February 19th, 2009
World Links: Base Closing in Kyrgyzstan; Not Guity in Politkovskaya Case
A unanimous jury finds all three defendants “not guilty” of the murder of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya.
Kyrgyzstan gives the U.S. six months to leave the last U.S. air base in Central Asia, complicating President Obama’s plans to deploy more troops to Afghanistan.
With today’s endorsement from far-right leader Avigdor Lieberman, Benjamin Netanyahu now seems likely to become the next Prime Minister of Israel.
Authorities in Equatorial Guinea arrests 15 people following an attack on the country’s presidential palace that has been blamed on Nigerian militants.