Wednesday, May 5, 2010

World Watch: Eenie, meenie, miney, moe

* Britain: On the eve of British parliamentary elections it’s a toss-up in the polls as to who will become the next Prime Minister.

* Middle East: According to the U.S. State Department indirect peace talks between Israel and Palestine could take place “within days.”

* Greece: Three people died in protests in Athens that included one group of marchers trying to storm the Greek parliament.

* Somalia: A “veteran” broadcaster was shot dead on Tuesday in a nation a Committee to Protect Journalists official deemed as “the most dangerous country in Africa to be a journalist”.

Image – Sydney Morning Herald (“The latest YouGov poll has Labour, lead by Gordon Brown, left, behind the Tories, lead by David Campbell, right, with Nick Clegg's Liberal Democrats in third spot.”)
Online Sources- MSNBC, Committee to Protect Journalists, BBC News, Reuters

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