Saturday, December 31, 2011

Read the Story of the World: Chapter 2 Good Bye 2011, Covering The Headline Stories From the 28th of December to the End of the Year.


28 December 2011

Arrested ex-Philippine president faces 2nd criminal case - @AP http://abcn.ws/sypcQY

#wsj #worldnews: Turkey Approves Russian Gas Plan on.wsj.com/rXtZ9n

The Associated Press: North Korea's ceremonial head of state tells crowd that Kim Jong Un is now the country's "supreme leader." apne.ws/u87OWb -EF

The Associated Press: Hundreds of thousands gather, bow heads in silence as North Korea begins memorial for Kim Jong Il: apne.ws/tIfVtp -EF

BBC News (World): South Korea manufacturers gloomy bbc.in/tphFNt

Al Jazeera English: The Palestinians took their statehood bid to the United Nations in another landmark event of 2011 aje.me/rraQcm

Breaking News: Asia stocks fall amid resurgent Europe jitters - @MarketWatch bit.ly/vuEs4o

Post World News: Puerto Rico governor approves status referendum amid sharp criticism wapo.st/vko3TR

Al Jazeera English: Video: Israeli blockade limits Gaza farm export aje.me/ui3ADe

Al Jazeera English: Bosnian parties end political impasse aje.me/rU1nzv

Simon Romero: #Brazil to reopen embassy in #Iraq, shut in '91. Asked why now by @folha_com, ambassador says "Trade. Iraq will need to import everything."

Reuters Top News: Arab observers fan out across Syria reut.rs/rVmOJt

Breaking News: At least 11 killed, dozens injured in Burma blast, officials and witnesses say - AAP bit.ly/vGnEc5

nytimes #WORLDnews: 2011: The Death of Osama bin Laden nyti.ms/stEKJk

NYTimes World: For women, life in Somalia just gets harder. Famine, war, now rape. nyti.ms/szsNbu

The Associated Press: AP VIDEO: Tear gas seen and shots heard in the Syrian city of Homs, even as Arab League observers visit: apne.ws/tcdNAK -EC

Breaking News: Euro nears 1-year low versus the US dollar, hits 10-year low versus Japanese yen - @Reuters yhoo.it/sDWtsz

Post World News: Libya’s new government offering jobs to former rebels as first step to disarmament wapo.st/vyRkji

Wall Street Journal: Closing bell: the S&P 500 declined 1.3%, falling into the red for the year, as the euro sank to an 11-month low on.wsj.com/uXOeIq

Breaking News: US stocks tumbles sharply on European jitters; ; Dow down about 137 points at closing bell - @AP on.msnbc.com/rtwGQh

HuffPostWorld: Suspected mobster arrested in Barcelona huff.to/vp01CG

Al Jazeera English: Video: Homeless people "occupy" abandoned US homes aje.me/s0tUjR

Reddy: In 2011, Dow has closed up or down 100 points on 102 occasions, the fourth most ever (after '08, '02 and '00) on.wsj.com/sISKoR

PressTV: Two blasts rock #Iraqi capital dlvr.it/12YTMD

The Associated Press: Movie crowds shrink to a 16-year low amid a bad economy and growing at-home and on-the-go viewing options: apne.ws/u2TkBJ -EC

NYTimes World: Italy's Borrowing Costs Drop Sharply at Auction nyti.ms/u65460

Breaking #worldNews: Authorities say fire in East Tennessee mine traps 3 miners inside, 2 others injured - @AP

Breaking News: Samoa will skip over Dec. 30 as part of plan to move to western side of International Date Line - @msnbc on.msnbc.com/usbyin

Al Arabiya English: Palestinian armed groups fired 2 rockets from the #Gaza Strip into southern Israel, causing neither casualties nor damage: Israeli military

 Wall Street Journal: Two-thirds of companies that went public in the U.S. this year are now trading below their IPO price on.wsj.com/skFH99

Post World News: Despite threats, Iran unlikely to block oil shipments through Strait of Hormuz wapo.st/rFyQNY

BreakingNews: 20 people have been killed by security forces' fire in Syria today, Syrian activists say - #AlArabiya

BBC #Worldnews: 'New murder record' in Venezuela bbc.in/v1WMnv

Al Arabiya English: The Syrian army is shelling the Baba Amr neighborhood now: Syrian activists #alarabiya #Syria #Assad

Press TV: Putin calls for talks with opposition dlvr.it/12XZGb

Telegraph #Worldnews: China cabinet criticises railways ministry over train crash that killed 40 people tgr.ph/tK0JXg

guardian #worldnews: Woman found stabbed to death in Borehamwood gu.com/p/34by9/tf

cnni: Colombia's FARC to release 6 hostages goo.gl/fb/ZXX8G

HuffPostWorld: Saudi women allowed to vote without male approval for first time huff.to/sBriXN

AlArabiya_Eng: 14 people have been killed by the fire of security forces today: Syrian activistst #alarabiya #Syria #Assad

BBC News (World): Qatar flexing muscle in changing world bbc.in/tyrvc8

PressTV: Sexual assaults on rise in #US military dlvr.it/12XBV5

CNN International: Alleged Mexican trafficker snagged goo.gl/fb/wT3t0

Breaking News: Morgan Stanley to cut 580 New York jobs as part of broader wave of layoffs, according to filing - @NYTimesDealBook nyti.ms/sESOph

Al Arabiya English: Israel plans large tourism complex, okays 130 settler homes in east Jerusalem goo.gl/TBhrL

Al Arabiya English: Homs residents refuse to meet monitors with army present as more deaths are reported goo.gl/Wnc6r

Daily Telegraph News: China bullet train crash caused by 'design flaws' and 'sloppy safety' tgr.ph/t4osOP

PressTV: Over 1,800 sign up for Majlis elections dlvr.it/12SpZW

AlArabiya_Eng: Snipers reportedly prevent Arab monitoring team from crossing #Homs street goo.gl/FZy0J

AJEnglish: Israeli launches multiple air raids in #Gaza aje.me/un34ay

cnni: Israel targets suspected Gaza militants goo.gl/fb/e8zIJ

AlArabiya_Eng: Six anti-government protesters are killed in Hama, Homs, Deraa: Syrian revolution council

AJEnglish: Reports: Cuba frees thousands of prisoners aje.me/sUNPSZ

AlArabiya_Eng: Rocket hits Iran dissident camp in #Iraq: officials goo.gl/0jyIY

AlArabiya_Eng: About 90,000 displaced in Nigerian city hard hit by violence goo.gl/R2iwt

AP: 7 hurt in Islamic school attack in Nigeria days after church blasts, police say: apne.ws/p6pq0s -CC

Reuters: Ailing India anti-graft activist cuts short hunger strike reut.rs/t80Ckh

Post #WorldNews: More than 1 million children ages 10 to 14 still forced by poverty to work in Brazil wapo.st/vE7gSS

AlArabiya: Civilian killed after clashes between Yemeni Republican Guard and tribal chief's gunmen goo.gl/ijr9x

PressTV: Americans shoplift $1.8 billion of stuff dlvr.it/12VcHC

cnni: Three security contractors freed in Iraq goo.gl/fb/tzM9J

Telegraph #worldNews: Syria: Arab League mission angers residents of rebel city Homs tgr.ph/ufhJO8

AP: Syria releases 755 prisoners detained in crackdown after human rights group criticism: apne.ws/ibyTDm -CC

AJEnglish: Op-ed: As ice in the #Arctic melts, #China looks north to the opening of shorter sea routes aje.me/tHgdY4

BBC #Worldnews: 'Thousands flee' Nigeria clashes bbc.in/uKNxHk

PressTV: Some 8,000 US troops have remained in Iraq despite Washington's plan for the complete withdrawal of US forces. fb.me/1d8HDqgwZ

cnni: Crash landing injures 26 in Kyrgyzstan goo.gl/fb/x7w6A

PressTV: Armed gang kills four Syrian troops dlvr.it/12VMWb

PressTV: Bahrain arrests anti-regime protesters dlvr.it/12VMWp

BBC #Worldnews: Arab monitors resume Homs mission bbc.in/vB2SVe

BBC News (World): VIDEO: Is N Korea's grief 'choreographed'? bbc.in/u4ucEV

The Associated Press: VIDEO: Screams, wails in North Korea as hearse carrying Kim Jong Il's body winds through Pyongyang: apne.ws/t4q1Q0 -CC

Breaking News: Murder trial of Egyptian ex-president Hosni Mubarak resumes after 3-month hiatus - AFP bit.ly/uwdczc

Al Arabiya English: Arab monitors in Syria have little time to prove credibility goo.gl/HZajt

BBC News (World): India graft bill 'mixed success' bbc.in/uAVETf

The Associated Press: Strong winds cause long NYC airport delays for holiday travelers: apne.ws/w4xSVu -CC

Press TV: A car damaged after an Israeli #airstrike in Beit Lahia in the northern #Gaza Strip on December 27, 2011. twitpic.com/7zmmij

Al Arabiya English: Blast rocks south #Lebanon Restaurant; nearby liquor store was also targeted goo.gl/OW5KN

CNN International: India upper house tackles anti-graft bill goo.gl/fb/X4cxg

The Associated Press: Hundreds of people flee as volcano's lava flood kills 4 in eastern Indonesia: apne.ws/vyHzbz -CC

Breaking News: More: N Korea TV shows Kim Jong Un walking beside the car reportedly carrying Kim Jong Il's coffin on its roof - AFP yhoo.it/u5xWfF

I think that it is odd that @PressTV, an Arab Country publication, calls the three NATO troops, who were slain in Afganistan today, US-led.

