Russia, Ukraine and West (US and European Union) signed a surprise deal to ease Ukrainian Crisis
Abdelaziz Bouteflika won the Presidency for the fourth time consecutively in Algeria.
The European Parliament on 15 April 2014 approved banking union reforms to minimise the risk of EU taxpayer-funded bailout.
PCIL and PGCB will conduct a joint feasibility study for exporting 100 MW power to Bangladesh from gas-fired Palatana power plant in Tripura.
Palestinians rejected the economic sanctions against the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) and threatened to halt security coordination
A report released by IMF has called for bold economic policy reforms to achieve economic stability in the Arab world.
International aid organisations launched a series of emergency measures against Ebola across West Africa.
ECJ struck down the EU Data Retention Directive that forced telecom operators to store private phone and email data for up to two years.
Rwanda on 7 April 2014 marked the 20th Anniversary of the beginning of devastating 100-day genocide.
Spain’s lawmakers voted to reject the request of Catalan authorities to hold a referendum on independence on 9 November 2014.
The US President has issued two executive orders aimed at erasing gender disparities in pay among the government workforce.
A new law came into force in UK on 6 April 2014 that will permit the sale of home tests for HIV in Britain.
Pro-Russian activists of Donetsk on 7 April 2014 proclaimed their independence from Ukraine.
Chinese exploration teams on 7 April 2014 drilled a seven-kilometre-deep borehole in the resource-rich Himalayan region of Tibet.
Japan on 4 April 2014 announced to cancel its next Antarctic whaling programme after the ICJ of UN ordered an end to Whaling Programme of Japan.
Iran and Japan signed a MoU for bilateral cooperation on environmental issues.
South Korea on 4 April 2014 developed a ballistic missile capable of striking most of North Korea.
North Korea for the first time allowed runner-tourists from the world in annual Pyongyang marathon.
Bangladesh agreed to provide transit facility for a 6000 megawatt Indian power transmission line.
NASA has announced suspension of majority of its ongoing engagement and ties with Russia except for the cooperation aboard on ISS.
First official census started in Myanmar after 30 years. The last census was conducted in 1983.
NATO condemning the annexation as illegal on 1 April 2014 suspended all cooperation with Russia over the Crimea crisis.
John Kerry has urged the EU and US to help Ukraine to overcome its energy shortages, claiming that the energy must not be used as weapon.
World Bank would nearly double its lending capacity to boost support for middle countries like India, Brazil, China, Mexico and Indonesia.
A new law Public Order (Additional Temporary Measures) Act was approved by Singapore Government on 1 April 2014.
India increased the scholarships for Omani student from 125 to 150 on 1 April 2014.
The U.S. House of Representatives on 1 April 2014 passed a package of aid for Ukraine and sanctions for Russia.
Japan announced Official Development Assistance (ODA) loan for more than 15000 crore rupees for 5 Indian Projects on 31 March 2014.
Chinese authorities on seized assets worth 14.5 billion dollar from family members of retired domestic security Chief Zhou Yongkang.
Russia and the US have failed to break the deadlock over the process to proceed on Ukraine crisis during the meet of John Kerry and Sergey Lavrov.