Friday, September 2, 2011

World Watch: Crisis in Syria

* Syria: Government repression continued against protesters and opposition activists while the E.U. backed an embargo on Syrian oil exports.

* U.S.: Could another recession soon hit the already weakened and struggling U.S. economy?

* Japan: New Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda pledged "swift fiscal reforms" while also seeking economic growth.

* Britain: Rupert Murdoch will receive a raise even though an illegal wiretapping scandal shook his media empire.

Image Source - Sky News

Online Sources - CNN Money, Reuters, BBC News,, Voice of America

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