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What Happened on 07 April 2015

Malaysia: Anti-terrorism bill a blow to democracy, say critics

Malaysia has passed an anti-terrorism bill that has been dubbed anti-democratic by critics and opposition leaders. But… Read More.

Border clash: Eight Iranian guards killed in Sistan Baluchistan

Unidentified gunmen shot and killed eight Iranian guards near the country’s troubled border with Pakistan, according to… Read More.

China: Blast at paraxylene chemical plant injures three

A blast at a chemical plant in China’s southeastern Fujian province sparked a fire and injured at least three people,… Read More.

Kenyan fighter planes target al-Shabab bases in Somalia

Kenyan warplanes have targeted al-Shabab positions in Somalia in response to the Islamist group’s gun attack on… Read More.

Air quality index to monitor pollution launched in India

The Indian government has launched an air quality index that will provide citizens real-time information about the levels of pollution.… Read More.

US parcels delivery firm FedEx to buy TNT Express for $4.8bn

FedEx, the American parcels delivery company is buying the Dutch firm TNT Express for $4.8 billion in a move to… Read More.

Samsung Electronics forecasts $5.44bn in quarterly operating profit

Mobile phone maker Samsung has forecast a $5.44-billion quarterly operating profit for the January-to-March period, media reports said. Though the… Read More.

Premier League: Crystal Palace beat Manchester City 2-1

Delivering another blow to Manchester City’s bid to retain their Premier League title, Crystal Palace defeated them 2-1 at Selhurst… Read More.

New aluminium battery can charge smartphone in a minute: Researchers

Researchers have invented a new aluminum battery that can charge a smartphone fully in a minute. The scientists believe that… Read More.

Turkey lifts restrictions on Twitter, Facebook

Restrictions on social media in Turkey are being lifted as the sites (Twitter and Facebook) start following… Read More.

'Short-term' software glitch affects Gmail users

A majority of Gmail users across the world were affected by what Google called a temporary software glitch, which led… Read More.

Action movie 'Furious 7' makes $384mn on worldwide debut

US action flick ‘Furious 7’ has made a $384-mn debut at the worldwide box office, of which… Read More.