Monday, November 7, 2011
World Watch: Helping Ai Wewei
* China: Dissident artist Ai Weiwei has received thousands of donations that have covered at least one-third of a $2.4 million tax bill placed against him by the Chinese government.
* Iran: An upcoming International Atomic Energy Agency report will allegedly say that the Iranian government is very close to developing a nuclear arms program.
* Greece: A new interim government is expected to be announced on Tuesday as the country continues to struggle with a major debt crisis.
* U.S.: A federal judge temporarily blocked a rule that would've forced graphic images to be displayed on cigarette packs.
Image – Via Flickr user Daniel Lobo (CC BY 2.0)
Online Sources- The Independent, CNN, Reuters