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 http://wapo.st/Lre94V

BBC News (World): Thai growth rebounds after floods http://bbc.in/KUsUKS

MarketWatch: Japan stocks claw higher, with retailers rising, techs mixed; Nikkei Average up 0.2% http://on.mktw.net/Lk0cPH


staronline: Russia forces kill two suspected militants in Dagestan raid http://dlvr.it/1bWcFH

cnnbrk: Guard killed, several others injured in Mississippi #prison_riot. http://on.cnn.com/Kpt4HT

cnni: Italy school attack 'not tied to mafia' http://dlvr.it/1bX6kM

ZeeNews: Italy: Earthquake toll rises to seven: At least 50 people were injured, and about 3,000 people were displac... http://bit.ly/K206hT

MarketWatch: Hong Kong stocks choppy, but mainland China firms rise; Hang Seng Index off 0.1% http://on.mktw.net/K3Tst6

MarketWatch: Yahoo to sell back up to 20% of Alibaba; may raise about $7.1 billion http://on.mktw.net/K3UqFD

PressTV: Hard days ahead in#Afghanistan: Obama http://dlvr.it/1bW8dh

globeandmail: Long road still ahead for Hewlett-Packard recovery http://bit.ly/MyopY9

Post World News: Palestinian rivals set new timetable for power-sharing deal, aim at elections in 6 months http://wapo.st/JdnM1J

Telegraph World News: World Health Organisation to declare global polio emergency http://tgr.ph/MymlzF

New York Times World: Supply Lines Cast Shadow at NATO Meeting on Afghan War http://nyti.ms/L9CjxN

Al Jazeera English: Tension in Lebanon over checkpoint deaths http://aje.me/LrMjFt

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

Breaking News: Live video: Chicago police putting on masks at anti-NATO protests; tear gas could be coming - @nbcchicago http://bit.ly/LrHzzG

PostWorldNews: Road crash kills 4, reporting leaves Trinidad's acting chief justice in critical condition http://wapo.st/LrI3G2

PressTV: Fighting rages on in eastern DR Congo http://dlvr.it/1bVcHc

Al Arabiya English: #Algeria begins work on mega mosque http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/05/21/215372.html

AFP: #NATO to activate missile shield despite Russian anger http://yhoo.it/K0RBnc

nytimesglobal: 17 Dead as Yemen Troops Clash With Al Qaeda http://nyti.ms/L9lzXn

AJEnglish: Video: East Timor's Ruak sworn in as president http://aje.me/JdGne2

Al Arabiya English: More than 60 killed in #Syria despite presence of U.N. monitors http://ow.ly/b1YMK

Post World News: Outside Sanaa, a struggle for influence grips the new Yemen http://bit.ly/Lqx67B

AFP: 18 years post-apartheid, S. Africans struggle for education http://yhoo.it/K3ozVD

Post World News: Israel's jailed former president briefly freed to attend son's wedding http://bit.ly/LqC6sW

AJELive: '#Bangladesh announces first oil discovery I http://aje.me/My6b9o

AJELive: #Sudan frees four captured foreign workers http://aje.me/M8ge2g

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

The Economist: Poland gains from German demand and investment. Yet even in Poland growth is slowing http://econ.st/JcUVus

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 http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/05/20/215358.html

WorldBank: In #Rwanda, 70% of farmers are now using improved farming practices.  http://bit.ly/L3wm2C 

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 http://bit.ly/KSGkY3

CBSNews: Live alone? You're not alone - Nearly 33 million Americans live on their own (via CBSSunday) http://cbsn.ws/J6x1iX

Dawn Media Group: Border still shut as Nato seeks Pakistan resolution http://dlvr.it/1bT1x0

CBSNews: Chicago websites under cyber attack? Anonymous claims police, city sites down earlier for hosting NATO Summit http://cbsn.ws/Jd78zg

BBC News (World): Dominicans voting for president http://bbc.in/KSz6Dn

IndyWorld: 5 arrested on terrorism charges at Chicago NATO summit http://ind.pn/Lr8k7n

PressTV: Palestinians long for freeing their lands http://dlvr.it/1bSwwW

AFP: Along with at least six lives lost, the quake in Italy destroys ?250 million worth of cheese http://yhoo.it/JgLpdt

timesofindia: Mumbai police bust rave party; 19 foreign national among 100 detained http://toi.in/odARaY

Reuters Top News: Russia says military action on Iran being considered in West http://reut.rs/KDyi6c

PostWorldNews: Family of slain Hamas operative seeks to prevent release of Israeli movie about his killing http://bit.ly/LqfY1Y

PressTV: http://www.presstv.ir/ A powerful #earthquake shook #Italy's industrial and densely populated northeast early o http://twitpic.com/9nb4wm

BBCWorld: Arctic melt releasing ancient gas http://bbc.in/JcRZOD

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 http://dlvr.it/1bS0qL

staronline: Syria bomb kills 9, Damascus blames foreign plot http://dlvr.it/1bRyPC

TOIWorldNews: 29 Chinese held in North Korea freed http://toi.in/g5sx9Z

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

AJELive :#Egypt presidential candidate joins #hunger strike http://aje.me/shFLft

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 http://bit.ly/KpHp4X

Reuters Top News: Fourth person arrested for plotting NATO attacks: police http://reut.rs/JuK6I7

The Moscow Times: ‏Cabinet Appointments Complicated by Unwillingness http://tmt-go.ru/458864

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 http://ow.ly/b1HqU

Al Arabiya English: #SouthAfrica wants 'made in Palestinian territories' labels http://ow.ly/b1Hp4

The Daily Star: UAE ruler cancels debts of defaulting borrowers http://bit.ly/JZBtT1

The Daily Star: Five boat people dead, 15 missing in wreck off Mayotte http://bit.ly/JZBtT0

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 http://bit.ly/Ju3AHi

Press TV: Iran Navy saves cargo ship from pirates: Iran's Navy has foiled a pirate attack on a Filipino-owned bulk carrier... http://bit.ly/Juqvb7

TOI World News: Saudi beheads two Pakistanis over murders http://toi.in/FMRMQZ

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' http://toi.in/susXSa

RT: Sword rampage: Japanese man chops off realtor's arm http://on.rt.com/3ia2vk

Reuters Top News: Lebanese soldiers kill two anti-Assad group members http://reut.rs/K3zai2

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 http://bit.ly/JbM0cH

Press TV: Israeli forces kill Palestinian teenager http://dlvr.it/1bPbC7

Al Jazeera English: Could #Thailand be a rare economic success story? Counting the Cost talks to Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra | http://aje.me/JbwVb2

Post World News: Dominican president whose term ended with crisis faces ruling party stalwart in election http://bit.ly/JbOYy2

The Daily Star: #Breaking: #Lebanese army pulls out of north #Lebanon http://bit.ly/JtLFR7

Press TV: Two#US-led soldiers killed in#Afghanistan http://dlvr.it/1bNfJ8

Al Jazeera English: Of the 2 million #patients waiting for corneal transplants in #India, only 20,000 get operated on | http://aje.me/J5XP46

Dawn Media Group: Twitter banned in Pakistan http://dlvr.it/1bNVFF

Al Arabiya English: Overnight clashes between #Yemen army, al-Qaeda kill 18 http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/05/20/215249.html

