Monday, January 23, 2012

Chapter 6: January 18th - the morning of the 23rd 2012

This will probably be the last chapter of Read the Story of the World in months, for I am unsure in Twitter or Blogspot works in China. Take care.


Breaking News: Kodak files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy - @MarketWatch

CBS News: U.S. Army destroying last of its chemical weapons -

wsj #worldnews: Australian Banks Brace for More Cuts

nytimes #worldnews: Mexico Drug War Bloodies Areas Thought Safe

BBCBreaking: #Pakistan's PM Yousuf Raza Gilani enters Supreme Court to face contempt charges

BBC #Worldnews: New limbs found by Hollywood sign

nytimes #worldnews: World Briefing | Middle East: Yemen: February Presidential Election Is on

BreakingNews: China sentences activist to 10 years in jail over writings - @AP

nytimesworld: World Briefing | Asia: China: Dissident Author Flees to U.S. 

MarketWatch: Japan stocks advance, with techs higher as euro rises; Nikkei Average up 0.8%

BBC News (World): Mexican army says it has rescued three children who were being held by a suspected criminal gang in Temixco

MarketWatch: Australian shares gain, miners rising; S&P/ASX 200 up 0.7%

Reuters Top News: House rejects debt limit hike in protest vote

WSJ World News: India Faces Tuberculosis Battle

CNN Breaking News: #Stocks rise as investors react to Euro bailout plan, upbeat housing report & earnings. Dow adds 96 points.

MarketWatch: U.S. stocks end higher, led by banks, tech; S&P above 1,300 for first time since July

MarketWatch: Citigroup has been slapped with a $725,000 fine for failure to disclose

HuffPostWorld: Somalia famine response too slow, thousands of people died needlessly: report

Al Arabiya English: Syrian Revolution General Commission: 23 people killed by security force gunfire across Syria today

cnni: Three killed in Cuba building collapse

CNN International: Occupy London loses eviction battle

Wall Street Journal: MarketWatch's CEO of the Year Amazon's Jeff Bezos took home a salary of $81K and holds more than 88 mil shares.

Breaking News: Woman taken into custody at DFW is released, hours after she passed a checkpoint with a gun in her bag - NBCDFW

BBC #Worldnews: Rwanda arrests top army officers

BreakingNews: California Gov. Brown, in state address, makes pitch for more spending cuts, higher taxes, saying both 'must be done' - AP

AP: Officials have released the list of 21 people still unaccounted for from stricken cruise ship off -EF

PressTV: 'Torture, widespread in #Israeli jails'

Breakingnews: Retired NBA great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is named a US global cultural ambassador - AP

MarketWatch: Gold settles 0.3% higher at $1,659.90 an ounce

PressTV: Civil rights #groups have condemned Tel Aviv's discriminatory measures against the

BBC #Worldnews: Peacocks goes into administration

BBC #Worldnews: Death of Pakistan's IT girl genius

BBC #Worldnews: Two blasts in Afghanistan kill 13

The Economist: Wen Jiabao’s visit to Nepal comes at a time when the country's relations with India and China are under more scrutiny

Reuters Top News: Rebel Syrian town calmer after surprise ceasefire

Al Arabiya English: Syrian Revolution General Commission: 20 people killed by security force gunfire across Syria today

PressTV: Bahraini troops attack anti-regime demo

PressTV: US-led forces kill five Afghan civilians

Wall Street Journal: 7 charged in insider trading probe, including some of Wall Street's biggest money managers. see news conf. live stream:

The Associated Press: 12 people killed by suicide bomber on motorcycle in southern Afghanistan, officials -EF

WSJ World News: Indonesia Gets Ratings Boost From Moody's

BBC News (World): IMF says it needs an extra $500bn for new loans to countries in urgent need of

Wall Street Journal: Food Stamp Facts. 2011: 44.7 mil people in program w $71.8B benefits paid. 2008: 28.2 mil people w $34.6B benefits paid

Sky News Newsdesk: AFP: German woman believed to be missing on the Costa Concordia found alive

