Tuesday, March 6, 2012
World Watch: Say Hi to the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss
* Russia: Prime Minister Vladimir Putin may’ve won a landslide victory in presidential elections Sunday but he still faces strong opposition in the form of street protests.
* Congo: According to the local media at least 246 people died as a result of a series of explosions in arms depots at the capital city of Brazzaville.
* Syria: The U.N.’s Human Rights Office claimed to have video showing patients being tortured at a military hospital in the besieged city of Homs.
* U.S.: A Texas court convicted financier Allen Stanford for running a multibillion-dollar pyramid scheme.
Video Source– YouTube via Reuters
Online Sources – Voice of America, Associated Press, Reuters, ABC News