CBC World News: Afghanistan to get centre-stage at NATO summit http://bit.ly/K5iY0k

Post World News: Flash flooding kills 19 people in north Afghan provincial capital; 60 other missing http://bit.ly/LpNyFj

AJELive: At least 5 killed and many historical buildings and churches damaged in #Italy #quake http://aje.me/JH9ARm

The Star: 6.3 magnitude quake off Japan's Honshu http://dlvr.it/1bNPGg

Khaleej Times: #World leaders back #Greece, vow to combat financial turmoil http://ktimes.co/kakig

TheIndyWorld: Burmese rebels agree to second round of talks http://ind.pn/Kxfa5W

Post World News: Opposition in Bangladesh protests over government's jailing of activists, missing leader http://bit.ly/LpJuEV

Want China Times: Ma Ying-jeou sworn into office for 2nd term http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?id=20120520000075&cid=1101&MainCatID=0 #Taiwan

Press TV: Seven face terror charges in N. Ireland http://dlvr.it/1bMQCt

RT: Police clash with protestors in Nepal – 52 arrests http://on.rt.com/bmaf61 

Times of India: Falling rupee a concern; Centre not sitting idle: Pranab http://toi.in/HWEZFb

AJEnglish: DRC army battles with 'M23' mutineers http://aje.me/LqyU0s 

AJELive: #Bahraini court has granted bail to leading activist #NabeelRajab, but he remains #jailed http://aje.me/KDhtZp


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 http://bit.ly/Ki1PAK

Al Jazeera English: Tense calm in Lebanese capital http://aje.me/JjJ4Lo

STcom: Anwar Ibrahim charged in court for his part in a political rally for fair elections last month http://bit.ly/Ki0Gt8

AJEnglish: Hundreds arrested in Canada student protests http://aje.me/JjDVTv

WantChinaTimes: Steel industry reflects China's struggle to maintain growth http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?id=20120522000035&cid=1102&MainCatID=0

WantChinaTimes: New leadership in Beijing unlikely to change course on Taiwan http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?id=20120522000038&cid=1101&MainCatID=0

New York Times World: Secret Clinics Tend to Bahrain's Wounded http://nyti.ms/Ln2BcF

MarketWatch: Hong Kong stocks rise, tracking global advance; Hang Seng Index up 0.6%, back above 19,000 http://on.mktw.net/MBQjmm

AJEnglish: Strauss-Kahn faces new French rape probe http://aje.me/Jja8uc

BBCWorld: Third of malaria drugs 'are fake' http://bbc.in/Jj4ubs

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 http://nyti.ms/LmXs4b

CBSNews: White House to become drone kill list decider - http://cbsn.ws/KtkMg2

Reuters: Exclusive: U.S. envoy to Afghanistan to step down shortly - missyryan http://reut.rs/JjGOHj

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

Breaking News UK: Earthquake, magnitude 5.8, recorded 14 miles from Sofia, Bulgaria - @usgs http://on.doi.gov/KYNF8o

cnnbrk: 3 in oil crew die in explosion in El Dorado, AR, while dismantling an abandoned containment vessel. http://on.cnn.com/JLxV8A

cnnbrk: #Senate passes #Iran sanctions bill. http://on.cnn.com/JLB1K0

staronline: Bomb threat forces evacuation at Utah spy site, FBI says http://dlvr.it/1bp788

CNN International: Mexico capture top suspect in 49 deaths http://dlvr.it/1bnpBc

PostWorldNews: Witnesses: 7 killed in separate northeast Nigeria shootings likely carried out by sect http://bit.ly/LvHb3k

WSJ World News: Leftist Greek Party Seeks Support http://on.wsj.com/KgMjoK

AJEnglish: Prison term in US gay-bullying case http://aje.me/LvxFNC

Al Jazeera English: Mexico says Zetas cartel ordered beheadings http://aje.me/JigutD

Rory Cellan-Jones: Facebook shares close 11% down at $34 - I'll be talking with @huwbbc about this on the Ten O Clock News http://pic.twitter.com/g36I4say

Egypt Independent: Egyptian military judiciary investigates #Air Force corruption case http://ow.ly/b3w9U #US #Egypt

David Shukman: Second time lucky? SpaceX tries to launch again tomorrow morning. Due at space station on Friday. Latest from @BBCAmos http://bbc.in/K8DUmI"

Telegraph World News: UN criticises Tajikistan for using torture http://tgr.ph/MBaXCY

nytimesworld: Newly Elected, Serb Shifts Course on European Union http://nyti.ms/MBacK4

DailyStarLeb: 4 Inerga rocket-propelled grenades fired in north Lebanon: residents http://bit.ly/KEdJ5R

EpochTimesChina: Village Protests Thwart Demolition Attempt in Eastern China http://ept.ms/MB7KDy

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%. http://on.cnn.com/Ji639m

MarketWatch: Facebook shares lose 11% on Nasdaq's best day in five months http://on.mktw.net/JKHFAd

New York Times World: Funeral of Girl Killed in Italy School Blast is Held http://nyti.ms/LmoM2x

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

Egypt Independent: Attempt to smuggle #weapons across Libyan border foiled http://ow.ly/b3nS4 #Smuggling #Libya

New York Times World: General Fonseka Is Released From Prison in Sri Lanka http://nyti.ms/MAYQ96

The Globe and Mail: Raw Video: NATO protesters target Boeing http://bit.ly/JhKHJo

WSJ: Facebook shares are still expensive: They're trading at 57 times projected earnings for the next year. http://on.wsj.com/Jx0sdz

WSJ: More than a third of divorce filings last year contained the word "Facebook." http://sm.wsj.com/KXmGKi Via SmartMoney

Reuters: Food, water scarce in rebel-held Timbuktu http://reut.rs/KXdjdH

MarketWatch: Gold ends 0.2% lower at $1,588.70 an ounce http://on.mktw.net/J00Ag

EgyIndependent: Salafis attack alcohol shops in #Tunisia, government vows punishment http://ow.ly/b3iGC 

PressTV: French cabinet includes 3 Muslims http://dlvr.it/1bl1qZ

BreakingNews: Israeli PM Netanyahu says Iran is developing nuclear weapons in order to destroy Israel - ynet http://bit.ly/Jztn6w

Reuters Top News: Six convicted over Kazakhstan oil riots: court http://reut.rs/KXltTm

DailyStarLeb: Iraq attacks kill four http://bit.ly/Mby4kZ

Dawn Media Group: Three officials face court-martial over PNS Mehran base attack http://dlvr.it/1bkP0q

Reuters: Pressure grows to list Nigerian militants as terrorists http://reut.rs/KX8bGw

Reuters: Nasdaq bounces as Apple outweighs Facebook http://reut.rs/KX6qZZ

Wall Street Journal: Hiring is up for business school grads. The bad news? Salaries are flat or outright declining. http://on.wsj.com/JwVg9K

Post World News: Greece's new prime minister meets party leaders ahead of EU summit, June 17 elections http://bit.ly/Lu9U8t

Egypt Independent: Awa makes final campaign push http://ow.ly/b3aUA

MarketWatch: Quantitative easing's impact on mortgages muted by market forces: Fed http://on.mktw.net/Lm0LZs

EgyIndependent: 12 Copts sentenced to life in prison, 8 Muslims acquitted over Abu Qurqas violence http://ow.ly/b39fZ

