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What happend on April 5th 2018

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Martin Luther King Jr: US marks civil rights leader's death

Thursday 5th of April 2018, 0:50
related countries: United States United States

Events around the US commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the civil rights champion.
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Israel Folau: Rugby player criticised for anti-gay post

Thursday 5th of April 2018, 7:36
related countries: Israel Israel

Rugby Australia says it does not agree with Israel Folau after he ignited a homophobia row.
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Brazil's Lula must start prison term, Supreme Court rules

Thursday 5th of April 2018, 9:33
related countries: Brazil Brazil

The former president could be jailed within days after Supreme Court judges ruled against him.
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Saudi cinema screens reopen on 18 April 'with Black Panther'

Thursday 5th of April 2018, 9:36
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Riyadh

The first cinema since the 1970s will open in Riyadh on 18 April - reportedly showing Black Panther.
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Iranian TV censors Italian football badge

Thursday 5th of April 2018, 11:01
related countries: Italy Italy, Iran Iran

Viewers note state broadcaster blurred wolf's teats on AS Roma logo
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South Korean university boycotted over 'killer robots'

Thursday 5th of April 2018, 11:02
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Experts express concern about the South Korean institution's plans to develop AI for weapons.
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These Senegalese supporters have won awards for their fair play attitude.

Thursday 5th of April 2018, 11:03
related countries: Senegal Senegal

After your favorite team lost an important match, would you still be able to be in good spirits? Allez Casa football fans keep smiling, dancing and singing even in defeat.
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Skepta has been made a chief in Nigeria

Thursday 5th of April 2018, 11:34
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

The MC says he's "honoured" and will "continue to put time and love into Nigeria".
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European tour firm denies Cameroon 'kidnapping'

Thursday 5th of April 2018, 12:47
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon

African Adventures says a group of its clients were stopped by armed men but were allowed to leave.
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Japanese women ordered from sumo ring during first aid

Thursday 5th of April 2018, 14:37
related countries: Japan Japan

They went to aid a man who had collapsed but were told to leave as women are banned from the space.
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HSBC leaks: Spain rejects Swiss request to remand Falciani

Thursday 5th of April 2018, 16:19
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, France France, Spain Spain

The high court in Madrid releases French IT specialist Hervé Falciani, but he cannot leave Spain.
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Turkey university gunman kills four in Eskisehir

Thursday 5th of April 2018, 16:26
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Eskisehir

A researcher shot faculty staff in Eskisehir in the north-west of the country, Turkish media says.
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Heavy sentences for Vietnam activists

Thursday 5th of April 2018, 17:01
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Those found guilty were jailed from seven to 15 years for "attempting to overthrow" the government.
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Russian spy poisoning: Yulia Skripal 'getting stronger daily'

Thursday 5th of April 2018, 17:04
related countries: Russia Russia

The daughter of ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal makes her first statement since being poisoned.
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Russian TV airs 'Skripal phone call'

Thursday 5th of April 2018, 18:32
related countries: Russia Russia

The recording is allegedly of a conversation between Yulia Skripal and her cousin Viktoria.
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Carles Puigdemont freed on bail by German court

Thursday 5th of April 2018, 18:51
related countries: Germany Germany

Carles Puigdemont is released on bail after the court rejects "rebellion" as grounds for extradition.
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US top doctor urges Americans to carry opioid antidote

Thursday 5th of April 2018, 19:13
related countries: United States United States

The US Surgeon General says more Americans should carry the drug naxolone to combat opioid overdoses.
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Spy poisoning: Russia says UK is 'playing with fire'

Thursday 5th of April 2018, 20:06
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Salisbury, Moscow

Moscow's UN ambassador accuses the UK of inventing a "fake story" over the Salisbury spy poisoning,
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Saudi 'Prince Charming' Mohammed bin Salman comes to Hollywood

Thursday 5th of April 2018, 22:15
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was given a king’s welcome in Hollywood this week.
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Stormy Daniels: Trump says he did not know about $130,000 payment

Thursday 5th of April 2018, 22:37
related countries: United States United States

The US president referred reporters to his lawyer, who made the $130,000 (£92,000) payment in 2016.
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The people who want four things before they go home

Thursday 5th of April 2018, 23:54
related countries: Syria Syria

Syria's refugees fled a devastating war and many have serious doubts about going back.
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