Thursday, December 29, 2011
World Watch: Fatal Error
* Turkey: Turkish officials admitted that the military killed thirty-five civilians after mistaking them for Kurdish militants.
* North Korea: Kim Jong Un was declared as North Korea’s new “supreme leader” at a massive public memorial for his recently deceased father, Kim Jong Il.
* Egypt: Egyptian authorities raided the offices of seventeen “pro-democracy and human rights groups” including several U.S.-based organizations.
* Saudi Arabia: The U.S. government signed an agreement to sell nearly $30 billion worth of fighter jets to Saudi Arabia.
Video Source – YouTube via Al Jazeera English
Online Sources – CNN, Christian Monitor, Reuters, Time