CNN Breaking News: Dharun Ravi sentenced to 30 days in Rutgers spycam case. http://on.cnn.com/JhheiD

staronline: Militant group claims suicide bombing in Syria http://dlvr.it/1bjVBm

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

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 http://tinyurl.com/cmq62xz

PressTV: 300 arrested in Canada student protests http://dlvr.it/1bjHF1 

The Straits Times: Japan govt to control 76% of Tepco's voting rights after massive injection of public funds http://bit.ly/KdhXUc

CNN Breaking News: Four tons of marijuana pulled from ocean off California. http://on.cnn.com/JfVCTL

Telegraph World News: 1,000 protest in Burma over power cuts http://tgr.ph/MzHhGm

RT: Russian government approved, only quarter of ministers stay http://on.rt.com/o5ydwt

CNN International: New quake in Italy after 7 die http://dlvr.it/1bdDjn

Press TV: China's oil imports from #Iran up 53.2 pct http://dlvr.it/1bcz3J

The Moscow Times: 79 Arrested in Ethnically Charged Mass Street Fight http://tmt-go.ru/458911

Video: #Earthquake destroys buildings in #Italy http://bbc.in/KVfdeO

AP: Aung San Suu Kyi to give Nobel acceptance speech in Norway 2 decades after winning peace prize: http://apne.ws/Lu6MJV -CJ

CBC World News: Yemen suicide bombing kills scores at army parade http://bit.ly/Lt7Ldd

timesofindia: Rupee hits all-time low of 55.03 against dollar, RBI may intervene http://toi.in/edMbcY

BreakingNews: University of Notre Dame sues over Obama administration's birth control mandate - AP http://bit.ly/KWH3HI

AP: Supreme Court won't consider reducing $675,000 verdict against student who downloaded music: http://apne.ws/LuqeGw -CJ

WSJ: 368%: The jump since 2007 in student loans held by government, outpacing credit cards, auto loans. http://on.wsj.com/LaHqep

HuffPostWorld: Syrian crisis spills across Lebanese border http://huff.to/JJz8NX

AP: United Nations field worker killed by gunmen in eastern Congo: http://apne.ws/JgX1cP -CJ

PressTV: Egyptians on hunger strike for prisoners http://dlvr.it/1bgZ0w

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

AP: US Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory Jaczko says he will step down: http://apne.ws/JgUcbV -CJ 

AP: Tropical Storm Alberto expected to stay offshore; tropical depression forecast to strengthen: http://apne.ws/JgOczD -CJ

Reuters: Man armed with grenades arrested at Nigeria state radio http://reut.rs/KWgp1t

cnnbrk: Mexican troops capture top suspect in slayings of 49. http://on.cnn.com/JgwVXy

IndyWorld: Two killed in overnight clashes in Beirut http://ind.pn/LubyqM

PostWorldNews: Officials: Gunmen kill 3 policemen at checkpoint north of Baghdad http://bit.ly/LtMsIG

WSJbreakingnews: Eaton Corp. to buy Cooper Industries for $11.8 billion http://on.wsj.com/KWkXoy

WSJ: Breaking: Supreme Court denies benefits for children born through artificial insemination after father's death. http://on.wsj.com/KWyj4g

Reuters: Houghton Mifflin files Chapter 11 bankruptcy http://reut.rs/KWm9Z9

Reuters: Vladimir Putin dominates new Russian government http://reut.rs/KWmuLn 

globeandmail: Hundreds told to evacuate homes, cottages as forest fire rages in northeastern Ontario http://bit.ly/MAj56L 

PostWorldNews: Pakistani schools targeted by militants http://bit.ly/JgBhhm 

dawn_com: Pakistani stocks make slight gains; rupee, o/n rates down | Business | http://DAWN.COM http://dawn.com/2012/05/21/pakistani-stocks-make-slight-gains-rupee-on-rates-down/

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

AFP: Witnesses describe scene of Yemen suicide blast that killed about 100 troops: http://dai.ly/J8vxVs

AlArabiya_Eng: Thousands gather for the funeral of killed Lebanese cleric http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/05/21/215529.html

IndyWorld: Palestinian shot as Israeli troops stand by http://ind.pn/MaXS0k

WSJeurope: Facebook Shares Day 2: Down 13% Early: Shares in Facebook plunged on their second day on the stock market... http://on.wsj.com/LcS1Iy

Al Arabiya English: #Denmark to start labeling goods made in illegal #Israeli settlements http://tinyurl.com/cphflj9

Reuters: JPMorgan stops buybacks while reducing bad trades http://reut.rs/KWtNTr 

Reuters Politics: Supreme Court to hear government eavesdropping appeal http://reut.rs/JyLZ6D

PressTV: Israeli soldiers ignore settler violence http://dlvr.it/1bhF8m 

AJELive: #Kurdish oil deal stirs Iraqi tensions http://aje.me/JwsdTA

Press TV: Fresh anti-war demos to resume in#US http://dlvr.it/1bhF8r

MarketWatch: U.S. stocks rebound after 2012's worst week http://on.mktw.net/KCQw3Y

TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2012

CNN International: Egyptians to elect new president http://dlvr.it/1c5WYK

WantChinaTimes: #Consumption incentives will get China's economy back on track http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?id=20120523000018&cid=1703&MainCatID=0

WantChinaTimes: China's central bank, securities regulator to cooperate on reforms http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?id=20120523000027&cid=1102&MainCatID=0 

Breaking News: Iran's Ahmadinejad to visit China to discuss nuclear issue - @Reuters http://reut.rs/Le6IrQ

Post World News: Female pilot for Brazilian airline tosses passenger off flight for making sexist remarks http://wapo.st/LA5xsz

Asahi Japan Watch: As Myanmar opens, protesters test boundaries of freedom http://ajw.asahi.com/article/asia/south_east_asia/AJ201205230017

WantChinaTimes: Laborers flow back to China's inland provinces http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?id=20120523000021&cid=1101&MainCatID=0 

WantChinaTimes: Chinese solar power firms capitalize on Japan's energy shift http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?id=20120523000012&cid=1102&MainCatID=0 

STcom: Underwriters blasted as Facebook shares sink again http://bit.ly/Kb7Lul

nytimesglobal: Native Americans Struggle With High Rate of Rape http://nyti.ms/KK2Pzz

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? http://aje.me/Lx0vx6

Want China Times: Breaking commodity contracts on the rise in China http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?id=20120523000011&cid=1102&MainCatID=0 #commodity #contract #China

staronline: Opposition candidate concedes defeat in Dominican election http://dlvr.it/1c5CfM

nytimesworld: World Briefing | Europe: Russia: 10 Convicted in Bombing of Express Train in 2009 http://nyti.ms/JbS7MR

MarketWatch: Hong Kong stocks dive at open, with financials, energy hit hard; Hang Seng Index down 1.4% http://on.mktw.net/Kx1FBL

cnni: Vatican protesters gather in NYC http://dlvr.it/1c4rK2

BreakingNews: 7 homes lost in Nevada wildfire, none occupied, official says; fire at 1,800 acres - rgj http://on.rgj.com/JPxcoV

PostWorldNews: Rattling gunfire, roaring helicopters: Hunt for trafficker terrorizes Honduran villagers http://wapo.st/LAGJ3M

