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· March, 2009

Stories about Breaking News from March, 2009

31 March 2009

Guyana: The Legacy of Janet Jagan

Guyanese bloggers react to the death of Janet Jagan, the country's first female president.

30 March 2009

Pakistan: Lahore Police Academy Attack

Today morning Pakistanis were shocked by the news of the attack on Manawan police training school in Lahore. Some 10-12 masked gunmen dressed as Policemen attacked from four sides when...

Indonesia: “Mini-Tsunami” hits village as dam collapses

Last Friday the Situ Gintung dike collapsed in Indonesia which killed almost a hundred people and injured 190 others. At least 300 houses were destroyed and 1,600 residents were displaced....

19 March 2009

Brazil: Controversial demarcation of indigenous land confirmed

Five indigenous tribes of Brazil have won a 30-year battle to reclaim 1.7 million hectares of their ancestral land in Roraima in the Amazon on the border to Venezuela and...

Long awaited victory for Baha'is in Egypt

After many years of being denied the right to legal documentation, Egypt's Supreme Administrative Court removed any grounds for preventing Baha'is from receiving proper official identity documents.

Hong Kong: Ng-hao big-naug or you are dead!

On Tuesday, March 18, a local police shot at a Nepali homeless man twice at close range and one of the bullets end up in the head, leading to the...

16 March 2009

Pakistan: Suicidal Attack in Rawalpindi

Pakistan: Triumph of Democracy

The Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry has been reinstated which has fulfilled the primary objective of the ongoing judiciary movement and the Long March. This was announced by...

Madagascar: A Changing of the Guard?

The Madagascar crisis may have reached a major turning point: the beginning of the end of the President Marc Ravalomanana's regime. While there is still confusion about who is currently...

12 March 2009

India: The Third Front

11 March 2009

Pakistan: Sharif Brothers Under House Arrest

Pakistan: Live Coverage Of The Long March

A section of the Pakistani Lawyers and political activists have finished all their preparations for a scheduled Long March and sit in protest starting tomorrow to reinstate the deposed judges....

Pakistan: Section 144 imposed