Tuesday, February 7, 2012

World Watch: Homs Under Siege

* Syria: While foreign powers debate over how to end violence in Syria, the military continued its deadly offensive against residents in the city of Homs.

* U.S.: A federal appeals court ruled that California’s gay marriage ban is unconstitutional though the final decision may rest with the Supreme Court.

* Philippines: At least twenty-two people died and dozens are missing after an earthquake shook the Negros Island.

* Palestine: Rival factions Hamas and Fatah signed a pact that would form a unity government led by President Mahmoud Abbas.

Video Source– YouTube via telegraphtv

Online Sources – USA TODAY, CBS News, Reuters

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