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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 2 April in Asian history

1879-04-02 battle of Futtehabad


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Updated on April 2, 2018

1755: Commodore William James captures the pirate fortress of Suvarnadurg on west coast of India

Suvarnadurg Arial view

1879: During the Second Afghan War, battle of Futtehabad

 1879-04-02 battle of Futtehabad

1947: The United Nations Security Council entrusts the USA for the guardianship of the Pacific islands formerly under Japanese control

1948: After supporting the Chinese Nationalist military since the 1930s, U.S. sharply cuts aid because of widespread corruption

1954: An Amity Treaty is signed between Pakistan and Turkey

1954: North Vietnamese Vietminh enter northern Cambodia

1954: Indian Prime Minister Nehru calls for an arrest and end on nuclear weapons race

1965: Leaster Pearson, the Canadian Prime Minister, asks the USA to suspend the bombings on North Vietnam

1966: South Vietnamese troops joined in demonstrations at Hue and Da Nang for an end to military rule

1972: During the Easter offensive, North Vietnamese soldiers take the northern half of Quang Tri Province

1975: In Vietnam, thousands of civilian refugees flee from the Quan Ngai Province in front of advancing North Vietnamese troops

2002: First visit of Pakistani president General Musharaff to Kabul. With Afghan president Hamid Karzai, they commit to fight the terrorism

2013: After weeks of hurling threats at the United States and its allies, North Korea announces it will restart a nuclear reactor it had shut more than five years ago

http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/02/world/asia/koreas-tensions/index.html?hpt=ias_c1 http://asiancorrespondent.com/103974/north-korea-vows-to-restart-nuclear-facilities/ http://www.voanews.com/content/north-korea-to-restart-yongbyon-nuclear-reactor/1633003.html