gbagbo troops 'hit rival's base'
U.N. forces target Gbagbo loyalists
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Northern Japan Your ad is here Your ad is here
Water radiation millions of times over limit
Radioactive water leak stopped
New quake triggers tsunami warning
Japan disaster now on Chernobyl level
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Washington
Obama announces re-election bid
US Congress approves budget bill
Obama releases birth certificate
Gates: U.S. to use drones in Libya
U.S. first lady's plane aborts landing
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India power to Cricket World Cup triumph Afghan Koran protests spreading  At least one person has been killed and 18 injured in a third day of protests over the burning of a Koran in the US last month   Japan dumps radioactive water in sea   Workers at quake-hit nuclear plant dump water with low levels of contamination into the sea so more highly radioactive water can be stored Obama announces re-election bid Key site taken in Ivorian city Martelly 'is Haiti poll winner'


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Apr.1  Arizona  6 foot hole at 36,000 feet aboard jet


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Apr.2   Mumbai
 Ivory Coast  Fighting in Abidjan intensifies


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Apr.3   Afghanistan  
 Ivory Coast  UN presses Ouattara over massacre
 Ivory Coast  Abidjan facing 'rapid offensive'


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Apr.4   Northern Japan  
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  Ivory Coast
 Ivory Coast  UN forces fire on pro-Gbagbo camp
 Libya  Alleged rape victim no longer in custody
  Haiti  
  Preliminary results in Haiti's presidential election show musician Michel 'Sweet Micky' Martelly has defeated ex-senator Mirlande Manigat


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Apr.5   Eastern Libya Libya rebels to export first oil
  Libya Libyan rebels scoff at Gadhafi deal  Ivory Coast  Ivorian leader in surrender talks   Northern Japan     Water radiation millions of times over limit
  An attempt to plug a leak of highly radioactive water from a nuclear reactor has shown a significant difference, despite the material not setting
 Tokyo Electric: an attempt to plug the leak had shown a 'significant difference,' despite the material not setting as hoped. The company had injected a silica-based polymer, 'liquid glass' to reduce the leak
  Northern Japan     Radioactive water leak stopped Map of Fukushima Japan
  The leak of highly radioactive water into the Pacific from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has stopped
 Libya  Libya rebels 'disappointed' by NATO

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Apr.6   Ivory Coast   Ouattara forces enter Gbagbo stronghold   Forces loyal to elected President Alassane Ouattara stormed the residence of his rival, potentially heralding the end of a bloody conflict   Malta     150 missing after boat capsizes off Italy   About 150 people believed to be of Tunisian descent were missing after a boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea, west off the island of Lam...  Sudan  Sudan blames Israel for air strike   Portugal     Portugal seeks bail-out from EU
  Portugal becomes the third eurozone country to request financial aid from the European Union, saying it is at too great a risk.
 Washington  US rebuffs letter sent by Gaddafi

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Apr.7   Northern Japan     New quake triggers tsunami warning
Map of Miyagi Japan
  A powerful 7.4 earthquake struck Japan, triggering a tsunami warning for one prefecture and advisories in others
  Eastern Libya     Nato raid kills Libyan rebels   Rebels in eastern Libya say their forces have been mistakenly hit by a Nato air strike, and at least 13 rebel fighters are said to have been killed   Rio de Janeiro 11 students killed in school shooting  Eastern Libya  Fighters retreating from eastern city  Ivory Coast  Call to end Ivory Coast sanctions  Ivory Coast  U.N. chief urges Gbagbo to leave

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Apr.8   Syria     Forces fire on Syrian protesters
Map of Daraa Syria
  At least 17 people have died after security forces fired on protesters who gathered after Friday prayers, according to a doctor at the scene
 England  One killed in UK submarine shooting

