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White House Easter Egg Roll, Philippine Fire, Boston Marathon | April 21

White House Easter Egg Roll, Philippine Fire, Boston Marathon | April 21

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama host the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House, a fire rages through Philippine slums, runners return to the Boston Marathon, and more in today’s daily brief.
 
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Campaigning in Afghanistan, returning home after Fukushima, new French PM  | April 1

Campaigning in Afghanistan, returning home after Fukushima, new French PM | April 1

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Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani campaigns in Kabul ahead of the presidential elections on Saturday, residents of the Miyakoji area of Tamura return home for the first time since Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster more than three years ago, Jean-Marc Ayrault takes over as the new prime minister of France, and more in today’s daily brief.

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Russia-Crimea treaty signing, fire-breathing, more Holi celebrations | March 18

Russia-Crimea treaty signing, fire-breathing, more Holi celebrations | March 18

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and two Crimean leaders signed the treaty making Crimea part of Russia, Indian Sikh youths performed fire-breathing, Holi celebrations marking the start of spring continued, and more in today’s daily brief.

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