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Monthly Archives: March 2009

The warning was highlighted at the 5th World Water Forum in Istanbul, (March 16th-22nd 2009), in the 3rd UN World Water Development Report. The report is the most comprehensive study of the state of the world’s fresh water supply to date. Currently there are physical water shortages in North East Africa, the Middle East and areas of Asia. The countries...

For the last six years, Darfur, a region in western Sudan, has been suffering one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises. After several years of investigation into the crisis, the International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant...

By Record on Mar 24th, 2009

This Saturday, March 21, army-backed Andry Rajoelina has been sworn in as the new President of the island nation of Madagascar, off the coast of East Africa. ...

By Record on Mar 24th, 2009

On the 10th of March, the Senate approved Obama’s spending budget containing the first changes to the Cuban trade embargo in 5 years. It is important to note that these changes have not been made in law, but achieved by removing funding needed...

By Record on Mar 22nd, 2009

Something that historically has never moved is now moving in the Middle East. Two feuding nations, Syria and Lebanon, have eased and warmed up their relations and started embassies in each other’s capitals. ...