EASTER IS SUNDAY, APRIL 5th.
TODAY IS CHILDREN'S DAY IN HONG KONG AND TAIWAN.
SENEGAL CELEBRATES ITS INDEPENDENCE DAY TODAY.
AMONGST EVENTS AROUND THE WORLD THIS PAST WEEK...
*Turkey experienced a severe power outage this past week that affected 65% percent of the country. While power has since been restored, the cause is still under investigation.
*Despite Republican interference, the United States has helped broker a deal between Iran and six other countries concerning their nuclear program. However, the measure has yet to be officially accepted, especially since Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claims his country will still be at risk.
*After extending the voting hours due to terrorist activity, Muhammadu Buhari has been elected President of Nigeria.
*The recovered flight recorder from Germanwings 9525 sadly confirms the co-pilot's successful suicide attempt, taking the rest of those on board the plane with him.
*Islam Karimov has been re-elected President of Uzbekistan.
*Queen Elizabeth II has officially dissolved the British Parliament and scheduled a general election for May 7th.
*In the final match, Australia defeated New Zealand to win the 2015 World Cup of cricket.
TERRIBLE TERRORIST ACTIVITIES...
*The Arab League is uniting military forces to respond to security/terrorist threats.
*Pakistan and The People's Republic of China have both evacuated its citizens from Yemen over security concerns and the current state of the country. Saudi Arabia has since been accused of intentionally bombing a Yemen refuge camp.
*United States President Barack Obama's administration has established a sanctions program against overseas cyber terrorists.
*ISIS/ISIL forces have claimed responsibility for the deaths of 15 Egyptian soldiers during an insurgence in Sinai.
*Noted comic book scribe Roger Slifer is no longer with us.
*Cynthia Lennon, the first wife of John Lennon, has passed away.
*Bob Burns, drummer for Lynyrd Skynyrd has taken his final bow on life's stage.
WITHIN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA...
*Indiana's infamous SB 101 bill, originally allowing businesses to discriminate against potential customers on religious grounds has since been amended after the state experienced severe backlash from the rest of the country.
*The Obama administration has established a sanctions program against overseas cyber terrorists.
*With the alteration to Indiana's SB 101, the NCAA has stated the Final Four and the championship games of both the mens and womens college basketball tournaments will be held in Indiana as originally scheduled.
*Trevor Noah has been announced as Jon Stewart's replacement as host of The Daily Show.
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