Wednesday, February 8, 2012
World Watch: Iced Cooly
* Antarctica: The sub-glacial Lake Vostok was reached for the first time after a team of Russian scientists drilled over two miles below the Antarctic surface.
* Egypt: The Egyptian government’s crackdown on nongovernment organizations could hurt relations between that country and the U.S.
* Maldives: Mohamed Nasheed claimed that he was ousted from the presidency in a coup while some of his supporters have clashed with police.
* Somalia: A “suicide car bomber” in the capital city of Mogadishu killed at least eleven people.
Video Source – YouTube via Associated Press
Online Sources – National Geographic, Voice of America, CNN, Reuters