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On This Day

Audio content relating to events that happened on this day in history, according to Wikipedia.

In the News

  • The 45th Pacific Islands Forum opens in Koror, Palau, with climate change as the main topic.
  • The Permanent Court of Arbitration orders Russia to repay US$50 billion to shareholders of the Yukos Oil Company for breaching the Energy Charter Treaty.
  • Fuad Masum is elected President of Iraq by the Iraqi parliament.
  • The Séléka and anti-balaka militias agree to a ceasefire in the Central African Republic civil war.
  • Air Algérie Flight 5017 (aircraft pictured), en route from Ouagadougou to Algiers, crashes in Mali, killing all 116 people on board.

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