Yearbook 2012 Western Sahara. Forty people were reportedly injured, ten of them seriously, when military forces forcibly dispelled a demonstration in the capital El-Aaiún in January. In February, the official news agency of the Western Saharan Republic reported that residents…
Yearbook 2012 Vanuatu. In May, Vanuatu abruptly stopped a multi-year collaboration with Australia on a police project, forcing Australian police to leave the country. The collaborative project had been ongoing since 2006 and ended after a diplomatic quarrel with Australia….
Yearbook 2012 USA. The election year began with a primary election in the Republican Party. Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney was the best, even though he appeared most as a compromise candidate. No other candidate succeeded in gaining more support,…