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Apr.9   Cairo Army crackdown in Cairo's Tahrir Square
 U.S. Congress  Deal to avoid government shutdown  Japan  Japan tightens nuclear backup rules  Nigeria  Troubled Nigerian poll under way   Ivory Coast Gbagbo troops 'hit rival's base'   Netherlands Gunman kills five in Dutch mall

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Apr.10   Eastern Libya Rebels barely beat back loyalists
 Syria  Warning issued as new clashes break out   Ivory Coast U.N. forces target Gbagbo loyalists   France   French veil curbs come into force  A law has come into force in France which makes it an offence for a Muslim woman to conceal her face behind a veil when in public   Libya Gaddafi 'accepts AU truce plan'  US Georgia  Schwartzel wins green jacket  Japan  Japan quake marked with silence

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Apr.11   Ivory Coast   Laurent Gbagbo captured
Map of Abidjan Ivory Coast
  Ivory Coast's UN-recognised President, Alassane Ouattara, has urged restraint after the dramatic capture of his bitter rival
 Gbagbo surrendered after a military assault on his residence
  North Mexico   More mass graves found in Mexico   The number of bodies found in mass graves in north-eastern Mexico over the past week has risen to 88, after 16 more were discovered   Japan Japan raises nuclear crisis level  Helmand  2 U.S. troops believed killed by drones  Belarus  11 dead in Belarus subway blast

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Apr.12   Northern Japan   Japan disaster now on Chernobyl level
  Japanese authorities 'provisionally' declared the country's nuclear accident a level-7 event on the international scale for nuclear disasters
 The amount of radioactive iodine released by the reactors at the Fukushima nuclear plant was at least 15 times the volume needed to reach the top of the International Nuclear Event Scale
  Sinai Ex-President Mubarak 'has heart attack'
 Northeastern Brazil  Air France crash jet's tail found  Sinai  Mubarak's sons detained in Egypt

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Apr.13   Cairo     Hosni Mubarak's detention ordered
Map of Tahrir Square Egypt
  A probe is exploring the killing of protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square, the center of the country's dramatic uprising earlier this year
  Qatar     Libyan rebels get boost at summit   Delegates from Arab and African nations and NATO coalesced behind the rebels at a summit in, promising more humanitarian aid and money  Washington  Obama urges cuts and taxing rich  San Francisco Bay Area  Ex-baseball star Barry Bonds guilty  Berlin  Nato ministers to discuss Libya

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Apr.14   U.S. Congress   US Congress approves budget bill   The Congress has passed a budget bill that would cut $38.5bn in government spending over the rest of the fiscal year  Washington  Leaders insist 'Gaddafi must go'  Pakistan  Pakistan condemns U.S. drone strike   Gaza Italian activist kidnapped found dead


April 15 ... more > Top ^

Apr.15  Iran  U.S.: Iran helping Syria quell protests   Syria     Clashes at mass protest in Syria  Syrian security forces have used tear gas and batons to disperse tens of thousands of protesters in the capital, Damascus  Libya  Gaddafi 'launching cluster bombs'  Haiti  Rights group presses for Duvalier trial

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Apr.16  Afghanistan  Suicide bomber kills 9 at military base  Syria  Syria state of emergency 'to end'  Nigeria  Key Nigerian election under way  Japan  Nuclear crisis could last 2-3 more months   Cuba Raul Castro proposes Cuba term limits
 Libya  Gaddafi attack intensifies in Misrata   Yemen Thousands of Yemeni women marched

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Apr.17   Northern Japan Reactors could take 9 months to stop
  Nigeria   Jonathan 'headed for Nigeria win'
  Goodluck Jonathan is set for election as Nigeria's president with almost double the vote of his main rival, partial results suggest
  North Carolina   Dozens dead as tornadoes hit US  The death toll from three days of severe weather across several southern US states has risen to at least 43  Finland  Nationalists True Finns gain in Finland vote

