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· May, 2009

Stories about Breaking News from May, 2009

24 May 2009

Morocco: Eleven Killed in Deadly Stampede at Music Festival

At least 11 people were killed and 30 wounded on Saturday night, 23 May, during a music concert in Rabat, the Moroccan capital, at the Mawazine world music festival. Bloggers...

23 May 2009

Egyptian Tycoon Sentenced to Death

Egyptians witnessed the most unexpected verdict in the history of their judiciary system: Billionaire Hesham Talaat Moustafa, along with his hired hitman Mohsen El Sokary, have both been sentenced to...

Korea: The Death of the Least Corrupt President in Korean History with the Corruption Scandal

Roh Moo-hyun, the previous president of Korea, died today. Suffering from the bribery scandal and investigation from the prosecution authority, the previous president who tried to live a quiet life...

South Korea: Roh Moo-hyun dies

19 May 2009

Kuwait: Election History: Four Women Win Parliament Seats

Election fever has swept Kuwait, culminating in a historic and momentous event for the nation! Kuwait was expecting at best one or two women to make it to Parliament but...

Egypt: President's Grandson Dies

Egyptian President Hosny Mubarak's eldest grandson, Mohammed, has died at a Paris hospital after a brief illness. Bloggers were quick to react to the 13-year-old's death - which was met...

18 May 2009

Sri Lanka: Bloggers react to the death of the LTTE leader

The government of Sril Lanka announced via state media and SMS today (Monday, May 18, 2009) afternoon that the leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), Vellupillai Prabhakaran,...

Nepal: Madhav Kumar Nepal Will Be The Next Prime Minister

Sri Lanka: Prabhakaran, The King Maker Is Dead

16 May 2009

India Elections 2009: Tapping Into The Twitter

As the results of the Indian Parliamentary Elections 2009 came trickling in since today morning, Indians from all around the world were glued on to their TV or pc screens...

India Elections 09: India votes decisively, decides to strengthen the hand of stability

Election results are pouring in from all across the country and it is now clear that India has voted decisively for a stable government at the center, under the leadership...