BBC #Worldnews: Japan's industrial output dips 4% bbc.in/v7tpwc

nytimes #worldnews: Somalia Faces Alarming Rise in Rapes of Women and Girls nyti.ms/tcBGbo

PressTV: 3 #US-led soldiers die in Afghan blast dlvr.it/12RmxW

Breaking #worldnewsNews: High winds cause power outages across Connecticut - HartfordCourant cour.at/sXqyb0

Al Jazeera English: The Boko Haram movement believes #Nigeria is being run by non-believers and wants to create an #Islamic state aje.me/tkYyx0

Guardian news: North Korea begins two-day funeral services for Kim Jong-il gu.com/p/34bhf/tf

Al Jazeera English: Israeli launches multiple airstrikes in #Gaza aje.me/un34ay

29 December 2011

Al Jazeera English: North Korea declares no policy change aje.me/u0xGsC

Al Arabiya English: #U.S. says #Arab monitors helpful in #Syria despite their inability to halt crackdown against protesters #Alarabiya

AJEnglish: Video: Anger at slow pace of cash flow in Libya aje.me/ruKwny

PressTV: Five killed in Ukraine bank robbery dlvr.it/12l3rl

PressTV: India's anti-graft bill fails to pass dlvr.it/12krtJ

nytimes: #Worldnews Briefing | Asia: China: 12 People Executed in 1 Day nyti.ms/vWs9eJ

Breaking News:  Citizen journalist who chronicled Syrian uprising is killed by security forces - NPR n.pr/ue56Af

Post #WorldNews: Jamaica's youngest prime minister faces tight national elections against former PM wapo.st/ty1ZpH

Reuters: Sears lists 79 closings, gets Fitch downgrade reut.rs/vBIR8H 

Reuters: U.S. mulls transfer of Taliban prisoner in perilous peace bid reut.rs/tm8jQe 

AJEnglish: Two aid workers shot dead in Somalia aje.me/sC0cS0

HuffPost #Worldnews: Second education minister steps down in Chile following protests huff.to/rYoCwD

Breaking #worldNews: South Pole records warmest temperature on record. 9.9 Fahrenheit - Wunderground bit.ly/sj0oD9

Post #WorldNews: Fire sparked by tanker truck crash in Venezuela kills at least 13 wapo.st/vN72jH

HuffPost #Worldnews: Autopsy confirms former Chilean president committed suicide huff.to/ukCPSc

Reuters: U.S. economy gaining momentum, housing shows a pulse reut.rs/vSV3Df 

WSJ: Closing bell: the Dow rose 136 points, or 1.1%, taking back almost all of yesterday's decline on.wsj.com/ut0X4I

Reuters: Wall Street ends up; S&P 500 positive for year reut.rs/sE8XU3

PressTV: Govt. troops retake south #Somalia town dlvr.it/12jFtq 

Reuters: Low volume rally on Wall Street sets tone for next year reut.rs/sE8XU3

Post World News: Russian billionaire Prokhorov running for president calls for common currency with the EU wapo.st/skTWXw

PressTV: More protests erupt around Manama dlvr.it/12hYvM

PressTV: Somali hospital hit by funding crisis dlvr.it/12hmYW

HuffPost #Worldnews: Argentine dictator found guilty of setting up secret hospital torture center huff.to/rR0zK1

HuffPostWorld: Neck and neck race in Congo elections huff.to/uyoNf6

PressTV: US police arrest OWS protesters in Iowa http://dlvr.it/12cRhl

AlArabiya_Eng: Algeria's leaders have lost touch, risk anger goo.gl/F4gYf

BBC #Worldnews: Fast puts pressure on Hungary TV bbc.in/tdgDE0

AlArabiya_Eng: Roadside bomb kills 11 police in southern #Afghanistan: official

guardiannews: Turkey kills smugglers in air strike aimed at PKK guerillas gu.com/p/34c2g/tf

AP: 2011 was worst year in decades for elephants, wildlife trade monitoring network says: apne.ws/u95epz -CC

Reuters: Amazon shares dip on growth concerns reut.rs/s8NHAf

PressTV: Thailand flooding damages environment dlvr.it/12hCht

BBC #Worldnews: Jamaicans vote in close election bbc.in/trLDAu

PressTV: Thailand flooding death toll reach 790 dlvr.it/12cy1J

AlArabiya: 37 people have been killed by the fire of Syrian security forces: Syrian activists

wsj #worldnews: Taliban Attacks Kill 13, Reflect Shift on.wsj.com/vx3iIM

BBC #Worldnews: Pakistan journalists 'threatened' bbc.in/sbTsiN

AlArabiya_Eng: Egypt court frees five police over protester deaths goo.gl/PwEJH

PressTV: World fails to notice tortures in #Bahrain dlvr.it/12gkY5

BBCWorld: Fire on Russian nuclear submarine at Roslyakovo shipyard in Murmansk caused no radiation leak, officials say bbc.in/sZP8vR

cnni: Ex Argentine dictator sentenced again goo.gl/fb/fTKxq

Telegraph #Worldnews: Australian woman survives three days trapped upside down in car tgr.ph/rD7PkE

WSJ: The recent collapse in gold prices has pulled the metal's performance down to even with the Dow this year on.wsj.com/uomVPP

WSJ: Children in California will soon have to use car seats until they are 8 years old. Kids aren't pleased: on.wsj.com/tE2YsF

Reuters: Wall Street edges up at open reut.rs/sE8XU3

cnnbrk: 2 killed, dozens hurt in 40-vehicle wreck in #NewOrleanst.co/VFEg0W5Y

AlArabiya_Eng: Two aid workers shot dead in Mogadishu: official

WSJ: RT ShiraOvide: Amazon sold well over 1mln Kindles a week in Dec Average iPad weekly sales in last year were 623000 on.wsj.com/vr7kQI

AlArabiya_Eng: Cairo police, justice officials raid 17 Egyptian, U.S. NGOs over foreign funding goo.gl/DTjAe

PressTV: Over 3000 register for Majlis elections dlvr.it/12gMtt

AlArabiya_Eng: South Sudan says 17 killed in Sudanese air raids

Telegraph #worldNews: Chinese daughter of jailed activists pleas for Britain's help tgr.ph/rT8KMh

BBC #Worldnews: Search for missing British woman bbc.in/vGmiHa

PressTV: 'US to sell scores of warplanes to KSA' dlvr.it/12dKVv #worldnews

PressTV: #Iran's major naval drill enters 6th day dlvr.it/12dS16 #worldnews

BBC #Worldnews: 'Record year' for ivory seizures bbc.in/uRlbRT

AP: Religious leaders upset at the NYPD for spying on Muslims will skip the mayor's prayer breakfast: apne.ws/nYZrti -EC (1/2)

BBC #Worldnews: Hungary abandons new debt auction bbc.in/ulpibe

Post #WorldNews: Burma gunpowder warehouse blast kills 17, injures scores (video) wapo.st/vF33gn

UK soldier who died of wounds after being flown back from Afghanistan named as RAF Squadron Leader Anthony Downing - PA bbc.in/tj53Ph

Post #WorldNews: Man in Afghan army uniform attacks NATO troops, killing 2 service members wapo.st/vtUwAH

PressTV: Bomb kills 11 police in #Afghanistan dlvr.it/12dZNk

Reuters: Italy bond yields fall, 10-year not far from record high reut.rs/t6jSJa

AP: France says two members of the French Foreign Legion have been killed in Afghanistan: apne.ws/sCGJSc -CC

BBC #Worldnews: Iberia pilots strike hits flights bbc.in/tBcVQ6

BBC #Worldnews: Hacked think-tank stays offline bbc.in/rDXXQC

AJEnglish: Syrian activists criticise Arab monitors aje.me/sq69ea

ReutersIndia: Farm anger adds to India's economic worries reut.rs/sA1dvE

PressTV: Afghans hold anti-US demonstration dlvr.it/12dhy4

PressTV: Moroccan police injure five protesters dlvr.it/12dhzX

AlArabiya_Eng: Eleven protesters killed in #Syria: revolution council #Alarabiya

PressTV: 'UK budget cuts lead to prison riots' dlvr.it/12dxkx

PressTV: Spaniards protest education fund cuts dlvr.it/12c2JP

BBC News (World): Fifth arrest in Salford shooting bbc.in/v1v0a8

Press TV: Turkish airstrikes kill 23 Kurds dlvr.it/12bvk0

The Associated Press: "The Blondies" cartel chief, one of the most wanted U.S. drug traffickers, arrested in Mexico City: apne.ws/lkcIo1 -CC

nytimesworld: World Briefing | Asia: Workers at Korean Factory Strike Over Low Wages nyti.ms/tmgTcR

nytimesworld: World Briefing | The Americas: Argentina: Fears Over Terror Law nyti.ms/tpksE9

nytimesworld: World Briefing | Africa: Nigeria: Islamic School Is Bombed nyti.ms/u948Wl

