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Deaths in April

18 Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara
19 Norris McWhirter
22 Pat Tillman
24 Estée Lauder
Other recent deaths

Ongoing events

EU Enlargement
Exploration of Mars: Rovers
Haiti Rebellion
Reconstruction of Iraq
Occupation & Resistance
Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Canada Liberal Party scandal
War on Terrorism
USA 9-11 Commission
Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse
2004 in Afghanistan#April

Election results in April

02 Sri Lanka (legisl.)
05 Indonesia (legisl.)
08 Algeria (president)
14 South Africa (general)
15 South Korea (legisl.)
17 Slovakia (president)
20 India (general)
24 Cyprus (referendum)
25 Austria (president)
28 Macedonia (president)

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April 30, 2004

  • U.S. newscast Nightline is taken off the air by several stations owned by the Sinclair Broadcast Group because of its planned airing of a list of U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq. Sinclair claims it is a political ploy, while network ABC says it is meant as "an expression of respect which simply seeks to honor those who have laid down their lives for this country.
  • President George W. Bush expresses his "disgust" at images of Iraqi prisoners being mistreated by U.S. soldiers: "Their treatment does not reflect the nature of the American people." [1]
  • Macedonian officials admit that they staged a bogus gun-battle with "terrorists" in March 2002 and that they knew the seven men slain had no terrorist connections. Four members of the security forces face murder charges for their staged killing. [2]
  • Diego Maradona leaves hospital after 12 days of treatment for heart and breathing problems.
  • After 25 years, Bob Edwards hosts NPR's Morning Edition for the last time.

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  • In heavy fighting outside Najaf, Iraq, U.S. forces kill 64 insurgents and destroy an anti-aircraft weapon. [4]
  • A bomb explosion and gun battle occur in Damascus, Syria between security forces and a "terrorist group," in which four people are killed and a vacant United Nations building badly damaged. The identity and motives of the attackers is unclear but Islamist militants are the prime suspects. (BBC).
  • South African president Thabo Mbeki is sworn in for a second term after being overwhelmingly reelected on April 14. The event is marred by controversy over the attendance of Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe. [5]
  • Elizabeth Brown and D.Anthony Bright meet for the first time in East Ridge, Tennessee at Portofinos Restaurant. They later would get married on October 23th, 2005

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