April 18 ... more > Top ^

Apr.18  Nigeria  Goodluck Jonathan appeals for calm  Northern Japan  Japan death toll rises to nearly 14,000   Syria   Syria protesters take over square   Thousands of protesters have occupied the centre of Homs, insisting they won't leave until they bring down the country's leadership  Washington  McChrystal cleared of misconduct  Burkina Faso  President named new prime minister

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Apr.19   London   Britain sending military team to Libya   Britain is expanding its presence in Libya with military advisers and the Eur. Union is prepared to send troops for humanitarian assistance   Syria Syria to lift state of emergency
  Washington U.S. first lady's plane aborts landing  Libya  Libya warns UK could worsen war  UN Security Council  UN talks fail to agree on Yemen

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Apr.20   Libya Acclaimed journalists killed in Libya
 United Kingdom  BP sues Gulf oil spill companies  UN  UN's Amos concerns on Libya aid

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Apr.21   Washington Gates: U.S. to use drones in Libya
  Japan   Japan announces emergency budget  The Japanese government has announced a 4 trillion yen emergency budget for disaster relief, after March's earthquake and tsunami  North Mexico  Mexican mass grave yields 26 bodies

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Apr.22   Syria   75 Killed After Security Forces Open Fire
  The security forces used live ammunition and tear gas on anti-government protesters who rallied across the country after Friday prayers
 USA  Obama condemns Syrian crackdown  Libya  Misrata tribes 'may fight rebels'  Eastern Libya  Libya: McCain pushes U.S. involvement

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Apr.23   Cambodia   Thai-Cambodia clash deaths rise
  At least four soldiers die in renewed fighting on the Thai-Cambodia border, bringing the death toll to 10 in two days arund Ta Krabey temple
  Libya Libya rebels claim gains in besieged city   Syria Another day of Syrian violence: 10 dead   Yemen   President Saleh agrees to step down
  President Ali Abdullah Saleh of Yemen has agreed to step down under a 30-day transition plan aimed at ending unrest over his 32-year rule.    The government had accepted the plan drawn up by Gulf states. Saleh will hand pow...
  Southern India Indian guru Satya Sai Baba dies

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Apr.24   Beijing China blocks Easter service
 Yemen  Yemen president defiant over exit   Yemen Yemen rally demands swift action   Libya     Nato strike hits Gaddafi compound Map of Tripoli Libya
  An air strike on the Libyan capital Tripoli has badly damaged buildings in Col Muammar Gaddafi's compound by at least two powerful missiles
 Nato is targeting Libyan government forces as they try to quell a revolt
  Vatican     Pope calls for peace around world  Benedict XVI called for peace amid ongoing conflicts in Africa and the Middle East and mentioned Japan during annual Easter message  Kandahar  Hundreds escape from Afghan jail

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Apr.25   Syria   Syria launches bloody new crackdown   The government launched a major military operation, sending thousands of troops into the town where the country's uprising began  Sri Lanka  Sri Lanka 'killed civilians' - UN  Nigeria  Gubernatorial elections to proceed

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Apr.26   Iran Iran's nukes under cyberattack
 Japan  Sony: Hacker stole PlayStation users' info  UN  UN team to probe abuses in Libya  Northern England  United end Schalke run in semi  Ecuador  Residents evacuate as volcano spews ash

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Apr.27   Kabul   Man opens fire on Americans; 9 dead
  Eight coalition troops and a civilian were killed in a shooting by Afghan military pilot at an Afghan air force compound
  Washington     Obama releases birth certificate
Map of White House USA
  The White House releases President Barack Obama's birth certificate, in response to persistent rumours he was not born in the US
  Libya Devastation mounts in Misrata  CIA  Petraeus to be next head of CIA   West Bank     Hamas, Fatah reach deal for government
  The rival movements announced a deal to form a unity government amid international efforts for statehood advanced by Abbas
 The move comes amid international efforts for statehood advanced by Palestinian President Abbas of Fatah The announcement is occurring against the larger backdrop of uprisings throughout the Arab world
 Madrid  Messi magic sinks 10-man Real  Northeastern Brazil  Air France flight recorder found   UN Security Council Divided UN fails to agree on Syria   China New census shows China is ageing   Alabama Dozens dead from storms in Southern U.S.

