Somalia, Pakistan, Argentina, Russia, Jordan

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 - 6:15pm

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Somalia, Somalis displaced by the famine in their country protested today against the conditions in their camps in Mogadishu. Somalia is at the heart of a hunger crisis affecting more than 13-million people in the horn of Africa.

Pakistan – Thousands of people are stranded by massive flooding have had to be rescued in southern Pakistan. The flooding began 2-weeks ago and the water never subsided. People became stranded and had to be rescued by the Pakistani army and aid agencies.

Argentina – The Argentine Transportation Authority released video footage from one of the trains involved in an accident that killed 11-people in Buenos Aires on Tuesday. In the video a bus can be seen in the upper right side of the frame trying to cross the tracks before the train. In addition to the 11-killed, more than 200-people were injured.

Russia – Wildlife authorities are hoping to re-capture a tiger that escaped from an animal shelter in a rural area in the eastern part of the country. The tiger was initially captured in June after she began attacking cattle and was taken to a local animal shelter. The Siberian tiger is 2-years-old and is named Roskosh. She escaped by pushing back the bolt of her cage with her paw, but she's wearing a collar with a radio beacon. The shelter director believes she's hiding about 600-yards from the facility.

Jordan – A group of anti-American demonstrators protested outside the U.S. Embassy in Jordan today. Protesters were upset over Washington’s threat to veto an attempt by the Palestinians to gain recognition of a Palestinian State from the United Nations. Others were upset over news reports that a Wikileaks document said the U.S. wanted to relocate some Palestinians to Jordan in order to solve the refugee problem.

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