Reuters Top News: More arrests in insider trading probe: sources

wsjworld: Thai King Endorses Cabinet Reshuffle

MarketWatch: President Obama to reject Keystone XL pipeline; oil turns lower

Reuters Top News: Greece, creditors in new push to avoid costly default

BBC Breaking News: 13 people killed in two attacks in #Afghanistan's southern Helmand province

Telegraph World News: Iranian actress banned from homeland after naked magazine shoot

AJELive: Splits remain within #Syria opposition over armed resistance - Michel Kilo warns of "chaos without end"

AP: Agriculture secretary announces $308 million in aid for disaster-stricken states: -VW

cnni: Gunmen kill local Iraqi leader and 3 sons

BBCWorld: Video: Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi registers to run in April parliamentary by-election

AlArabiya_Eng: Security forces' gunfire kills at five in #Syria: revolution council

AP: U.S. wholesale prices fell in December because of lower costs, evidence that inflation remains -EF 

A Canadian journalist was imprisoned by Japanese officials after his name appeared on a immigration watch

SkyNewsBreak: Reports: At least two people have died after seven-seater plane hit a mountain on the England-Wales border 

guardian #worldnews: That didn't last long... Syria troops break Zabadani ceasefire

MarketWatch: Goldman Sachs' quarterly profit lower as investment-banking revenue falls 43%; shares

MarketWatch: European shares open mostly lower; ASML up 2.8%

BreakingNews: Search suspended at the Costa Concordia site after ship moves slightly, rescue officials say - Reuters

BBCWorld: Human head found in plastic bag on hiking trail near #Hollywood sign in Los Angeles, police

BBCWorld: UK unemployment rose by 118,000 to bring total to 2.68m in the three months to

SkyNewsBreak: Unemployment rate is 8.4%, up from 8.3%, number rises to 2.685m, up by 118,0003

AJELive: Watch our latest report on the situation in #Zabadani as a ceasefire is reported:

PressTV: UK troops jailed for abuse of Afghan kids

PressTV: 'Smoke bomb' locks White House down

AlArabiya: An Israeli strike kills two Palestinians close to the border fence in the Gaza Strip, Hamas police say

BBC #Worldnews: Striking images of life in Horn of #Africa as families struggle to survive amid drought
cnni: Palestinians: Council speaker arrested

Al Jazeera English: Video: Brazil megadam washes residents away

PressTV: Thailand recognizes Palestinian state

The Associated Press: Number of evacuees swells to 10,000 as wind whips a fast-moving brush fire south of Reno, Nev.: -MS

Breaking News: GM regains title as world's top-selling automaker - Reuters

HuffPostWorld: China will close Tibet during New Year festival

nytimesworld: 8 Guilty for Prison Massacre in Rare Trial of Haiti's Police

NYTimes World: Spanish Regional Governments to Get Aid

Reuters Top News: Violent sex crimes committed by active U.S. Army soldiers have almost doubled over the past five years: report

MarketWatch: HSBC's China manufacturing index ticks up to 48.8 preliminary reading from 48.7 in

BBC News (World): UK launching strongest diplomatic offensive in Latin America for two centuries, foreign sec says as he visits Brazil.

Breaking News: Oregon governor declares state of emergency in 4 counties - Oregonian

Post World News: Beijing makes rare concession on pollution measure

PressTV: US police arrest more Occupy activists

Breaking News: 4,000 evacuated from 3,000-acre fire spreading quickly near Reno, NV - Reno Gazette

BBC News (UK): Suicides down among US soldiers

nytimesworld: World Briefing | Somalia: Successful Pirate Attacks Drop

Al Jazeera English: Ugandan opposition leader arrested

CBSNews: Ga. child murderer found dead in jail cell (via Crimesider)

CBS News: Six International Security Assistance Force members died following a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan yesterday

MarketWatch: Japan stocks rally at open as exporters climb on stronger euro; Nikkei Average up

Charlie Kaye: BREAKING: @CBSNews Correspondent David Martin reports an American CH-53 helicopter is down in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

MarketWatch: RT @MktwAustraliaNZ: Australian stocks rise with miners gaining; S&P/ASX 200 up

Breaking News: Update: More sites have been struck in retaliation for Megaupload bust; details here:

 Reuters Top News: Exclusive: Senior al Qaeda figure killed in drone strike inside Pakistan

Wall Street Journal: Anonymous claims to have crippled the Justice Department's website in retaliation for today's online-piracy arrests

Breaking News: US sees new interest from Taliban in talks, expecting progress in coming week - AP

Reuters Top News: Feds shut down over piracy. Accuse the site of $500 million in lost revenue for media owners

HuffPostWorld: 5 killed in Venezuela helicopter crash

Breaking News: After Megaupload shutdown, hacker group Anonymous shuts down US DOJ, Universal Music sites - 3News

TIMEWorld: Jamaica seeks to ditch the British monarchy. Here's why that should just be the start of big changes |

alexnhicken: It's raining in California, the first of which the whole winter.

