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· April, 2011

Stories about International Relations from April, 2011

Serbia: Bloggers Discuss Plans to Erect Monument to Late Azeri President

One of Belgrade's nicest parks has recently got renovated - thanks, partially, to a donation of 2 million euros by the Azerbaijani government. The news that has been stirring controversy...

Iraq: Is Saddam Still Alive?

Saddam Hussein is making the rounds on social media, with a new recording claiming that the Iraqi dictator is alive and well and that his double Mikhail was the one...

Azerbaijan: Royal Wedding Frenzy

Russia: New round in the TNK-BP row

Serbia-EU: Belgrade at a crossroads

Armenia: Pseudo-patriotism and flag burning

Madagascar: Here We Go Again with Land Grabbing, minus the Outrage

D.R. of Congo: Donors wary of involvement in elections

Egypt: Protesting for Syria

Scores of Egyptians joined Syrian students who gathered outside the Syrian Embassy in Cairo in protest against the killing of demonstrators and called for the overthrow of the Syrian regime...

Cuba, U.S.A.: Tamayo to Leave with Son's Remains

Armenia-Turkey: Suffering on both sides

Pakistan: The Fight Against the Taliban and the Drones

Imagine how it is to live in Pakistan; a place where a day without any suicide bombing or drone attack can make the news, where citizens have to deal with...

Argentina: Croatian Community Reacts to Sentence of General Ante Gotovina

On April 15, 2011, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) handed down sentences to the Croatian generals Ante Gotovina, Mladen Markač and Ivan Cermak. Gotovina and Markac...

Africa: How France Robs Africa

Arab World: On Revolutions and Capitalism

For days, my tweeps have been retweeting thought nuggets from the Twitter account @_Capitalism_. Here, I will select a handful of reactions to the on-going Arab revolutions.

Cambodia, Thailand: Border troops clash anew

Russia: “Navalny's Nationalism”

Lebanon: Seven Estonian Hostages Appeal for Help

Gambia: Coalition for Change Distances Itself From Government's Position

Kazakhstan, Russia: Photos of Baikonur

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