BBC News (World): 'Kidnappers' killed in Xinjiang bbc.in/sYjVMK

AJELive: Video: #OccupyIowa activists hold a caucus meeting to discuss upcoming occupation plans aje.me/tQMFZR

Breaking News: Police shoot 7 'terrorists' in China's Muslim west - @AP on.msnbc.com/vwe3PP

Al Arabiya English: Non-Euro Denmark takes over #EU amid Euro crisis goo.gl/Gckb7

HuffPostWorld: Charred body of Chicago teenager found on roadside in Mexico huff.to/w2uBUW

Press TV: Saudi protesters slam regime raids dlvr.it/12bP8z

BBC News (World): Three die in Indonesia mudflow bbc.in/vNv6TW


30 December 2011

Post World News: Vietnam sentences 5 to death, 3 to life in prison for trafficking heroin wapo.st/vZI6Lz

alexnewshicken@Garyroote I chose you as my most faithful follower of the year of 2011. Thank you for letting me serve you.

AJEnglish: Video: DC reports lowest murder rate in decades aje.me/v4eFwq

BBC News (World): Chile nature park ravaged by fire bbc.in/tvTrZv

PressTV: Cyclone Thane kills 33 in southern #India dlvr.it/12tV4X

Reuters Top News: Myanmar sets April by-elections, Aung San Suu Kyi set to run reut.rs/vn2AtG

Breaking News: Earthquake with 5.3 magnitude strikes close to already rattled New Zealand city of Christchurch - Reuters bit.ly/uUE4yw

nytimes #worldnews: Kim Geun-tae, South Korean Democracy Activist, Dies nyti.ms/tc4vHX

Reuters Top News: Former Mexico soldier sentenced for aiding cartels reut.rs/w25Lxi

The Associated Press: Oil prices up about 19 pct. in 2011; average gasoline price for the year was $3.52 per gallon, highest ever: apne.ws/n5gR3C -RAS

The Economist: Social Democrats were once the natural party of Sweden. But since losing power in 2006, the party has lost ground econ.st/uiO8vM

Press TV: UN deploys peacekeepers in South Sudan dlvr.it/12t1pm

The Associated Press: GOP presidential candidates ramp up get-out-the-vote operations as Tuesday's caucuses loom: apne.ws/udLn47 -RAS

Reuters Top News: Pro-Saleh protests in Yemen, seven militants killed reut.rs/vL8CjY

CNN International: Chinese man likely infected with bird flu goo.gl/fb/wWytp

Post World News: In Somalia, wounded Doctors Without Borders worker dies; Kenya reports deaths of 5 al-Shabab wapo.st/vvSoSe

HuffPostWorld: Jamaica's first female leader given second chance to govern the island huff.to/uEVJ5n

BBC News (World): VIDEO: New York prepares for New Year countdown bbc.in/tZEsLr

Reuters Top News: Third Kodak director resigns in a week reut.rs/tC1ntC

Reuters Top News:  S&P 500 ends year unchanged reut.rs/tf4Ulb

BreakingNews: Dow industrials close 2011 with 5.5% gain, while Nasdaq slips 1.8% on year - MarketWatch

Al Jazeera English: Explosion rocks Nigerian city of Maiduguri aje.me/tXFCvG

Wall Street Journal: Among Dow stocks, McDonald's was the year's top gainer, up 31%, and Bank of America was the biggest loser, down 58% on.wsj.com/uQC504

PostWorldNews: If you guessed a volcano eruption, you were correct! It was in Red Sea, west of Yemen. wapo.st/s7Qp4S

WSJ: Entering the last hour of trading in 2011, stocks are down, and the S&P 500 is clinging to a gain for the year on.wsj.com/uQC504

Breaking News: Oil futures end up 8% on year, with natural gas down 32% - @MarketWatch bit.ly/sHg0jD

PressTV: Deadline for Majlis registration expires dlvr.it/12rpD1

AJEnglish: Video: Child labour rampant in Afghanistan aje.me/tunSZD

HuffPostWorld: Rio's crack dens take a hit huff.to/t7jkNG

The Associated Press: Iraqi man arrested on suspicion of helping 5 Iraqis, al-Qaida members, hide in Romania: apne.ws/tsv8Ka -CJ

PressTV: Police clash with protesters in #Turkey dlvr.it/12rcYW

AP: Tens of thousands of Yemenis demonstrate around country, demanding president face trial in protester deaths bit.ly/tSSDyE

Reuters Top News: Wall Street near flat; S&P on track to end in black reut.rs/tf4Ulb

PressTV: Jordanian hold mass rally in Amman http://dlvr.it/12qJWj #worldnews

HuffPost #Worldnews: Thousands march in Bahrain demanding government resignation huff.to/vp1RmP
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Daily Telegraph News: Blast near mosque in northeast Nigeria kills four tgr.ph/uois5K

AJEnglish: Vietnam jails at least half a dozen bloggers, typically under the auspices of other crimes such as tax fraud aje.me/vGk49N

AlArabiya_Eng: 38 people have been killed by the fire of security forces on Friday: Local Coordination Committees #alarabiya #Syria #Assad

WSJ: Ten-year U.S. Treasurys returned nearly 10% this year, their strongest performance since 2008 on.wsj.com/rDwmnJ

WSJ World News: Russian Protesters Plan No Let-Up on.wsj.com/rIfd8U

Reuters Top News: Iran blocks former president's website ahead of vote reut.rs/vFhkJA

PressTV: Portuguese firefighters go on strike dlvr.it/12qXn4

Wall Street Journal: Average fixed mortgage rates in the U.S. are finishing the year below 4%, near all-time lows on.wsj.com/ujeEXw

AJEnglish: Oped: Protesters in #China allowed to critique local officials, not the #Communist Party super structure aje.me/v74Lf4

PressTV: Bahraini protesters torch #US flag dlvr.it/12qt8c

PressTV: K Saudi Arabia forces open fire on Qatif protesters dlvr.it/12qtCL  #SaudiArabia

BBC #Worldnews: Troubled Barratts cuts 1,610 jobs bbc.in/ssofVF

Post #WorldNews: Bomb explodes outside market in northwestern Pakistan, killing 2 wapo.st/tKbZAJ

cnni: Official: Sudan military aircraft crashes goo.gl/fb/Zjj7W

PressTV: Taliban say they downed #US-led copter dlvr.it/12n6rL #NATO

BreakingNews: India's BSE Sensex posts 1st annual loss in 3 years by closing about 25 percent down from beginning of January - Reuters

BreakingNews: 6 killed as Sudanese military helicopter catches fire, crashes during mission - state-run SUNA via CNN bit.ly/tHhPqd

guardian #worldnews: Police sacked for Facebook posts gu.com/p/34cff/tf

AlArabiya_Eng: Free Syrian Army stops operations and demands to see monitors as protests continue goo.gl/RoHc4 #Syria

AP: In Somalia, wounded Doctors Without Borders worker dies; Kenya reports deaths of 5 al-Shabab: apne.ws/k3BW38 -CJ

wsj #worldnews: Hungary Passes Controversial Bank Bill on.wsj.com/vgbz50

Breaking #worldNews: Syrian security forces shoot dead at least 5 protesters in Hama, rights group says - Reuters

PressTV: US-led soldier killed in #Afghanistan dlvr.it/12nzZj

PressTV: Over 4,500 register for Majlis election dlvr.it/12nzd2

BreakingNews: Cyclone Thane kills 19 and damages at least 5,000 homes after slamming coast of India's Tamil Nadu state bit.ly/ruSVSb

PressTV: Roadside bomb kills 4 Afghan civilians dlvr.it/12nzcC

BBC #Worldnews: VIDEO: Battling to be heard in Benghazi bbc.in/rY4Fvy

BBCWorld: UN deploys battalion of combat troops to town of Pibor in #SouthSudan to prevent clash between 2 rival tribes bbc.in/unmWNj

BreakingNewsUK: London's FTSE 100 closes down 5.65% for 2011; £90.5 billion wiped off share prices this year - SkyNews #worldnews

cnnbrk: #Turkey PM says he regrets deaths of 35 civilians in airstrike. on.cnn.com/uh1Wt9

AP: Cheers and fireworks erupt as Samoa and Tokelau cross international date line and jump forward a day apne.ws/vXGcu9 -MM #worldnews

