A journalist was shot dead during riots in Northern Ireland in what police on April 19 were treating as a terrorist incident following the latest upsurge in violence to shake the troubled region.
Greek lawmakers on April 17voted through a resolution demanding the payment of German war crime reparations, an issue long disputed by Berlin.
Peru's former president Alan Garcia shot himself in the head on April 17 to avoid arrest in connection with alleged bribes from Brazilian builder Odebrecht, taking his own life, in the most dramatic turn yet in Latin America's largest graft scandal.
Egypt's parliament on April 16 approved amendments to the constitution that could keep President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in power until 2030, though they still have to be endorsed in a referendum to take effect.
Sudan's military rulers have transferred ousted president Omar al-Bashir to prison, a family source said on April 17, as demonstrators keep up their sit-in outside the army complex calling for a swift transfer to a civilian government.
President Donald Trump vetoed a resolution passed by Congress to end U.S. military assistance in Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen.
Measles cases rose 300 percent worldwide through the first three months of 2019 compared to the same period last year, the U.N. said on April 15, as concern grows over the impact of anti-vaccination stigma.
Capital Gazette staff members stayed silent and somberly exchanged hugs on April 15 when the Maryland newspaper won a special Pulitzer Prize citation for its coverage and courage in the face of a massacre in its newsroom.
Women will be included for the first time in the Taliban delegation to peace talks in Qatar this month, the movement's main spokesman said on April 15, ahead of the latest round of meetings aimed at ending the war in Afghanistan.