South Africa, Libya, India, Chile, Spain

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 - 6:10pm

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – South Africa, University students and professors are angry about an upcoming trip by the Dalai Lama that was cancelled because the government didn't issue him a visa on time. They say the government did a bad thing and all to keep China, a huge economic partner happy. They view him as a rebel.

Libya – Former rebel fighters are guarding a private farm owned by Moammar Khaddafy.

Hundreds of animals were left unattended and starving, smack dab in the middle of the desert.

India – Take a look at the world's cheapest handheld computer. The computer is called "sky" and is reportedly on sale for 35-dollars.Officials say it's a move to put computers into all kids’ hands. This is for all of you who have no access; this is for all those who are marginalized. Experts say the tablets may be cheap but they actually work.

Chile – A klutzy young bull named Strawberry got stuck in storm drain for 2-days. Once the news hit twitter, a rescue crew was on it. No one knows how he got down there but they eventually hoisted him up to safety.

Spain – The 84-year-old Duchess of Alba, whose worth close to 5-billion dollars. She married a commoner, 25-years her younger. Her kids and Spain’s royal family weren't too thrilled about it. The twice-widowed duchess is known for her love of flamenco dancing. So it’s only appropriate she did a little jig to celebrate.

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