Friday, May 25, 2012

Chapter 19: Covering the 20th - 25th of May 2012

SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2012

Al Arabiya English: Two people were killed and nine wounded in Beirut overnight clashes #AlArabiya #Lebanon #Syria

Post World News: Colombian shocker: Lawmaker allegedly helps plan colleague's kidnapping

BBC News (World): Thai growth rebounds after floods

MarketWatch: Japan stocks claw higher, with retailers rising, techs mixed; Nikkei Average up 0.2%

staronline: Russia forces kill two suspected militants in Dagestan raid

cnnbrk: Guard killed, several others injured in Mississippi #prison_riot.

cnni: Italy school attack 'not tied to mafia'

ZeeNews: Italy: Earthquake toll rises to seven: At least 50 people were injured, and about 3,000 people were displac...

MarketWatch: Hong Kong stocks choppy, but mainland China firms rise; Hang Seng Index off 0.1%

MarketWatch: Yahoo to sell back up to 20% of Alibaba; may raise about $7.1 billion

PressTV: Hard days ahead in#Afghanistan: Obama

globeandmail: Long road still ahead for Hewlett-Packard recovery

Post World News: Palestinian rivals set new timetable for power-sharing deal, aim at elections in 6 months

Telegraph World News: World Health Organisation to declare global polio emergency

New York Times World: Supply Lines Cast Shadow at NATO Meeting on Afghan War

Al Jazeera English: Tension in Lebanon over checkpoint deaths

AJELive: Several people injured in gunfights in #Beirut after 2 members of an anti-Assad group are shot dead by the army #Syria

Breaking News: Live video: Chicago police putting on masks at anti-NATO protests; tear gas could be coming - @nbcchicago

PostWorldNews: Road crash kills 4, reporting leaves Trinidad's acting chief justice in critical condition

PressTV: Fighting rages on in eastern DR Congo

Al Arabiya English: #Algeria begins work on mega mosque

AFP: #NATO to activate missile shield despite Russian anger

nytimesglobal: 17 Dead as Yemen Troops Clash With Al Qaeda

AJEnglish: Video: East Timor's Ruak sworn in as president

Al Arabiya English: More than 60 killed in #Syria despite presence of U.N. monitors

Post World News: Outside Sanaa, a struggle for influence grips the new Yemen

AFP: 18 years post-apartheid, S. Africans struggle for education

Post World News: Israel's jailed former president briefly freed to attend son's wedding

AJELive: '#Bangladesh announces first oil discovery I

AJELive: #Sudan frees four captured foreign workers

The Associated Press: Decades of enormous debt has sent Greece into recession so deep it kills 200 businesses and 900 jobs every day: -RJJ

The Economist: Poland gains from German demand and investment. Yet even in Poland growth is slowing

Breaking Politics: Serbian liberal leader Tadic concedes defeat in presidential election - @Reuters

Al Arabiya English: #NATO chief says no 'rush for the exits' in Afghan war

WorldBank: In #Rwanda, 70% of farmers are now using improved farming practices. 

breakingpol: Opposition claims victory for Tomislav Nikolic in Serbian presidential run-off: Nikolic party deputy Vucic - Reuters

The Daily Star: Pakistan restores Twitter after block over Prophet cartoons

CBSNews: Live alone? You're not alone - Nearly 33 million Americans live on their own (via CBSSunday)

Dawn Media Group: Border still shut as Nato seeks Pakistan resolution

CBSNews: Chicago websites under cyber attack? Anonymous claims police, city sites down earlier for hosting NATO Summit

BBC News (World): Dominicans voting for president

IndyWorld: 5 arrested on terrorism charges at Chicago NATO summit

PressTV: Palestinians long for freeing their lands

AFP: Along with at least six lives lost, the quake in Italy destroys ?250 million worth of cheese

timesofindia: Mumbai police bust rave party; 19 foreign national among 100 detained

Reuters Top News: Russia says military action on Iran being considered in West

PostWorldNews: Family of slain Hamas operative seeks to prevent release of Israeli movie about his killing

PressTV: A powerful #earthquake shook #Italy's industrial and densely populated northeast early o

BBCWorld: Arctic melt releasing ancient gas

Al Arabiya English: Italian PM to leave #NATO summit early after Italy quake: spokesman

Dawn Media Group: US rejects high Pakistan fees for supply routes: official

staronline: Syria bomb kills 9, Damascus blames foreign plot

TOIWorldNews: 29 Chinese held in North Korea freed

RT CBSNews: Ron Paul wins majority of delegates (12 of 13) at Minnesota state GOP convention. Hotsheet 

AJELive :#Egypt presidential candidate joins #hunger strike

Breaking News: Bosnian police say 5 people die as Cessna plane carrying skydivers crashes near Banja Luka - @AP

The Straits Times: premier calls for efforts to spur growth, amid plunge in global demand

Reuters Top News: Fourth person arrested for plotting NATO attacks: police

The Moscow Times: ‏Cabinet Appointments Complicated by Unwillingness

Al Arabiya English: #BreakingNews: At least 22 killed by regime forces in Syria today: local monitors

Al Arabiya English: Greek election race tightens into dead heat #Grexist

Al Arabiya English: #SouthAfrica wants 'made in Palestinian territories' labels

The Daily Star: UAE ruler cancels debts of defaulting borrowers

The Daily Star: Five boat people dead, 15 missing in wreck off Mayotte

Breaking News: Around 3,000 people evacuated from earthquake zone in northeastern Italy - @AFP via @SkyNewsBreak

The Straits Times: Myanmar workers now daring to speak out to demand better pay, conditions after new law gives them the right to strike

Press TV: Iran Navy saves cargo ship from pirates: Iran's Navy has foiled a pirate attack on a Filipino-owned bulk carrier...

TOI World News: Saudi beheads two Pakistanis over murders

The Associated Press: BREAKING: Son says Libyan who was convicted in 1988 Lockerbie bombing but later released has died

Breaking News: Roadside bomb explodes 150 meters from UN convoy carrying the head of the Syria ceasefire monitoring mission in the town of Douma - @Reuters

Times of India: Pakistan blocks Twitter access over 'blasphemous content'

RT: Sword rampage: Japanese man chops off realtor's arm

Reuters Top News: Lebanese soldiers kill two anti-Assad group members

Breaking News: Former Libyan Intelligence officer convicted in Lockerbie bombing dies, brother says - @Reuters

Post World News: Lawyers for Iraqi fugitive VP quit case after judges refuse to allow them to present evidence

Press TV: Israeli forces kill Palestinian teenager

Al Jazeera English: Could #Thailand be a rare economic success story? Counting the Cost talks to Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra |

Post World News: Dominican president whose term ended with crisis faces ruling party stalwart in election

The Daily Star: #Breaking: #Lebanese army pulls out of north #Lebanon

Press TV: Two#US-led soldiers killed in#Afghanistan

Al Jazeera English: Of the 2 million #patients waiting for corneal transplants in #India, only 20,000 get operated on |

Dawn Media Group: Twitter banned in Pakistan

Al Arabiya English: Overnight clashes between #Yemen army, al-Qaeda kill 18

CBC World News: Afghanistan to get centre-stage at NATO summit

Post World News: Flash flooding kills 19 people in north Afghan provincial capital; 60 other missing

