Tuesday, September 28, 2010

World Watch: Falling short

* World: A U.N. report concluded that global target of universal access to prevention, treatment and care of HIV/AIDS will probably not be reached by the end of this year.

* Europe: According to Amnesty International ethnic Roma (a.k.a. Gypsies) face great difficulties after being deported from European countries to Kosovo.

* Middle East: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas next month in the hopes of continuing fragile negotiations.

* Spain: The country’s biggest corruption trial began with 95 defendants accused of taking part in the bribing of Marbella city officials.

Image – BBC News (“Life-saving HIV medicine.”)
Online Sources- Al Jazeera English, CNN, AFP, Voice of America

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