Reuters: RT ReutersIndia: Cyclone Thane kills six, weakens rapidly reut.rs/vie34A

PressTV: Dozens of OWS protesters nabbed in #US dlvr.it/12nbp3

BreakingNews: Syria update: Pro-Assad forces clash with protesters in Douma; tens of thousands are attending demonstration- AFP via Sky News

BBC #Worldnews#Euro dips beneath 100 yen for first time in ten years. bbc.in/unPlUj

CBS #worldNews: Russian nuke sub fire put out; No radiation leak bit.ly/vhNfIv

Daily Telegraph News: Criminals spared jail commit more than 18,000 violent and sexual attacks within year of sentence tgr.ph/uUK2IN

Breaking News: Jamaica's opposition People's National Party wins election in landslide - AP bit.ly/tysJpG

PressTV: 'Diseases kill 200 Somali kids in 24 hrs' dlvr.it/12m6xw

Reuters Top News: Verizon says fixed third December service outage reut.rs/te9L0v

BBC #Worldnews: VIDEO: Syria activists plan more protests bbc.in/rOBy6k

CNN International: Two aid workers killed in Mogadishu goo.gl/fb/fEjHU

PressTV: Gunmen kill #Pakistani 'whistleblower' dlvr.it/12lr3y

Rewind to the worst drought in 60 years aje.me/uU47P5 | Track #AJE's project to collate voices from #Somalia aje.me/uPjlZx

AlArabiya_Eng: Israeli air strike kills one, injures one in #Gaza#Palestinian medics

The Associated Press: Asian stocks rise on the last trading day of a year that saw sharp losses for many investors. apne.ws/oKeVLG - MM

Post World News: Jamaican opposition led by ex-Prime Minister Simpson Miller easily wins elections wapo.st/uC9l8L


31 December 2011

The Associated Press: Member of the doomsday cult behind a deadly Tokyo subway gassing turns himself in after 17 years on the run. apne.ws/vP6wwR -MM

BBC News (World): Mexico's drugs war: Lessons and challenges bbc.in/twDhTC

The Economist: On December 1st the DR’s Supreme Court endorsed a rule denying the citizenship of people born to illegal migrants econ.st/tlY3XW

CNN Breaking News: 35 arson fires set in Los Angeles area since Friday morning, authorities say on.cnn.com/tV97Xf

Reuters Top News: Gunmen attack bars in northeast Kenya, at least 2 dead reuters.com/article/2011/1…

Reuters Top News: Gingrich, rivals join suit against Virginia ballot rules reut.rs/sMM6Wo

Breaking News: 4.0 magnitude earthquake shakes northeast Ohio; no significant damage, injuries reported - @WEWS bit.ly/tvuabr

Al Jazeera English: Video: US bank stops transfers to Somalia aje.me/timd8E

BBC News (World): Chile detains tourist over fire bbc.in/tydoFW

The Associated Press: BREAKING: Man detained after entering Texas airport with explosives, Midland city spokeswoman says.

The Associated Press: MORE: Obama had threatened to veto the $662B bill, but pulled back after Congress made last-minute reservations: apne.ws/t7juHd -MS

Al Arabiya English: US President Barack Obama signs tough new Iran sanctions into law, the White House announces

The Associated Press: BREAKING: Obama signs defense bill despite `reservations' over limits on handling suspected terrorists

Al Arabiya English: Washington 1st U.S. state to top $9 hourly minimum wage goo.gl/OsTFe

BBC #Worldnews: South Sudan tribe 'attacks town' bbc.in/tnUTP1

PressTV: Bahraini regime forces kill protester dlvr.it/12zGst

PressTV: Israeli troops shoot, injure Gazan man dlvr.it/12zBYg

WSJ World News: Nigeria Closes Borders on.wsj.com/u0J2MM

AJELive: The Oakland Police Department has released documents related to its raids on #OccupyOaklandaje.me/uqxpzs #OO #OWS

BBC News (World): VIDEO: Rains spark landslides in Bolivia bbc.in/rM2KSj

PressTV: US police arrest over a dozen in Oakland http://dlvr.it/12wHfC

Reuters: Gunmen kill five Iraq Sunni militia: police reut.rs/w23CtG

PressTV: At least 565 coalition forces have been killed in the war in Afghanistan in 2011, the second highest toll... fb.me/1fAhNxkDu

PressTV: Turkish forces kill two PKK terrorists dlvr.it/12wgcf

Post #WorldNews: Ethiopian troops enter Somalia, take control of border town; residents reported to flee wapo.st/v5DMdF

AP: #Syria's two largest opposition groups sign draft to unite against Assad, establish democracy. apne.ws/ibyTDm - MM

BreakingNews: Los Angeles arson update: Several more cars burn in North Hollywood, arson suspected, police say - AP bit.ly/vooaQj

AlArabiya_Eng: #UN reinforces peacekeepers in #SouthSudan town of Pibor where tribal violence has prompted thousands to flee: AFP #worldnews

guardian #worldnews: LA police hunt arsonist after 21 fires in Hollywood gu.com/p/34dv7/tf

PressTV: Indonesians protest deforestation dlvr.it/12yhM5

Telegraph #worldNews: Afghan girl, 15, 'locked in toilet' by husband's family for months, say officials tgr.ph/sXDTk2

Post #WorldNews: Afghan president welcomes US remarks on Taliban not being America's enemy wapo.st/ux0rNq

Post #WorldNews: Iraqi prime minister celebrates US troop withdrawal as new dawn for nation wapo.st/vuxFRQ

Telegraph #Worldnews: Syria: protesters rallied in record numbers across the country tgr.ph/rtwIaO

cnni: Pakistan blasts leave four people dead goo.gl/fb/sFpt5 

AP: Nigeria president declares state of emergency in parts of country after recent sect attacks: apne.ws/p6pq0s -CJ

PressTV: Bahraini forces use tear gas on civilians dlvr.it/12xjdG

AP: Riot police and protesters clash in Bahrain in one of the most widespread days of protest in months: apne.ws/iUbE9i -CJ

BBC #Worldnews: Nigeria vow to 'crush miltants' bbc.in/vI0B0i

PressTV: Greek heritage workers go on strike dlvr.it/12yLjh

Telegraph #worldNews: Chinese man dies in first bird flu case since 2010 tgr.ph/tgjTKI

AP: AP Interview: Doctors Without Borders worries for 2 seized workers after 2 killed in Somalia: apne.ws/vUZwz9 -CJ

AlArabiya_Eng: #Moscow police arrest dozen people to stop opposition rally: AFP

BBC #Worldnews: Three held over Boxing Day murder bbc.in/tUgTQY

AP: With protests spreading, Yemeni President Saleh now says he'll stay in the country: apne.ws/hWadzr -CJ #Yemen

PressTV: Militants explode school in NW #Pakistan dlvr.it/12vnX8

PressTV: Activists protest Palestinians' eviction dlvr.it/12vdlY

Al Arabiya English: #Yemen oil minister says #Saudi donation of diesel covers need for two months: Reuters

 AJELive: Arab League observers say they've seen snipers in #Deraa aje.me/ulQfhY #Syria

Reuters Top News: Iran to fire long-range missiles in drill: agency reut.rs/w57QWl

Spain adopts new budget cut measures dlvr.it/12vK4R

PressTV: Fresh violence kills 2 in NW #Pakistan dlvr.it/12vGL4

The Associated Press: A bomb explodes at a police station in Colombia, and two people are reported killed. apne.ws/tuJIt2 -MM

The Associated Press: More than 200 Filipinos injured by firecrackers, gunfire despite scare campaign against reckless holiday revelries. apne.ws/rQiIi3

Al Arabiya English: #Egypt risks losing military raid after conducting raids on international NGOs bit.ly/uOxMA8

Al Arabiya English: Muslim leaders boycott New York City mayor’s event english.alarabiya.net/articles/2011/…

The Associated Press: Two doctors accused of performing late-term abortions in Md. arrested, charged with multiple counts of murder: apne.ws/rwKACC –RAS


Read The Story of the World: Ch. 3, The First 5 days of 2012 - Dedicated to My Brother, for Today is His Birthday

1 January 2012

BBC News (World): Funeral in Bahrain sparks protest bbc.in/u36JvI

Reuters Top News: China dissident-lawyer Gao jailed in far west: brother reut.rs/uI5mJD

PressTV: Saleh forces kill 3 people across #Yemen dlvr.it/136vkB

BBC News (World): How the Amazon rainforest is being saved bbc.in/veBjCE

CNN International: Egypt moves up next round of elections goo.gl/fb/aRozW

PressTV: Police clash with protesters in #Turkey dlvr.it/135xgZ 

Reuters: Boat capsizes off Lamu in Kenya, at least 7 dead reut.rs/ssYCmj 

PressTV: Taliban strike #US Bagram Air Base dlvr.it/135XvZ

Park ranger shot at Mount Rainier National Park in Washington; park closed until further notice - thenewstribune bit.ly/uKgI8S