AJELive: At least 5 killed and many historical buildings and churches damaged in #Italy #quake

The Star: 6.3 magnitude quake off Japan's Honshu

Khaleej Times: #World leaders back #Greece, vow to combat financial turmoil

TheIndyWorld: Burmese rebels agree to second round of talks

Post World News: Opposition in Bangladesh protests over government's jailing of activists, missing leader

Want China Times: Ma Ying-jeou sworn into office for 2nd term #Taiwan

Press TV: Seven face terror charges in N. Ireland

RT: Police clash with protestors in Nepal – 52 arrests 

Times of India: Falling rupee a concern; Centre not sitting idle: Pranab

AJEnglish: DRC army battles with 'M23' mutineers 

AJELive: #Bahraini court has granted bail to leading activist #NabeelRajab, but he remains #jailed

MONDAY, MAY 21, 2012

The Nightly World News Report of the 21st of May 2012
STcom: Changi Airport pulls in 4.21 million travellers in April, 12.7% more than the same month a year ago

Al Jazeera English: Tense calm in Lebanese capital

STcom: Anwar Ibrahim charged in court for his part in a political rally for fair elections last month

AJEnglish: Hundreds arrested in Canada student protests

WantChinaTimes: Steel industry reflects China's struggle to maintain growth

WantChinaTimes: New leadership in Beijing unlikely to change course on Taiwan

New York Times World: Secret Clinics Tend to Bahrain's Wounded

MarketWatch: Hong Kong stocks rise, tracking global advance; Hang Seng Index up 0.6%, back above 19,000

AJEnglish: Strauss-Kahn faces new French rape probe

BBCWorld: Third of malaria drugs 'are fake'

Times of India: Just In: Train accident in Andhra Pradesh | Hampi Exp collides with goods train | 2 bogies of train derailed | Rescue operations underway

nytimesworld: World Briefing | The Americas: Colombia: Rebels Attack Troops From Venezuela

CBSNews: White House to become drone kill list decider -

Reuters: Exclusive: U.S. envoy to Afghanistan to step down shortly - missyryan

MarketWatch: Japan's Nikkei Average jumps 1% at open, as techs rally on U.S. gains 

Breaking News UK: Earthquake, magnitude 5.8, recorded 14 miles from Sofia, Bulgaria - @usgs

cnnbrk: 3 in oil crew die in explosion in El Dorado, AR, while dismantling an abandoned containment vessel.

cnnbrk: #Senate passes #Iran sanctions bill.

staronline: Bomb threat forces evacuation at Utah spy site, FBI says

CNN International: Mexico capture top suspect in 49 deaths

PostWorldNews: Witnesses: 7 killed in separate northeast Nigeria shootings likely carried out by sect

WSJ World News: Leftist Greek Party Seeks Support

AJEnglish: Prison term in US gay-bullying case

Al Jazeera English: Mexico says Zetas cartel ordered beheadings

Rory Cellan-Jones: Facebook shares close 11% down at $34 - I'll be talking with @huwbbc about this on the Ten O Clock News

Egypt Independent: Egyptian military judiciary investigates #Air Force corruption case #US #Egypt

David Shukman: Second time lucky? SpaceX tries to launch again tomorrow morning. Due at space station on Friday. Latest from @BBCAmos"

Telegraph World News: UN criticises Tajikistan for using torture

nytimesworld: Newly Elected, Serb Shifts Course on European Union

DailyStarLeb: 4 Inerga rocket-propelled grenades fired in north Lebanon: residents

EpochTimesChina: Village Protests Thwart Demolition Attempt in Eastern China

CNN Breaking News: #Stock indexes bounce back after last week's sell-off. Dow jumps 135 points. Nasdaq adds 2.5%. S&P gains 1.6%.

MarketWatch: Facebook shares lose 11% on Nasdaq's best day in five months

New York Times World: Funeral of Girl Killed in Italy School Blast is Held

BBC Breaking News: 12 soldiers are killed in an ambush in #Colombia on the border with #Venezuela, say Colombian authorities. Details soon

Egypt Independent: Attempt to smuggle #weapons across Libyan border foiled #Smuggling #Libya

New York Times World: General Fonseka Is Released From Prison in Sri Lanka

The Globe and Mail: Raw Video: NATO protesters target Boeing

WSJ: Facebook shares are still expensive: They're trading at 57 times projected earnings for the next year.

WSJ: More than a third of divorce filings last year contained the word "Facebook." Via SmartMoney

Reuters: Food, water scarce in rebel-held Timbuktu

MarketWatch: Gold ends 0.2% lower at $1,588.70 an ounce

EgyIndependent: Salafis attack alcohol shops in #Tunisia, government vows punishment 

PressTV: French cabinet includes 3 Muslims

BreakingNews: Israeli PM Netanyahu says Iran is developing nuclear weapons in order to destroy Israel - ynet

Reuters Top News: Six convicted over Kazakhstan oil riots: court

DailyStarLeb: Iraq attacks kill four

Dawn Media Group: Three officials face court-martial over PNS Mehran base attack

Reuters: Pressure grows to list Nigerian militants as terrorists

Reuters: Nasdaq bounces as Apple outweighs Facebook

Wall Street Journal: Hiring is up for business school grads. The bad news? Salaries are flat or outright declining.

Post World News: Greece's new prime minister meets party leaders ahead of EU summit, June 17 elections

Egypt Independent: Awa makes final campaign push

MarketWatch: Quantitative easing's impact on mortgages muted by market forces: Fed

EgyIndependent: 12 Copts sentenced to life in prison, 8 Muslims acquitted over Abu Qurqas violence

CNN Breaking News: Dharun Ravi sentenced to 30 days in Rutgers spycam case.

staronline: Militant group claims suicide bombing in Syria

BBC Breaking News: #Mali's interim president in hospital with head wounds after being attacked by demonstrators, sources say. Details soon

ThomasErdbrink: #Iran diplomat who molested four teenage girls in a Brazilian swimming pool is fired, he acted "against regulations" (ISNA)

Al Arabiya English: Dubai's Princess Tower sets record as tallest residential building

PressTV: 300 arrested in Canada student protests 

The Straits Times: Japan govt to control 76% of Tepco's voting rights after massive injection of public funds

CNN Breaking News: Four tons of marijuana pulled from ocean off California.

Telegraph World News: 1,000 protest in Burma over power cuts

RT: Russian government approved, only quarter of ministers stay

CNN International: New quake in Italy after 7 die

Press TV: China's oil imports from #Iran up 53.2 pct

The Moscow Times: 79 Arrested in Ethnically Charged Mass Street Fight

Video: #Earthquake destroys buildings in #Italy

AP: Aung San Suu Kyi to give Nobel acceptance speech in Norway 2 decades after winning peace prize: -CJ

CBC World News: Yemen suicide bombing kills scores at army parade

timesofindia: Rupee hits all-time low of 55.03 against dollar, RBI may intervene

BreakingNews: University of Notre Dame sues over Obama administration's birth control mandate - AP

AP: Supreme Court won't consider reducing $675,000 verdict against student who downloaded music: -CJ

WSJ: 368%: The jump since 2007 in student loans held by government, outpacing credit cards, auto loans.