NYTimes World:  Ethnic War Intensifies in Myanmar, Jeopardizing U.S. Ties

Wall Street Journal: Google is down 8% in after-hours trading after its fourth-quarter earnings report missed expectations

AlArabiya_Eng: 47 killed in fighting between Malian army and Tuareg rebels: government

WSJ World News: Vietnam, Cambodia Report Bird-Flu Deaths

The Associated Press: America's historic Chinatowns fade as Asian-Americans more and more move to the -MS

MarketWatch: Microsoft shares rise 2% late after posting earnings that meet analysts' targets

MarketWatch: Intel reports 6% higher profit on $13.9 billion in revenue, exceeding estimates

BBCBreaking: Reports of two explosions in Londonderry following security alerts in the city in Northern Stocks edge higher on strong earnings and economic reports. Dow adds 46 points. Nasdaq, S&P each gain less than 1%.

MarketWatch: Google shares drop 9% late after disappointing earnings growth for fourth quarter

Breaking News: Champion skier Sarah Burke dies from injuries sustained in superpipe accident -

Reuters: Update: Police say 2nd Westerner kidnapped in Pakistan believed to be a German citizen

TIMEWorld: "Slapped a hundred times in the face": the ordeal of dissident Chinese writer

Press TV: Thousands have attended protests in Jerusalem over racial discrimination within Israeli law and society against...

AlArabiya_Eng: Hamas president of Palestinian parliament arrested: colleague

BBC News (World): File-sharing site MegaUpload shut down by US prosecutors; site founder charged with violating piracy laws

HuffPostWorld: Blast targets police car in southern Turkey

Breaking News Storm: Puget Sound Energy in Washington says more than 250,000 customers now without power -@komonews

Reuters: Greece, creditors make little progress as clock ticks 

NYTimes World: Mexico's drug war, getting worse. Randal C. Archibold reporting:

cnni: Floods trap tourists in safari area

 HuffPostWorld: Earthquake in northeast Iran injures 100, state TV reports

MarketWatch: Gold ends 0.3% lower at $1,654.50 an ounce

Guardian news: Syrian forces withdraw from embattled Zabadani

PressTV: Two officers killed in new Syria clashes

Breaking News: Pumping complete as 1.3 million gallons of fuel transferred to iced-in city of Nome, Alaska - @AP

MarketWatch: The NY Federal Reserve Bank just sold $7 billion in Maiden Lane assets

AlArabiya_Eng: Italian national kidnapped in Pakistan: foreign ministry

AP: Brazilian politician gets 103 years for killing running mate to take her place in Congress: -BW 

PressTV: Strong quake strikes off New Zealand

BBCBreaking: Big rises in bank shares push #FTSE 100 share index to its highest close for almost six months. More soon

CBSNews: In famine's 6th month, some Somalis go home

AlArabiya_Eng: Arab observers to report back on Syria mission; Kurd groups to unite against Assad

Al Arabiya English: #Syria has lost more than $2 billion in revenues since Sept. 1 as result of European and US bans on importing its oil: Oil Minister Allaou

Reuters: Northeast Iran hit by earthquake, 36 people injured

AlArabiya_Eng: Six killed in Somali capital bomb blast: UN source

Breaking News: Live video: Texas Gov Rick Perry holds press conference in South Carolina to announce dropping his presidential bid

MarketWatch: U.S. benchmark 30-year mortgage rate hits record-low 3.88%

NYTimes World: 5 Unemployed Moroccans Set Selves on Fire

Al Jazeera English: "He suddenly slipped and fell into the boiling sulphur" one sulphur gatherer in east Java, #Indonesiasays I

