April 5: In light of the “biggest leak in whistleblower history,” the Panama Papers have prompted Icelandic Prime Minister, Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson to step down for “an unspecified amount of time,” allowing a different party official to take over due to an illegal offshore account in his name.
April 8: Mohamed Abrini, the third and lone survivor from the Brussels attacks, is arrested in Brussels. This is the suspect known as the “the man in the hat” from the photo captured in the Brussels’ Zaventem airport.
April 10: In celebration of the Hindu New Year, a fireworks display goes awry, igniting an explosion killing over 100 people and leaving over 200 injured in Kerala, India.
April 10: Peruvians head to the polls to elect their new president. Front runner is the daughter of Peru’s former president, Alberto Fujimori, now imprisoned for human rights abuse during his term. Followed by conservative former prime minister Pablo Kuczynski, and leftist congresswoman Veronica Mendoza.