HuffPostWorld: Syrian crisis spills across Lebanese border

AP: United Nations field worker killed by gunmen in eastern Congo: -CJ

PressTV: Egyptians on hunger strike for prisoners

CNNMoney: Facebook's stock opens below $36 per share, while broader U.S. market starts higher. Dow gains 29 points.

AP: US Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory Jaczko says he will step down: -CJ 

AP: Tropical Storm Alberto expected to stay offshore; tropical depression forecast to strengthen: -CJ

Reuters: Man armed with grenades arrested at Nigeria state radio

cnnbrk: Mexican troops capture top suspect in slayings of 49.

IndyWorld: Two killed in overnight clashes in Beirut

PostWorldNews: Officials: Gunmen kill 3 policemen at checkpoint north of Baghdad

WSJbreakingnews: Eaton Corp. to buy Cooper Industries for $11.8 billion

WSJ: Breaking: Supreme Court denies benefits for children born through artificial insemination after father's death.

Reuters: Houghton Mifflin files Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Reuters: Vladimir Putin dominates new Russian government 

globeandmail: Hundreds told to evacuate homes, cottages as forest fire rages in northeastern Ontario 

PostWorldNews: Pakistani schools targeted by militants 

dawn_com: Pakistani stocks make slight gains; rupee, o/n rates down | Business | http://DAWN.COM

ZeeNews: Suicide bomber held in Nigeria: The bomber was caught at the Abuja Radio House, where the federal ministry ...

AFP: Witnesses describe scene of Yemen suicide blast that killed about 100 troops:

AlArabiya_Eng: Thousands gather for the funeral of killed Lebanese cleric

IndyWorld: Palestinian shot as Israeli troops stand by

WSJeurope: Facebook Shares Day 2: Down 13% Early: Shares in Facebook plunged on their second day on the stock market...

Al Arabiya English: #Denmark to start labeling goods made in illegal #Israeli settlements

Reuters: JPMorgan stops buybacks while reducing bad trades 

Reuters Politics: Supreme Court to hear government eavesdropping appeal

PressTV: Israeli soldiers ignore settler violence 

AJELive: #Kurdish oil deal stirs Iraqi tensions

Press TV: Fresh anti-war demos to resume in#US

MarketWatch: U.S. stocks rebound after 2012's worst week

TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2012

CNN International: Egyptians to elect new president

WantChinaTimes: #Consumption incentives will get China's economy back on track

WantChinaTimes: China's central bank, securities regulator to cooperate on reforms 

Breaking News: Iran's Ahmadinejad to visit China to discuss nuclear issue - @Reuters

Post World News: Female pilot for Brazilian airline tosses passenger off flight for making sexist remarks

Asahi Japan Watch: As Myanmar opens, protesters test boundaries of freedom

WantChinaTimes: Laborers flow back to China's inland provinces 

WantChinaTimes: Chinese solar power firms capitalize on Japan's energy shift 

STcom: Underwriters blasted as Facebook shares sink again

nytimesglobal: Native Americans Struggle With High Rate of Rape

Breaking News: Bank of Japan keeps rates, asset-buying program unchanged - @MarketWatch

AJEnglish: When an energy giant starts talking about water and food conservation, is it time to start paying attention?

Want China Times: Breaking commodity contracts on the rise in China #commodity #contract #China

staronline: Opposition candidate concedes defeat in Dominican election

nytimesworld: World Briefing | Europe: Russia: 10 Convicted in Bombing of Express Train in 2009

MarketWatch: Hong Kong stocks dive at open, with financials, energy hit hard; Hang Seng Index down 1.4%

cnni: Vatican protesters gather in NYC

BreakingNews: 7 homes lost in Nevada wildfire, none occupied, official says; fire at 1,800 acres - rgj

PostWorldNews: Rattling gunfire, roaring helicopters: Hunt for trafficker terrorizes Honduran villagers

Reuters: U.S. senators vote to tie Pakistan aid to supply routes

AFP: French woman forces flight from Paris to North Carolina to be diverted with "surgically implanted device" claim

PressTV: US terror drone kills 5 in NW#Pakistan

Breaking News: More: Romney wins Kentucky, Arkansas primaries; now 120 delegates shy of the 1,144 needed to win GOP nomination - @AP

nytimesworld: After Protests, Iran Recalls Ambassador From Azerbaijan

The Associated Press: BREAKING: Mitt Romney wins GOP presidential primary in Arkansas. -RAS

staronline: Venezuela's Chavez reappears, leads cabinet meeting

Breaking News: 4 Secret Service employees to contest dismissals over prostitute scandal - @washingtonpost

Post World News: In Chongqing, Bo Xilai's legacy and popularity endure

staronline: S.Sudan says Sudan bombs, shells its territory

HuffPostWorld: More topless soccer protests plans

cnnbrk: #Interpol targets 55 suspects using social network sites for child #sexabuse images.

CNN Breaking News: Arrest made in shooting of 8 persons after #Oklahoma_City_Thunder playoff win.

PostWorldNews: Bolivia's corruption-plagued national police force gets its 7th new chief in 6 years

MarketWatch: Japan's Nikkei Average falls 0.4% as Fitch downgrade, weak trade data weigh

Al Jazeera English: Quebec students mark 100 days of fee protests

WSJeurope: Dell's Profit Down 33% as Revenue Slips: Dell posted lackluster quarterly results and signaled more st...

PressTV: US terror drone kills 3 in#Pakistan

AP: Mitt Romney inches closer to GOP nomination for president with win in Kentucky primary: -RAS

Post World News: Israel skeptical of Iranian pledge to open nuclear facilities to UN inspectors

The Star: Ukrainian official suspended amid ticket scandal

HuffPostWorld: Priest claims missing girl was kidnapped for Vatican sex parties

Reuters Media: Wall Street struggles to find Facebook's worth

Wall Street Journal: At $183 billion, Apple is the world's most valuable brand. IBM displaced Google for 2nd place. via @allthingsd

Al Jazeera English: Dutch-Moroccan man tackling sex trafficking of young #Dutch girls by their so-called 'boyfriends' - the Lover Boys |

Agence France-Presse: #Mali transition off to rocky start after attack on president #AFP

MarketWatch: Dell shares are down 10.3% in after-hours trading $DELL

MarketWatch: Dell shares drop 8% late as PC maker posts lower earnings, cites 'challenging environment'

DailyStarLeb: Small bomb found in Argentina ahead of Uribe visit

DailyStarLeb: Oil near 2012 low, closes at $91.66

AJEnglish: Video: Constitution deadline spurs anger in Nepal

WSJworld: Putin Ally Is Named to Head Russian Oil Giant

MarketWatch: U.S. stocks turn negative in final half-hour of trading; Dow industrials off 38 points

Post World News: Argentine police defuse bomb hidden in theater chandelier ahead of Alvaro Uribe speech

AmnestyInternational: Supreme Court to Hear Amnesty #FISA Challenge

New York Times World: Racy Painting, Apparently of Zuma, Stirs Controversy in South Africa

Al Jazeera English: Reports: Lebanese Shias kidnapped in Syria

Agence France-Presse: #Myanmar power cut protest spreads to Yangon: #AFP

BBC Breaking News: Argentine authorities find explosives hidden in a lamp in Buenos Aires, ahead of speech by Colombian ex-president Alvaro Uribe

PressTV: #Iranian truck drivers kidnapped in Syria

ZeeNews: Nine jailed in Russia for train blast that killed 27: A court in Russia sentenced nine people to various...