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Apr.28   Alabama   Death toll from storms in South nears 300
Map of Alabama
  A barrage of storms claimed nearly 300 lives and reduced once-familiar neighborhoods to piles of bricks and lumber
 The vast majority of fatalities occurred in Alabama, where at least 198 people died
 Morocco  14 killed as blast rips through café  London  Prince greets fans before wedding  Washington  Obama issues storm recovery vow  London  Crowds gather for royal wedding  Thailand  Fighting resumes at Thai-Cambod. Border

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Apr.29   Alabama Obama visits tornado-ravaged zone
 Libya  Government forces make push for Misrata  Syria  Syrian protesters defy crackdown   London     Prince William married Catherine Middleton Map of Westminster United Kingdom
  Prince William of Wales slipped a gold ring onto the finger of Catherine Middleton, and the couple vowed to love, comfort, honor each other
 Bells pealed over London and flag-waving crowds roared in excitement as Middleton arrived at Westminster Abbey to marry the second in line to the British throne
  Syria Dozens killed in clashes with Syrian forces   London Balcony kisses seal royal wedding  Libya  Gaddafi vows not to leave Libya  London  Royal newly-weds party at palace

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Apr.30   Syria   Syrian troops storm Daraa mosque
Map of Daraa Syria
  The army has seized control of Omari mosque which had become a centre for anti-government protests in the southern Syrian city of Daraa
 Soldiers other security forces blanketed the area around the mosque, the center of anti-government demonstrations in the city
 Libya  Gadhafi calls for cease-fire negotiations  Ruhr  Dortmund clinch German title   Libya     Nato strike 'kills Gaddafi's son Map of Tripoli Libya
  A air strike in the capital, Tripoli, has killed the 29 years old son of the Libyan leader, a government spokesman has said.    Gaddafi himself was in the villa which was hit by the st...



Key site taken in Ivorian city Ouattara forces enter Gbagbo stronghold   Forces loyal to elected President Alassane Ouattara stormed the residence of his rival, potentially heralding the end of a bloody conflict   Nato raid kills Libyan rebels   Rebels in eastern Libya say their forces have been mistakenly hit by a Nato air strike, and at least 13 rebel fighters are said to have been killed Army crackdown in Cairo's Tahrir Square Gbagbo troops 'hit rival's base' Rebels barely beat back loyalists U.N. forces target Gbagbo loyalists Gaddafi 'accepts AU truce plan'   Libyan rebels get boost at summit   Delegates from Arab and African nations and NATO coalesced behind the rebels at a summit in, promising more humanitarian aid and money Britain sending military team to Libya   Britain is expanding its presence in Libya with military advisers and the Eur. Union is prepared to send troops for humanitarian assistance Acclaimed journalists killed in Libya Gates: U.S. to use drones in Libya Thai-Cambodia clash deaths rise




