China, Syria, Mexico, Greece, Egypt

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 7:13am

China, the country's first female astronaut is now in space. The Shenzhou 9 docked with China's orbiting space lab and that’s a first for this country.

Syria –  The United Nations says huge numbers of innocent people many of them injured are trapped in cities under siege. Missions to rescue those victims were stopped because it's too dangerous. As for U.N. patrols they've been told to stay put until further notice.

Mexico – Security is heavy at the G20 Summit where leaders of the World's biggest economies are meeting. There are warships offshore and heavy police patrols throughout the tourist city of Los Cabos.

Greece – The results of Greece’s national election Sunday may be easing fears, at least temporarily, of a major economic disaster. The winning conservative party supports keeping Greece in the Eurozone.

Egypt – Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood's presidential candidate are celebrating a victory, even though the results aren't going to be made official until Thursday. The other candidate is ousted leader Hosni Mubarak's old prime minister.

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