Wednesday, April 11, 2012
World Watch: There Goes the Fear
* Indonesia: Officials called off a tsunami alert though that didn’t prevent some Indonesians from panicking after an 8.6-magnitude earthquake occurred on Wednesday.
* U.S.: A special prosecutor in Florida charged George Zimmerman with second-degree murder in the controversial killing of teen Trayvon Martin.
* Greece: Prime Minister Lucas Papademos resigned and called for a general election in the economically weakened country to take place on May 6th.
* Syria: Will the government comply with a UN-brokered cease-fire due to go into effect on Thursday morning?
Video Source– YouTube via Associated Press
Online Sources – The Guardian, Reuters, The Australian, BBC News