Around the World

2011 Around the World wrap-up

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Japan, hit by an enormous 9.0-earthquake triggering a monster tsunami. Death tolls reach sixteen-thousand and then the worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl.

Iran, Antarctica, United Kingdom, Russia, Nepal, Denmark

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Iran, the country showed off their military strength responding to international criticism of its nuclear program. A third of the world's oil tanker traffic passes through their waterway.

New Zealand, Colombia, Israel, Mexico

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – New Zealand, a series of earthquakes rattled Christchurch today. That’s the same city that was devastated by a quake in February. Buildings shook, people ran into the street in a panic.

Kenya, Brazil, Belgium, Greece, United Kingdom

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Kenya, over 700-pieces of ivory that was headed to Asia won't get there. Officials seized the half a million dollar shipment after ripping open big sacks filled with plastic chips.

Honduras, Brazil, Germany, United Kingdom, Finland

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Honduras, a special ceremony was held today to mark one year before the end of the Mayan calendar. The Mayan calendar ends on December 12th of next year.

Antarctica, North Korea, Egypt, Spain, England

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Antarctica, a Russian fishing vessel is still stranded and it’s taking on water. "Sparta" has a one-foot hole in its hull after ramming into some ice. Getting to the ship is very difficult.

The Philippines, Russia, Colombia, Chile, England

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – The Philippines, conditions are desperate here. People are without homes and without food after the massive storm sent walls of water and mud through villages.

Antarctica, India, China, United States, Australia

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Antarctica, a Russian fishing vessel is stuck. And it looks like help won't be able to get there for several days because it'll take crews that long to reach it.

India, Honduras, Chile, Mexico, France

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – India, a bad batch of moonshine killed at least one hundred people. Instead of a buzz, people who drank the stuff were poisoned.

New Zealand, Romania, United States, England

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – New Zealand, 2-tourists were rescued from a raging river. Crews found the pair clinging onto a tree.