MarketWatch: Gold ends 0.8%lower at $1,576.60 an ounce

PressTV: China firm buys#US movie theater chain

Al Jazeera English: Video: Mexico taps technology for autistic children

The Daily Star: Syria mounts raid near where Lebanese taken: group

AFP: Photo: AU, Somali troops launch attack on Islamist stronghold of Afgoye

MarketWatch: Facebook triggered short-sale rule Monday

New York Times World: Crime wave in #Egypt includes kidnappings, bank robberies and women reporting sexual assaults by taxi drivers, even in broad daylight.

MarketWatch: Treasury Department sold $35 billion in 2-year debt at a yield of 0.30%

HuffPostWorld: Vote won't end Arab Spring for Egypt

Zee News: Images show more N Korean work at nuclear test sit: North Korea has ramped up work at its nuclear test site, acc...

ZeeNews: Improvement expected soon: Omar on infants death: More than 360 children have died at the G B Pant Hospital...

IndyWorld: The World's tallest tower Tokyo Skytree opens

PressTV: Shias protest abduction of Lebanese

TOIWorldNews: Another Indian goes missing in China

World Bank: #DataoftheDay: In Sub-Saharan Africa, 63% of girls complete primary school.

staronline: Congo says army kills 25 mutineers in east 

Reuters Top News: IAEA chief says nears deal with Iran ahead of 6-power talks

The Associated Press: 1 killed in explosion at suburban Chicago factory; some injuries reported: -CJ

CNN Breaking News: 12 Colombian soldiers killed in rebel attacks, defense ministry says.

Breaking News: Syrian rebels kidnap at least 13 Lebanese Shiites in northern city of Aleppo, families say - @Reuters

Al Arabiya English: Syrian police kill two protesters, wound 5 in front of UN observers in eastern province, Syrian rebels say 

Press TV: Fitch downgrades#Japan's credit rating

TOI World News: Dust storm shuts Iraq airport ahead of nuclear talks

The Daily Star: Yemen, U.S. vow to crush Al-Qaeda after troops massacred

staronline: Rebels say Syria police kill two, U.N. monitors dispute

BBC News (World): OECD expects #eurozone economy to contract 0.1% in 2012 via @BBCGavinHewitt

Guardian news: Damascus blast kills five people

Al Arabiya English: #Iraq and #Iran swap remains of 111 soldiers killed in 1980-1988 war

The Straits Times: World's smallest artificial heart implanted into 16-month old Italian baby

RT: BREAKING: UN nuclear chief: Deal reached on Iran probe

BreakingNews: Guinea-Bissau's military junta says it's handing power back to civilian leaders - Reuters

RT: S.Korea to build 500-600 cruise and ballistic missiles #news

Asahi Japan Watch: Top Chinese military official cancels Japan visit

Reuters Top News: Google names Dennis Woodside new Motorola Mobility CEO

Dawn Media Group: Photo: A young man runs for his life after unknown assailants opened fire at a rally in Karachi.

EgyIndependent: Prime minister urges calm ahead of election #Egypt 

Egypt Independent: Govt: Cairo, Giza have 1 in 5 registered voters; Delta has 40%

HuffPostWorld: 65 miners trapped in platinum mine in Zimbabwe

Reuters Top News: General Mills to cut about 850 jobs globally

WSJeurope: Facebook Down 4% Premarket: Shares of Facebook continued to slide in premarket trading amid a Reuters rep...

EgyIndependent: Five Giza policemen sentenced to 10 years in prison for killing protesters

PressTV: Major wildfires continue in SW#US

BBCWorld: 1 found guilty of murdering South African white supremacist Eugene Terreblanche; 2nd accused acquitted

khaleejtimes: #SpaceX makes historic launch to space station

shauntandon: Chen Guangcheng case revives debate -- can US influence China on human rights?

SkyNewsBreak: Facebook shares down more than 8% shortly after start of trading in New York
PostWorldNews: Car explosion in eastern Sudan city kills 1; police investigating cause

staronline: BlackRock, investors buy $1.6 billion stake in F1 - sources

DailyStarLeb: About 1,000 march in Prague to protest budget cuts

MarketWatch: Facebook's decline early Tuesday leaves shares 18% below IPO price

CBSNews: 8 hurt in Oklahoma City shooting after Thunder-Lakers playoff game

PressTV: 30 Syrian refugees hurt in Turkish camp

PressTV: Spanish teachers, students go on strike

timesofindia: Rupee hits fresh all-time low against dollar, RBI still absent

BBCWorld: Tenancingo - the town sex trafficking built #Mexico 

BBCWorld: #Microsoft opens its social networking service to public 

staronline: North Korea to boost nuclear deterrent after U.S. pressure

DailyStarLeb: 12 Lebanese in Aleppo kidnapped by Free Syrian Army: local media

PressTV: Gaddafi spy chief charged in Mauritania

Sky News Newsdesk: Government wins appeal at European Court of Human Rights over continuing to bar prisoners from voting

staronline: Tunisia says to extradite former Gaddafi PM to Libya

STcom: Google completes takeover of smartphone manufacturer Motorola Mobility

BBCNewsUS: For every 800 people trafficked in 2006, only one person was convicted. #bbc #soldforsex

CBSNews: Ryan Crocker, U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, steps down as NATO cements pullout

cnni: Lebanon frees Syria refugees activist

dawn_com: Firing on Karachi rally leaves 10 dead | Latest-News | http://DAWN.COM

HuffPostWorld: Fake malaria drugs flood Asia, Africa

MarketWatch: Prices leap 10% as U.S. existing-home sales rise 3% in April

Al Arabiya English: #Fatwa bans #Mauritanian women from becoming president

AP: Authorities arrest 21-year-old man in case of missing Northern California teen Sierra LaMar. -MM


Egypt Independent: First day of voting not without glitches

Al Arabiya English: 13 people were killed by the fire of Syrian forces across the country: Local Coordination Committees 

Guardian news: A third of parents of disabled children took out loans to buy basics last year

Guardian World: Jacob Zuma goes to court to ban penis painting

Guardian World: Obama under fire after Hollywood director Kathryn Bigelow given information on unit that killed Osama bin Laden

RT: Drunk Chinese couple buries car-hit victim alive - police #news

The Daily Star: Thousands march against Mexico election frontrunner

MarketWatch: Stoxx 600 up 0.1% as gains evaporate in Europe

Press TV: Syrian opposition leader resigns: Report

The Daily Star: 400 arrested in latest Montreal student rally

The Daily Star: Chinese activist's brother flees guarded village

The Moscow Times: Opposition Leaders Released From Jail to Applause

SCMP 南華早報: 1,300 sidelined police officers in Chongqing lodge appeals,

AJELive: #Bahrain to consider releasing prisoners, outlawing torture, and other #UN recommendations |

The Star: U.S. drone strike kills 10 in northwest Pakistan - officials

Zee News: Five killed in Iraq violence: The deadliest attack occurred in Iraq`s Anbar province when a roadside bomb hit a ...

