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Nicaragua

The Central Bank of Nicaragua introduces new 10 and 20 Cordoba banknotes.

Sudan

Sudan accuses Chad of launching two air raids on its territory.

Sudan Friday accused its neighbor Chad of launching two bombing raids on its territory, describing the attacks as "an act of war."

Demonstration

Demonstrators demand the resignation of Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom.

Suicide attack

A suicide attack kills three people in Grozny, Chechnya, Russia.

U.S.

U.S. President Barack Obama will resume military tribunals for detainees at Guantanamo Bay.

Eurozone

The Eurozone's 16 national economies contract by 2.5% throughout the first fiscal quarter of 2009.

Shahid Malik

Shahid Malik resigns as the United Kingdom's Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice.

Indigenous peoples

Sixty-five indigenous peoples declare an insurgency against Peru's government.

U.S.

The United States releases Lakhdar Boumediene from Guantanamo Bay Naval Base's detention center.

General Motors

General Motors will terminate 1,100 dealerships in the United States by October 2010.

Automaker Not Renewing Franchises; Company Says Bankruptcy Possible Without Bond Deal