Around the World

Greece, The Philippines, Taiwan, United States, China, Australia

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Greece, 30-thousand government workers are getting pink slips to keep the country from going bankrupt. The EU and IMF are demanding those layoffs in exchange for 8-billion dollars in additional bailout money.

Amanda Knox found not guilty of murder

THIS IS A FOX44 NEWS UPDATE: Amanda Knox and her boyfriend have been found innocent and were set free. They were found guilty of the charge of slander, which carries at 3 year sentence.

Germany, Chile, Japan, United States, Afghanistan

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Germany, fashion house Hugo Boss saying sorry for mistreating people during World War II, when its factories made uniforms for the Nazis. The company used forced labor and French prisoners of war.

Cuba, China, Russia, The Netherlands, Japan

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Cuba, residents are given the green light to buy and sell cars for the first time in 50-years. Citizens have been waiting for this moment since the 1959 revolution.

Iran, Indonesia, Greece, Brazil, Germany

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Iran, the new missiles shown on state TV today. Officials say they can target objects 120-miles away, on land or at sea. The missiles are capable of striking Israel and U.S.

Mexico, Colombia, Egypt, China, The Atlantic Ocean

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Mexico, 11-people were killed and half decapitated, in drug-related violence in Acapulco. They found 2-headless bodies inside a SUV that was set on fire. There were several other crime scenes.

Nepal, Australia, Chile, The Philippines, France

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Nepal, 2-American tourists were killed on their way to see Mount Everest. The U.S. sightseers and 17-others all killed when their plane crashed into a hillside.

Palestine, Peru, Belgium, Spain, Czech Republic

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Palestine, in Gaza, President Mahmoud Abbas asked the U.N. for recognition as an independent state. Abbas has told his people they can't expect any immediate changes in their lives.

United Kingdom, Brazil, Bulgaria, Iran

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – United Kingdom, kids as young as 8-years-old are taking part in cage fighting and officials have no plans to stop it.

Japan, China, Italy, Pakistan, Norway

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Japan, typhoon Roke hit the island with 130-plus mile per hour winds and dumped as much as 16-inches of rain in some parts.