Yesterday, it was announced that North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-Il is suffering from a life threatening pancreatic cancer. This was reported by YTN, a South Korean news station. YTN based their report from unidentified sources from both China and South Korea.
Israel said that it will not adhere to calls from the European Union to recognize Palestine as an independent state after remarks this weekend
While in Africa, President Obama gave an exclusive interview to UK’s Sky News. At the front and center of it was the war in Afghanistan, and the President’s assessment of the situation on the ground.
Efforts to reinstate Honduran President Manuel Zelaya are falling short, but will continue. It will be two weeks tomorrow since Zelaya was taken out and exiled from his mansion at gun point by his own military. Since then, none of the efforts by other countries or even
Today, President Obama will wrap up his trip by a visit to Ghana. This marks the President’s first visit to Sub-Saharan Africa since elected as US President.