April 8th, 2010
05:24 AM ET

World update: At least 68 dead in Kyrgyzstan riots

An update from London on some of the stories we expect to develop on Thursday:

Kyrgyzstan violence - A wave of protests killed at least 68 people and left hundreds injured in Kyrgyzstan as the opposition seized government headquarters and pledged Thursday to address citizens' concerns. Read the full story

Arms reduction deal - U.S. President Barack Obama is in the Czech Republic for the signing of an arms reduction treaty with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. The START treaty is designed to shrink both nations' arsenals of nuclear warheads to 1,550 over seven years. Read the full story

Thailand protests - Thailand's government has imposed martial law in the capital Bangkok amid continued demonstrations by the Red Shirt opposition, which has vowed to continue protests unless Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva dissolves parliament.

Sudan elections - Sudanese authorities have confirmed that elections in the divided country are to go ahead from April 11 to 13. With a war raging between the north and south, a conflict in Darfur and a number of religious and ethnic groups all vying for control, the election couldn’t come at a more important time.

Hong Kong iPads - Officially iPad's are being only sold in the U.S., but they can also be found in some Hong Kong stores, being sold for a premium - as much as 50 percent higher than U.S. prices. CNN.com's Kevin Voigt reports.

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