Reuters: U.S. senators vote to tie Pakistan aid to supply routes http://reut.rs/JPzTH6

AFP: French woman forces flight from Paris to North Carolina to be diverted with "surgically implanted device" claim http://bit.ly/Kx3YVe

PressTV: US terror drone kills 5 in NW#Pakistan http://dlvr.it/1c4yTx

Breaking News: More: Romney wins Kentucky, Arkansas primaries; now 120 delegates shy of the 1,144 needed to win GOP nomination - @AP http://n.pr/JPAAA3

nytimesworld: After Protests, Iran Recalls Ambassador From Azerbaijan http://nyti.ms/KJSsvB

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

staronline: Venezuela's Chavez reappears, leads cabinet meeting http://dlvr.it/1c4Tx3

Breaking News: 4 Secret Service employees to contest dismissals over prostitute scandal - @washingtonpost http://wapo.st/JPpfzW

Post World News: In Chongqing, Bo Xilai's legacy and popularity endure http://wapo.st/Ml7ZzM

staronline: S.Sudan says Sudan bombs, shells its territory http://dlvr.it/1c4MYK

HuffPostWorld: More topless soccer protests plans http://huff.to/K8lio3

cnnbrk: #Interpol targets 55 suspects using social network sites for child #sexabuse images. http://on.cnn.com/LdAUU4

CNN Breaking News: Arrest made in shooting of 8 persons after #Oklahoma_City_Thunder playoff win. http://on.cnn.com/LdFkKC

PostWorldNews: Bolivia's corruption-plagued national police force gets its 7th new chief in 6 years http://wapo.st/KlCHJp

MarketWatch: Japan's Nikkei Average falls 0.4% as Fitch downgrade, weak trade data weigh http://on.mktw.net/JbEFbV

Al Jazeera English: Quebec students mark 100 days of fee protests http://aje.me/LAenqt

WSJeurope: Dell's Profit Down 33% as Revenue Slips: Dell posted lackluster quarterly results and signaled more st... http://on.wsj.com/Kyk6rV

PressTV: US terror drone kills 3 in#Pakistan http://dlvr.it/1c3YNq

AP: Mitt Romney inches closer to GOP nomination for president with win in Kentucky primary: http://apne.ws/Jnm6CZ -RAS

Post World News: Israel skeptical of Iranian pledge to open nuclear facilities to UN inspectors http://wapo.st/JlZIde

The Star: Ukrainian official suspended amid ticket scandal http://dlvr.it/1c38HJ

HuffPostWorld: Priest claims missing girl was kidnapped for Vatican sex parties http://huff.to/K8H8HW

Reuters Media: Wall Street struggles to find Facebook's worth http://reut.rs/MEOrJx

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

Al Jazeera English: Dutch-Moroccan man tackling sex trafficking of young #Dutch girls by their so-called 'boyfriends' - the Lover Boys | http://aje.me/Lx1flQ

Agence France-Presse: #Mali transition off to rocky start after attack on president http://yhoo.it/LkVzZi #AFP

MarketWatch: Dell shares are down 10.3% in after-hours trading http://on.mktw.net/KkZm8A $DELL

MarketWatch: Dell shares drop 8% late as PC maker posts lower earnings, cites 'challenging environment' http://on.mktw.net/KcF3K4

DailyStarLeb: Small bomb found in Argentina ahead of Uribe visit http://bit.ly/JE60Zr

DailyStarLeb: Oil near 2012 low, closes at $91.66 http://bit.ly/JE63V7

AJEnglish: Video: Constitution deadline spurs anger in Nepal http://aje.me/JmJHUg

WSJworld: Putin Ally Is Named to Head Russian Oil Giant http://on.wsj.com/JE7DGL

MarketWatch: U.S. stocks turn negative in final half-hour of trading; Dow industrials off 38 points http://on.mktw.net/Kcz3Rz

Post World News: Argentine police defuse bomb hidden in theater chandelier ahead of Alvaro Uribe speech http://wapo.st/JE1kTq

AmnestyInternational: Supreme Court to Hear Amnesty #FISA Challenge http://owl.li/b4Vc8

New York Times World: Racy Painting, Apparently of Zuma, Stirs Controversy in South Africa http://nyti.ms/KJbhPn

Al Jazeera English: Reports: Lebanese Shias kidnapped in Syria http://aje.me/Jmw1bX

Agence France-Presse: #Myanmar power cut protest spreads to Yangon: #AFP http://yhoo.it/L2Qxkz

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 http://dlvr.it/1c0fzT

ZeeNews: Nine jailed in Russia for train blast that killed 27: A court in Russia sentenced nine people to various... http://bit.ly/JDF0cH

MarketWatch: Gold ends 0.8%lower at $1,576.60 an ounce http://on.mktw.net/JOoF5F

PressTV: China firm buys#US movie theater chain http://dlvr.it/1c10gZ

Al Jazeera English: Video: Mexico taps technology for autistic children http://aje.me/Lx1cXl

The Daily Star: Syria mounts raid near where Lebanese taken: group http://bit.ly/KJ4GQU

AFP: Photo: AU, Somali troops launch attack on Islamist stronghold of Afgoye http://yhoo.it/KQMBkc

MarketWatch: Facebook triggered short-sale rule Monday http://on.mktw.net/KkeLWZ

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% http://on.mktw.net/JOi3UK

HuffPostWorld: Vote won't end Arab Spring for Egypt http://huff.to/L2dxAe

Zee News: Images show more N Korean work at nuclear test sit: North Korea has ramped up work at its nuclear test site, acc... http://bit.ly/Mj6C4H

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

IndyWorld: The World's tallest tower Tokyo Skytree opens http://ind.pn/LyTOe2

PressTV: Shias protest abduction of Lebanese http://dlvr.it/1c0Hn8

TOIWorldNews: Another Indian goes missing in China http://toi.in/SSvGpY

World Bank: #DataoftheDay: In Sub-Saharan Africa, 63% of girls complete primary school. http://bit.ly/KGfoK6

staronline: Congo says army kills 25 mutineers in east http://dlvr.it/1bzyNT 

Reuters Top News: IAEA chief says nears deal with Iran ahead of 6-power talks http://reut.rs/ME0mXT

The Associated Press: 1 killed in explosion at suburban Chicago factory; some injuries reported: http://apne.ws/LyL6fB -CJ

CNN Breaking News: 12 Colombian soldiers killed in rebel attacks, defense ministry says. http://on.cnn.com/K7WkoS

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 http://dlvr.it/1bv2T2

TOI World News: Dust storm shuts Iraq airport ahead of nuclear talks http://toi.in/OuMe7b

The Daily Star: Yemen, U.S. vow to crush Al-Qaeda after troops massacred http://bit.ly/L0DvnC

staronline: Rebels say Syria police kill two, U.N. monitors dispute http://dlvr.it/1bzJ0D

BBC News (World): OECD expects #eurozone economy to contract 0.1% in 2012 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/ via @BBCGavinHewitt

Guardian news: Damascus blast kills five people http://gu.com/p/37mne/tf

Al Arabiya English: #Iraq and #Iran swap remains of 111 soldiers killed in 1980-1988 war http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/05/22/215679.html

The Straits Times: World's smallest artificial heart implanted into 16-month old Italian baby http://bit.ly/K7hGkz

