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Monthly Archives: May 2009

In a report published yesterday, May 29, in the Science magazine, a group of researchers led by Donald Gautier from the U.S. Geological Survey has shown that about 30% of the undiscovered gas reserves and 13% of the world’s oil reserves are...

By Record on May 31st, 2009

A study led by Dr Nicholas Shaheen of the University of North Carolina was published on the 28th of May in The New England Journal of Medicine. ...

By Record on May 30th, 2009

On May 21st the Home Secretary for the United Kingdom announced changes in the immigration policy allowing more Nepali Gurkha veterans to settle in the UK following their discharge from the British Army. ...

By Record on May 26th, 2009

History was made in the Arab world when four women emerged as winners in the Gulf State’s general parliamentary elections held Saturday, May 16th, 2009. ...

By Record on May 24th, 2009

On Tuesday, May 19th, the U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton approved the disbursement of 110 million dollars in emergency aid as a humanitarian effort in Pakistan. ...

By Record on May 23rd, 2009

In a manner strangely reminiscent of the witch hunts in early modern Europe, Papua New Guinea is currently experiencing an increase in “witch” persecutions. The same phenomenon has been observed on the African continent, particularly in...

By Record on May 23rd, 2009

Last week, fatal shooting of five service members at a U.S. military stress clinic in Iraq has prompted a military investigation into how mental health within the armed forces is handled. The alleged gunman, Sgt. John M. Russell, has been charged...

By Record on May 20th, 2009

On May 6th the UK House of Commons voted in support of the ‘Developing Country Debt (Restriction of Recovery) Bill’. It was introduced using the ‘Ten Minute Rule’ by Labour MP Sally Keeble. This method is rarely successful and mainly used by backbenchers to raise awareness of an issue. ...

Protests erupted in the streets of Kathmandu last week following the resignation of Maoist Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, popularly known as Prachanda. ...

By Record on May 13th, 2009

At the International Monetary Fund (IMF) conference in Tanzania on March 11th, Director of the World Bank Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala said the “developed world has a responsibility to try to help the continent to weather the crisis,” and called...

By Record on May 12th, 2009