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· April, 2009

Stories about Politics from April, 2009

29 April 2009

Georgia: Alternative Eurovision

Azerbaijan: Police

Syria: Reactions to the Hariri Tribunal

The UN's Special Tribunal for Lebanon today ordered the release of all four suspects in the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri on February 14th, 2005, in Beirut....

The Conflict In Sri Lanka And The Indian Elections

Taiwan: Participating in the World Health Assembly

Cuba: Path to the Future

Jamaica: Mad Tax

Egypt's First Independent Union Formed

Egypt's real estate tax collectors have formed their first independent trade union since 1957. In addition to local recognition, the union has won international legitimacy after being accepted in the...

Ecuador: President Correa Wins Reelection

With the majority of votes counted, Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa appears to be headed towards re-election without the necessity of a run-off. His party, PAIS Alliance, also captured the majority...

Armenia: Shooting the Messenger

China: English-language mouthpiece paper launched

Hungary, Bolivia: Eduardo Rózsa-Flores

28 April 2009

Fiji: New rule creates thousands of retirees

A recent government decree in Fiji orders all civil servants 55 years and older must retire Thursday, April 30. The new rules affect any person working within Fiji’s government, police...

Indian Elections 2009: God and Country

The ongoing elections in India have exposed deep fractures in the country's religious landscape. Blogs are buzzing with allegations and counter allegations of religious persecutions in the land where you can...

Armenia: Joke of the Day

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