Thursday, March 29, 2012

The Nightly World News Report of the 29th of March 2012

BBC News (World): Sun Hung falls 15% after arrests

Sky News Newsdesk: AFP: Investigators say French police have arrested 20 suspected Islamists

Post World News: Hundreds rally in Haiti’s capital to criticize president

HuffPostWorld: 80 percent of Mexico's murders go unpunished

BBCWorld: Norway to release Indian children

BBC #Worldnews: Japan leaders clear tax hike bill

Post World News: For the first time, protesters turn out to counter annual military coup celebration in Brazil

BBC News (World): UK doubles aid to Syria opponents

Post World News: European Union considers Congo election “not credible,” report

The Associated Press: U.S. missile strike kills three suspected militants in northwest #Pakistan, intelligence officials say: -JM

Post World News: Like Japan itself, Sony struggles to adapt.

Reuters: North Korea test fires short-range missiles: reports

Al Arabiya English: Israelis move into contested West Bank home

MarketWatch: Hong Kong stocks fall sharply as property shares plunge; Hang Seng Index down 1.1%

Al Arabiya English: Sanctions could cost #Iran $50 billion

BBC News (World): N Korea rocket activity captured

AP: Egyptian court orders government to ban pornographic websites; activists fear censorship: -MS

BreakingNews: Update: Colorado wildfire is at 45% containment; some evacuees allowed to return - denverpost

AP: Pesticide is causing problems for honeybees and bumblebees, important species already in trouble, studies suggest:

cnni: Ai Weiwei says he won't get public trial

MarketWatch: Japan stocks slip early, with most banking, oil shares lower; Nikkei Average down 0.4%

PressTV: US drone raid kills four in #Pakistan

guardian #worldnews: Worker sets himself on fire to protest against unpaid wages

wsjworld: Ireland Strikes Debt Deal With Lenders

Reuters: Chavez back in Venezuela after radiation therapy

BBC #Worldnews: Mali coup leaders given ultimatum

BBCWorld: Blackberry maker posts $125m loss

TheEconomist: Until London's mayor has to raise money as well as spend it, a great global city cannot grow up

cnnbrk: RT CNNLive: Former President George H.W. #Bush endorses #MittRomney for president. Watch live

Post #WorldNews: Tuareg rebels use rockets, gunfire to attack northern city in Mali

AlArabiya_Eng: Two journalists killed in #Syria, says media watchdog

BreakingNews: Wisconsin election officials: Signatures warrant recall vote against Gov. Walker - WiStateJournal

AJEnglish: Turkey police break up education bill protest

Post #WorldNews: Vietnam sentences woman to life in prison for murdering journalist husband

BreakingNews: Police: 14 dead in Honduran prison fire amid inmate riot - AP

Post World News: Fire starts at prison in Honduras after inmates riot, at least 1 dead

MarketWatch: U.S. stocks end mostly lower, but Dow industrials reverse losses to rise 20 points

Al Arabiya English: #BreakingNews: Detained Palestinian woman Hanaa Shalabi ends hunger strike: Palestinians

AJEnglish: Sudan and South Sudan peace talks delayed

MarketWatch: Dow industrials turn positive in final half-hour of session

BBC #worldnews: Venezuelan soldiers die in crash

BBC #worldnews: Russians held over custody death

AP: Italian hospital pharmacists threatening to halt Viagra sales because of government labor reforms: -AB #PressTV: Israeli tanks cross into Gaza

AP: University revokes Hungarian president's doctorate after probe finds he copied parts of his thesis: -AB

Breaking News: US House OKs $3.5 trillion GOP budget that revamps Medicare, cuts spending, rejects tax hikes on rich - @AP

willyleeadams: Politics, ahoy! Germany's Piratenpartei scores another election win via TIMEWorld #deutschland

wsj #worldnews: Sarkozy's Lead in Poll Widens

Post World News: Hundreds rally in Haiti’s capital to criticize president

Reuters Top News: Senate panel OKs nominees to FDIC, Treasury

Reuters Top News: Two men torch themselves in Italy as hardship bites

MarketWatch: Treasury sells $29 bln in 7-year debt at 1.590%; bidders offered to buy 2.72 times the amount of debt sold

nytimesworld: Hacking in Asia Is Linked to Chinese Ex-Graduate Student 

Post World News: PM: Poland is ‘victim’ of leaks from US government on secret CIA prison

AJELive: Activists reported continued shelling on Talbisa in Homs and posted videos from there #Syria

Reuters: Assad wants foreign powers to stop backing rebels

AJELive: At least 1Million Syrians need humanitarian assistance, UN spokesman said at the end of an assessment mission

PressTV: Bahrain protesters gather at UN office

Al Arabiya English: #BreakingNews: Local Coordinating Committees in #Syria report 43 people have been killed across the country today by security force gunfire

Guardian news: Mitt Romney on a roll after Marco Rubio endorsement - live

Reuters Top News: Billionaire Kwok brothers arrested for graft in Hong Kong

MarketWatch:‏ [VIDEO] Portugal under pressure to prove it's no Greece

MarketWatch: Live blog: Last installment of Bernanke lecture series

HuffPostWorld: Egypt's increasingly public power struggle

PressTV: 'Released #Iranian abductees in#Turkey'

BreakingNews: US Senate defeats oil subsidies bill despite Obama's call for Congress to pass the bill - nationaljournal

BreakingNews: US economy grew 3% in the final quarter of 2011 - AP

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