Thursday, June 9, 2011

World Watch: It's element-ary

* World: Sorry for the corny post title, but it’s worth noting that two new elements discovered by scientists in Russia and the U.S. will be added to the periodic table.

* Libya: International Criminal Court lead prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo said that Libyan security forces may have raped hundreds of women and that they were sanctioned by Muammar Gadhafi.

* Syria: The International Atomic Energy Agency will report Syria to the U.N. Security Council as a result previously running a secret nuclear reactor.

* Europe: The Spanish government is seeking compensation from Germany after vegetables from the Iberian country were initially suspected as causing a deadly E. coli outbreak.

Video Source – YouTube
Online Sources- Huffington Post, BBC News, The Guardian, Voice of America

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