Thursday, March 7, 2013

Quick Update of Current Events

1. Hugo Chávez, the late president of Venezuela, passed away this week.

2. The US stated that they would not be willing to negotiate with North Korea on any resolution on the United Nations agenda unless it stops threatening the US with a nuclear attack.

3. About 20 UN Peacekeepers have been taken hostage on the Syria-Israel border by Syrian rebels.

4. Italy's former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has been sentenced to one year in prison due to a wiretapping incident of a political rival.

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