Reuters: U.S. consumer in the slow lane reut.rs/vtoFJ8

Breaking News: Egypt changes timeline for parliamentary elections; will be over by Feb. 28, meeting key demand of pro-revolutionary groups - @NBCNews

PressTV: DR Congo failed prison break kills 9 dlvr.it/1359VM

BBC News (World): Biker killed as Dakar rally opens bbc.in/tALc86

Telegraph #worldNews: Soldier killed in Afghanistan named as 19-year-old tgr.ph/uLZGGW

AP: Pakistan accuses Iranian forces of killing 1 man, wounding another on its territory: apne.ws/ua9PbY -CJ

Breaking News: Egypt's presidential elections process to begin April, says report - @DailyNewsEgypt bit.ly/slljSs

AP: 68 arrested as hundreds of Occupy protesters confront police in NYC on New Year's Eve: apne.ws/vcfXkC -CJ

Al Arabiya English: Coordination committees say 10 protesters were killed today across #Syria

Al Arabiya English: #Tunisia says four guards kidnapped at the #Libyan border, but three quickly escaped

PressTV: 'Israel killed 180 Palestinians in 2011' http://dlvr.it/134RvD

Press TV: Bahrain intensifies crackdown on protestors dlvr.it/134RwT

2 teens charged with aggravated arson as firefighters battle blaze at former clock factory in Illinois - NewsTrib http://bit.ly/vVmmr3

AP: Crash in California casino area leaves 14 injured, two critically. apne.ws/vwMJG0 -MM

cnni: Syrian opposition group: More than 5,800 died in 2011 on.cnn.com/uDVCmP 

cnni: Hundreds hurt in Philippines festivities goo.gl/fb/qPsLw

AP: Official says a bomb killed am anti-Taliban militiaman in Pakistani tribal area. apne.ws/fWZEqW -MM 

AP: Yemenis rally in major cities, demand President Saleh face trial for killings during uprising: apne.ws/hWadzr -CJ

AP: Huge fire erupts, burns for hours in a former clock factory in Peru, Ill., nearby residents evacuated: apne.ws/ua5rTV -CJ

Carlos Soria, governor of Rio Negro state, Argentina, dies from gunshot to head during New Year's celebrations - AP bit.ly/vQ5ElO

guardiannews: Congo prisoners killed by grenade blunder gu.com/p/34d4k/tf

cnni: Four killed in Pakistan explosions goo.gl/fb/9vKK3

Reuters: Libyan militia chief claims 2stop plot by Gaddafi supporters2 blow up Tripoli's power grid on New Year's eve. reut.rs/tP7Dnw

Reuters: Two dead, 561 injured at New Year celebrations in Italy - Interior Ministry reut.rs/w4CCgM

Reuters: Nigeria regulator announces end to fuel subsidies reut.rs/rwbY1p

Post #WorldNews: Israeli, Palestinian negotiators to meet for first time in more than a year wapo.st/uZhwOx

AlArabiya_Eng: Child sacrificed, liver offered to gods: Indian police goo.gl/2JHBw

AP: Clashes erupt between opposition supporters and police after teen's funeral in #Bahrain: apne.ws/iUbE9i -CJ

Exxon awarded $908 million over Venezuela's 2007 nationalization of assets; less than 10% what it sought - @Reuters reut.rs/tnmSux

AJELive: #ArabLeague observers face calls4their immediate withdrawal, while divisions re-emerge among #Syria opposition aje.me/siK4bI

AlArabiya_Eng: Iraqi civilian deaths in Dec lowest level in 2011

PressTV: Nigeria ethnic clashes leave 50 dead dlvr.it/133l3h

The Associated Press: #Iran claims another feat in nuclear program, says it's produced nuclear fuel rod for first time. apne.ws/mmVh8d -MM

AJELive: Police raided New York's Zuccotti Park, clearing Occupy Wall St protesters and making several arrests: see.sc/5manxp

alexnhicken: Happy New Year!

CNN Breaking News: A magnitude 7.0 #earthquake hits #Japan, 302 miles south-southwest of #Tokyo, according to US Geological Survey. No #tsunami warning issued

The Associated Press: A magnitude 7.0 earthquake hits eastern Japan, no danger of a tsunami. No reports of damage or injuries. apne.ws/eyBFNq -MM

BBC News (World): Nigerian ethnic clashes kill 50 bbc.in/sIJbVF

Breaking News: Update: Another Hollywood car fire, this time at big garage near New Year's Eve revelers lat.ms/rpH5Du

NYTimes World: Euro Has 10-Year Anniversary, but Few Are Celebrating nyti.ms/uM83fk

Breaking News: Update: Occupy Wall Street protesters surge back into New York's Zuccotti Park nyti.ms/sr0BaK

2 January 2012

nytimes #worldnews: Boycott by Reformers Could Undermine Elections in Iran http://nyti.ms/w3zm1S

nytimes #worldnews: China Set to Punish Another Human Rights Activist nyti.ms/sG5wnQ

Al Arabiya English: #Egyptians set to vote in final round of landmark post-revolution election that has pushed Islamist movements into politics #AlArabiya

guardian #worldnews: Man dressed as 'Father Frost' stabbed to death in Tajikistan gu.com/p/34dhp/tf

2 Arrested in Torture of Afghan Girl nyti.ms/tiHc2O

nytimes #worldnews: Global Update: New H.I.V. Cases and AIDS Deaths Plummet in British Columbia nyti.ms/rHMvIb

HuffPost #Worldnews: 6 women fined since April for violating France's Islamic veil ban huff.to/voZaP3

PressTV: US Rose Parade gets 'Occupied' dlvr.it/13Fgj7

Post World News: Cuban prisoner angry he was not part of pardon dies of heart attack during hunger strike wapo.st/s1YmGM

BBC #Worldnews: Singapore's economic growth slows bbc.in/uHp2rR

wsj #worldnews: China's New Leaders Get in Line on.wsj.com/sGhK1Q

BBC News (World): VIDEO: Nigeria protests at fuel price rise bbc.in/rDcPBC

CNN International: 4,000-plus Iraqi civilians killed in 2011 goo.gl/fb/mlpgV

Al Jazeera English: Video: Islamists lead as #Egypt votes in third round aje.me/v8KnEH

 AJELive: #Kashmir power cut protest turns deadly aje.me/ufwwRB

guardian #worldnews: Weak manufacturing output signals eurozone's slide to recession gu.com/p/34dhv/tf

The Associated Press: APNewsBreak: One-third of states may miss truck driver rules deadline, risk losing road moneyhttp://apne.ws/uOkmxb -CJ

PressTV: Bahraini troops attack anti-regime rally dlvr.it/13CyzJ

BBCWorld: Mount Rainer gunman 'found dead' bbc.in/vQVQMG

Reuters: Tens of thousands protest against Hungary government reut.rs/uiQLK6

Post World News: Chile battles 3 huge wildfires; 1 killed, tourists evacuated, losses in millions wapo.st/vtarHx

Daily Telegraph News: Nigeria: al-Qaeda-linked group gives Christians 3-day deadline tgr.ph/u6QQRQ

Breaking News: European stocks rally in thin trading during first session of 2012 - MarketWatch bit.ly/v5ZgzF

Guardian news: Police forces confess 944 officers have a criminal record gu.com/p/34deg/tf

The Associated Press: Police: Rainier gunman may have fled to park to hide following earlier shooting that left 4 wounded: apne.ws/rGT9LH -CJ

guardian #worldnews: Iran currency plunges in value as US strengthens sanctions gu.com/p/34de8/tw

BBC News (World): Meet the Republican presidential candidates making their final pitches to voters ahead of Tuesday's Iowa caucuses bbc.in/t7Mxl4

The Associated Press: Police: "We do have a very hot and dangerous situation." All visitors evacuated from Rainier; gunman sought: apne.ws/u1ow0u -CJ

Reuters Top News: New York firebomb attacks hit mosque, Hindu site reut.rs/sSwz9y

Reuters Top News: Libyans linked to Gaddafi can't run in election: draft reut.rs/uE0vgh

PressTV: Bomb blast kills 4 soldiers in #Pakistan dlvr.it/1380C8

PressTV: Pakistanis hold anti-govt. rally dlvr.it/1380DQ

AJEnglish: Video: Thailand's flood waters threaten marine life aje.me/tm5OQw

BBCMarkMardell: The icy wind in Iowa cuts like a blade but this is why the knife edge contest matters bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-

 #worldnews: Britain braced for stormy weather gu.com/p/34d94/tf

PressTV: Pakistan blocks Afghan trade containers dlvr.it/139zfS

Reuters Top News: China says latest bird flu virus doesn't jump between humans reut.rs/s9J1NR

Telegraph #Worldnews: Colombian president welcomes death of drug lord tgr.ph/tw6Wt5