The Star: Norway state workers launch first strike in decades

The Star: Two killed in Beirut shooting - security source

Times of India: Breaking: Rupee falls to another all-time low of 56.28 against the US dollar

The Daily Star: Rwandan orphans find hope in village

Peoples Daily Online: Nigeria doesn't back US push on Boko Haram, says Minister

Reuters Top News: Winds, heat hamper fight to contain Southwest wildfires

The Star: Minor accident causes massive jam on Penang Bridge

Reuters Top News: Spain struggles to meet regions' €36 billion debts

Reuters US News: Winds, heat hamper fight to contain Southwest wildfires

RT America: Californian commits suicide two days before #foreclosure

Candace Jackson: A Miami Beach home lists for $45 million, back on the market with a higher price tag after a record sale next door --

Telegraph World News: British backpacker dies in police custody in Kenya

Post World News: Syrian oil minister says sanctions have sucked $4 billion out of economy

MarketWatch: Verdict is in: Google wins in Oracle patent suit $GOOG $ORCL

RT America: #Obama almost loses Democratic primaries

MarketWatch: Gold futures lose almost 2% in third straight decline

MarketWatch: June gold ends down $28.20, or 1.8%, at $1,548.40 an ounce

Press TV: Kuwait cabinet boycotts parliament

Post World News: With animal poaching rampant in India, state to allow forest guards to shoot hunters on sight

MarketWatch: Japan stocks tumble after yen gains, sovereign downgrade; Nikkei Average closes 2% lower

Post World News: With animal poaching rampant in India, state to allow forest guards to shoot hunters on sight
Press TV: Kuwait cabinet boycotts parliament

MarketWatch: Spain to inject 9 bln euros into Bankia: reports

BBC News (World): Three Afghans and two foreign doctors have been kidnapped in #Afghanistan by an armed criminal group, police say

MarketWatch: Euro falls to its lowest level versus the dollar since 2010 amid mounting worries over Greece's potential exit

HuffPostWorld: 6.1-magnitude earthquake rattles Japan

The Straits Times: Singapore inflation quickens to 4-month high of 5.4% in April, up from 5.2% in March

NYT Global Edition: Kidnapping in Syria Fuels Unrest in Lebanon

The Daily Star: Blast shakes compound inhabited by Syrian workers in south Lebanon

Post World News: UN: Bahrain to consider releasing prisoners, outlawing torture, other recommendations

Reuters Top News: Head of U.S. Secret Service apologizes for Colombian prostitution scandal

PostWorldNews: Police arrest 10 Israelis on suspicion of organ-trafficking

staronline: AU forces intensify attack on Somali rebels

Post World News: Kidnapped fishermen's case angers Chinese public

MarketWatch: U.S. stocks join global selloff at open; Dow industrials off 90 points and Global Dow 1.5%

The Daily Star: Commercial spacecraft speeds toward space station

Want China Times: Local power plants challenge monopoly in China #power #plant #China
The Daily Star: Three Kurdish rebels killed in southeast Turkey: report

RT: 5 aid workers, including 2 foreigners, kidnapped by gunmen in Afghanistan's Badakhshan province - police

EgyIndependent: Stock market rises, encouraged by election optimism

PressTV: Egypt policeman killed in voting fight

Post World News: Russian military jet crashes in Czech Republic during sanctioned mission; 6 people injured

Reuters: Kuwait cancels parliament session after government no show

cnni: Nancy Reagan suffers broken ribs in fall

Post World News: Germany aims for stronger grip of switchover from nuclear to renewable energy

dawn_com: Pakistan stocks down; rupee hits record low

HuffPostWorld: Turkey says Syria aiding Kurdish rebels

PostWorldNews: Day of reckoning for Julian Assange: UK Supreme Court to rule next week on extradition case

WSJeurope: Facebook Shares Rise: Shares in Facebook were up 1.7% in premarket trading after a two-day, 19% plunge.

Al Arabiya English: Donors pledge $4 billion in aid to help reform #Yemen, tackle al-Qaeda

AP: BREAKING: Americans bought 3.3 percent more homes in April led by strong gains in Midwest and West. -BW

globeandmail: Facebook expands network to Middle East with new Dubai office

CNN International: 125 students poisoned at Afghan school

globeandmail: Video: Facebook stock slide continues

Reuters Top News: Almost 800,000 Latinos "missing" from latest U.S. census via @NBCLatino

australian: Police ended siege: POLICE knew they had to bring the 44-hour siege to an end when Christopher Binse...

Wall Street Journal: The Golden Gate Bridge is celebrating its 75th birthday. But organizers are worried it won't show.

PressTV: P5+1 proposes new package to #Iran

Patrick_Baz: #AFP: #Jordan bank fires Christian woman for refusing to wear headscarf #Amman

BBCBreaking: Shareholders sue #Facebook over claims it hid weakened growth forecasts ahead of its flotation.

HuffPostWorld: Deadly Al Qaeda clashes in Yemen

Post World News: Russian president supports controversial anti-protest bill passed by lower house

ZeeNews: Russia test fires new ballistic missile: Russia test-fired a new prototype ballistic missile from the Pl...

Egypt Independent: Christians stand in voting lines to keep out Islamists 

Al Jazeera English: Returning Lebanese tell of kidnapping

nytimesworld: Monkeys aren't the only animal issue in #India. On nytindia, a conversation with Delhi's wildlife warden:

SkyNewsBreak: Third former Scotland Yard detective has been arrested on suspicion of bribing a serving detective.

Breaking News: Israel: Iran deal doesn't rule out possible strike - @AP

The Economist: Vienna is still the busiest city in the convention world. But London claims the biggest-climber prize at the rankings

CNN International: TALIBAN INFLUENCE OVER AFGHAN SCHOOLS: "The Taliban are fine with us as long as we do what they want" says teacher.

