Indonesia, Thailand, Brazil, New Zealand

Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 10:36pm

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Indonesia, more than 100-thousand people crammed into a stadium to watch the Malaysia and Indonesia match but when police closed the gates due to over capacity inside, hundreds of fans wreaked havoc outside. They tried to push their way through a small stadium gate and 2-people in the mob were crushed.

Thailand – An army of monks, armed with brooms and garbage bags, took to the streets to be part of the clean-up effort. Hundreds of them, joined scores of other volunteers to hose down the pavement and pick up trash following deadly flooding. High water has plagued the country since July.

Brazil – An American woman died on a cruise ship and no one knows why. Health officials are inspecting the ship. They think she may have gotten sick because about eighty other passengers were complaining of stomach pain.

New Zealand – Some penguins caught in an oil spill have been nursed back to health. Fifty of them were released back into the wild today. For wildlife workers today's release is a sign that weeks of hard work have paid off. One worker said: “We've been here right from start, from the 5th of October. So, we still got a long way to go, but it's really, really nice to see that for these birds go back where they belong.” Each penguin has been tagged with a microchip and will be monitored for the next year.

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