North Korea, Canada, Ukraine, Iraq, India

Thursday, May 24, 2012 - 6:02pm

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – North Korea, the country could be getting ready to conduct its third nuclear weapons test. That's according to its enemies to the South. South Korea says satellite images point to increased activity at a nuclear research site.

Canada – More than 500-people were arrested overnight in Montreal as students continue to protest against tuition hikes. The protests have been going strong for 30-days straight now.

Ukraine – A debate about the use of the Russian language in some parts of the country caused a massive brawl in Parliament. Politicians want to make Russian an official language where it’s predominantly spoken and some are very against that idea.

Iraq – People are trying not to breathe too deeply in Baghdad. The cities caught in a sandstorm and dozens of people have been hospitalized for respiratory problems. Visibility is limited to about a few yards because of all the grit in the air.

India – A 7-year-old boy from New Delhi is now reportedly one of the youngest people ever to reach the southern base camp on Mount Everest.

The base camp is more than 17-thousand feet above sea level. His parents say the boy spent a month training for last week's climb.

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