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Thursday, April 2, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday released military aid to Egypt that was suspended after the 2013 overthrow of the government, in an effort to boost Cairo's ability to combat the extremist threat in the region.
The latest adventure of Spider-Man, the American comic book fictional superhero, is taking him through the strange and mysterious world of U.S. patent law.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Buhari wins in Nigeria, defeating Goodluck Jonathan
Amid anger over an Islamic insurgency that has claimed thousands of lives, Nigerians threw out the incumbent and elected a 72-year-old former military dictator in a historic transfer of power officially announced early Wednesday following the nation's most hotly contested election ever.
Nuclear talks to resume past deadline as Russia, Iran eye breakthrough
Russia and Iran claimed a breakthrough in talks on a framework deal cutting back Tehran's nuclear programme, but the US denied everything had been agreed as discussions were due to resume Wednesday.
A massive power cut caused chaos and shut down public transport Tuesday across Turkey, with the government refusing to rule out that the electricity system had been the victim of an attack.
Iran nuke talks to continue in new phase: officials
Wrapping up six days of marathon nuclear talks with mixed results, Iran and six world powers prepared Tuesday to issue a general statement agreeing to continue talks in a new phase aimed at reaching a final agreement to control Iran's nuclear ambitions by the end of June, officials told The Associated Press on Tuesday.
Ugandan police said on Tuesday they are investigating whether the killing of a prosecutor in Kampala was carried out by Somalia's Islamic extremist group al-Shabab.
A leading association for U.S. pharmacists on Monday adopted a policy that discourages its members from providing drugs for use in lethal injections — a move that could make carrying out executions even harder for death penalty states.
Canada officials examine reasons for plane landing short of Halifax runway
An Air Canada passenger plane landed so significantly short of the runway in Halifax that it hit a power line and knocked out power at the airport, the lead investigator said Monday.
'Be more like Ted Kennedy,' Obama exhorts
U.S. President Barack Obama said Monday that American politicians in an era of partisanship should try to carry themselves more like Edward M. Kennedy, as politicians from both parties lauded the late senator's collegial spirit at the dedication of an institute that bears his name.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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