Wednesday, November 30, 2011
World Watch: The Long Arm of the Law
* Ivory Coast: Ex-president Laurent Gbagbo was arrested and flown to the Netherlands where he awaits trial in front of the International Criminal Court.
* Britain: Hundreds of thousands of public employees took to the streets to protest against government-backed austerity measures.
* Pakistan: The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff “publicly and categorically” rejected accusations that NATO purposely killed 24 Pakistani soldiers over the weekend.
* Palestine: Iceland became the first western European country to recognize Palestine as an independent state.
Image Source – Flickr via Alkan de Beaumont Chaglar (CC BY-SA 2.0)
Online Sources- Reuters, USA TODAY, MSNBC, Herald Sun