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April 14

Law and crime

One man is severely injured after shots were fired at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
Source: CNA external link
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International relations

Cyprus suspends Syrian asylum applications as it struggles with increasing refugee numbers.
Source: Reuters external link

April 13

Politics and elections

Simon Kennedy of the Liberal Party of Australia wins the by-election in the seat of Cook, succeeding former Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
Source: ABC News Australia external link
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Disasters and accidents

At least eighteen people are killed after landlides hit South Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Source: The Star external link
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Law and crime

Six people are killed and seven others are injured in a mass stabbing at a shopping center in Sydney, Australia. The perpetrator is shot and killed by police.
Source: The Sydney Morning Herald external link
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Armed conflicts and attacks

Iran launches between 400 and 500 drones and cruise missiles at Israel from Iran, Iraq, Syria, southern Lebanon, and Yemen.
Source: ABC News external link
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U.S. naval ships mobilize to the Middle East to protect Israel against incoming missiles.
Source: News.com.au external link
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The Netherlands announces that their embassy in Tehran will close on Sunday.
Source: Al Arabiya external link
United States intelligence reports that Iran is moving drones and missiles internally ahead of a potential attack.
Source: The Jerusalem Post external link
Iran seizes the , a Portuguese-registered, Madeira-flagged container ship owned by Zodiac Maritime which is chaired by Israeli billionaire Eyal Ofer.
Source: Firstpost external link
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Israeli settlers attack Palestinians in the West Bank after missing Jewish teenager Benjamin Achimeir is found dead.
Source: BBC News external link
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Gunmen abduct and kill nine people from a bus in Nushki District, Balochistan, Pakistan. All victims, whose bodies were found under a bridge, appear to have been shot at close range.
Source: Reuters external link
The Russian Ministry of Defence claims that the village of Pervomaiske near Donetsk has been captured by Russian troops.
Source: Barron's external link
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An offensive by the Rapid Support Forces begins in El Fasher.
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April 12

Science and technology

Russia successfully test-launches an intercontinental ballistic missile from the Kapustin Yar launch complex in Astrakhan Oblast.
Source: Reuters external link

Law and crime

The military junta in Mali prohibits all forms of media from reporting on activities of political parties and associations.
Source: NOS external link
Pakistan designates the Iranian Quds Force Liwa Zainebiyoun as a terrorist organization.
Source: VOA external link

Armed conflicts and attacks

Russia launches drone strikes across Ukraine. Critical infrastructure is damaged in Kherson Oblast and a fire occurs at the Dnieper Hydroelectric Station in Zaporizhzhia causing around half a tonne of oil products to leak into the Dnieper river.
Source: Ukrainska Pravda external link
Canada pledges $132.2 million dollars to Sudan to help people affected by the country's ongoing humanitarian crisis.
Source: Global News external link
Hezbollah forces launch dozens of rockets into northern Israel. The militant group says that the missile barrage targeted IDF artillery positions. No casualties are reported.
Source: Al Arabiya external link
Dozens of Russian military instructors arrive in Niger as part of an agreement with the ruling military junta to help train Nigerien troops to fight jihadist insurgents.
Source: BBC News external link
A shootout between three Fano members and Addis Ababa Federal Police forces resulted in death of two Fano members, including one civilian near Millennium Hall, Addis Ababa.
Source: Washington Post external link

Business and economy

The European Union pledges €1 billion in short-term financial aid to Egypt to help stabilise the country's economy.
Source: Reuters external link

International relations

It is reported that Israel is preparing for a direct attack from Iran on southern or northern Israel as soon as the next 24 to 48 hours. A person briefed by the Iranian leadership says that while plans to attack are being discussed, no final decision has been made.
Source: The Wall Street Journal external link
The United States restricts travel for its embassy personnel in Israel amid fears of an attack by Iran.
Source: BBC News external link
The British government advises against all travel to Israel and the Palestinian territories due to the imminent threat of an Iranian attack.
Source: Middle East Monitor external link
France advises its citizens against traveling to Iran, Lebanon, Israel and the Palestinian territories due to the risk of military escalation.
Source: CNN external link
Germany tells its citizens to leave Iran immediately, saying that "air, land and sea transport routes" will likely be affected by military action in the region.
Source: Reuters external link

April 11

Politics and elections

South Korean prime minister Han Duck-soo and all senior advisers to President Yoon Suk Yeol resign en masse in response to the results of yesterday's parliamentary elections.
Source: ABC News external link
The Netherlands increases its military budget to 2 percent of its GDP for the first time since 1994.
Source: Algemeen Dagblad external link

Arts and culture

Archaeologists announce the discovery of new frescos at the ancient Roman city of Pompeii, depicting mythological ancient Greek figures.
Source: BBC News external link

Law and crime

A court in Vietnam sentences tycoon Trương Mỹ Lan to death for embezzling $12.46 billion from the Sai Gon Joint Stock Commercial Bank.
Source: DW external link
Thirty-eight prisoners escape from a prison in Moroni, Comoros.
Source: Reuters external link

Disasters and accidents

A search operation at a power plant on Lake Suviana, near Bologna, Italy, has recovered the bodies of three workers who were missing after an explosion two days ago. This brings the confirmed death toll to six. A seventh worker is still missing, while the five injured are still in critical conditions.
Source: Il Resto del Carlino external link
A Robinson R22 helicopter owned by the Philippine Air Force crashes near a public market in Cavite City, Philippines, killing both pilots.
Source: Barron's external link

Armed conflicts and attacks

At least four people are killed and five others are injured in a Russian missile strike in Mykolaiv.
Source: Reuters external link
Russia launches missile and drone strikes across Ukraine, damaging power facilities and causing widespread power outages for about 200,000 people. Ukraine says that the Trypilska thermal power plant in Kyiv Oblast was destroyed in an overnight attack.
Source: Bloomberg external link
Russia warns its citizens against travelling to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between Iran and Israel.
Source: CNBC external link
U.S. President Joe Biden warns that Iran is threatening to launch a significant attack against Israel and promises "ironclad U.S. support" for Israel in the event of an attack.
Source: BBC News external link
The Karen National Union, local PDF groups, and other Karenni organizations seize the town of Myawaddy, Kayin State, from the Tatmadaw after three days of fighting. Junta planes subsequently bomb the town, causing more than 1,000 locals to flee into neighbouring Thailand.
Source: Radio Free Asia external link