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  1. Cyprus and Malta set to join eurozone in 2008, EurActiv
  2. Akrotiri and Dhekelia adopt the euro, EUbusiness (ISO 4217 code: VEF).
  3. Partlow, Joshua and Sabah, Zaid (January 2, 2008). Suicide Blast at Baghdad Funeral of Bomb Victim Kills Dozens. Washington Post. Retrieved on October 9, 2008.
  4. Grove, Thomas (January 5, 2008). Turkey PM says Diyarbakir bomb shows PKK desperation. Reuters. Retrieved on November21, 2008.
  5. Boy Scout foils attack on Maldives president. CNN (January 8, 2008). Retrieved on November 21, 2008.
  6. 11 ARM soldiers die in copter crash. Macedonian Information Centre. Retrieved on 2008-11-05.
  7. Mercury Flyby 1. Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. Retrieved on 2008-01-12.
  8. Japan whaling illegal, court says. BBC (January 15, 2008). Retrieved on November 21, 2008.
  9. Landler, Mark and Timmons, Heather (January 21, 2008). Stocks Plunge Worldwide on Fears of a U.S. Recession. The New York Times. Retrieved on November 21, 2008.
  10. Halpin, Tony (January 23, 2008). RAF alert as Russia stages huge naval exercise in Bay of Biscay. TimesOnline. Retrieved on November 21, 2008.
  11. No survivors in Polish air crash. Reuters (January 24, 2008). Retrieved on November 21, 2008.
  12. McCarthy, Rory (January 24, 2008). Palestinians pour into Egypt after militants blow hole in border barrier. The Guardian. Retrieved on November 21, 2008.
  13. Eastern Congo peace deal signed. BBC (January 23, 2008). Retrieved on November, 2008.
  14. China Snowstorms Kill 24, Cause Loss of $3 Billion (Update3). Bloomberg. Retrieved on 2008-11-05.
  15. Iran sentences Bahai religious followers for 'anti-regime propaganda'. AFP. Archived from the original on 2008-02-02.
  16. Iran sentences Bahais for 'anti-regime propaganda', Aljazeera
  17. Gun Battles in Chad’s Capital as Rebel Forces Storm In.
  18. "Iran Opens Space Center, Launches Rocket", Associated Press
  19. "Dimona bombing: Suicide attack in Israel first in a year", Associated Press
  20. Stocks Plunge on Service Sector Weakness. AFP. Archived from the original on 2008-02-08.
  21. Super Tuesday Tornado Outbreak. NOAA. Retrieved on November 21, 2008.
  22. Mission Information. NASA. Retrieved on November 21, 2008.
  23. Koreans mourn fall of Namdaemun, national treasure No.1. Yonhap News (February 11, 2008). Retrieved on November 21, 2008.
  24. Gunmen attack Timor leader Ramos-Horta, The Sydney Morning Herald, February 11, 2008.
  25. Update 9-Oil rises as Venezuela cuts off Exxon Mobil. Reuters. Retrieved on 2008-11-05.
  26. Bridgestone Uncovers `Improper Payments' in Probe (Update3). Bloomberg. Retrieved on 2008-11-05.
  27. "Rudd says sorry", Dylan Welch, Sydney Morning Herald, February 13, 2008
  28. "Scores dead in one of Afghanistan's deadliest attacks". February 17, 2008. Archived from the original on 2008-09-10. http://web.archive.org/web/20080910022441/http://afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5iKEIeybKvU7Vo42SLz_ZF4WjZsQg. Retrieved 2008-11-05. 
  29. BU.S., Europeans at Security Council Back Kosovo's Independence. Bloomberg. Retrieved on 2008-11-05.
  30. Brown fights backlash over Northern Rock. Reuters. Retrieved on 2008-11-05.
  31. Musharraf rules out resignation. BBC News (Last Updated:). Retrieved on 2008-11-05.
  32. Castro steps down as Cuban leader. BBC (February 19, 2008). Retrieved on November 21, 2008.
  33. "Satellite strike shows US missile defense works". February 21, 2008. Archived from the original on 2008-02-26. http://web.archive.org/web/20080226125327/http://afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5gXfTZB0a8NU_H4vSMdlS6YxBeTow. Retrieved 2008-11-05. 
  34. Total Lunar Eclipse: February 20, 2008. NASA. Retrieved on November 21, 2008.
  35. Northern Rock now in public hands. BBC (February 22, 2008). Retrieved on November 21, 2008.
  36. Venezuela investigates cause of fatal plane crash: Chavez. Agence France Presse (AFP) (February 22, 2008). Archived from the original on February 26, 2008. Retrieved on November 21, 2008.
  37. Raul Castro named Cuban president. BBC (February 25, 2008). Retrieved on November 21, 2008.
  38. Witte, Griff (March 3, 2008). Palestinian president suspends peace talks. The Washington Post. Retrieved on March 15, 2009.
  39. James, Ian (March 3, 2008). Venezuela, Ecuador sending troops to border with Colombia after rebel leader killed. The Seattle Times. Retrieved on March 15, 2009.
