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March 25

1807 March 25: Day of Remembrance of Victims of Slavery
1821 March 25: Greek Independence Day
1918 March 25: Belarus Freedom Day (Dzen Voli)
1949 March 25: Operation Priboi, Soviet Mass Deportations from the Baltic States

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Democracies Should Help Liberate Tibet – For All Humanity
Belgium introduces second Kurdistan stamp featuring popular Erbil resort
Laos Grants 25-Year Power Grid Concession to Chinese-Majority Firm
Yemen conflict escalates as country speeds toward famine
China Takes Aim at UK Ambassador Over Media Freedom Post
Biden recommits to Good Friday accord on St. Patrick’s Day
Election conduct in the Central African Republic is satisfactory – AU Mission
Australia gives COVID-19 shots to virus-hit Papua New Guinea
Gambian held in Germany suspected of link to AFP reporter murder
UK Parliament Speaker tells off Plaid Cymru MP for ‘speaking too much Welsh’
Tunisia’s Saied visits Libya, first presidential trip since 2012
The end approaches for Chile’s military-era constitution
Blinken sanctions 24 Chinese officials for undermining Hong Kong’s autonomy
High Court to investigate former Catalan parliament speaker for disobedience
More Than 400 People Convicted In Belarus Over Postelection Protests
Turkey expels pro-Kurdish legislator, seeks to disband party
A Century Ago, The Treaty Of Riga Redrew The Map. It Still Reverberates Today.
City of Dublin Sends 500 Drones into Skies in Honor of St. Patrick
Ex-Cop Says Chechen Police Tortured And Killed With Impunity
US wants life in prison for brother of Honduras president
Palestinians get 60,000 vaccine doses through WHO program
Western Partners Condemn Russian Crimea Narrative
7 years after Russia’s annexation of Crimea, Indigenous Tatars still face prosecution
Yemeni rebel offensive threatens camps of those who fled war
If China’s Anti-Uyghur Campaign Isn’t Genocide, What Is?
‘Unusual sound’ of Welsh language and ‘elegant visuals’ unnerve critics in horror film premiere
China’s Arctic Ambitions Face Increasing Headwinds in Finland
Historic children’s kidney transplant performed in Barcelona
New Mega-City Could Be a Death Blow for India’s Ancient Tribes
Turkey moves to ban Kurdish-linked political party
UN Agencies Call for Action Against Ageism
Embattled Armenian PM Announces Early Parliamentary Elections In June
Belarus Opposition Leader Renews Battle Against Lukashenka
Fifty-eight killed in ‘barbarous’ Niger attacks near Mali border
Russian Troop Presence in Nagorno-Karabakh Raises Questions
A tale of two St Patrick’s Days: Parties abroad, being cooped up inside at home
Bosnian Oscar Nominee Reopens Balkans’ ‘Greatest Wound,’ Srebrenica
Old bikes, wooden stools: Gabon Paralympic athletes ‘make do’
Malians express doubt over army’s capacity to counter Jihadist fighters
Hungary’s Ruling Fidesz Party Quits European Center-Right Bloc
Bulgaria’s Powerful ‘Potbelly’ Vanishes From Political Scene Ahead Of Elections
GOP senators introduce bill to push tougher trade stance on China
Iran-Pakistan nexus against Baloch nation
Costa Rica Welcomes Banished Cuban Journalist Karla Perez
Yes regains the lead in latest poll on Scottish independence
Four recent events might reshape Belarus’s political landscape
Israeli voters poised to send first Reform rabbi to Knesset
Three Seas: Black Sea connectivity and the South Caucasus
Catalan GDP plummeted by 11.5% in 2020
Lebanese are gripped by worry as economic meltdown speeds up
China tries Canadian Michael Spavor behind closed doors
Biden says he’s proud of secretary of State after confrontation with China
Turkey: 20 detained in raids targeting PKK militants
China controls Uighur minority through family separations
Ukrainian PM Reiterates Kyiv’s Plans To Join EU, NATO
Ethiopian leader warns fugitive Tigray leaders to surrender
Shaman Who Sought To ‘Drive Putin From Kremlin’ Found ‘Mentally Unfit’ By Court
Media Freedom in Slovenia Under EU Scrutiny
US prosecutors say Honduras president took bribes in 2019
Britain says unionist anger over Brexit could put Northern Ireland ‘in quite a dangerous place’
Bosnian Officials Reject Russia’s ‘Twisted Threat’ Over NATO Cooperation
Five women reach high office in Libya’s government but long road ahead
US charges Swiss ‘hacktivist’ for data theft and leaks
Catalonian portal highlights Udmurt efforts to preserve that nation and its language
Newroz capital Akre celebrates Kurdish New Year
How the Cold War Shaped Bangladesh’s Liberation War
Rumors of War in Taiwan Strait
Long dormant volcano comes to life in southwestern Iceland
Taiwan, Palau Say They Will Open Travel Bubble Next Month
Protests one month on from jailing of Catalan rapper Pablo Hasel
Ukrainian Court Seizes Aerospace Company Motor Sich From Chinese Investors
Tens of thousands protest outside Netanyahu’s home ahead of Israel’s election