ReutersIndia: BREAKINGVIEWS - Unravelling India, Part 2: Corruption 

AP: BREAKING: AP Source: Texas Gov. Rick Perry to endorse Newt Gingrich -BW

MarketWatch: Bank of America swings to profit on 11% higher revenue; shares up 6%

Rick Santorum won Jan 3 Iowa Republican US presidential caucuses by 34 votes, according to certified results - Reuters

PressTV: New Yorkers protest anti-piracy bills 

HuffPost #Worldnews: Myanmar holds new cease-fire talks

BBCWorld: Texas Governor Rick Perry set to drop out of US Republican presidential nomination campaign. Details soon

Bangladeshi army claims to have foiled a plan to bring down Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's government, military spokesman claims - Reuters

PressTV: Rocket hits Turkish Embassy in Baghdad

AP: Weekly unemployment benefit applications drop by 50,000, lowest in nearly 4 years: -BW

PressTV: Panamanian policemen smash #drug packages with machetes before being incinerated in Cerro

AlArabiya_Eng: #Nigeria police fire teargas at protesters in Lagos: AFP

wsj #worldnews: News Corp. Settles Phone-Hacking Cases

AlArabiya_Eng: Top Syrian activists, security officer killed; #Russia says no to Western intervention

AlArabiya_Eng: Death toll rises to 18 in #Syria: revolution council

AJEnglish: #Yemen fighters 'to withdraw' if inmates freed

guardianworld: An al-Qaida affiliate publishes a magazine called Inspire. One copy found its way to

Breaking #worldNews: Iran's foreign minister says US should express they are open for negotiations without conditions - Reuters

AlArabiya_Eng: At least six people killed in a suicide attack at Kandahar international airport Thursday, police say - AFP

AP: Avalanches kill 29 in northeastern #Afghanistan#NATO soldier killed by bomb in south: -VW

BBC News (World): Suicide attack at Kandahar airport in #Afghanistan, reports say. Details soon

Reuters: Pakistan expects to re-open supply route to NATO forces in Afghanistan, impose tariffs on shipments. - a senior security official

PressTV: 5 #US-led soldiers killed in S #Afghanistan

NYTimes World: Bombings Kill 17 in Southern Afghanistan

PressTV: Roadside bomb kills 1 in NW #Pakistan

Reuters Top News: Pakistan court puts off contempt case against PM

Rory Cellan-Jones: Wikipedia says 162 million saw its blackout landing page, and in US 8 million looked up Congressional rep to protest SOPA and PIPA

Paul Danahar: #Egypt 's High Judicial Election Commission will announce final results of the parliamentary elections at 11GMT today

HuffPost #Worldnews: Thousands join mass protests against Syrian regime

PressTV: Militants blow up school in NW #Pakistan

AJEnglish: Feature: Brazil will spend $ 14bn building the world's third biggest dam, writes

PressTV: Second Palestinian MP arrested

CBS News: Meet 84-year-old Virgil Harms, who has been mayor of Paoli, Colo. for 50 years

The Associated Press: First big storm to hit Chicago this winter snarls rush-hour traffic, forces more than 700 flight cancellations: -RJJ

nytimes #worldnews: Somali and African Union Forces Strike Rebels in Mogadishu

Telegraph #Worldnews: Protests over corporate campaign spending outside Supreme Court

BBC Breaking News: British embassy in Baghdad has received body of hostage Alan McMenemy, who was kidnapped in 2007, UK PM says. More soon

MarketWatch: U.S. stocks close higher, capping third week of gains; Dow up 97, Google a drag on

HuffPost #Worldnews: Gunmen kidnap American in Nigeria

Reuters: GE revenue lower than expected

Al Arabiya English: At 8 least dead in Nigerian attacks, including bomber: witnesses, source #AlArabiya

PressTV: Zimbabwe teachers walk off in protest

HuffPostWorld: Costa Concordia search resumes above water after ship shifts

#AlArabiya: Suicide attack on Nigerian police post kills 2 officers: police source

AJELive: Multiple explosions and gunfire have rocked the Nigerian city of Kano, targeting several police

AlArabiyaEng: 19 people have been killed by the fire of Syrian security forces across the country: Syrian activists

PressTV: 100,000 flee homes in DR Congo: UN

 cnni: Cuba dissident freed after activist dies

Daily Telegraph News: Legendary soul singer Etta James has died of complications from leukemia in California. More to come.