Reuters: Factory output subdued going into 2012 reut.rs/tP4wFr

BBC #Worldnews: Kenya boat capsize 'kills many' bbc.in/tYUkmU

BBC #Worldnews: Euro manufacturing decline eases bbc.in/sgpMR3

Post #WorldNews: Pakistani government yet to decide what to do with detained Iranian border guards wapo.st/uyfM0d

Reuters: Up to 50,000 flee South Sudan tribal turmoil: U.N. reut.rs/vZrdXQ

AP: #NATO hopes for quick reopening of supply routes via #Pakistan, says closure is damaging. apne.ws/gFRC6n -MM #Afghanistan

PressTV: #Egyptian men walk past electoral posters plastered on a wall in al-Arish on January 2, 2012 twitpic.com/826ims

AlArabiya_Eng: Four workers were killed in an explosion at an army ammunition storage depot in central Turkey: Anatolia

Telegraph #worldNews: Martial law to end in Fiji after nearly three years tgr.ph/umg2VX

AP: Study says that with more wolves and fewer elk, trees rebounding in portions of Yellowstone National Park: apne.ws/rRlUTU -CJ

guardianworld: OK, first some good news: India set to defeat polio, a gay old people's home, and... more later #2012

cnni: Toxic moonshine kills 17 in India goo.gl/fb/ZKXDh

Daily Telegraph News: Kidnapped woman found dead in abondoned car tgr.ph/rRC9Pc

AP: Bird flu strain that killed man was from poultry, not human, transmission, Chinese city says. apne.ws/u190Y7 -MM

BreakingNews: LA firefighters are responding to 9 fires, all apparently started simultaneously - LA Times lat.ms/tOJ1cP

PressTV: Greek pharmacists, doctors stage strike dlvr.it/139mWj

AlArabiya_Eng: Arab League head Nabil El-Araby says military has withdrawn from #Syria cities, snipers still a threat: Reuters

The Associated Press: Police: "We do have a very hot and dangerous situation." All visitors evacuated from Rainier; gunman sought: apne.ws/u1ow0u -CJ

PressTV: Iraqi minister survives bomb attack dlvr.it/13B5Qf

AP: Arab League chief says shooting continues in Syria, calls for complete cease-fire: apne.ws/ibyTDm -CJ

AP: BREAKING: Arab League chief says Syrian regime withdrew heavy weapons from cities, freed 3,484 prisoners

AJEnglish: Thousands flee South Sudan tribal conflict aje.me/svQ101

Post #WorldNews: Myanmar's government reduces sentences for many prisoners wapo.st/tLSoaR

CBSNews: #LAPD says person being questioned over possibly connection to #arson attacks: bit.ly/u45SY1

AP: Yemeni officials: French journalist found dead in Sanaa hotel room, strangled by wire and tied to a bed: cot.ag/s3rV6i -CJ

The Associated Press: Crowd fights #Chinese police at #mosque demolition; 80 people reportedly detained. apne.ws/viHYr5 _MM

Sky News Newsdesk: Four people found dead in house in Peterlee, County Durham after suspected firearms incident

Breaking News: Iran successfully tests a long-range missile during a naval exercise - official IRNA news agency via Reuters bit.ly/tHMVzx

Reuters Top News: Iran plans to test-fire two long range missiles on Monday in gulf drill - military official

Daily Telegraph News: Former Argentine spy chief shot dead in Patagonia tgr.ph/roHqZg

Press TV: Over 5,800 OWS protesters arrested dlvr.it/137YgF

Post World News: Philippines reports 1st death in dangerous New Year’s eve revelries, 739 injured wapo.st/vJWFTh

Press TV: The Taliban have attacked the largest American military base in Afghanistan on the first day of the New Year... fb.me/1geDTLK3Q

Press TV: Israelis protest segregation on buses dlvr.it/137VWY

Breaking News: 4 firebombing attacks in Queens, NY, being investigated as bias crimes with Muslims as targets - @nytimes nyti.ms/tC8ioD

Breaking News: 5.3-magnitude earthquake rattles northern tip of Indonesia; no immediate reports of damage - AFP bit.ly/unZgJK

BBC News (World): Activist Anna Hazare recovering bbc.in/us5iAn

The Associated Press: Federal prison in north Louisiana on lockdown after fights break out; five inmates hospitalized. apne.ws/vqug6I -MM

BBC News (World): Vote nears for Iowa Republicans bbc.in/slowOT

Press TV: Scottish doctors to strike over cuts dlvr.it/1374Rp

3 January 2012

CNN Breaking News: Romney, Santorum tied in Iowa caucuses, with Santorum ahead by just 19 votes after 99% reporting. on.cnn.com/A38FUx

PressTV: Mexico drug war deaths 12000 in 2011 http://dlvr.it/13R9KZ

Breaking News: 5 people dead, 4 injured in building collapse in Delhi - @ndtv bit.ly/z8ADFR

PressTV: Bahraini forces kill anti-regime woman dlvr.it/13R1x2

Al Arabiya English: Syria’s death toll up as Arab mission criticized; rebel leader threatens more attacks goo.gl/Bghq3

PressTV: 100 Italian newspapers facing closure dlvr.it/13QWJh #worldnews

nytimes #worldnews: Taliban to Open Political Office in Qatar nyti.ms/s1U1Sg

NYTimes World: World Briefing | Africa: Libya: 2 Killed in Militia Gun Battle in Tripoli nyti.ms/Avc98L

NYTimes World: Mother of Arson Suspect Faces Own Legal Fight nyti.ms/yIJskA

nytimes #worldnews: In Hills of Liguria, a Struggle for Restoration After a Storm nyti.ms/AEqAX0

NYTimes World: Transnistria Shooting Raises Tensions for Russia and Moldova nyti.ms/A4NgvR

nytimes #worldnews: World Briefing | Africa: Niger: Arson Destroys Anti-Corruption Files nyti.ms/weCzrU

NYTimes World: World Briefing | Africa: Morocco: Islamists Get Top Posts in Government nyti.ms/xud7BW

PressTV: NY police raid Occupy office, make arrests dlvr.it/13Q2fM #worldnews

Post World News: Official tally: Jamaica opposition dominates Parliament with 2-to-1 margin wapo.st/wwqHp1

Breaking News: Iowa caucuses begin at 8 pm ET; Follow the 1st nominating contest of the 2012 election at breakingnews.com bit.ly/xCVBGd

Press TV: Israel approves more illegal settler units dlvr.it/13PtKs

The Associated Press: NY indictment: 3 Swiss bankers conspired to hide $1.2 billion in US taxpayer money from IRS: apne.ws/A1anbH -CJ

Al Jazeera English: US vows to stay in Gulf despite Iran warning aje.me/xHIec9

PressTV: Saudi holding 5 'wanted' protesters dlvr.it/13Pj6l #worldnews

BBC News (World): VIDEO: Iowa vote begins 2012 campaign bbc.in/xCvtYS

BBC News (World): Yemeni soldiers killed in clashes bbc.in/xEsuzU

Al Jazeera English: Jordan praises Israeli-Palestinian talks aje.me/ujI9y6

Al Jazeera English: Triple bombing targets Kandahar police aje.me/vDQBSY

Al Jazeera English: In Depth: Seven years after sieges, Fallujah struggles aje.me/w2Eadc

AJEnglish: Nigeria fuel price protests turn violent aje.me/zrDxYU

Al Jazeera English: Nigeria fuel price protests turn violent aje.me/zrDxYU

wsj #worldnews: Turkish Inflation Soars on.wsj.com/A0d0Is

AJEnglish: Man arrested in Los Angeles arson spree aje.me/vsGh38 #worldnews

PressTV: Spain's jobless rate hits new high dlvr.it/13JT0p

Telegraph #Worldnews: Bus falls off cliff in Bolivia tgr.ph/sI7pTX

Reuters: Iran sentences former president's daughter to jail reut.rs/t0j6QO

Zambia Report: Zambia's economy grows by 6.5 pc - Times of Zambia bit.ly/vxDY5O

Breaking #worldNews: South Korea lifts temporary ban on travel to North Korea as mourning period ends - Yonhap bit.ly/v46vqT

CBSNews: NATO's Afghan task: Planning removal of $30B of state-of-the-art weaponry, vehicles accumulated over 10 years bit.ly/swnCpH

wsj #worldnews: Former Libyan Rebels Clash in Tripoli on.wsj.com/vw8JM8

wsj #worldnews: Hong Kong on Alert Over Bird Flu on.wsj.com/vmJBhO

CBS #worldNews: Three dead in separate Montana avalanches bit.ly/t5C9eg

AJEnglish: Video: Mexico drug violence claims staggering toll aje.me/taQkRw

BBC #Worldnews: Deadly bug in new Hong Kong HQ bbc.in/voNLTo

BBC #Worldnews: In pictures: Tens of thousands protest in #Hungary against new constitution bbc.in/tTNSHe

PressTV: Gas shortage sparks protest in #Pakistan. 

