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What Happened on 19 April 2015

700 migrants feared dead in fishing boat off Libya

April 19, 2015 - A fishing boat carrying about 700 migrants has drowned at the outskirt… Read More.

South Africa: President Zuma promises to end anti-foreigner attacks

Jacob Zuma, the South African president, visited a refugee camp in Durban which has seen anti-immigrant… Read More.

Cuba: Two dissidents stand in local municipal poll

In a sign that the Cuban government may be relaxing its grip over the country’s politics, two dissidents are standing… Read More.

World's e-waste touches new high of 41.8mn tonnes

A record amount of e-waste, measuring 41.8 million tonnes, was generated in the world last year, a UN report has… Read More.

Finland election: Economy on top of voters' minds

Voters in Finland are casting their ballot following an election campaign in which the economy was the… Read More.

Monte Carlo Open: Djokovic beats Nadal 6-3 6-3, enters final

World number one Novak Djokovic came back after losing the first two games of the match to defeat Rafael Nadal… Read More.

La Liga: Real Madrid beat Malaga 3-1

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his season’s 50th goal as Real Madrid defeated Malaga to move two points behind Barcelona, the La… Read More.