RT: BREAKING: UN nuclear chief: Deal reached on Iran probe http://on.rt.com/1h6pqa

BreakingNews: Guinea-Bissau's military junta says it's handing power back to civilian leaders - Reuters http://bit.ly/KbLKMj

RT: S.Korea to build 500-600 cruise and ballistic missiles http://on.rt.com/851oh4 #news

Asahi Japan Watch: Top Chinese military official cancels Japan visit http://ajw.asahi.com/article/behind_news/politics/AJ201205220050

Reuters Top News: Google names Dennis Woodside new Motorola Mobility CEO http://reut.rs/MDO5CK

Dawn Media Group: Photo: A young man runs for his life after unknown assailants opened fire at a rally in Karachi. http://bit.ly/JCBEGV http://pic.twitter.com/nRPIZYRE

EgyIndependent: Prime minister urges calm ahead of election http://ow.ly/b4Abo #Egypt 

Egypt Independent: Govt: Cairo, Giza have 1 in 5 registered voters; Delta has 40% http://ow.ly/b4AkL

HuffPostWorld: 65 miners trapped in platinum mine in Zimbabwe http://huff.to/Lcv9G8

Reuters Top News: General Mills to cut about 850 jobs globally http://reut.rs/MDJAZ6

WSJeurope: Facebook Down 4% Premarket: Shares of Facebook continued to slide in premarket trading amid a Reuters rep... http://on.wsj.com/MhuSEn

EgyIndependent: Five Giza policemen sentenced to 10 years in prison for killing protesters http://ow.ly/b4mTM

PressTV: Major wildfires continue in SW#US http://dlvr.it/1bxmxg

BBCWorld: 1 found guilty of murdering South African white supremacist Eugene Terreblanche; 2nd accused acquitted http://bbc.in/JNEh9q

khaleejtimes: #SpaceX makes historic launch to space station http://ktimes.co/dafan

shauntandon: Chen Guangcheng case revives debate -- can US influence China on human rights? http://news.yahoo.com/chen-revives-debate-us-influence-china-035341994.html

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 http://wapo.st/LxzsSl

staronline: BlackRock, investors buy $1.6 billion stake in F1 - sources http://dlvr.it/1bykVz

DailyStarLeb: About 1,000 march in Prague to protest budget cuts http://bit.ly/LygjzK

MarketWatch: Facebook's decline early Tuesday leaves shares 18% below IPO price http://on.mktw.net/Jl2SkJ

CBSNews: 8 hurt in Oklahoma City shooting after Thunder-Lakers playoff game http://cbsn.ws/LcFou5

PressTV: 30 Syrian refugees hurt in Turkish camp http://dlvr.it/1by0Fc

PressTV: Spanish teachers, students go on strike http://dlvr.it/1by0GT

timesofindia: Rupee hits fresh all-time low against dollar, RBI still absent http://toi.in/Ba2s0Y

BBCWorld: Tenancingo - the town sex trafficking built http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18144333 #Mexico 

BBCWorld: #Microsoft opens its So.cl social networking service to public http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18161597 

staronline: North Korea to boost nuclear deterrent after U.S. pressure http://dlvr.it/1byQWS

DailyStarLeb: 12 Lebanese in Aleppo kidnapped by Free Syrian Army: local media http://bit.ly/L1Uy8X

PressTV: Gaddafi spy chief charged in Mauritania http://dlvr.it/1byQCs

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 http://dlvr.it/1byD4h

STcom: Google completes takeover of smartphone manufacturer Motorola Mobility http://bit.ly/KIEtpO

BBCNewsUS: For every 800 people trafficked in 2006, only one person was convicted. #bbc #soldforsex http://bbc.in/Li5iQ4

CBSNews: Ryan Crocker, U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, steps down as NATO cements pullout http://cbsn.ws/KQiBFa

cnni: Lebanon frees Syria refugees activist http://dlvr.it/1byF4S

dawn_com: Firing on Karachi rally leaves 10 dead | Latest-News | http://DAWN.COM http://dawn.com/2012/05/22/firing-on-awami-tehriks-rally-injures-five/

HuffPostWorld: Fake malaria drugs flood Asia, Africa http://huff.to/JtCmXV

MarketWatch: Prices leap 10% as U.S. existing-home sales rise 3% in April http://on.mktw.net/Jl5G1h

Al Arabiya English: #Fatwa bans #Mauritanian women from becoming president http://tinyurl.com/cfzwacj

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


WEDNESDAY, MAY 23, 2012

Egypt Independent: First day of voting not without glitches http://ow.ly/b7iSZ

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 http://gu.com/p/37z4k/tf

Guardian World: Jacob Zuma goes to court to ban penis painting http://gu.com/p/37zeg/tw

Guardian World: Obama under fire after Hollywood director Kathryn Bigelow given information on unit that killed Osama bin Laden http://gu.com/p/37ze7/tw

RT: Drunk Chinese couple buries car-hit victim alive - police http://on.rt.com/3ybe4m #news

The Daily Star: Thousands march against Mexico election frontrunner http://bit.ly/LbiPtk

MarketWatch: Stoxx 600 up 0.1% as gains evaporate in Europe http://on.mktw.net/JeDMPM

Press TV: Syrian opposition leader resigns: Report http://dlvr.it/1cQ18Z

The Daily Star: 400 arrested in latest Montreal student rally http://bit.ly/LGAvPT

The Daily Star: Chinese activist's brother flees guarded village http://bit.ly/KgHbQB

The Moscow Times: Opposition Leaders Released From Jail to Applause http://tmt-go.ru/459129

SCMP 南華早報: 1,300 sidelined police officers in Chongqing lodge appeals, http://ow.ly/b79TB

AJELive: #Bahrain to consider releasing prisoners, outlawing torture, and other #UN recommendations | http://aje.me/KAqc8X

The Star: U.S. drone strike kills 10 in northwest Pakistan - officials http://dlvr.it/1cPj9w

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

The Star: Norway state workers launch first strike in decades http://dlvr.it/1cPQ3d

The Star: Two killed in Beirut shooting - security source http://dlvr.it/1cPQ4f

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 http://bit.ly/Lrx1hi

Peoples Daily Online: Nigeria doesn't back US push on Boko Haram, says Minister http://fb.me/1rXAR2zY1

Reuters Top News: Winds, heat hamper fight to contain Southwest wildfires http://reut.rs/JTwIy2

The Star: Minor accident causes massive jam on Penang Bridge http://dlvr.it/1cNyZW

Reuters Top News: Spain struggles to meet regions' €36 billion debts http://reut.rs/KLZn7B

Reuters US News: Winds, heat hamper fight to contain Southwest wildfires http://reut.rs/Jr1WrD

RT America: Californian commits suicide two days before #foreclosure http://on.rt.com/z654no

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 -- http://on.wsj.com/JDCnlD

Telegraph World News: British backpacker dies in police custody in Kenya http://tgr.ph/MHHmrz

Post World News: Syrian oil minister says sanctions have sucked $4 billion out of economy http://bit.ly/LD6uAv

MarketWatch: Verdict is in: Google wins in Oracle patent suit http://on.mktw.net/Lpt64w $GOOG $ORCL

RT America: #Obama almost loses Democratic primaries http://on.rt.com/au7hz5

MarketWatch: Gold futures lose almost 2% in third straight decline http://on.mktw.net/LqMCtZ

