Monday, April 26, 2010

World Watch: Don’t copy that floppy!

* World: The end of the floppy disk seems to be forthcoming after Sony said that it would stop sales of the 3.5-inch version of those devices in Japan by 2011.

* Sudan: President Omar Hassan al-Bashir may’ve won reelection yet Human Rights Watch claimed that the elections were “marred by widespread irregularities and gross human rights violations.”

* Poland: The twin brother of recently deceased president Lech Kaczynski said that he would run for the presidency.

* Japan: Protestors in Okinawa rallied on Sunday against the massive Kadena air base that is run by the U.S. military.

Image – BBC News
Online Sources- CBC, Voice of America, ABC Online, Al Jazeera English

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