Mongolia suspends death penalty after human rights concerns

Mongolia has suspended the death penalty and is moving toward a permanent ban, Al Jazeera.

An election commission overseeing Iraq’s national elections on March 7 has barred 500 candidates from the elections. Most had ties to Saddam Hussein’s Baath party, BBC News.

U.S. President Barack Obama announced yesterday that he will seek additional taxes on banks which received federal bailout money and have since recovered, CNN.

Google’s created a public spreadsheet for reports from Haiti, Haiti Situation Tracking Form. Powerful photos of the earthquake aftermath in Haiti, The Big Picture.

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