BBC Breaking News: Up to 20 explosions rock city of #Kano in northern Nigeria - no information on casualties. Details soon.

Al Arabiya English: French withdrawal from Afghanistan up to Paris: Pentagon

AlArabiya_Eng: Moroccan female lawmakers protest lack of representation in Islamist-led cabinet 

BBC #Worldnews: Stripped and beaten for wearing trousers - Malawi women hold public protest #Africa

HuffPost #Worldnews: Polish politician tries to smoke pot in parliament

Telegraph World News: Indonesian children cross collapsed bridge to reach school

PressTV: Blast kills one, hurts dozens in SE #Turkey 

PressTV: 230 people hurt in NE #Iran temblor 

PressTV: Bahraini forces kill 11-year-old boy

PressTV: Bomb blast leaves 6 dead in Mogadishu 

BreakingNews: Phone giant Vodafone wins case in India's top court, isn't liable for up to $4.4 billion in back taxes and penalties - AP

TheEconomist: Palestinians and Israelis are talking again-but have yet to decide what about

Pro-government forces launch major offensive in Somali capital, Mogadishu,2seize territory from al-Shabab BBC

BBC #worldnews: Assassins "may be on the way to Jaipur to kill me" - Salman Rushdie on why he quit literary festival

BBCWorld: France suspends training programme for #Afghan troops after 4 French soldiers shot dead by Afghan soldier.

TheEconomist: Power is essential for India's long-term growth. But electricity is unlikely to flow fast

guardian #worldnews: Third baby dies at Belfast hospital after infection outbreak

PressTV: Gendarme forces move toward protesters in #Piata #Universitatii square, #Bucharest January 19. Thousands of

PressTV: #Occupy #Charleston protesters raise their voices outside the site of the Republican presidential

Update: 17 injured in addition to 4 French soldiers killed by Afghan soldier in the Taghab valley of eastern Kapisa province - Reuters

CNN International: South Korea restarts food aid to North

BBC News (World): Jailed Cuban hunger striker dies

PressTV: Saudis protest against Al Saud

BBC News (World): Somalia suicide blast kills six

Al Arabiya English: Three Yemeni security members are killed by unknown gunmen in Aden, Al Arabiya correspondent reports

PressTV: Blast injures 5 in eastern #Afghanistan

BBCWorld: Colombia rebels hit radar station 

CNNPolitics: BREAKING: Exit polls show Gingrich leads Romney 38% to 29% among SC voters. 

AJEnglish: Video: Chile's Mapuche fear wildfire backlash

Reuters: Gingrich wins gloves-off South Carolina Republican race

nytimes #worldnews: Muslim Brotherhood Wins 47% of Egypt Assembly Seats

Breaking News: South Carolina primary polls close at 7 pm ET; Follow updates, results on

Breaking News: Heavy clashes between army and opposition fighters reported in Damascus, Syria, suburb -

Reuters Top News: Syrian rebels seize parts of Damascus suburb: sources

he Associated Press: Swiss police detain more than 100 people at a protest in advance of the annual meeting of global elites at Davos:

Telegraph #worldNews: Ministry of Defence faces £2 billion more cuts

Reuters Top News: Darfur peacekeeper killed, three wounded: U.N.

Breaking News: Update: 6.2 quake hits off coast of southern Mexico; no initial reports of damage -

The Associated Press: 16-year-old sailor from the Netherlands ends her yearlong solo journey around the world in St. Maarten: -EF

BBC News (World): South Carolina voting under way

CNN Breaking News: Nevada fire 100% contained; 29 homes destroyed.

Al Arabiya English: Death toll in #Syria today rises to 94, including 60 in Idlib hospital morgue: Revolution commission

Huffington Post #Worldnews: Thailand makes largest drug bust in years

Post World News: 4 Iraqi troops killed in attack in Fallujah

AJELive: Head of #Egypt's SCAF orders release of 1,959 detainees convicted by military courts.

