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Current events of
April 12, 2015
Armed conflicts and attacks
Libyan Civil War (2014–present)
Islamic militants attack the South Korean embassy in
killing two guards and leaving another injured.
War in North-West Pakistan
U.S. drone strikes in
kill at least four suspected
Disasters and accidents
One student is killed and another 100 injured in a stampede caused by an exploding generator at the
University of Nairobi
Politics and elections
United States presidential election, 2016
Hillary Rodham Clinton
United States Secretary of State
, announces that she is seeking the
nomination for President in the 2016 election.
Japanese unified local elections, 2015
Liberal Democratic Party
wins most of the major local and prefectural contests, including all ten governorships at stake.
Wall Street Journal
Osaka Restoration Association
maintains control of the
assemblies but fails to win a majority as the LDP makes some gains, casting doubt upon the outcome of the scheduled May 17 referendum on the
Osaka Metropolis plan
in Brazil call for the impeachment of
President of Brazil
due to a scandal involving members of her
receiving kickbacks from the state run oil company
2015 Masters Tournament
: In golf, the final round of the
is held at the
Augusta National Golf Club
winning his first championship at the age of 21. Spieth is the second youngest player to win the Masters after
, he ties Woods's record for the lowest winning total, and becomes the fifth man to lead from start to finish.
Sydney Morning Herald
to win the
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