Burundi’s Truth and Reconciliation commission presents new findings
Taiwanese newspaper encouraging people to learn Welsh language
Moscow seeks to put Gagauz in play against pro-Western Moldovan president
Belarus Opposition Looks To Reenergize Protests Against Lukashenka
Bulgaria Tells Russia To Stop Spying, Threatens To Expel Diplomats
Bad News For The Remittance-Dependent In Central Asia
We’re in a difficult place in Northern Ireland, says EU commissioner
Israel takes Palestinian minister’s VIP pass over ICC meeting, Palestinians say
Pentagon chief, Japanese counterpart agreed to cooperate on Taiwan: report
Over 200 Chinese boats massed in disputed S. China Sea: Philippines
CAR ex-president takes over leadership of rebel group fighting the govt
Nicaragua: Masking Confiscations of NGOs in Pink
Eyes Wide Open or Playing Dumb in Today’s Cuba
Nicaraguans Face a New Wave of Repression
Indigenous Communities in Mexico Fight Energy Projects
Russia’s Karabakh Protectorate Taking Clearer Shape
Tunisian police pile pressure on young activists
Population too low for Estonian COVID-19 strain to develop
Niger govt confirms 137 dead in village attacks near Mali
Rosatom on Lithuania’s doorstep: a Russian Trojan horse?
Chad disqualified from African Cup of Nations qualifying
Chinese, Russian, Belarusian security agencies all monitored Latvia in 2020
Jailed Belarus Blogger Losik’s Pretrial Detention Extended
Saudis propose cease-fire with Yemen’s Houthi rebels
EU sanctions Eritrea for rights abuses, Eritrea calls it ‘malicious’
Barcelona Vampiress triumphs at the 2021 Gaudí Awards
Kosovo’s New Parliament Elects Kurti As New Prime Minister
Bulgaria to expel 2 Russian diplomats accused of espionage
Out of this world: Tunisia launches its first satellite
High hopes for Catalonia’s nanosatellites
2nd Canadian Goes on Trial in China on Spying Charges
Finnish photographer creates “unique” Milky Way mosaic
Sikh leaders celebrate upcoming holiday with vaccine clinic
King and queen of Belgium commemorate Brussels attacks
In Myanmar’s hinterland, army uproots ethnic Karen villagers
US, EU, Britain, Canada Impose Sanctions on Chinese Officials Over Uyghurs
Greece orders private doctors to join COVID-19 battle
Wales to receive less money to spend on transport ‘for decades’ thanks to HS2
Indigenous anti-dam activist killed in Honduras
U.N. calls for stop to ‘horrific’ sexual violence in Ethiopia’s Tigray
SNP want 16 year olds and foreign nationals to vote at the next independence referendum
North Korea’s Kim stressed to China’s Xi the need to strengthen unity and cooperation
Seat sets goal of manufacturing half a million electric vehicles at Martorell plant
India Detains Rohingya Refugees and Plans Deportation
Top Belarusian Kickboxer Skiba Urges Security Officials to Lower Shields and Lay down Arms
The Great Russian Oil Heist
The Uilta: an Invisible Indigenous Group in Japan
China Extends, Expands Restrictions in Tibet Following March 10 ‘Uprising Day’
How Russia, China, and climate change are shaking up the Arctic
U.N. Human Rights Council condemns Sri Lanka for crimes against Tamils
Two years after defeat, ISIS just as dangerous
Libyan media practitioners decry uptick in censorship
Spanish Senate calls for UN High Commissioner access to West Papua
Philippines mulls next move as Chinese ‘fishing fleet’ lingers in nearby waters
Nicaragua: The Price of Refusing to Collaborate
EU sanctions Russia officials over LGBTQ rights abuses in Chechnya
Ethiopia’s leader Ahmed admits atrocities committed in Tigray
Hong Kong will distribute mainland books to schools to promote patriotism
The Gambia upholds ban on skin bleaching
First ever Seto-language kindergarten due to open in fall
Montenegrin Secret Service Chief Under Fire After Allegedly Disclosing NATO Ally’s Data
Scotland’s Sturgeon Cleared of Breaching Ministerial Code
Libya’s eastern administration hands power to interim government
Spain’s Congress bureau dismisses Catalan pro-independence parties’ amnesty bill
What Does the India-Pakistan Ceasefire Mean for Local Kashmiris?
Press Freedom Group Sues Facebook Over Misinformation, ‘Hate Speech’
Is the EU asking too much of Bosnia and Herzegovina?
NATO Affirms Unity In The Face Of ‘Aggressive’ Russia
At least 15 found dead after Bangladesh Rohingya camp blaze
Wales is ‘sleepwalking’ towards independence because of Westminster
US drone strike case appealed to Germany’s highest court
France summons Chinese envoy over ‘unacceptable’ insults
Latin American Indigenous Peoples call on World Bank to safeguard their rights
Human rights and decolonisation in Africa are intertwined
Israelis vote in fourth election in 2 years

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March 21

1990 March 21: Namibia Independence Day
1992 March 21: Tatarstan Sovereignty Referendum

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March 20

1956 March 20: Tunisia Independence day