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Monthly Archives: August 2009

On Friday August 20th, millions of Afghans turned out to vote in the country’s second Presidential elections, despite threats of violence and security fears. Polls opened at 7am in Kabul and closed at 5pm across the nation. Taliban-led violence...

By Record on Aug 21st, 2009

On Tuesday 4th August, the trial of a Sudanese woman, accused of breaking indecency laws, was adjourned. Lubna Ahmed al-Hussein, a journalist and former UN worker, was arrested on July 3rd for wearing allegedly inappropriate trousers in public,...

By Record on Aug 15th, 2009

North Korea officially released Laura Ling and Euna Lee, two American journalists imprisoned in the country, on Tuesday, August 4th, 2009. The announcement followed a visit from former U.S. President Bill Clinton who met with North Korean officials...

By Record on Aug 8th, 2009