2008 in politics

These are some of the notable events relating to politics in 2008:

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JanuaryEdit

 
The new flag of Iraq.

<I'm not sure if this should be on the politics' page *January 25 - China's worst snowstorm since 1954 kills 133, delays traffic, and causes massive power outages in central and southern parts of the country.[5]/>

FebruaryEdit

 
Primaries and caucuses in U.S. presidential election are held in 24 states.
 
Flag of Kosovo

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AprilEdit

  • April 4 - Wu Xueqian, Chinese politician (born 1921)
  • April 12 - Patrick Hillery, 6th President of Ireland (born 1923)
  • April 17 - Aimé Césaire, French Martinican poet, author, and politician (born 1913)
  • April 29 - Charles Tilly, American sociologist, historian, and political scientist (born 1929)
  • April 30 - Juancho Evertsz, Dutch Antillean politician (born 1923)

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FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ Cyprus and Malta set to join eurozone in 2008 Archived 2009-01-30 at the Wayback Machine, EurActiv
  2. ^ "Britain to adopt the euro - on its bases in Cyprus". EUbusiness (ISO 4217 code: VEF). Archived from the original on 2008-02-29.
  3. ^ Slovenian EU presidency
  4. ^ "Unification Ministry Will Be Retained". The Korea Times. Archived from the original on 2013-09-13.
  5. ^ Bloomberg.com: Worldwide
  6. ^ Thai king endorses new PM. Taipei Times website. Retrieved 2008-05-06.
  7. ^ "Suicide Attack in Israel Kills One". New York Times via Associated Press. 5 February 2008. Retrieved 12 February 2017.
  8. ^ Gunmen attack Timor leader Ramos-Horta, The Sydney Morning Herald, February 11, 2008.
  9. ^ "Rudd says sorry", Dylan Welch, Sydney Morning Herald, February 13, 2008
  10. ^ "Malaysian PM dissolves parliament". BBC News. February 13, 2008. Retrieved April 22, 2010.
  11. ^ Bloomberg.com: Worldwide
  12. ^ "Musharraf rules out resignation". BBC News. February 20, 2008. Retrieved April 22, 2010.
  13. ^ Report in Sydney Morning Herald
  14. ^ Bonner, Raymond (February 28, 2008). "Qaeda Suspect Escapes". The New York Times. Archived from the original on June 6, 2012. Retrieved 2008-02-28.
  15. ^ "Thaksin Out on Bail in Thailand". The Associated Press. Archived from the original on 2008-03-02.
  16. ^ "Russia's Presidential Election Set for March, 2008". mosnews.com. December 14, 2006. Archived from the original on 8 July 2009. Retrieved 6 March 2008.
  17. ^ Security Council Tightens Restrictions On Iran's Proliferation-Sensitive Nuclear Activities, Increases Vigilance Over Iranian Banks, Has States Inspect Cargo (press release), United Nations Security Council (March 3, 2008).
  18. ^ UN votes for new sanctions against Iran, Associated Press (March 3, 2008).
  19. ^ "Bhutan votes for status quo" Archived April 29, 2011, at the Wayback Machine, France 24, March 24, 2008
  20. ^ "Election Date Finally Fixed As March 29, 2008". Retrieved 5 March 2008.
  21. ^ Nepal, Observation Constituent Assembly Election, 2008: Comprehensive Report. National Election Observation Committee. 2008. p. 54. ISBN 978-9937-2-0754-6.
  22. ^ "NATO chief welcomes Albania and Croatia for 2009". Radio Netherlands Worldwide. 2008-04-03. Archived from the original on 2008-04-08. Retrieved 2008-06-24.
  23. ^ Sark democracy plans are approved, BBC News Online, 9 April 2008
  24. ^ A Revolution Not Televised, Time.com, January 17, 2008
  25. ^ After 443 years, Sark gets democracy Archived June 26, 2008, at the Wayback Machine, The Bugle, Episode 13, January 2008. The Bugle is a satirical podcast of the Times Online.
  26. ^ Sark agrees switch to democracy, BBC News Online, 22 February 2008
  27. ^ Karzai unhurt after parade attack, BBC News
  28. ^ Six Baháʼí leaders arrested in Iran; pattern matches deadly sweeps of early 1980s, Baháʼí World News Service
  29. ^ ABC News: Calif. Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage, Sparks Celebration, Outrage
  30. ^ "Obama: I will be the Democratic nominee - CNN.com". CNN. June 4, 2008. Archived from the original on January 10, 2010. Retrieved April 22, 2010.
  31. ^ "50,000 South Koreans protest against U.S. beef - World news - Asia-Pacific | NBC News". NBC News. Retrieved 3 November 2018.