Press TV: The United States has sent some 12,000 soldiers to Libya, in the first phase of deployments to the oil-rich North...

HuffPostWorld: Islamists secure 75 percent of Egypt's parliament

PressTV: #Afghan rescue workers walk in a line into a #snowbound village in the mountainous

Al Arabiya English: 58 people have been killed in #Syria today, including 30 in a 'massacre' in #Idlib, the Revolution's General Commission reports

cnni: Hundreds trapped by Kashmir snow

Daily Telegraph News: Iran's economic troubles mount as new sanctions are made ready

AlArabiya_Eng: Grenade thrown at #Libyan NTC office in #Benghazi: witnesses

CBSNews: 19 arrests at Occupy SF protest as demonstrations across US mark 2nd anniv. of Citizens United OWS Movetoamend

AlArabiya_Eng: Boko Haram claims #Nigeria #Kano attacks, dozens killed

Telegraph #worldNews: French presidential election: the battle to be first lady

cnnbrk: 12th body found as Italian cruise ship search resumes.

BBC Breaking News: At least 120 die in co-ordinated attacks by Islamist militants on Friday in Kano, northern Nigeria, local reports say

AP: Jobs, re-election frame Obama's State of the Union, makes contrast with opponents' approach: 

AJEnglish: Video: Philippine storm victims struggle on

guardian #worldnews: South Carolina primary: Mitt Romney 'neck & neck' with Newt Gingrich

AlArabiya: Leader of Hamas, Khaled Mashaal, won't seek new term, the group says

cnni: Pakistan: 3 Germans arrested in raid

BBC #Worldnews: Australia government loses key MP

AJEnglish: South Sudan orders halt of oil production

Telegraph #worldNews: South Carolina Republican primary: live

AP: Crocodile swallows girl in Indonesia as father looks on helplessly: -JM 

AJEnglish: #Yemen parliament approves immunity law

cnni: Immunity for Yemen's President Saleh

cnni: U.S. says aid to Pakistan will continue

cnni: Madagascar's ousted leader returns

BreakingNews: Maoist rebels blow up vehicle, kill 13 policemen in eastern India - AP

guardian #worldnews: Taliban say Afghan soldier who killed French troops was a recruit

AJELive: Curfew in #Nigeria's #Kano comes after co-ordinated bomb attacks targeting police, claims 7 

HuffPost #Worldnews: Hundreds of protesters march toward Tahrir

cnni: Hamas leader Meshaal to step down

BBC #Worldnews: Beijing releases pollution data

AlArabiya_Eng: Death toll rises to 23 in #Syria; 11 of the dead were killed during the bus bomb attack: revolution council #Alarabiya

Al Arabiya English: Gunmen attack policeman’s house, kill guard in northern #Iraq

Breaking News: Several loud explosions heard in Somali capital Mogadishu near rebel stronghold; smoke seen rising, residents say - Reuters

Breaking News: Indonesian man charged with 'blasphemy' for atheist post on Facebook, faces maximum sentence of 5 years in jail - AP

Al Arabiya English: US drone strike kills four militants in Pakistan: security officials 

NYTimes World: Efraín Ríos Montt, Guatemala Ex-Dictator, to Appear in Court

Al Jazeera English: #Egypt's new parliament to hold first session

Finnish presidential poll heads to runoff

Breaking #worldNews: Multiple reports of tornadoes in Arkansas; residents urged to take shelter -

Reuters: BlackBerry maker CEOs step down as pressure mounts

BBCWorld: Brazil police storm illegal slum

BBCWorld: Panama Canal strike called off

guardiannews: Mexico: eight killed in funeral attack

BBC #Worldnews: Gold diggers shoot-out kills nine

Al Arabiya English: Iran arrests prominent Ahwazi Arab singer and his brother

Reuters Top News: Gabrielle Giffords resigning to focus on recovery: YouTube

The Associated Press: BREAKING: Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona says she will resign from Congress this week -ldh

Al Arabiya English: Video: Lebanese fishing boat captured at Syrian border…

AlArabiya_Eng: #Saudi Arabia decides to withdraw its monitors from Syria, Al Arabiya correspondent reports

Press TV: A view showing the #Occupy #DC encampment in McPherson Square on a cold morning in Washington, DC January 22, 2012

