While U Slept: Big 5 News Breaking Overnight. Thursday, November 25, 2010

November 25, 2010

S. KOREA TO STRENGTHEN MILITARY PRESENCE NEAR N. KOREA BORDER South Korea’s president orders the military to increase its presence near the islands recently attacked by North Korea. China says it has “concern” about the initiative. (Guardian)

EU SAYS IRISH CRISIS WON’T THREATEN EURO ZONE Euro zone officials say Ireland’s crisis and rising borrowing costs in Spain and Portugal will not threaten the currency union. (Reuters)

OBAMA ISSUES THANKSGIVING DAY ADDRESS, CALLS FOR BIPARTISANSHIP President Obama issues his Thanksgiving address to the nation, highlighting the need for bipartisan political cooperation. (CNN)

UK STUDENTS STAGE OVERNIGHT SIT-IN TO PROTEST TUITION HIKES Students at Cardiff University in the UK stage an overnight sit-in, in protest of the government’s proposal to raise tuition fees and cut education spending. (BBC)

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION LIKES POPE’S STANCE ON CONDOMS The World Health Organization welcomes Pope Benedict XVI’s statement that condoms can help stem the spread of AIDS. (AP)


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