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Apr.2  Ivory Coast  Fighting in Abidjan intensifies
Apr.3  Ivory Coast  UN presses Ouattara over massacre
Apr.3  Ivory Coast  Abidjan facing 'rapid offensive'
Apr.4   Ivory Coast
Apr.4  Ivory Coast  UN forces fire on pro-Gbagbo camp
Apr.5  Libya  Libya rebels 'disappointed' by NATO
Apr.6   Ivory Coast
Apr.6  Sudan  Sudan blames Israel for air strike
Apr.7   Eastern Libya
Apr.7  Eastern Libya  Fighters retreating from eastern city
Apr.8  England  One killed in UK submarine shooting
Apr.9   Cairo
Apr.9   Ivory Coast
Apr.10   Eastern Libya
Apr.10   Ivory Coast
Apr.10   Libya
Apr.11  Helmand  2 U.S. troops believed killed by drones
Apr.13   Qatar
Apr.13  Berlin  Nato ministers to discuss Libya
Apr.14  Pakistan  Pakistan condemns U.S. drone strike
Apr.15  Libya  Gaddafi 'launching cluster bombs'
Apr.16  Afghanistan  Suicide bomber kills 9 at military base
Apr.16  Libya  Gaddafi attack intensifies in Misrata
Apr.18  Washington  McChrystal cleared of misconduct
Apr.19   London
Apr.19  Libya  Libya warns UK could worsen war
Apr.20   Libya
Apr.21   Washington
Apr.22  Libya  Misrata tribes 'may fight rebels'
Apr.22  Eastern Libya  Libya: McCain pushes U.S. involvement
Apr.23   Cambodia
  At least four soldiers die in renewed fighting on the Thai-Cambodia border, bringing the death toll to 10 in two days arund Ta Krabey temple
Apr.23   Libya Libya rebels claim gains in besieged city
Apr.24   Libya   Nato strike hits Gaddafi compound
Map of Tripoli Libya
  An air strike on the Libyan capital Tripoli has badly damaged buildings in Col Muammar Gaddafi's compound by at least two powerful missiles
 Nato is targeting Libyan government forces as they try to quell a revolt
Apr.24   Vatican   Pope calls for peace around world  Benedict XVI called for peace amid ongoing conflicts in Africa and the Middle East and mentioned Japan during annual Easter message Apr.25  Sri Lanka  Sri Lanka 'killed civilians' - UN Apr.27   Kabul Man opens fire on Americans; 9 dead
  Eight coalition troops and a civilian were killed in a shooting by Afghan military pilot at an Afghan air force compound
Apr.27   Libya Devastation mounts in Misrata
Apr.27  CIA  Petraeus to be next head of CIA Apr.28  Thailand  Fighting resumes at Thai-Cambod. Border Apr.29  Libya  Government forces make push for Misrata Apr.30  Libya  Gadhafi calls for cease-fire negotiations Apr.30   Libya   Nato strike 'kills Gaddafi's son Map of Tripoli Libya
  A air strike in the capital, Tripoli, has killed the 29 years old son of the Libyan leader, a government spokesman has said.    Gaddafi himself was in the villa which was hit by the st...




World, April 2011 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2011 Apr.1  Arizona  6 foot hole at 36,000 feet aboard jet Apr.4   Northern Japan   Japan dumps radioactive water in sea   Workers at quake-hit nuclear plant dump water with low levels of contamination into the sea so more highly radioactive water can be stored Apr.5   Northern Japan   Water radiation millions of times over limit
  An attempt to plug a leak of highly radioactive water from a nuclear reactor has shown a significant difference, despite the material not setting
 Tokyo Electric: an attempt to plug the leak had shown a 'significant difference,' despite the material not setting as hoped. The company had injected a silica-based polymer, 'liquid glass' to reduce the leak
Apr.5   Northern Japan   Radioactive water leak stopped
Map of Fukushima Japan
  The leak of highly radioactive water into the Pacific from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has stopped
Apr.6   Malta   150 missing after boat capsizes off Italy   About 150 people believed to be of Tunisian descent were missing after a boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea, west off the island of Lam... Apr.7   Northern Japan   New quake triggers tsunami warning Map of Miyagi Japan
  A powerful 7.4 earthquake struck Japan, triggering a tsunami warning for one prefecture and advisories in others
Apr.9  Japan  Japan tightens nuclear backup rules Apr.10  Japan  Japan quake marked with silence Apr.11   Japan Japan raises nuclear crisis level Apr.12   Northern Japan Japan disaster now on Chernobyl level
  Japanese authorities 'provisionally' declared the country's nuclear accident a level-7 event on the international scale for nuclear disasters
 The amount of radioactive iodine released by the reactors at the Fukushima nuclear plant was at least 15 times the volume needed to reach the top of the International Nuclear Event Scale
Apr.12  Northeastern Brazil  Air France crash jet's tail found Apr.16  Japan  Nuclear crisis could last 2-3 more months Apr.17   Northern Japan Reactors could take 9 months to stop
Apr.17   North Carolina Dozens dead as tornadoes hit US  The death toll from three days of severe weather across several southern US states has risen to at least 43 Apr.18  Northern Japan  Japan death toll rises to nearly 14,000 Apr.19   Washington U.S. first lady's plane aborts landing Apr.20  United Kingdom  BP sues Gulf oil spill companies Apr.26  Ecuador  Residents evacuate as volcano spews ash Apr.27  Northeastern Brazil  Air France flight recorder found Apr.27   Alabama Dozens dead from storms in Southern U.S. Apr.28   Alabama Death toll from storms in South nears 300 Map of Alabama
  A barrage of storms claimed nearly 300 lives and reduced once-familiar neighborhoods to piles of bricks and lumber
 The vast majority of fatalities occurred in Alabama, where at least 198 people died
Apr.28  Washington  Obama issues storm recovery vow Apr.29   Alabama Obama visits tornado-ravaged zone