  40. Goodman, Joshua (March 1, 2008). Colombian Rebel Leader Raul Reyes Killed By Army, Minister Says. Bloomberg. Retrieved on March 15, 2009.
  41. Killing of 8 at Jewish seminary threatens latest truce efforts. USA Today (March 6, 2008). Retrieved on March 15, 2009.
  42. Europe launches its first resupply ship to the ISS. European Space Agency (March 9, 2008). Retrieved on March 15, 2009.
  43. Stunning Gamma Ray Burst Explosion Detected Halfway Across Universe. Science Daily. Retrieved on 2009-02-10.
  44. "Bhutan votes for status quo", France 24, March 24, 2008
  45. Election Date Finally Fixed As March 29, 2008.
  46. Sark democracy plans are approved, BBC News Online, 9 April 2008
  47. A Revolution Not Televised, Time.com, January 17, 2008
  48. After 443 years, Sark gets democracy, The Bugle, Episode 13, January 2008. The Bugle is a satirical podcast of the Times Online.
  49. Sark agrees switch to democracy, BBC News Online, 22 February 2008
  50. Karzai unhurt after parade attack, BBC News
  51. India setting world record by sending 10 satellites into orbit.
  52. 'Dozens die' in China train crash, BBC News
  53. Phoenix Mars Mission.
  54. 54.0 54.1 United Nations Treaty Collection: Convention on Cluster Munitions. Retrieved on 28 March 2009.
  55. Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft today.
  56. Bill Gates steps down as Microsoft head to concentrate on philanthropy.
  57. Sydney Morning Herald: 'Thanks: Pope'.
  58. BBC News: Serbia captures fugitive Karadzic.
  59. Nepalnews.com.
  60. 26 killed in bombing attacks in Baghdad. Times of India (July 28, 2008). Retrieved on 2008-07-28.
  61. Hacaoglu, Selcan (2008-07-28). "Suicide attacks kill 57 in Baghdad, Kirkuk". AP. 
  62. Tonga crowns new king.
  63. "Police station raided in west China's Xinjiang, terrorist plot suspected". Xinhua. 2008-08-04. http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2008-08/04/content_8940461.htm. Retrieved 2008-08-04. 
  64. "Chinese border assault kills 16". BBC. 2008-08-04. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7540138.stm. Retrieved 2008-08-04. 
  65. Beijing 2008 – It's a wrap.
  66. "Former communist becomes Nepal PM". CNN. 08-15-2008. http://edition.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/asiapcf/08/15/nepal.prime.minister/index.html. Retrieved 2008-08-15. 
  67. ESPN – Michael Phelps' history run at 2008 Olympics – Olympics.
  68. Pakistan's Musharraf steps down.
  69. Taliban kill 10 French troops in Afghanistan.
  70. Bomb kills 43 at Algerian military academy.
  71. "DNA tests for those killed in Madrid crash". BBC. 2008-08-20. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/7575970.stm. Retrieved 2008-08-20. 
  72. Official says pirates have seized a German ship off Somalia, the third in a day.
  73. Ten killed in Guatemala small plane crash.
  74. Plane crashes in Kyrgyz capital.
  75. Statement by President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev. Russia's President web site (2008-08-26). Retrieved on 2008-08-26.
