Tuesday, April 27, 2010

World Watch: Pugilistic parliamentary procedure

* Ukraine: The above video shows how some Ukrainian legislators threw eggs and launched smoke bombs in protest over Russia’s military presence there.

* World: Stock indexes worldwide fell in trading on Tuesday after Europe’s debt crisis worsened.

* Zambia: Several human rights groups including Human Rights Watch condemned Zambian prisons as “’death traps’ beset by overcrowding, malnutrition and rampant disease.”

* South Korea: South Korea’s Oh Eun-sun became the first woman to climb the world’s fourteen highest mountains.

Online Sources- YouTube, USA TODAY, FOX News, New York Times, BBC News

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