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2011 Apr.5   Eastern Libya Libya rebels to export first oil
Apr.6   Portugal   Portugal seeks bail-out from EU
  Portugal becomes the third eurozone country to request financial aid from the European Union, saying it is at too great a risk.
Apr.9  Japan  Japan tightens nuclear backup rules Apr.13  Washington  Obama urges cuts and taxing rich Apr.14   U.S. Congress US Congress approves budget bill   The Congress has passed a budget bill that would cut $38.5bn in government spending over the rest of the fiscal year Apr.17   Northern Japan Reactors could take 9 months to stop
Apr.20  United Kingdom  BP sues Gulf oil spill companies Apr.21   Japan Japan announces emergency budget  The Japanese government has announced a 4 trillion yen emergency budget for disaster relief, after March's earthquake and tsunami Apr.26  Japan  Sony: Hacker stole PlayStation users' info



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2011 Apr.2   Mumbai India power to Cricket World Cup triumph
Apr.10  US Georgia  Schwartzel wins green jacket Apr.13  San Francisco Bay Area  Ex-baseball star Barry Bonds guilty Apr.26  Northern England  United end Schalke run in semi Apr.27  Madrid  Messi magic sinks 10-man Real Apr.30  Ruhr  Dortmund clinch German title



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2011 Apr.4  Libya  Alleged rape victim no longer in custody Apr.7   Rio de Janeiro 11 students killed in school shooting
Apr.8  England  One killed in UK submarine shooting Apr.9   Netherlands Gunman kills five in Dutch mall Apr.11   North Mexico More mass graves found in Mexico   The number of bodies found in mass graves in north-eastern Mexico over the past week has risen to 88, after 16 more were discovered Apr.11  Belarus  11 dead in Belarus subway blast Apr.12  Sinai  Mubarak's sons detained in Egypt Apr.13   Cairo   Hosni Mubarak's detention ordered Map of Tahrir Square Egypt
  A probe is exploring the killing of protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square, the center of the country's dramatic uprising earlier this year
Apr.13  San Francisco Bay Area  Ex-baseball star Barry Bonds guilty Apr.14   Gaza Italian activist kidnapped found dead Apr.16  Afghanistan  Suicide bomber kills 9 at military base Apr.21  North Mexico  Mexican mass grave yields 26 bodies Apr.24  Kandahar  Hundreds escape from Afghan jail Apr.26   Iran Iran's nukes under cyberattack Apr.26  Japan  Sony: Hacker stole PlayStation users' info Apr.28  Morocco  14 killed as blast rips through café Apr.29   Syria Dozens killed in clashes with Syrian forces



