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