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What Happened on 15 April 2015

Iran set to appoint first female ambassador since 1979

Marzieh Afkham is set to become the first female ambassador from Iran since the Islamic revolution in… Read More.

Cuba welcomes US move to remove it from 'terrorism' list

The Cuban government has welcomed the US move to remove the Caribbean nation from the… Read More.

Japan: 20 passengers injured after South Korean plane skids off Hiroshima runway

At least 20 people suffered minor injuries after an Asiana Airlines passenger aircraft skidded off a runway at Read More.

US Congress, Obama reach deal over Iran nuclear agreement

US President Barack Obama has reached an agreement with the Congress, under which it will have a say on any… Read More.

About 400 migrants drown near Libyan coast

An estimated 400 migrants drowned when their boat capsized near the Libyan coast, according… Read More.

IMF predicts 'moderate' Global growth in 2015

Global growth will remain moderate this year and the prospects are “uneven” across regions and countries, according to the IMF.… Read More.

€15.6bn takeover: Nokia agrees to buy French firm Alcatel-Lucent

Nokia has agreed to purchase France’s Alcatel-Lucent in an all-share takeover deal worth €15.6 billion.  According to the agreement, shareholders… Read More.

China's economic growth slows to 7%

China’s growth has slowed down to 7% in the first quarter of 2015 compared to a year ago, the lowest… Read More.

Maria Sharapova, Venus Williams pull out of Fed Cup ties

Russia’s Maria Sharapova and America’s Venus Williams have withdrawn from the Fed Cup tie. Sharapova, the World No. 2, pulled… Read More.

Commercial planes vulnerable to hack attacks, warns US report

Large numbers of commercial aircraft are potentially vulnerable to hack attacks targeting their onboard computer systems, and someone could even… Read More.

About one million malware threats released every day: Reports

Painting a worrying picture of cyber security, new reports revealed that almost a million new malware threats were released every… Read More.

US soul singer Percy Sledge dies

Percy Sledge, the American soul singer best known for his popular song ‘When a Man Loves a Woman’, has died… Read More.