Al Arabiya English: #UAE central bank thwarts website hacking attempt

Al Jazeera English: Hollande looks to cement lead over Sarkozy

cnni: Bosnian Serb war criminal recaptured

PressTV: About 100,000 Hungarian protesters rally on the in #Budapest on January 21, in support of #Hungary's Prime M

BBC #Worldnews: Eight cruise ship dead identified

Breaking #worldNews: The Arab League has agreed to extend Syria observer mission for another month - AP

BBC #Worldnews: At least 11 killed in attacks in Bauchi state in northern #Nigeria, officials say

BBCBreaking: US football coach Joe Paterno dies aged 85. Details soon: 

AlArabiya_Eng: Update: NTC's deputy resigns as premier warns that #Libya could fall into 'bottomless pit' 

Update: Death toll from attacks in Kano, Nigeria reaches 178, 'real figure likely to be higher' doctor tells reporter -@Reuters

BreakingNews: Update: Iran news agency IRNA reports that 17 people have died after storm capsized passenger boat off the southern coast - AP

BBC: British martyr who Al-Shabab claimed was killed by drone strike in Somalia is not British, UK Foreign Office says

BBCWorld: Al-Shabab says a "British martyr" was killed in drone strike near #Somalia capital Mogadishu on Saturday.

AJELive: Activists documented the death of 976 people in Syria since the 1st Arab League team arrived into the country.

martinplautBBC: #Nigeria: Gunmen overnight raided the northern town of Tafawa Balewa in Bauchi state. Attack blamed on Muslim Hausa-Fulanis.

AlArabiya_Eng: 10s of thousands of Yemenis demand President Ali Abdullah Saleh's execution in protests against his immunity from prosecution

cnni: Arab League decision due on Syria

BBC News (World): #China reports second bird flu death in a month, following deaths last week in #Indonesia,#Vietnam and #Cambodia

TheEconomist: w/ European bank demand 4 sovereign debt about 2 dry up, Europe is a long way from being out of the woods

BreakingNews: China-bound cargo ship full of iron ore lists, possibly sinks; crew rescued after abandoning ship -

cnni: Congolese protesters rally in U.S. capital

Breaking News: Somali insurgents claim US drone strike kills al-Qaida official fighting with them -

WSJ World News: Madagascar Bars Ex-Leader's Return

The Economist: Thanks to a booming mining industry, Mongolia is likely to grow faster than any other country in the next decade


BBCWorld: Police in #India arrest 2people in connection with a deadly triple bombing which killed27in #Mumbai last July

MarketWatch: Euro reaches its highest level of 2012, climbs above $1.30

CBSNews: West Bank police free Palestinian woman, held captive9years by her dad, who refused contact w/ divorced mother

More than 100 people have been injured in central Alabama by storms, at least 2 killed: -EF

Reuters: Storms leave 3 dead in Alabama 

BBCWorld: Four killed in clash between pro-Gaddafi fighters and government militia in Bani Walid, Libya, officials say.

Press TV: A recent report shows that minor Palestinian detainees are physically and verbally abused by Israeli guards in...

HuffPostWorld: Syria rejects new Arab League plan

BreakingNews: First post-Mubarak parliament holds inaugural session, seeks to elect speaker and 2 deputies - AP

AJEnglish: Video: Bolivian president marks six years in power

AP: BREAKING: South Sudan official: Country will shut down oil production in response to oil thefts by Sudan. -EF

BBC #Worldnews: Two more bodies found on #Costa #Concordia #cruise ship, officials say.

BreakingNews: China police fire on Tibetan protesters, killing at least 1 and injuring others, rights group says - AFP

BBCKarenAllen: Landmark moment for Kenya - two presidential hopefuls, & former head of the civil service among those to face full ICC trial

TheEconomist: State capitalism is not all the same. Russia, China & Brazil among others use different

HuffPost #Worldnews: EU adopts 'unprecedented' sanctions against Iran

cnni: Kenyan leaders face human rights trial

BBCBreaking: EU agrees to suspend visa bans on #Burma's leading politicians, including the president & cabinet members.

SkyNewsBreak: Sky Sources: A number of prisoners have escaped from prison van on way to HMP Hewell prison

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