World, April 2011 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2011 Apr.3   Afghanistan Afghan Koran protests spreading  At least one person has been killed and 18 injured in a third day of protests over the burning of a Koran in the US last month Apr.4   Washington Obama announces re-election bid
Apr.4  Libya  Alleged rape victim no longer in custody Apr.4   Haiti Martelly 'is Haiti poll winner'
  Preliminary results in Haiti's presidential election show musician Michel 'Sweet Micky' Martelly has defeated ex-senator Mirlande Manigat
Apr.5   Libya Libyan rebels scoff at Gadhafi deal
Apr.5  Ivory Coast  Ivorian leader in surrender talks Apr.6   Portugal   Portugal seeks bail-out from EU
  Portugal becomes the third eurozone country to request financial aid from the European Union, saying it is at too great a risk.
Apr.6  Washington  US rebuffs letter sent by Gaddafi Apr.7  Ivory Coast  Call to end Ivory Coast sanctions Apr.7  Ivory Coast  U.N. chief urges Gbagbo to leave Apr.8   Syria   Forces fire on Syrian protesters
Map of Daraa Syria
  At least 17 people have died after security forces fired on protesters who gathered after Friday prayers, according to a doctor at the scene
Apr.9   Cairo Army crackdown in Cairo's Tahrir Square Apr.9  U.S. Congress  Deal to avoid government shutdown Apr.9  Nigeria  Troubled Nigerian poll under way Apr.10  Syria  Warning issued as new clashes break out Apr.10   France French veil curbs come into force  A law has come into force in France which makes it an offence for a Muslim woman to conceal her face behind a veil when in public Apr.10   Libya Gaddafi 'accepts AU truce plan' Apr.10  Japan  Japan quake marked with silence Apr.11   Ivory Coast Laurent Gbagbo captured Map of Abidjan Ivory Coast
  Ivory Coast's UN-recognised President, Alassane Ouattara, has urged restraint after the dramatic capture of his bitter rival
 Gbagbo surrendered after a military assault on his residence
Apr.12   Sinai Ex-President Mubarak 'has heart attack' Apr.12  Sinai  Mubarak's sons detained in Egypt Apr.13   Cairo   Hosni Mubarak's detention ordered Map of Tahrir Square Egypt
  A probe is exploring the killing of protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square, the center of the country's dramatic uprising earlier this year
Apr.13   Qatar   Libyan rebels get boost at summit   Delegates from Arab and African nations and NATO coalesced behind the rebels at a summit in, promising more humanitarian aid and money Apr.13  Washington  Obama urges cuts and taxing rich Apr.13  Berlin  Nato ministers to discuss Libya Apr.14   U.S. Congress US Congress approves budget bill   The Congress has passed a budget bill that would cut $38.5bn in government spending over the rest of the fiscal year Apr.14  Washington  Leaders insist 'Gaddafi must go' Apr.15  Iran  U.S.: Iran helping Syria quell protests Apr.15   Syria   Clashes at mass protest in Syria  Syrian security forces have used tear gas and batons to disperse tens of thousands of protesters in the capital, Damascus Apr.15  Haiti  Rights group presses for Duvalier trial Apr.16  Syria  Syria state of emergency 'to end' Apr.16  Nigeria  Key Nigerian election under way Apr.16   Cuba Raul Castro proposes Cuba term limits Apr.16   Yemen Thousands of Yemeni women marched Apr.17   Nigeria Jonathan 'headed for Nigeria win'
  Goodluck Jonathan is set for election as Nigeria's president with almost double the vote of his main rival, partial results suggest
Apr.17  Finland  Nationalists True Finns gain in Finland vote Apr.18  Nigeria  Goodluck Jonathan appeals for calm Apr.18   Syria Syria protesters take over square   Thousands of protesters have occupied the centre of Homs, insisting they won't leave until they bring down the country's leadership Apr.18  Burkina Faso  President named new prime minister Apr.19   Syria Syria to lift state of emergency