  76. Gustav evacuees urged to stay away.
  77. Hurricane Season 2008: Tropical Storm Gustav (Central Caribbean).
  78. Hanna closes in on U.S. as Ike becomes major hurricane.
  79. Galveston 'unhealthy and unsafe,' city manager says.
  80. Hurricane Ike barrels over Cuba.
  81. Japanese PM, Yasuo Fukuda, in shock resignation after just one year in job.
  82. Thailand's prime minister declares state of emergency.
  83. Cyprus leaders begin peace talks.
  84. Q&A: Cyprus peace process.
  85. Bhutto widower Zardari elected Pakistan's new president.
  86. Hundreds feared trapped in Egypt rockslide.
  87. Cooking show stint derails Thai prime minister.
  88. First beam in the LHC – accelerating science.
  89. Large Hadron Collider fired up in 'God particle' hunt.
  90. Human error led to fatal train collision, spokeswoman says.
  91. Russian plane crash kills 88, faulty engine blamed.
  92. News Release – IAU0807: IAU names fifth dwarf planet Haumea.
  93. Vietnam bars boats from Halong Bay ahead of typhoon.
  94. At Least 40 Killed in Huge Explosion at Pakistan Hotel.
  95. Deadly blast targets Marriott Hotel in Islamabad.
  96. Dozens killed in Pakistan attack.
  97. South Africa president steps down.
  98. Taro Aso set to become Japan's PM.
  99. Cabinet bids farewell to Mbeki.
  100. Chinese astronaut walks in space
  101. Space Exploration Technologies Corporation – Falcon 1 Flight 4.
  102. Falcon rocket success for SpaceX.
  103. India stampede death toll rises. BBC News (2 October). Retrieved on 2008-11-03.
  104. India temple stampede kills 147. CNN. Retrieved on 2008-10-31.
  105. Raum, Tom (October 3, 2008) Bush signs $700 billion bailout bill Associated Press (Retrieved October 3, 2008)
  106. Science Timeline for Monday's MESSENGER flyby of Mercury.
  107. APL's MESSENGER fact sheet (PDF).
  108. Deadly earthquake hits Kyrgyzstan. BBC News (6 October 2008). Retrieved on 2008-10-08.
  109. Central Bank of Iceland, The Foreign Exchange Reserves of the Central Bank of Iceland bolstered (07.10.2008; No. 31/2008)
  110. Central Bank of Iceland, Foreign exchange reserves (07.10.2008; No. 33/2008)
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  112. The Financial Supervisory Authority – Iceland, News: Based on New Legislation, the Icelandic Financial Supervisory Authority (FME) Proceeds to take Control of Kaupþing to ensure Continued Commercial Bank Operations in Iceland (09.10.2008)
  113. Kaupthing Bank, Press release: Kaupthing Bank turns to the Icelandic FSA (2008.10.09)
  114. The Financial Supervisory Authority – Iceland, News: Based on New Legislation, the Icelandic Financial Supervisory Authority (IFSA) Proceeds to take Control of Landsbanki to ensure Continued Commercial Bank Operations in Iceland (07.10.2008)
  115. Landsbanki Íslands, Press release: Landsbanki's Operations Continued Under Unchanged Management (October 07, 2008)
  116. The Financial Supervisory Authority – Iceland, News: Based on New Legislation, the Icelandic Financial Supervisory Authority (FME) Proceeds to take Control of Glitnir to ensure Continued Commercial Bank Operations in Iceland (08.10.2008)
  117. Glitnir Bank, News: Glitnir's Operations Continued – Lárus Welding to continue as CEO (08.10.2008)
  118. GENERAL ASSEMBLY ELECTS AUSTRIA, JAPAN, MEXICO, TURKEY, UGANDA. UN General Assembly (October 17, 2008). Retrieved on 2008-10-19.
  119. CERN inaugurates the LHC. CERN (October 21, 2008). Retrieved on 2008-10-24.
  120. LHC to be inaugurated on 21 October 2008.
  121. Final LHC Synchronization Test a Success.
  122. Large Hadron Collider: thirteen ways to change the world.
  123. India launches first Moon mission. BBC News (22 October 2008). Retrieved on 2008-10-22.
  124. Chandrayaan-1.
  125. Hungary gets $25B billion bailout. CNN (October 29, 2008). Retrieved on 2008-10-29.
  126. Steenland, Doug. Dear Northwest Customer:. Northwest Airlines. Retrieved on 2008-11-03.
  127. Nagourney, Adam (November 4, 2008). Obama Elected President as Racial Barrier Falls. The New York Times. Retrieved on 2008-11-05.
  128. Obama wins historic US election. BBC News (November 5, 2008). Retrieved on 2008-11-05.
  129. Obama inspires historic victory. CNN (November 5, 2008). Retrieved on 2008-11-05.
  130. Bhutan king to be crowned at last.
  131. QE2 To Leave Cunard Fleet And Be Sold To Dubai World To Begin A New Life At The Palm.
  132. RMS Britannia (1840) to RMS Queen Victoria (2007) and Beyond.
  133. NASA's Shuttle and Rocket Missions.
  134. FWindpipe transplant breakthrough.
  135. Greenland votes for more autonomy. Retrieved on 2008-11-27.
  136. Spectacular Conjunction. NASA. Retrieved on 2008-12-05.
  137. Top Thai court ousts PM Somchai. BBC News. Retrieved on 2008-12-13.
  138. GG agrees to suspend Parliament: Harper. CBC (2008-12-04). Archived from the original on 2008-12-05. Retrieved on 2008-12-04.
  139. (Russian) Экспертиза подтвердила, что найденные останки принадлежат Николаю II. ITAR-TASS. Retrieved on 2008-12-05.
  140. "More riots in Greece over fatal police shooting of teen". USA today. http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/2008-12-07-greece-protests_N.htm. Retrieved 2008-12-09. 
  141. Sark Election: the candidates. BBC Guernsey (9 December 2008). Retrieved on 11 December 2008.
  142. Switzerland links up to European police files (2008-08-11). Retrieved on 2008-09-07..
  143. Bewerewolves: Fullest Moon in 15 Years Tonight (2008-12-12). Retrieved on 2008-12-13..
  144. Trio found guilty of Rwandan genocide. CNN (18 December 2008). Retrieved on 18 December 2008.
  145. "Gwadar port becomes fully functional". The Dawn. 2008-12-22. http://www.dawn.com/2008/12/22/top2.htm. Retrieved 2008-12-22. 
  146. Coup fear as Guinea president dies. CNN (24 December 2008). Retrieved on 24 December 2008.
  147. UN launches $613m appeal for Gaza. BBC News (29 January 2009). Retrieved on 20 March 2009.
  148. Bangladesh awaits election result. BBC News (29 December 2008). Retrieved on 30 December 2008.
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