TheEconomist: Infrastructure in India: Infrastruggles econ.st/vh7ANM

Reuters: #Greece must finalise bailout deal agreed by #EU in Oct or face #Euro exit - Govt spokesman

BBC #Worldnews: Nigerians protest at fuel hikes bbc.in/v0FHmb

Post #WorldNews: Truck, bus collide in central China, killing 13, injuring 41 wapo.st/u3e82m

BBC #Worldnews: Blizzards and gales hit Scotland bbc.in/vQamtK

AlArabiya_Eng: Syria says "terrorists" blow up gas pipeline supplying two power plants in central Syria: state news agency

AJEnglish: Jordan hosts #Israel-Palestinian talks aje.me/ujI9y6

AP: At end of drill, #Iran army chief warns US aircraft carrier not to return to Persian Gulf. apne.ws/s3TeCh -MM

AlArabiya_Eng: Seven people have been killed by the fire of Syrian security forces: Syrian activists

BBC #Worldnews: Five injured in Cyprus base demo bbc.in/viqS8Q

BBC #Worldnews: Germany's jobless rate at new low bbc.in/vGJgZY

AJEnglish: 'Catastrophe zones' declared in Chile forest aje.me/tziUAr

AJELive: Death toll in Kandahar suicide bombing rises to at least 5, w/ 16 others wounded: Afghan police. #Afghanistan aje.me/rZFwUE

guardian #worldnews: Turkey to compensate air-strike victims gu.com/p/34djh/tf

BBC #Worldnews: Special Afghan police unit to hunt husband of tortured 15-yr-old bride Sahar Gul bbc.in/uQ9qI7 #Afghanistan

AP: World music star Ndour challenges #Senegal's aging leader with presidency bid. apne.ws/rLuLUr -MM 

BBC #Worldnews: VIDEO: Bush fires spread in Australia bbc.in/s7ciKQ

guardian #worldnews: Youssou N'Dour to run for Senegal presidency gu.com/p/34dk2/tf

AP: Alleged Saudi hackers disclose credit card information of thousands of Israelis. apne.ws/thRVYZ -MM

PressTV: US-led soldier killed in southern #Afghanistan dlvr.it/13Gkhf

World Briefing | The Americas: Peru: Mine Protest Resumes nyti.ms/w0a75r

Morocco’s new cabinet to be unveiled Tuesday; expected to include 28 ministers goo.gl/3xO2H

CBS #worldNews: Human remains found on British queen's estate bit.ly/upSQlD

BBCWorld: Asian stocks begin year with gain bbc.in/sPHzxO

Post #WorldNews: Taiwan presidential race darkened by charges of intelligence service monitoring of challenger wapo.st/ul36BU



4 January 2012

Al Arabiya English: Egyptian Nasserist presidential hopeful comments on new parliament, discusses his presidential platform. goo.gl/4RQcr

Al Arabiya English: #BreakingNews: At least 6 killed, 17 wounded in two explosions in Baghdad’s Sadr city area, say Iraqi police

NYTimes World: World Briefing | Europe: Protest Leader Sergei Udaltsov Freed in Russia nyti.ms/yVZf3q

Breaking News: 6 police officers shot, being treated for gunshot wounds in Ogden, Utah; suspect in custody - @ktvx bit.ly/yta08d

BBC News (World): US sales fall at Toyota and Honda bbc.in/ABxO4r

Breaking News: Pakistani militants claim to have killed 15 soldiers they kidnapped last month - @AP

HuffPostWorld: Overloaded bus slips off snowy bridge, killing at least 18 huff.to/zKXQBM

HuffPostWorld: Inmates' relatives storm Venezuelan prison huff.to/y6Gb8I

Al Jazeera English: Feature: Counter-insurgency used by #Brazil police in a crackdown on drug lords in the favelas aje.me/AhQnlD #wikileaks

CNN Breaking News: At least 31 killed in Mexican prison riot. #Mexico on.cnn.com/xxpxbu

Post World News: Australian kidnapped in Philippines urges governments to help raise $2 million ransom in video wapo.st/yI3PiX

PressTV: In Greece, default looming large again dlvr.it/13b1yM

PressTV: Saudi youths stage anti-regime rally dlvr.it/13b1zW

PressTV: Several injured during Morocco protest dlvr.it/13b20n

PressTV: Brazil storms kill 7, displace 1000s dlvr.it/13b225

AP: Officials say more than 100 remain buried in the rubble after a deadly landslide in the Philippines: apne.ws/zBx0A5 -MS

Dorothy Lamar: Asian Markets Inch Lower, Nikkei Down 0.5%: Asian markets are down in early trading tonight. Australia's S&P/ASX is down 1.2% 

BBC #Worldnews: Deadly floods hit southern Brazil bbc.in/z11irz

AP: BREAKING: Officials say landslide kills at least 25 in southern Philippines; more missing.

Al Jazeera English: Video: Pakistan's women get first abuse hotline aje.me/xFF94x

BBC #Worldnews: Rwandan rebels 'kill 26 in DRC' bbc.in/zyxopG

Breaking News: Ton of marijuana seized from boat off California coast; 10 arrested - latimes lat.ms/xbypsn

BBC News (World): VIDEO: Bachmann suspends White House bid bbc.in/wWoTWK

HuffPostWorld: Militia reportedly kills 26 civilians in Congo huff.to/xygRvS

Al Arabiya English: Three bomb blasts hit northern #Nigerian cities of Maiduguri and Damaturu, but no details of casualties are immediately available

Al Jazeera English: Jose Graziano da Silva is the new head of the UN's #food agency. Can he tackle the food #security challenges ahead? | aje.me/zJ8EIp

The Associated Press: Scientists: Honey bee die-off might be due to parasite that hijacks the bees' bodies and causes them to abandon hives: apne.ws/xcU2Ky

CNNMoney: Stocks claw back from earlier losses to finish mostly higher. Dow adds 22 points. Nasdaq and S&P 500 end flat cnnmon.ie/bkgnews

Al Jazeera English: #SomaliaSpeaks - "I have 7 children and their father is in Garoowe. Life is very difficult for me" aljazeera.com/somaliaspeaks

The Associated Press: BREAKING: Obama appointing three nominees to fill out stalled labor board, get around GOP

Daily Telegraph News: German President admits 'grave mistake' but refuses to resign tgr.ph/xchfl7

PressTV: #Unemployment surges in #Saudi Arabia dlvr.it/13XxCM

Al Arabiya English: 21 protesters killed across #Syria: revolution council #Alarabiya

TIMEWorld: After 18 years, two British men finally face justice for a racial murder | ti.me/AyvAm5

Press TV: presstv.ir An #Egyptian soldier checks the #ID card of #women at the entrance of a polling station twitpic.com/8366u2

Breaking News: WA Gov. Gregoire to introduce legislation to legalize gay marriage. 'It's the right thing to do' - Seattle Times bit.ly/A1ExF0

PressTV: US stocks fall on euro debt concerns dlvr.it/13XhVM

BBC #Worldnews: Norway killer is 'not psychotic' bbc.in/ArWBuK

Reuters Top News: Argentina's Fernandez recovering well after surgery reut.rs/wwndSa

The Associated Press: BREAKING: US prosecutors: Mexican cartel figure Arellano Felix to plead guilty to unspecified charges. -EF

BBC News (World): Syria 'deceiving' Arab monitors bbc.in/wMwRjx

BBC #Worldnews: Kazakh town's emergency extended bbc.in/x4dbmd

Reuters: Mass grave found in Afghan army compound: officials reut.rs/wzMGSw

Telegraph World News: Argentine President Cristina Kirchner's cancer operation 'successful' tgr.ph/x0Awaz

HuffPostWorld: WATCH: Inside Chile's student protests huff.to/yPpD8L

PressTV: Cambodian women carry their babies as residents are evicted from a slum village in the centre of Phnom Penh twitpic.com/830pne

guardian #worldnews: Taliban leaders held at Guantanamo Bay to be released in peace talks deal gu.com/p/34e98/tw

BBC #Worldnews: Poisoned cat stew 'killed tycoon' bbc.in/zSrXkj

HuffPost #Worldnews: Raid on Yemeni hotel that served alcohol leaves 2 dead huff.to/wFrELw

Breaking #worldNews: Chrysler's US sales in 2011 increase 26%; best annual sales since 2008 - @CNBC's @Lebeaucarnews

cnnbrk: Record lows, highs reported in day of extremes for weather across United States. on.cnn.com/xpIo9v

BBC #Worldnews: In pictures: Storms lash the UK bbc.in/xggify

guardian #worldnews: Aum cult fugitive was turned away from Tokyo police station when he attempted to give himself up gu.com/p/34ecv/tw

Post #WorldNews: Indonesian court jails wife of Bali bombing suspect on immigration violations wapo.st/A58sbL

PressTV: A Bahraini woman has been killed in a tear gas attack by the Saudi-backed regime forces on an anti-government. fb.me/119iJGODD

PressTV: #Iranian forces seize 10 tons of drugs dlvr.it/13S9nJ

PressTV: 6 children injured in #Pakistan violence dlvr.it/13S9pM

Breaking #worldNews: Inflation in the 17 countries that use the euro eases to 2.8 pct in December from 3 pct - AP

