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Monthly Archives: October 2009

Each year, European governments struggle to meet energy demands in a region dominated by Russian energy suppliers, and this year the difficulties are likely to continue with Russia pursuing two new pipeline projects, a €14 billion endeavour...

By Record on Oct 24th, 2009

With several Iranian issues under international scrutiny this year, Asia Society and the Global Film Initiative are highlighting the country’s artistic accomplishments with a timely film series called Women of Iran in October and November...

By Record on Oct 21st, 2009

The Nigerian authorities announced that about 15,000 insurgents from the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), who have been involved in clashes with Nigerian military and police in the Delta region, have surrendered under...

By Record on Oct 17th, 2009

With changing climate patterns having altered this year’s Asian monsoon season, Bangladesh is once again in dire need of recovery assistance to address widespread food shortages and the displacement of hundreds of thousands of people. The...

By Record on Oct 7th, 2009

On 1 October 2009, Iran agreed to allow nuclear inspectors to survey the country’s second uranium enrichment plant, which will take place on 25 October. The announcement comes following talks in Geneva concerning Iran’s nuclear program between...

By Record on Oct 5th, 2009

The UN Food and Agricultural Office released a statement on 21 September warning that the food security situation in East Africa is worsening. More than 23 million people in the region are in need of food aid, according to the UN World Food...

By Record on Oct 2nd, 2009