Monday, August 2, 2010

World Watch: Drowning

* Pakistan: The death toll from major flooding in Pakistan has reached 1200 while aid organizations scramble to provide help.

* Sudan: The U.N. Security Council renewed the mandate of the mission in Darfur for an additional twelve months.

* France: Police have been accused of using “excessive force” during the removal of 150 immigrant squatters.

* Ukraine: According to a team of international scientists contamination around the Chernobyl exclusion area has led has led to a sharp decline in biodiversity.

Image – The Telegraph
Online Sources- BBC News, MSNBC, CNN, The Guardian

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