Monday, April 11, 2011

World Watch: Gone Gbagbo gone

* Ivory Coast: Disgraced former president Laurent Gbagbo may face “judicial proceedings” after he was detained by French and opposition forces.

* Japan: No tsunami warning was issued after a 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck off the Japanese coast one month after a major tremor and tsunami killed an estimated 25,000 people.

* Belarus: President Alexander Lukashenko claimed that a deadly bombing in the Minsk metro on Monday might’ve been a “gift from abroad.”

* France: Two Muslim women were arrested for peacefully protesting France’s ban on wearing face veils in public.

Image – Str/AFP/Getty Images via The Guardian (“Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo and his wife Simone after their arrest.”)
Online Sources- Busninessweek, USA TODAY, BBC News, The Guardian


Atlanta Roofing said...

The misinforma¬tion by the internatio¬nal media on what's happening in Ivory Coast is breathtaki¬ng. Any objective observer knows that Gbagbo is currently fighting for his country independen¬ce against the colonial forces of the evil French empire.

prasad said...

If the government really wants to end the civil war the government should talk with rebels (civilians) to end the crisis unless the civilian war will spread to the neighbouring countries and they will also suffer.