* China: Human rights activists worldwide celebrated the awarding of this year's Nobel Peace Prize to Chinese political dissident Liu Xiaobo.
* Hungary: At least seven people are dead after 184 million gallons of toxic sludge swept through several villages and reached the Danube River.
* Middle East: The Arab League gave its conditional support of stalled peace negotiations between leaders of the Palestinian Authority and Israel.
* Congo: The International Criminal Court will resume its trial against a Congolese militia leader accused of recruiting child soldiers.
Online Sources - The Guardian, MSNBC, BBC News, CNN
Image - BBC News (Protesters have called on the Chinese government to release imprisoned dissident and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Liu Xiaobo).