Wednesday, October 12, 2011

World Watch: Liberia votes

* Liberia: Recent Nobel Peace Prize co-recipient Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf may require a runoff in order to win a second straight presidential term.

* Iran: Iranian officials emphatically denied that their government was behind a foiled plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the U.S.

* U.S.: The accused “underwear bomber” who tried to blow up a commercial flight on Christmas Day 2009 pled guilty to all the charges against him.

* Thailand: An estimated two-thirds of the country has been swamped by some of the worst flooding in over a century.

Video Source – YouTube user euronews

Online Sources- Reuters, CBS News, BBC News, MSNBC

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