PostWorldNews: Vehicle carrying migrants toward Libya strikes a mine in north Niger, killing 7, official says

Peoples Daily Online: Immigration to deport 45 Chinese nationals from Kano

Post World News: Nearly 5 years after being forced off air, Venezuelan TV company still trying to survive

FRIDAY, MAY 25, 2012

The World News Report of the morning of the 25th and the 24th of May mixed

The Globe and Mail: Ottawa posts $9-billion deficit in March

The Globe and Mail: Northern Ontario city in state of emergency as wildfire rages

Khaleej Times: Pakistani boy missing found dead #UAE

FRANCE 24 English: TUNISIA: Death penalty sought for ex-president Ben Ali

FRANCE 24 English: West #Africa food shortage: "Some people only have tree leaves to eat" on The @Observers

TheIndyWorld: Ukraine bans smoking in public

The Straits Times: Russian intelligence officials think 'US sabotage' may have caused Superjet crash in Indonesia: Report

The Straits Times: Aung San Suu Kyi to receive honorary doctorate from Oxford University Syrian rebels tried to kill #Assad's top aides, Israeli officials confirm:

The Daily Star: Nigeria says losing 180,000 barrels daily to oil thieves

The Daily Star: Jordan PM wins confidence vote amid tough challenges

The Daily Star: Shepherd brutally attacked in Mount Lebanon

The Daily Star: 11 Lebanese kidnapped in Syria arrive at Turkish border: Al-Arabiya TV

The Daily Star:Suicide bomber kills 9 in northern Yemen

Reuters US News: Small bomb explodes in Phoenix distribution center, two hurt

Reuters US News: Gun dealer gets 5 years in prison in U.S.-Mexico gun case

Reuters US News: New Mexico wildfires merge; blazes rage in five states

CBC World News: Iran rejects proposals from West at nuclear talks

Times of India:Rupee recovers from record low, up 14 paise against dollar

The Moscow Times: 4 #Russian Bikers Detained in Iraq 

The Moscow Times: 3 Governors Confirmed

Want China Times: #China to become second most #influential country in #science: report

Want China Times: Chinese Communist Party expands presence in private sector #Beijing

Want China Times: #Beijing plans new rules to encourage #private #investment

The Star: Myanmar must cope with protest, avoid violence - ASEAN chief

The Star: Israel offered $6 million to Turk raid victims - lawyer

The Star: Seven men acquitted of gang-raping 16-year-old

The Star: Former Italy striker Di Vaio joins Montreal

EpochTimesChina: Electricity Drop Indicates Slowdown in Chinese Economy

EpochTimesChina: Villagers in China Beginning to Strengthen Voice Against Regime

RT: European Parliament calls on Ukraine to free 'political prisoners' #news

RT: Death penalty for travel: Russian bikers accused of spying in Iraq

RT America: Californian cops to be fired for beating homeless man to death

RT: Japanese tsunami victim remains to wash up on US coasts

The Australian: Jailed Pakistani doctor under protection: THE Pakistani doctor jailed for treason for helping the CIA to find Os...

Asahi Japan Watch: Son of China's Bo Xilai graduates from Harvard

WSJ Europe: U.K. Recession Deeper Than Expected: The U.K. economy slid even deeper into recession than previously thought in...

TOI World News: Crisis in Nepal as deputy PM quits

TOI World News: Pakistan condemns US drone strikes

WSJ Breaking News: Chinese authorities released Standard Chartered banker Wu Yidian Eden, held on suspicion she aided a fugitive.

Dawn Media Group: Tribal militia quits fight against Taliban over lack of govt support | http://DAWN.COM

Dawn Media Group: Four more killed as target killings continue in Karachi | http://DAWN.COM

Dawn Media Group: State Bank of Pakistan injects Rs155 billion

Press TV: Japan seeking Iran oil import options...

The Moscow Times: Aeroexpress Manager Caught Taking $125,000 Bribe

Egypt Independent: #Egyelections Alexandria: – Sabbahi 34% – Abouelfottouh 22% – Moussa 17% – Morsi 15% – Shafiq 12%

Al Arabiya English: 50 people have been killed by Syrian forces in a new massacre in al-Hulla in Homs: Syrian Revolution Commission #AlArabiya #Syria #Assad

MarketWatch: Dow industrials down more than 100 points in final hour of session

Dawn Media Group: Zardari orders immediate arrests over rally firing incident in Karachi

Breaking News: US deports man sought for war crimes in Bosnia from Las Vegas to Sarajevo - @AP

Breaking News: Nissan to recall 194,434 vehicles for parts defects, according to filing - @Reuters

Breaking News: General Motors recalls 4,300 Chevrolet Malibu Eco cars in US for airbag issue - @Reuters

Reuters Top News: Car bomb in central Turkey kills 3, wounds 18

Reuters Top News: May consumer sentiment at 79.3; highest since July 2007: U. Mich/Thomson Reuters, watch for updates

Reuters Top News: Myanmar protests an opportunity to show more reform

Reuters Top News: U.S. soldier, two Chinese charged with smuggling guns to China

Reuters Top News: Protesters back U.S. nuns in standoff with Vatican

Reuters Top News: Al Qaeda leader tells fighters to support Mali rebels

Reuters Top News: Moody's restates French AAA, negative outlook

Reuters Top News: Venezuelans in the dark over Hugo Chavez's health

Reuters Top News: Succession question fuels uncertainty in Oman

Sky News Newsdesk: AFP: Standard & Poor's downgrades five Spanish banks

The Associated Press: BREAKING: Cash-strapped Sandusky charity seeks approval to close, transfer assets to Texas ministry. -BW

The Associated Press:‏ Trinidad crime reporter, TV cameraman charged with holding up liquor store, shooting at police: -CC

BBC News (World): Somali #alShabab militants abandon strategic town near #Mogadishu

BBC News (World): Gibraltarian and Spanish police clash over fishing boat row for second night running

BBC News (World): Fuel costs spur Japan price rise by My RT Team

BBC News (World): US hurricane season 'near normal'

BBC Breaking News: Major police operation against Hells Angels motorbike club is conducted in #Germany - German media. Details soon

BBC News (World): "Maria" was 17 when she was lured to #Mexico with promises of a new life. Instead she was forced into prostitution

BBC News (World): South African court hearing over controversial #Zuma painting is adjourned as lawyer breaks down in tears

BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorldLeaders of several Somalian factions - not including powerful al-Shabab Islamists - agree election timetable

BBC Breaking News: Vatican detains person suspected of leaking confidential documents to the media #VatiLeaks

BBC Breaking News: UN inspectors find traces of enriched uranium at #Iran nuclear plant higher than 20% level reported. Details soon

BBC Breaking News: At least 25 people are killed in clashes on border between #Mali and Burkina Faso. Details soon

BBC Breaking News: Record number of offenders sentenced for serious crimes had committed previous offences - 2011 figures

MarketWatch: Wall  Street has reacted positively to H-P's plan to cut jobs to reduce costs, stock rose 3.3% by My RT Team

Wall Street Journal: Corn prices slid 4.1% to their lowest close in 17 months.

Wall Street Journal: For 2nd time in 2 months, a former head of a prominent financial-planner group is in trouble with regulators.

Wall Street Journal: Breaking: First-time applications for jobless benefits were essentially flat, down 2,000 to 370,000 in latest we...

The Economist: Chile has never been an easy place for homosexuals. But attitudes seem to be changing at last

The Economist: Bangladesh's prime minister sets the country on a dangerous path

The Economist: Spain is home to some of Europe's most vulnerable banks

The Economist: Tech-savvy activists in the Arab world have broken the monopoly over information which a submissive media enjoyed

CNN Live: Update on #SpaceX's #Dragon spacecraft after docking with the international space station earlier today. Watch live: U.S. stocks open little changed as anxiety persists over Europe's debt crisis.

CNN Breaking News: Hurricane #Bud to slam Mexico's southwestern coast, forecasters say.

CNN Breaking News: Expect 4-8 Atlantic #hurricanes this season, #NOAA says. U.S. stocks open slightly higher echoing gains in Europe. Dow rises 17 points.

