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· April, 2008

Stories about War & Conflict from April, 2008

25 April 2008

Armenia: April 24 — Genocide Memorial Day

Yesterday marked the 93rd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocideand the deaths of approximately 1.5 million Armenians in Ottoman Turkey. Every year on 24 April, a date marking the roundup of...

23 April 2008

Afghanistan: Progress, Problems, and Passageways

China: Netizens defend Zimbabwe arms sales

As China's latest shipment of weapons and ammunition sits stranded off the coast of southeastern Africa and president Mugabe of landlocked Zimbabwe digs in against accusations of a fixed election,...

22 April 2008

Serbia: Biljana Srbljanovic

Albania: “Albanosphere”

Armenia: Rock Against Genocide

What's Carter Doing in the Middle East?

Former US President Jimmy Carter just concluded talks with Palestinian Hamas leaders in Cairo, Egypt. First, it was the turn of the US Presidential elections to snub the visit. Now,...

China: American Teacher Attacked

21 April 2008

Uzbekistan, Ukraine: Tashkent Blacksmith and His Children

A monument to an Uzbek family that adopted 15 children during WWII has recently been dismantled in Tashkent. Below is a Ukrainian blogger's moving story of how her father helped...

Pakistan: Held by the Taliban

Lebanon: Media reporting on Gaza

Myanmar: Bomb blasts in Yangon

Japan: Comfort Women Video Calls Attention to a Still Unresolved Issue.

More than 60 years have passed since the World War II, but women who claim to have been abducted under Japanese Military's orders to serve as sexual slaves on military...

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