MarketWatch: June gold ends down $28.20, or 1.8%, at $1,548.40 an ounce http://on.mktw.net/JUV88z

Press TV: Kuwait cabinet boycotts parliament http://dlvr.it/1cB96g

Post World News: With animal poaching rampant in India, state to allow forest guards to shoot hunters on sight http://wapo.st/L689fy

MarketWatch: Japan stocks tumble after yen gains, sovereign downgrade; Nikkei Average closes 2% lower http://on.mktw.net/KzC7WT

Post World News: With animal poaching rampant in India, state to allow forest guards to shoot hunters on sight http://wapo.st/L689fy
Press TV: Kuwait cabinet boycotts parliament http://dlvr.it/1cB96g

MarketWatch: Spain to inject 9 bln euros into Bankia: reports http://on.mktw.net/JI1YPY

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

MarketWatch: Euro falls to its lowest level versus the dollar since 2010 amid mounting worries over Greece's potential exit http://on.mktw.net/JUO4ZH

HuffPostWorld: 6.1-magnitude earthquake rattles Japan http://huff.to/LgaLUB

The Straits Times: Singapore inflation quickens to 4-month high of 5.4% in April, up from 5.2% in March http://bit.ly/JBppEK

NYT Global Edition: Kidnapping in Syria Fuels Unrest in Lebanon http://nyti.ms/KKksPz

The Daily Star: Blast shakes compound inhabited by Syrian workers in south Lebanon http://bit.ly/KARtuf

Post World News: UN: Bahrain to consider releasing prisoners, outlawing torture, other recommendations http://bit.ly/LDIAVw

Reuters Top News: Head of U.S. Secret Service apologizes for Colombian prostitution scandal http://reut.rs/KLCwZE

PostWorldNews: Police arrest 10 Israelis on suspicion of organ-trafficking http://bit.ly/JoDIOR

staronline: AU forces intensify attack on Somali rebels http://dlvr.it/1cDHhj

Post World News: Kidnapped fishermen's case angers Chinese public http://bit.ly/LDlrmd

MarketWatch: U.S. stocks join global selloff at open; Dow industrials off 90 points and Global Dow 1.5% http://on.mktw.net/JcVdAg

The Daily Star: Commercial spacecraft speeds toward space station http://bit.ly/KA1dVi

Want China Times: Local power plants challenge monopoly in China http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?id=20120523000080&cid=1102&MainCatID=0 #power #plant #China
The Daily Star: Three Kurdish rebels killed in southeast Turkey: report http://bit.ly/KA1dF2

RT: 5 aid workers, including 2 foreigners, kidnapped by gunmen in Afghanistan's Badakhshan province - police http://on.rt.com/oxn5ci

EgyIndependent: Stock market rises, encouraged by election optimism http://ow.ly/b6ibp

PressTV: Egypt policeman killed in voting fight http://dlvr.it/1cDf0M

Post World News: Russian military jet crashes in Czech Republic during sanctioned mission; 6 people injured http://wapo.st/Kg6CSy

Reuters: Kuwait cancels parliament session after government no show http://reut.rs/KLgzd8

cnni: Nancy Reagan suffers broken ribs in fall http://dlvr.it/1cFg3H

Post World News: Germany aims for stronger grip of switchover from nuclear to renewable energy http://bit.ly/LDeeT5

dawn_com: Pakistan stocks down; rupee hits record low http://dlvr.it/1cDlW6

HuffPostWorld: Turkey says Syria aiding Kurdish rebels http://huff.to/JxEgqy

PostWorldNews: Day of reckoning for Julian Assange: UK Supreme Court to rule next week on extradition case http://bit.ly/JpUHjV

WSJeurope: Facebook Shares Rise: Shares in Facebook were up 1.7% in premarket trading after a two-day, 19% plunge. http://on.wsj.com/Mntsbv

Al Arabiya English: Donors pledge $4 billion in aid to help reform #Yemen, tackle al-Qaeda http://tinyurl.com/c4zekoq

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 http://bit.ly/MGRHUB

CNN International: 125 students poisoned at Afghan school http://dlvr.it/1cFRZf

globeandmail: Video: Facebook stock slide continues http://bit.ly/MGRJMn

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

australian: Police ended siege: POLICE knew they had to bring the 44-hour siege to an end when Christopher Binse... http://bit.ly/LDk7zA

Wall Street Journal: The Golden Gate Bridge is celebrating its 75th birthday. But organizers are worried it won't show. http://on.wsj.com/JCLH9a

PressTV: P5+1 proposes new package to #Iran http://dlvr.it/1cDs0s

Patrick_Baz: #AFP: #Jordan bank fires Christian woman for refusing to wear headscarf #Amman http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/05/23/215997.html

BBCBreaking: Shareholders sue #Facebook over claims it hid weakened growth forecasts ahead of its flotation. http://bbc.in/KoCIMR

HuffPostWorld: Deadly Al Qaeda clashes in Yemen http://huff.to/JxxT6r

Post World News: Russian president supports controversial anti-protest bill passed by lower house http://bit.ly/LDehhA

ZeeNews: Russia test fires new ballistic missile: Russia test-fired a new prototype ballistic missile from the Pl... http://bit.ly/Mnsaxc

Egypt Independent: Christians stand in voting lines to keep out Islamists http://ow.ly/b6ai2 

Al Jazeera English: Returning Lebanese tell of kidnapping http://aje.me/Jq1jPh

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

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 http://apne.ws/KKngwi

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

CNN International: TALIBAN INFLUENCE OVER AFGHAN SCHOOLS: http://on.cnn.com/K98k9G "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 http://wapo.st/JmeFfc

Peoples Daily Online: Immigration to deport 45 Chinese nationals from Kano http://fb.me/1seeaGB5f

Post World News: Nearly 5 years after being forced off air, Venezuelan TV company still trying to survive http://bit.ly/Jnm8e2


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 http://bit.ly/JylR8m

The Globe and Mail: Northern Ontario city in state of emergency as wildfire rages http://bit.ly/Jy8G7c

Khaleej Times: Pakistani boy missing found dead http://ktimes.co/9innn #UAE

FRANCE 24 English: TUNISIA: Death penalty sought for ex-president Ben Ali http://f24.my/MJ7nqo

FRANCE 24 English: West #Africa food shortage: "Some people only have tree leaves to eat" http://f24.my/JzQVJi on The @Observers

TheIndyWorld: Ukraine bans smoking in public http://ind.pn/LcA5hP

The Straits Times: Russian intelligence officials think 'US sabotage' may have caused Superjet crash in Indonesia: Report http://bit.ly/JY5AMy

The Straits Times: Aung San Suu Kyi to receive honorary doctorate from Oxford University http://bit.ly/JFHhi3

Haaretz.com: Syrian rebels tried to kill #Assad's top aides, Israeli officials confirm: http://htz.li/JqRvYG

The Daily Star: Nigeria says losing 180,000 barrels daily to oil thieves http://bit.ly/LdZSWP

The Daily Star: Jordan PM wins confidence vote amid tough challenges http://bit.ly/KHMJmB

The Daily Star: Shepherd brutally attacked in Mount Lebanon http://bit.ly/KJZYmP

The Daily Star: 11 Lebanese kidnapped in Syria arrive at Turkish border: Al-Arabiya TV http://bit.ly/LhnKsB