Telegraph World News:  Israeli anti-immigration riots hit African neighbourhood of Tel Aviv

Telegraph World News: Chinese 'serial killer' farmer suspected of killing 17 people

Telegraph World News: Syrian army blamed for most rights abuses in latest violence

UPI_top: prices dropping in time for peak summer driving season |

UPI_top: Student loan interest rates set to double in June, Republicans block bill to keep rates down |

UPI_top: Wildfires claim 35,000 acres in Arizona |

UPI_top: Bahraini activist sentenced in absentia for taking part in an illegal rally |

UPI_top: The World Bank has signed a $61 million grant to Yemen for public works projects |

AJELive: #ICC to try four prominent #Kenyans accused of being involved in orchestrating post-election violence in 2007 | Story:

WSJ World News: Chinese Authorities Release Banker

WSJ World News: Colombian Soldiers Killed Near Venezuela

WSJ World News: Protests in Myanmar Spread

WSJ World News: Sudans to Resume Border Talks

WSJ World News: Monsoon Arrives Over Andaman Sea

WSJ World News: Billionaire Lau Faces Charges in Macau

Zee News: Sri Lanka to launch its first satellite in 2015: China will help Sri Lanka launch its first satellite by 2015, o...

Zee News: Mexican mother blinds her son in satanic ritual: The incident occurred in the town of San Agustin Atlapulco, whe...

Zee News: Journalist shot dead in Somalia - sixth this year: Ahmed Adow Anshur was gunned down by four men armed with pist...

Zee News: Obama presses Congress to ratify UN treaty on sea: Thirty years after it was signed, President Barack Obama is l...

Zee News: Govt to cut petrol prices by Rs 2.5 per litre: Sources

New York Times World:Philippines Judge Testifies in His Impeachment Trial

New York Times World: WORLD: Building a Dam in Lebanon

New York Times World: World Briefing | Europe: Moldova: 3 Sentenced in Nuclear Case

New York Times World: The Lede Blog: African Migrants Attacked in Tel Aviv

New York Times World: Fukushima Radiation Higher Than First Estimated

New York Times World: 4 Aid Workers Confirmed Kidnapped in Afghanistan

Breaking News: US Senate committee cuts aid to Pakistan, after conviction of doctor who helped US track down Osama bin Laden - @AP

New York Times World: Brother of Chen Guangcheng Escapes Guarded Village

AJELive: Two jailed over New Zealand oil spill :

AJELive: Fresh #Iran nuclear talks set for Moscow :

AJELive: #Hollande in surprise #Afghan visit:

AJELive: Yemeni army kills 35 opposition fighters as part of ongoing offensive against al-Qaed stronghold in south #Yemen

AJELive: New parliament speaker named in #Syria |

AJELive: Gunmen are demanding money for release of five aid workers held in mountains of northeastern #Afghanistan |

AJELive: Live Blog: Egyptian NGO reports more than 140 alleged instances of electoral violations in #Egypt's vote |

Post World News: Military spokesman: African Union, Somali troops capture militant-held town outside Mogadishu

Post World News: Cambodia sentences 13 land activists to prison for 2 1/2 years each, stirring outrage

Post World News: Report: Car bomb outside Turkish police station kills 1 policeman, wounds 20

Post World News: Drama in West Bank city of Jenin shows cracks in Palestinian nation-building project

Post World News: Afghan officials: Explosions in the south kill 3, wound 9 others

Post World News: Gunmen kill at least 7 passengers in attack on bus in southern Pakistan

Post World News:Top US negotiator in Iranian nuclear talks to visit Israel 

Post World News: Adoring crowds await Thai king as he makes takes 1st trip outside Bangkok in almost 3 years

Post World News: Official says at least 30 people killed in ethnic clashes at Mali-Burkina Faso border

Post World News: Police blockade Papua New Guinea's Parliament after chief justice charged with sedition

Post World News: Hurricane warning issued for Mexico's Pacific coast as Bud approaches land as Category 3 storm

Post World News: Magnitude-4.7 quake rattles Christchurch; inner-city closed, but no injuries reported

Post World News: Hurricane warning issued for Mexico's Pacific coast as Bud approaches land as Category 2 storm

Post World News: Mexican gang opens fire, sets off car bomb in attack on state police quarters near US border

Post World News: Euro-zone countries appear far from compromise

Post World News: Dominican Republic accuses 3 high-ranking police officials with helping drug traffickers

Post World News: Russian opposition leaders released after spending 15 days in jail for disobeying police

Post World News: Senate panel wraps up $631 billion defense bill for next year, meets Obama budget request

Post World News: Swiss solar plane takes off on 1st transcontinental flight to Morocco via Spain

Post World News: Fight erupts in Ukraine parliament over language bill

Post World News: Myanmar demonstrators clash with police as power cut protests continue

Post World News: As troops advance in Somalia, thousands flee from rebel-held corridor

Post World News: Mexico's two major crime cartels now at war

Post World News: South African president opens case against artist who depicted president's genitals

Post World News: 3 French mosques vandalized, Muslim group urges politicians to speak out

Al Arabiya English: As many as 22 people have been killed by the gunfire of Syrian forces across the country: Local Coordination Committees

Al Arabiya English: 15 people have been killed by the fire of Syrian forces across the country: Local Coordination Committees

Al Arabiya English: #BreakingNews: Mursi leading by 28 percent after vote count from 20 provinces, Shafiq 21%, Hamdeen Sabahy 20%

Al Arabiya English: #BreakingNews: At least nine killed by Syrian regime forces: Coordination Committees

Al Arabiya English: French President #Hollande in surprise visit to #Afghanistan

Al Arabiya English: #Brotherhood: #Mursi leading by 30.8% after vote counting from 6,661 centers

Al Arabiya English: 38 people killed across #Syria today by security force gunfire: Local Coordinating Committees.

Al Arabiya English: #BreakingNews: Voting has ended in #Egypt's landmark presidential polls.

Al Arabiya English: 35 al-Qaeda operatives have been killed in Jaar south of Yemen: Al Arabiya correspondent 

Al Arabiya English: Gunmen kill Somali radio journalist in Mogadishu: colleagues

Press TV: #Israeli forces fire tear-gas during clashes with #Palestinian protesters near #Nablus i

Press TV: 14 killed in attack on#Yemen's Houthis

Press TV: Kidnapped Lebanese pilgrims released

Press TV: Spain suspends trading Bankia shares

Press TV: Iran Navy saves oil tankers from pirates: Iran's Navy warships have foiled pirate attacks on two Iranian-owned o...

Press TV: Quebec protests continue after crackdown

Press TV: Bus attacked in#Pakistan, seven killed

Press TV: Spaniards protest govt. labor reform

Press TV: Morsi leading#Egypt vote counting

Press TV: Tunisian unemployed graduates protest

Press TV: Ammo blast poisons Turkish city

Press TV: US-led soldier killed in#Afghanistan

Press TV: Nearly 700 people were arrested overnight in rowdy demonstrations in #Montreal and #Queb

Press TV: Kurd MP sentenced to jail for PKK links

Press TV: Jail term for#Bahraini female activist

Press TV: Iran lauds Hezbollah fight against Israel: Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has hailed Hezbollah's resistanc...

