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What Happened on 30 April 2015

Open files on Argentinean military regime, Pope Francis orders Vatican

The Vatican has started the work of declassifying its archive on the Argentinean military dictatorship following… Read More.

Freddie Gray death: Protests spread in US; Baltimore releases 100 'rioting suspects'

Protests over the death of Freddie Gray have spread from Baltimore to several US cities including New… Read More.

Rebels close down offices of aid organization in eastern Ukraine

Separatists in eastern Ukraine have forcibly closed the International Rescue Committee (IRC) offices, accusing the aid agency of spying. The… Read More.

UN Chief Ban Ki-moon expresses 'deep regret' over executions in Indonesia

The UN secretary general has expressed “deep regret” over the execution of eight men in Indonesia for… Read More.

US: Economic growth slows down in Q1 of 2015

The US economy slowed down to a growth rate of 0.2% in the first quarter of 2015,… Read More.

Japanese PM Abe pitches for Trans-pacific free trade deal

Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe has made a strong pitch for the free trade deal involving Japan,… Read More.

Premier League: Chelsea beat Leicester City 3-1, move closer to title win

Chelsea came back from a goal down to defeat Leicester City 3-1 at the King Power Stadium, propelling the Blues… Read More.

American Airlines grounds several flights after glitch in iPad app

American Airlines grounded several of its flights after an error in the iPad software used by pilots and co-pilots caused… Read More.

NASA develops new flexible plane wing that can 'change shape like birds'

Nasa has unveiled a bird-like plane wing that can alter shape during flight. The wing has been jointly developed by… Read More.

British singer Sam Smith cancels Australia tour after suffering vocal cord hemorrhage

British soul singer Sam Smith has been forced to cancel his Australian tour after being diagnosed with a hemorrhage to… Read More.

More writers join protest against PEN award for Charlie Hebdo

The controversy over the freedom of expression award for the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has escalated after over two… Read More.