The Daily Star:Suicide bomber kills 9 in northern Yemen http://bit.ly/Ky15HO

Reuters US News: Small bomb explodes in Phoenix distribution center, two hurt http://reut.rs/JvHsyd

Reuters US News: Gun dealer gets 5 years in prison in U.S.-Mexico gun case http://reut.rs/MLFxK6

Reuters US News: New Mexico wildfires merge; blazes rage in five states http://reut.rs/JwsxUh

CBC World News: Iran rejects proposals from West at nuclear talks http://bit.ly/LiKnJP

Times of India:Rupee recovers from record low, up 14 paise against dollar http://toi.in/2vbEea

The Moscow Times: 4 #Russian Bikers Detained in Iraq http://tmt-go.ru/459178 

The Moscow Times: 3 Governors Confirmed http://tmt-go.ru/459219

Want China Times: #China to become second most #influential country in #science: report http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?id=20120525000025&cid=1104&MainCatID=0

Want China Times: Chinese Communist Party expands presence in private sector http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?id=20120525000062&cid=1101&MainCatID=0 #Beijing

Want China Times: #Beijing plans new rules to encourage #private #investment http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?id=20120525000061&cid=1102&MainCatID=0

The Star: Myanmar must cope with protest, avoid violence - ASEAN chief http://dlvr.it/1cTyHk

The Star: Israel offered $6 million to Turk raid victims - lawyer http://dlvr.it/1cVqg2

The Star: Seven men acquitted of gang-raping 16-year-old http://dlvr.it/1cfXKt

The Star: Former Italy striker Di Vaio joins Montreal http://dlvr.it/1cfYr5

EpochTimesChina: Electricity Drop Indicates Slowdown in Chinese Economy http://ept.ms/MKXGYJ

EpochTimesChina: Villagers in China Beginning to Strengthen Voice Against Regime http://ept.ms/JvLl67

RT: European Parliament calls on Ukraine to free 'political prisoners' http://on.rt.com/at30ox #news

RT: Death penalty for travel: Russian bikers accused of spying in Iraq http://on.rt.com/2oc54v

RT America: Californian cops to be fired for beating homeless man to death http://on.rt.com/dem993

RT: Japanese tsunami victim remains to wash up on US coasts http://on.rt.com/qmmz5h

The Australian: Jailed Pakistani doctor under protection: THE Pakistani doctor jailed for treason for helping the CIA to find Os... http://bit.ly/KvFpvX

Asahi Japan Watch: Son of China's Bo Xilai graduates from Harvard http://ajw.asahi.com/article/asia/china/AJ201205250021

WSJ Europe: U.K. Recession Deeper Than Expected: The U.K. economy slid even deeper into recession than previously thought in... http://on.wsj.com/KFG4sR

TOI World News: Crisis in Nepal as deputy PM quits http://toi.in/kPKaLa

TOI World News: Pakistan condemns US drone strikes http://toi.in/MA1MWb

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

Dawn Media Group: Tribal militia quits fight against Taliban over lack of govt support | http://DAWN.COM http://dawn.com/2012/05/24/tribal-militia-quits-fight-against-taliban-over-lack-of-govt-support/

Dawn Media Group: Four more killed as target killings continue in Karachi | http://DAWN.COM http://dawn.com/2012/05/24/four-more-killed-as-target-killings-continue-in-karachi/

Dawn Media Group: State Bank of Pakistan injects Rs155 billion http://dlvr.it/1clk2X

Press TV: Japan seeking Iran oil import options... http://fb.me/GrNFnSBv

The Moscow Times: Aeroexpress Manager Caught Taking $125,000 Bribe http://tmt-go.ru/459303

Egypt Independent: #Egyelections Alexandria: – Sabbahi 34% – Abouelfottouh 22% – Moussa 17% – Morsi 15% – Shafiq 12% http://bit.ly/LiXZbx

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 http://on.mktw.net/LNADNC

Dawn Media Group: Zardari orders immediate arrests over rally firing incident in Karachi http://dlvr.it/1crlPq

Breaking News: US deports man sought for war crimes in Bosnia from Las Vegas to Sarajevo - @AP http://huff.to/KSkC3A

Breaking News: Nissan to recall 194,434 vehicles for parts defects, according to filing - @Reuters http://reut.rs/KSiys9

Breaking News: General Motors recalls 4,300 Chevrolet Malibu Eco cars in US for airbag issue - @Reuters http://reut.rs/LcbBVZ

Reuters Top News: Car bomb in central Turkey kills 3, wounds 18 http://reut.rs/JYB72E

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

Reuters Top News: Myanmar protests an opportunity to show more reform http://reut.rs/JXkDYT

Reuters Top News: U.S. soldier, two Chinese charged with smuggling guns to China http://reut.rs/JqtjFT

Reuters Top News: Protesters back U.S. nuns in standoff with Vatican http://reut.rs/Jqnybf

Reuters Top News: Al Qaeda leader tells fighters to support Mali rebels http://reut.rs/JqgZVW

Reuters Top News: Moody's restates French AAA, negative outlook http://reut.rs/Jq5TjX

Reuters Top News: Venezuelans in the dark over Hugo Chavez's health http://reut.rs/Jq4LwG

Reuters Top News: Succession question fuels uncertainty in Oman http://reut.rs/KhheAl

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: http://apne.ws/LJKfc0 -CC

BBC News (World): Somali #alShabab militants abandon strategic town near #Mogadishu http://bbc.in/KQaKv0

BBC News (World): Gibraltarian and Spanish police clash over fishing boat row for second night running http://bbc.in/KnwNXG

BBC News (World): Fuel costs spur Japan price rise http://bbc.in/KPB2hcRetweeted by My RT Team

BBC News (World): US hurricane season 'near normal' http://bbc.in/JNdl9e

BBC Breaking News: Major police operation against Hells Angels motorbike club is conducted in #Germany - German media. Details soon http://bbc.in/JLT8R7

BBC News (World): "Maria" was 17 when she was lured to #Mexico with promises of a new life. Instead she was forced into prostitution http://bbc.in/Kk1qgu

BBC News (World): South African court hearing over controversial #Zuma painting is adjourned as lawyer breaks down in tears http://bbc.in/JL96Lm

BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorldLeaders of several Somalian factions - not including powerful al-Shabab Islamists - agree election timetable http://bbc.in/KjDjyE

BBC Breaking News: Vatican detains person suspected of leaking confidential documents to the media http://bbc.in/KoDyIP #VatiLeaks

BBC Breaking News: UN inspectors find traces of enriched uranium at #Iran nuclear plant higher than 20% level reported. Details soon http://bbc.in/KQPa9U

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

BBC Breaking News: Record number of offenders sentenced for serious crimes had committed previous offences - 2011 figures http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18188610

MarketWatch: Wall  Street has reacted positively to H-P's plan to cut jobs to reduce costs, stock rose 3.3% http://on.mktw.net/LvppueRetweeted by My RT Team

Wall Street Journal: Corn prices slid 4.1% to their lowest close in 17 months. http://on.wsj.com/KXFGWK

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

Wall Street Journal: Breaking: First-time applications for jobless benefits were essentially flat, down 2,000 to 370,000 in latest we... http://on.wsj.com/LcgRJ6

