Tuesday, August 3, 2010

World Watch: Kenya’s critical vote

* Kenya: Kenyans will go to the polls on Wednesday to vote in a constitutional referendum that could bring major changes to the nation’s political landscape.

* Pakistan: President Asif Ali Zardari claimed in an interview “the international community…is in the process of losing the war against the Taliban.”

* Russia: The country’s emergency chief warned that wildfires that have already killed 34 people are “out of control” in some areas.

* Iran: The U.S. Treasury Department will impose additional sanctions on over twenty companies believed to be owned by the Iranian government.

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

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