Friday 13 March 2009
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Right Round by Flo Rida.
I Love You, Man, directed by John Hamburg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while New Moon by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books.
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- The United States abandons the term ampquotenemy combatantampquot for detainees at Guantánamo Bay Naval Base's detention camp. (''New York Times'')
- Italy's Ministry of Foreign Affairs reports that three Doctors Without Borders volunteers kidnapped in Darfur, Sudan, have been freed. (AP via Google News)
- United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanethem Pillay accuses Sri Lanka's Armed Forces and the Tamil Tigers of possible war crimes. (Voice of America)
- Police are mobilized in Pakistan as thousands of protestors march toward Islamabad. (ABC News Australia)
- An American demonstrator from the International Solidarity Movement is critically wounded by Israel's Defense Forces at the West Bank barrier. (''Jerusalem Post'')
- Japan announces it will intercept North Korea's upcoming satellite launch if the boosters threaten its territory. (The Guardian)
- Premier Wen Jiabao says China may introduce a new stimulus package if the current financial crisis intensifies and expresses concern for U.S. Treasury Department securities. (''New York Times'')
- Seven people arrested for threatening to destroy several buildings in Amsterdam are released. (Sky News)
- A gas explosion in Dublin, Ireland, injures five people. (RTÉ)
- A fire at Bashundhara City in Dhaka, Bangladesh, kills seven people and injures at least 30 others. (Reuters)
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