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· April, 2012

Stories about Breaking News from April, 2012

Guinea-Bissau: Coup d'Etat and the Angolan Military Mission

At nightfall on April 12, the military started yet another coup d'etat in Guinea-Bissau. In recent weeks, allegations of "generalized fraud" in the presidential elections, and the announcement of the...

China: Bo Xilai's Scandals

Video: Alleged Tsunami Footage after the 11 April Indonesian Quake

Syria: Activist Rima Dali Arrested in Damascus for Calling for End to Killing

"Stop the killing. We want to build a Syria for all Syrians." These were the words on the banner that Rima Dali held in front of the Syrian Parliament in...

Pakistan: Immediate Reactions on the Death of Sindhi Nationalist Leader

On 23rd of March, Karachi (Sindh) hosted a massive rally for the independence of Sindh from the Pakistani state which was organized by the Long-Live Sindh National Front (JSQM) under...

Greece: Public Suicide of 77 Year Old Man in Athens Square

All Greece was shocked this morning by the news that Dimitris Christoulas, aged 77, shot himself in the head around 9 am, in full view of passersby in Syntagma Square,...

Mali : Freedom of Press also Under Threat

Colombia: 10 ‘Last’ Armed Forces Hostages Released by FARC

On Monday April 2, four soldiers and six policemen kidnapped by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) were released. In February the group had announced that they would abandon...

Greenpeace Blocked from Entering South Korea for Their Nuclear Stance

Mali : Coup Leader Steps Down as Tuaregs Enter Timbuktu

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