Tuesday, August 31, 2010

World Watch: Border battle

* Middle East: The UN Security Council strongly rebuked both Israeli and Lebanese authorities for a border clash in July that cost the lives of four people.

* Indonesia: Thousands of residents near the Sinabung volcano worry that it could keep erupting after being dormant for roughly four centuries.

* U.S.: According to researchers the severity of multiple sclerosis may change depending on the seasons.

* Germany: A member of Germany’s central bank has refused to resign after making “disparaging remarks” about Muslims and Jews.

Image – PRESS TV
Online Sources- BBC News, New York Times, Sydney Morning Herald, Xinhua

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