Monthly Archive: April 2011

Newscast for Friday, April 15, 2011

NATO airstrikes continue but the alliance fails to get more members to participate The uncertain plight of thousands of Libyan refugees Croatian general convicted of war crimes still a war hero to his supporters...

Newscast for Thursday, April 14, 2011

BP shareholders express anger at oil giant’s response to environmental concerns President Obama’s budget plan aims to cut deficit and defend social programs Budget provision de-lists gray wolves as an endangered species Thai officials...

Newscast for Wednesday, April 13, 2011

President Obama, Republicans and Progressives tout their budget proposals EPA says Japan radiation in US drinking water and milk not dangerous to health Tijuana, Mexico use arts and culture to deter violence Bangkok reconciliation...

Newscast for Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Japan ups Fukushima nuclear crisis level to 7, equal to the Chernobyl disaster In Honduras, workers, students and teachers take part in a general strike Thai government’s crackdown on media US lawmakers release details...

Newscast for Monday, April 11, 2011

Bahrain authorities continue brutal opposition crackdown Yemeni opposition rejects reconciliation plan and continues protests Critics blast Congress and the President for using District of Columbia as budget bargaining chip Civil rights advocates challenge constitutionality...

Newscast for Friday, April 8, 2011

Violence escalates between Israel and Gaza with at least 10 dead and dozens injured A second Japanese nuclear plant has experienced a radiation leak The trial of former CIA agent Luis Posada comes to...

Newscast for Thursday, April 7, 2011

A strong earthquake hits Japan raising concerns about further nuclear plant damage The reasons behind US budget deadlock A New York town pulls money out of JP Morgan to protest foreclosure record An investigation...

Newscast for Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Ivory Coast forces attack the presidential compound in Abidjan Tens of thousands of refugees fleeing violence in Libya Yemeni protestors renew calls for President Saleh to step down Democrats debate Republican 2012 budget blue...

Newscast for Tuesday, April 5, 2011

In Ivory Coast, Laurent Gbagbo negotiates his surrender Pacific Northwest residents express renewed concern about the Hanford Nuclear Reservation Civil liberties groups call on President Obama to veto any bill that extends controversial Patriot...

Newscast for Monday, April 4, 2011

In Ivory Coast, the UN engages in military action for the first time Yemeni security forces using live ammunition kill at least 15 demonstrators Syria’s crackdown on dissent against President Assad US citizens monitor...