Ford to invest $142m in India to manufacture a new global compact SUV at the company's plant in Chennai - Reuters reut.rs/wTaDUZ

AlArabiya: 30 people held pending investigation in the case of bombing the mosque at the presidential complex in Sanaa: #Yemeni news agency

guardian #worldnews: Romney wins Iowa by eight votes - video gu.com/p/34eca/tf

AP: Bomb attacks targeting homes of Iraqi police officers kill two children, wound nine people. apne.ws/ggQYWf -MM

AP: Reinsurer says earthquakes in Japan, New Zealand make 2011 industry's costliest yet. apne.ws/wcIKZe -MM

PressTV: Cholera kills 25 more Somali children dlvr.it/13T2cS

BBC #Worldnews: In pictures: Chile battles wildfires bbc.in/xx1CRQ

Reuters Top News: Singapore PM faces 36 pct pay cut, still world's best paid reut.rs/ADxzPg

Al Arabiya English: Gunmen attack police station in northern Nigeria; one dead: police

NYTimes World: Jamaica’s Opposition Easily Wins Election nyti.ms/Awqcv5

AlArabiya_Eng: Eight explosions rock the houses of security officials in the Iraqi city of Baqouba

The Associated Press: As #Romney and #Santorum battle for lead, #Iowa caucus vote still too close to call a winner. apne.ws/xpeDE2 -MM

5 January 2012

CNN International: U.S. jails Pakistani 4 years in terror case goo.gl/fb/lByta


nytimes #worldnews: World Briefing | Europe: Sweden: Wave of Shootings Shakes Malmo http://nyti.ms/ADZKff

nytimes #worldnews: World Briefing | Africa: Congo: 45 Civilians Killed in South Kivu nyti.ms/yvLeNd

NYTimes World: In South Sudan, Massacre of 3,000 Is Reported nyti.ms/AkC5bn

Guardian news: Ai Weiwei given hope of tax reprieve gu.com/p/34fnc/tf

Al Arabiya English: Arab monitors escape attack by Syrian forces in Damascus suburb goo.gl/k90un

Post World News: Turkey’s former military chief arrested over alleged anti-government plot wapo.st/x25giz

The Associated Press: Rescue work resumes in Philippine landslide; number of missing unknown: apne.ws/wTwAaR -CJ

PressTV: Militants blow up school in NW #Pakistan dlvr.it/13md9x

PressTV: 4 #US-led troops killed in #Afghanistan dlvr.it/13mdBW #NATO

 AJELive: A man arrested at #OccupyOakland is potentially facing a life sentence because of California's '3 strikes' law aje.me/AvKWhn

AlArabiya_Eng: Syria forces kill two protesters early Friday

NYTimes World: After Brief Calm, Europe Again Worries Over Debt nyti.ms/wagKuJ

Press TV: Euro falls to 16-month low vs. dollar dlvr.it/13ltB2

CNN Breaking News: #Colombia to return mistakenly deported teen to U.S. on.cnn.com/xtspuQ

Press TV: Iraq attacks death toll climbs to 78 dlvr.it/13ldzD

Post World News: Police detain 20 suspects in northeastern Mexico prison riot that killed 31 inmates wapo.st/x4oRbE

Al Jazeera English: Eurozone debt doubts drag euro down aje.me/y7aQLS

BBC News (World): Turkey seeks ex-army chief arrest bbc.in/yGo3Ke

NYTimes World: Afghanistan Shuts Down Canadian Security Company GardaWorld nyti.ms/zeTFKI

Al Jazeera English: Senior Syrian official defects over crackdown aje.me/AnWZOU

Post World News: Portia Simpson Miller sworn in 2nd time as Jamaica’s prime minister after big election victory wapo.st/y3H9hl

cnni: Clashes in Cameroon enter sixth day goo.gl/fb/c7rf9 

Al Jazeera English: Video: Ravages of Brazilian floods remain aje.me/AAZHkO

MarketWatch: Australia's S&P/ASX 200 opens down 0.2% at 4,136.00 on.mktw.net/J00Ag

Breaking News: Sudden shift in Chilean wildfire kills 6 firefighters, badly burns 2; 1 still missing - @AP wapo.st/wwOpv7

Al Jazeera English: Video: The tragic killing of Anuj Bidve aje.me/Ajca70

Post World News: Bosnia’s top cultural institutions shutting down, victims of political quarreling wapo.st/xAFvDT

MarketWatch: U.S. markets recover from early jitters Thursday as Nasdaq, S&P 500 post gains on.mktw.net/yLOcQH

The Associated Press: Police say 2 people shot dead in slaying-suicide at Augusta, Ga. food processing center: apne.ws/wll8NP -CJ

BBC Breaking News: Power supplies restored to 7,000 customers cut off during this week's storms in #Scotland, says Scottish Hydro bbc.in/zx2MVN

The Associated Press: BREAKING: Pastor: 3 dead, others wounded after attack on church in northeast Nigeria amid sect violence.

Post World News: EPA: Toxic emissions drop in Puerto Rico, rise in US Virgin Islands wapo.st/ypqu0U

guardiannews: Cancer-related deaths continue to decline in US gu.com/p/34fyt/tf

Guardian news: Iraqi militia say sorry over death of kidnapped Briton Alan McMenemy - video gu.com/p/34fyp/tf

CNN Breaking News: For first time in history, digital #music sales top physical sales. on.cnn.com/wB3ord

robmarcianoCNN: 5.3 magnitude #earthquake 34 miles W of Santo Domigno, DR. Strong shaking reported

Reuters: Obama plans to cut tens of thousands of ground troops reut.rs/zfzp8Y

AJEnglish: Nigerian police fire tear gas on protesters aje.me/wsC1Ly

MarketWatch: Australia's S&P/ASX 200 opens down 1.2% at 4,136.00 on.mktw.net/J00Ag

MarketWatch: Japanese stocks open lower, with tech shares weak; Nikkei Average down 0.7% on.mktw.net/z64bqO

MarketWatch: Hong Kong stocks tick higher, with energy shares rising; Hang Seng Index up 0.3% on.mktw.net/z4ViJJ

MarketWatch: Dow industrials off 70 points as U.S. stocks retreat at Thursday open on.mktw.net/ACo0iC

 MarketWatch: More jobs data: Planned job cuts announced by U.S. employers declined in December to 41,785, 1.6% on.mktw.net/x6ES2r

MarketWatch: Gold ends 0.5% higher at $1,620.10 an ounce on.mktw.net/J00Ag

Al Arabiya English: 29 people have been shot dead by Syrian security forces: Syrian activists

 Al Arabiya English Arab monitors to stay in Syria despite ‘mistakes’; opposition to try to resolve rift goo.gl/iwS0q

Al Arabiya English: US says next Israel-Palestinian meeting to take place on Monday Jan. 9: Reuters

Al Arabiya English: Tunisian man sets himself afire in front of government office: local sources

AJELive: Death toll in #Iraq attacks rises to 70 aje.me/yt6DV4 #AJE #shia #sunni

BBC News (World): Six police officers shot in Utah bbc.in/yMBehU

BBC News (World): Thousands flee Brazil dam burst bbc.in/AalYCc

BBC News (World): Pakistan Taliban free 17 hostages bbc.in/AlJS9M

CNN International: Pakistan Taliban boss seized in Karachi goo.gl/fb/GQm0f

CNN International: Red Cross worker abducted in Pakistan goo.gl/fb/Epg4e

BBC #Worldnews: Kidnapped tribal police shot dead bbc.in/ym16Zr

Telegraph #worldNews: #eurozone Italian 10-year bond yields have hit 7.02pc. telegraph.co.uk/finance/debt-c

PressTV: Several injured in #Bahrain crackdown dlvr.it/13d9PB

BBC #Worldnews: #Syria govt says it has freed 552 political prisoners who have "no blood on their hands" - state TV. bbc.in/AFbCFY

AlArabiya_Eng: Syrian Revolution General Commission: 14 people killed by security force gunfire across Syria today.

Telegraph #worldNews: Diane Abbott faces calls to resign after tweeting: 'White people love playing divide and rule' telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/

guardian #worldnews: Committee set to reject Nick Clegg's plans for Lords reform gu.com/p/34f6a/tf

Guardian news: Pakistan Taliban kill 15 security officers gu.com/p/34f5g/tf

Post World News: Wild elephant tramples 3 villagers to death in village in southeastern Nepal wapo.st/Atkngl

Dorothy Lamar: Global turmoil hurt fund investors in 2011: The average stock mutual fund lost 2.9% in 2011, hurt by events from abroad.

Dorothy Lamar: Mount Rainier National Park To Reopen Saturday: Mount Rainier National Park to reopen Saturday

Breaking News: Cambodia's former anti-drug head gets life sentence for corruption, drug trafficking - Xinhua bit.ly/wbP6EW



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