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· March, 2012

Stories about Breaking News from March, 2012

15 March 2012

South Korea: Protests Erupted against the Free Trade Deal with United States

China: End of Chongqin Model Upon the Removal of Bo Xilai?

The former Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leader of Chongqing, Bo Xilai, has been removed from his post and replaced by Vice Premier Zhang Dejiang. Some believe that it signifies the...

14 March 2012

India: Don't Work at Night and You Won't Be Raped

The police of Gurgaon has asked women working at commercial enterprises, malls and bars in Gurgaon to stop working after 8pm to prevent rape incidents. Netizens express their anger towards...

9 March 2012

South Korea: Protest Against Start of Jeju Naval Base Construction

Villagers from Gangjeong, South Korea, have been protesting against the construction of a naval base on Jeju Island for several years. On March 7, the South Korean navy together with...

7 March 2012

Spain: Head of Journalist Association Threatens Activist With a Belt

The Head of the Press Association in Granada, Antonio Mora, threatened to hit pro-Palestinian activists with his belt when they protested during a photo exhibition of the relations between Israel...

South Korea: Violent Clashes Intensify over Jeju Naval Base Construction

6 March 2012

East Timor: Nation Loses a Treasured Political Elder

Online tributes pour in after the loss of one of East Timor's political elders, known affectionately as "Grandfather". Francisco "Avó" Xavier do Amaral was the declarer of independence in 1975,...

Madagascar: Protesting Endemic Poverty

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