Apr.19   Washington U.S. first lady's plane aborts landing Apr.19  Libya  Libya warns UK could worsen war Apr.19  UN Security Council  UN talks fail to agree on Yemen Apr.20  UN  UN's Amos concerns on Libya aid Apr.21   Japan Japan announces emergency budget  The Japanese government has announced a 4 trillion yen emergency budget for disaster relief, after March's earthquake and tsunami Apr.22   Syria 75 Killed After Security Forces Open Fire
  The security forces used live ammunition and tear gas on anti-government protesters who rallied across the country after Friday prayers
Apr.22  USA  Obama condemns Syrian crackdown Apr.22  Eastern Libya  Libya: McCain pushes U.S. involvement Apr.23   Syria Another day of Syrian violence: 10 dead
Apr.23   Yemen President Saleh agrees to step down
  President Ali Abdullah Saleh of Yemen has agreed to step down under a 30-day transition plan aimed at ending unrest over his 32-year rule.    The government had accepted the plan drawn up by Gulf states. Saleh will hand pow...
Apr.23   Southern India Indian guru Satya Sai Baba dies
Apr.24   Beijing China blocks Easter service Apr.24  Yemen  Yemen president defiant over exit Apr.24   Yemen Yemen rally demands swift action Apr.24   Vatican   Pope calls for peace around world  Benedict XVI called for peace amid ongoing conflicts in Africa and the Middle East and mentioned Japan during annual Easter message Apr.25   Syria Syria launches bloody new crackdown   The government launched a major military operation, sending thousands of troops into the town where the country's uprising began Apr.25  Nigeria  Gubernatorial elections to proceed Apr.26   Iran Iran's nukes under cyberattack Apr.26  UN  UN team to probe abuses in Libya Apr.27   Washington   Obama releases birth certificate Map of White House USA
  The White House releases President Barack Obama's birth certificate, in response to persistent rumours he was not born in the US
Apr.27  CIA  Petraeus to be next head of CIA Apr.27   West Bank   Hamas, Fatah reach deal for government
  The rival movements announced a deal to form a unity government amid international efforts for statehood advanced by Abbas
 The move comes amid international efforts for statehood advanced by Palestinian President Abbas of Fatah The announcement is occurring against the larger backdrop of uprisings throughout the Arab world
Apr.27   UN Security Council Divided UN fails to agree on Syria
Apr.27   China New census shows China is ageing Apr.28  London  Prince greets fans before wedding Apr.28  London  Crowds gather for royal wedding Apr.29   Alabama Obama visits tornado-ravaged zone Apr.29  Syria  Syrian protesters defy crackdown Apr.29   London   Prince William married Catherine Middleton Map of Westminster United Kingdom
  Prince William of Wales slipped a gold ring onto the finger of Catherine Middleton, and the couple vowed to love, comfort, honor each other
 Bells pealed over London and flag-waving crowds roared in excitement as Middleton arrived at Westminster Abbey to marry the second in line to the British throne
Apr.29   Syria Dozens killed in clashes with Syrian forces Apr.29   London Balcony kisses seal royal wedding Apr.29  Libya  Gaddafi vows not to leave Libya Apr.29  London  Royal newly-weds party at palace Apr.30   Syria Syrian troops storm Daraa mosque Map of Daraa Syria
  The army has seized control of Omari mosque which had become a centre for anti-government protests in the southern Syrian city of Daraa
 Soldiers other security forces blanketed the area around the mosque, the center of anti-government demonstrations in the city
Apr.30  Libya  Gadhafi calls for cease-fire negotiations Apr.30   Libya   Nato strike 'kills Gaddafi's son Map of Tripoli Libya
  A air strike in the capital, Tripoli, has killed the 29 years old son of the Libyan leader, a government spokesman has said.    Gaddafi himself was in the villa which was hit by the st...