MarketWatch: European stocks erase Friday declines

MarketWatch: U.S. consumer sentiment on rise in May: Univ. of Mich.

MarketWatch: Spanish bond yields rise on Catalonia fiscal woes

MarketWatch: Hong Kong stocks advance, with property, airlines among gainers; Hang Seng Index up 0.4%

MarketWatch: Japan stocks open higher, with property shares gaining; Nikkei Average up 0.4%

MarketWatch: Dow industrials finish higher after late-session turnaround

HuffPostWorld: Brazil Senate OKs gay civil unions

Guardian World: China cancels UK visit over David Cameron's meeting with Dalai Lama

Guardian World: Car bomb explodes in cerntral Turkey, police officer and bomber killed, Reuters report

Guardian World: 33 years after disappearance of New York 6-year old Etan Patz, a man is charged with his murder

Guardian World: #Iran nuclear programme talks salvaged from collapse

Guardian World: Egyptians have 13 presidential candidates to choose from. This interactive tells you who's who...

Guardian news: Students loans chief Ed Lester quits

Guardian news: Spanish doctor ordered to pay for upkeep of child after failed abortion

Guardian news: Azerbaijani police break up opposition rally in runup to Eurovision

Guardian news: Ivory Coast minister quits over 'missing' Trafigura money

HuffPostWorld: 35 Al Qaeda militants killed days after deadly blast

The Daily Star: Vatican bank sacks president in no-confidence vote

Egypt Independent: Cabinet source: Governors will resign after new president is elected #Ganzouri #EgyElections #Egypt

MarketWatch: Bank profits rose to their highest quarterly income level since the second quarter of 2007

BBC News (World): Brother of blind Chinese dissident #Chen Guangcheng "escapes" from village to Beijing

Press TV: #Iran's navy rescues pirate-held#US ship

Post World News: Iran nuclear talks continue on second day

Press TV: Sanctions show #Iran's might: Oil min.

Press TV: Afghan students protest#US night raids

World Bank: #Brazil must continue investing in infrastructure to sustain growth.

Press TV: New Syrian parliament begins work

Press TV: Bahrainis burn#US flag in Manama

Post World News: Vietnam jails 3 activists for distributing anti-government leaflets

Press TV: Turkish state employees march during a one-day, nationwide #strike in #Ankara, May 23, 2012, demanding better pay

Press TV: EU urges Greece to stay in eurozone

Press TV: Spanish demonstrators protest against the government's labor #reform in #Barcelona on May 23, 2012.

Reuters Top News: Afghans say kidnapped aid workers in mountains, talks begin

Asahi Japan Watch: UPDATE/ Myanmar police move against spreading power protests

The Daily Star: Lebanese man gets 3 years prison for collaborating with Israel

The Daily Star: Syrian troops shell Rastan, killing three: activists

Egypt Independent: Beirut shootout leaves two dead, six injured #Lebanon #Beirut

BBC Breaking News: UK economy contracted by 0.3% in first three months of year, worse than previously estimated. Details soon

Al Arabiya English: Syrian armed opposition is abducting civilians and soldiers in apparent bid to secure prisoner exchanges or ransoms: UN

Al Arabiya English: Syrian armed opposition executed soldiers and suspected informers and is increasingly using improvised explosive devices: UN

Al Arabiya English: Syrian forces used lethal force on protesters, attacked villages, executed entire families and targeted and tortured children: UN

WSJ Europe: German Private Sector Contracts: Germany's private sector contracted in May for the first time in six months, we...

Post World News: Officials: 2 dead after hours-long shootout in tense Lebanese capital

FRIDAY, MAY 25, 2012

The Nightly World News Report of the 25th of May 2012
Dawn Media Group: Grenade attack near Karachi Central Jail, 11 injured

Breaking News Storm: Subtropical Storm #Beryl, 2nd named storm of Atlantic #hurricane season, forms off SE coast - @TWCBreaking

The Star: Ex-Mexico cop pleads guilty in U.S. to organizing cartel hit squad

The Star: Sudan says captures rebel stronghold in border state

The Star: Turkmen leader sacks oil and gas minister

The Star: Lotus Group CEO Bahar suspended

Breaking News Storm: Storm chaser reports tornado on ground 5 miles north of Bison, KS (10:17 pm CDT) - @stormchaser4850

Post World News: UN chief cites unacceptable levels of violence and abuses in Syria in violation of peace plan

The Associated Press: Tropical storm warnings for Southeast coast from Florida to South Carolina; system gathering strength: -JM

Breaking News: Police update: 4 dead, including girls ages 2 and 4, in Blue Springs, Mo., in apparent murder-suicide - KSHB

Press TV: China censures#US human rights report

Al Jazeera English: In #Cambodia, there have been numerous #ChildTrafficking cases involving orphanages - watch Cambodia's orphan business

New York Times World: World Briefing | The Americas: Brazil: President Vetoes Parts of Bill to Open Forests

New York Times World: World Briefing | Europe: Russia: Free Apartments for Injured Police Officers

Press TV: Yemenis hold anti-US, anti-Israeli demo

The Star: Gunman in Indiana standoff shoots himself

The Star: Egypt to pick Islamist or military man as president

The Star: Bud weakens to storm off Mexico's Pacific coast

The Star: SpaceX capsule docks at space station

Post World News: Soldiers sentences to 30-50 years in Colombia for killing man, falsely claiming he was rebel

Breaking News Storm: Storm chasers report tornado on ground 4 miles N of Alexander, KS, moving NE at 20 mph - @stormchaser4850

Breaking News: Drone attack kills 3 suspected militants in Miranshah, North Waziristan, Pakistan, near Afghan border - NBC News

Reuters US News: U.S. asks judge to undo ruling against military detention law

The Globe and Mail: The undeclared war on Iran's nuclear program

Press TV: US terror drone kills 4 in NW#Pakistan

Post World News: 2 Bosnian Serbs sentenced for 1995 Srebrenica genocide, another 2 acquitted

FRANCE 24: Thousands of shellfish found dead in Peru

Reuters Top News: Kansas governor signs bill effectively banning Islamic law

Post World News: Quebec students challenge provincial government's emergency protest law in court

Reuters Top News: Lebanese Syria hostage release delayed, massacre claimed

Press TV: Villagers flee as Congo war intensifies

Post World News: Profiles of Egypt's 2 presidential candidates who advanced to next month's runoff

Al Jazeera English: Dozens held at Azerbaijan opposition rally

Al Arabiya English: Russian arms shipment en route to Syria, plans to dock in Tartus soon

AJELive: #Spain's troubled #Bankia asks government for a bailout worth $24bn after its shares were suspended | Story:

Al Jazeera English: Yemeni Shia gathering hit by suicide attack

Post World News: French president says all combat troops to leave Afghanistan by year's end, trainers to

Egypt Independent: #Egyelections Suez: Shafiq 21,118 – Hamdeen 45,573 – Abouelfottouh 41,789 – Morsi 49,719 – Moussa 43,458

Egypt Independent: #Egyelections: Port Said: Hamdeen 40% – Shafiq 16% – Morsi 15% – Moussa 14% – Abouelfottouh 12%

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