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What Happened on 13 April 2015

Sudan: Country votes amid poll boycott call by opposition

Sudanese voters are casting their ballot in a poll that is being boycotted by the main opposition in protest against… Read More.

Gabon: Opposition leader Andre Mba Obame's death triggers violence

Gabon has been rocked by violence after the death of senior opposition leader Andre Mba Obame, with… Read More.

China stops Shenzhen residents' unlimited entry to Hong Kong

China has stopped issuing multiple entry visas to Shenzhen residents for entering Hong Kong, media reports… Read More.

Nigeria: Opposition makes gains in regional polls

Nigeria’s opposition has made further electoral gains in the regional polls. The All Progressives Congress (APC) won… Read More.

Brazil: Anti-corruption protesters demand President Rousseff's ouster

There have been huge protests in Brazil against state corruption, with many demonstrators calling for the impeachment… Read More.

US: Hillary Clinton announces Presidential bid, launches campaign

Hillary Clinton has announced her bid for the Democratic presidential nomination for the 2016 poll. If the former Secretary of… Read More.

Bomb attacks rock Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, 14 killed

 Two bomb attacks were reported in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. At least 14 … Read More.

Australia: Falling iron ore prices may shrink revenue by $19 billion

Australia has said that it expects the falling prices of iron ore to shrink the… Read More.

China's exports down by 14.6% in March

Exports dropped by 14.6% (in yuan terms) in March in China compared to the previous year, falling… Read More.

Premier League: Manchester United beat Manchester City 4-2

A confident Manchester United defeated Manchester City 4-2 at Old Trafford.   City got the early lead, thanks to a… Read More.

Golf: Jordan Spieth dominates at Augusta, wins first major

Continuing his superb form, Jordan Spieth won his first major in a record-breaking performance at the Masters in Augusta.  The… Read More.

Guenter Grass, renowned German author and Nobel Prize winner, dies

Guenter Grass, one of Germany’s best-known writers and a Nobel Prize winner, has died at the age… Read More.

Olivier Awards: 'Sunny Afternoon', 'A View From the Bridge' win in multiple categories

‘Sunny Afternoon’ and ‘A View From the Bridge’ were big winners at the Olivier Awards in London.… Read More.