The Economist: Chile has never been an easy place for homosexuals. But attitudes seem to be changing at last http://econ.st/Jv4wwX

The Economist: Bangladesh's prime minister sets the country on a dangerous path http://econ.st/LIExY0

The Economist: Spain is home to some of Europe's most vulnerable banks http://econ.st/JuR4cu

The Economist: Tech-savvy activists in the Arab world have broken the monopoly over information which a submissive media enjoyed http://econ.st/Jrl4WH

CNN Live: Update on #SpaceX's #Dragon spacecraft after docking with the international space station earlier today. Watch live: http://on.cnn.com/cnndcl2

CNNMoney.com: U.S. stocks open little changed as anxiety persists over Europe's debt crisis. http://cnnmon.ie/bkgnews

CNN Breaking News: Hurricane #Bud to slam Mexico's southwestern coast, forecasters say. http://on.cnn.com/Ky0JB1

CNN Breaking News: Expect 4-8 Atlantic #hurricanes this season, #NOAA says. http://on.cnn.com/Kip90i

CNNMoney.com: U.S. stocks open slightly higher echoing gains in Europe. Dow rises 17 points. http://cnnmon.ie/bkgnews

Telegraph World News:  Israeli anti-immigration riots hit African neighbourhood of Tel Aviv http://tgr.ph/MKd4V0

Telegraph World News: Chinese 'serial killer' farmer suspected of killing 17 people http://tgr.ph/MK3iCm

Telegraph World News: Syrian army blamed for most rights abuses in latest violence http://tgr.ph/MJukKi

UPI_top: prices dropping in time for peak summer driving season | http://bit.ly/KoS43i

UPI_top: Student loan interest rates set to double in June, Republicans block bill to keep rates down | http://bit.ly/KoRItg

UPI_top: Wildfires claim 35,000 acres in Arizona | http://bit.ly/KDhh6E

UPI_top: Bahraini activist sentenced in absentia for taking part in an illegal rally | http://bit.ly/MKycdS

UPI_top: The World Bank has signed a $61 million grant to Yemen for public works projects | http://bit.ly/KSlG7y

AJELive: #ICC to try four prominent #Kenyans accused of being involved in orchestrating post-election violence in 2007 | Story: http://aje.me/KHg7af

WSJ World News: Chinese Authorities Release Banker http://on.wsj.com/LfOdXt

WSJ World News: Colombian Soldiers Killed Near Venezuela http://on.wsj.com/JO0rrq

WSJ World News: Protests in Myanmar Spread http://on.wsj.com/Kvk1Hf

WSJ World News: Sudans to Resume Border Talks http://on.wsj.com/LiyUKm

WSJ World News: Monsoon Arrives Over Andaman Sea http://on.wsj.com/JKQQBW

WSJ World News: Billionaire Lau Faces Charges in Macau http://on.wsj.com/LGcpEM

Zee News: Sri Lanka to launch its first satellite in 2015: China will help Sri Lanka launch its first satellite by 2015, o... http://bit.ly/KK5be5

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

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

Zee News: Obama presses Congress to ratify UN treaty on sea: Thirty years after it was signed, President Barack Obama is l... http://bit.ly/JKX4BB

Zee News: Govt to cut petrol prices by Rs 2.5 per litre: Sources http://mgc.li/gax

New York Times World:Philippines Judge Testifies in His Impeachment Trial http://nyti.ms/LzkJnd

New York Times World: WORLD: Building a Dam in Lebanon http://nyti.ms/KT0AG2

New York Times World: World Briefing | Europe: Moldova: 3 Sentenced in Nuclear Case http://nyti.ms/KSW4HC

New York Times World: The Lede Blog: African Migrants Attacked in Tel Aviv http://nyti.ms/KSNdWk

New York Times World: Fukushima Radiation Higher Than First Estimated http://nyti.ms/KSH24J

New York Times World: 4 Aid Workers Confirmed Kidnapped in Afghanistan http://nyti.ms/JAgvhi

Breaking News: US Senate committee cuts aid to Pakistan, after conviction of doctor who helped US track down Osama bin Laden - @AP http://bit.ly/JAd8Hq

New York Times World: Brother of Chen Guangcheng Escapes Guarded Village http://nyti.ms/JzwP20

AJELive: Two jailed over New Zealand oil spill : http://aje.me/LunXon

AJELive: Fresh #Iran nuclear talks set for Moscow : http://aje.me/KuaekT

AJELive: #Hollande in surprise #Afghan visit: http://aje.me/KYP6kG

AJELive: Yemeni army kills 35 opposition fighters as part of ongoing offensive against al-Qaed stronghold in south http://aje.me/KjWxUn #Yemen

AJELive: New parliament speaker named in #Syria | http://aje.me/Msz5oR

AJELive: Gunmen are demanding money for release of five aid workers held in mountains of northeastern #Afghanistan | http://aje.me/KAMZS7

AJELive: Live Blog: Egyptian NGO reports more than 140 alleged instances of electoral violations in #Egypt's vote | http://aje.me/KAKSgV

Post World News: Military spokesman: African Union, Somali troops capture militant-held town outside Mogadishu http://wapo.st/LMcIya

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

Post World News: Report: Car bomb outside Turkish police station kills 1 policeman, wounds 20 http://wapo.st/JxeldE

Post World News: Drama in West Bank city of Jenin shows cracks in Palestinian nation-building project http://wapo.st/JxtDPO

Post World News: Afghan officials: Explosions in the south kill 3, wound 9 others http://wapo.st/Jx2M6i

Post World News: Gunmen kill at least 7 passengers in attack on bus in southern Pakistan http://wapo.st/Lm8MOB

Post World News:Top US negotiator in Iranian nuclear talks to visit Israel http://wapo.st/Jx7H7e 

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

Post World News: Official says at least 30 people killed in ethnic clashes at Mali-Burkina Faso border http://wapo.st/LJcnfy

Post World News: Police blockade Papua New Guinea's Parliament after chief justice charged with sedition http://wapo.st/LKaU8M

Post World News: Hurricane warning issued for Mexico's Pacific coast as Bud approaches land as Category 3 storm http://wapo.st/JObPnc

Post World News: Magnitude-4.7 quake rattles Christchurch; inner-city closed, but no injuries reported http://wapo.st/Jwt7RS

Post World News: Hurricane warning issued for Mexico's Pacific coast as Bud approaches land as Category 2 storm http://wapo.st/JvZ90n

Post World News: Mexican gang opens fire, sets off car bomb in attack on state police quarters near US border http://wapo.st/LJytyA

Post World News: Euro-zone countries appear far from compromise http://wapo.st/JvrMuN

Post World News: Dominican Republic accuses 3 high-ranking police officials with helping drug traffickers http://wapo.st/LJmilp

Post World News: Russian opposition leaders released after spending 15 days in jail for disobeying police http://wapo.st/Jtesae

Post World News: Senate panel wraps up $631 billion defense bill for next year, meets Obama budget request http://wapo.st/MvurGD

Post World News: Swiss solar plane takes off on 1st transcontinental flight to Morocco via Spain http://wapo.st/LH6RKd

Post World News: Fight erupts in Ukraine parliament over language bill http://wapo.st/LIO4hM

Post World News: Myanmar demonstrators clash with police as power cut protests continue http://wapo.st/LHD2Jx

Post World News: As troops advance in Somalia, thousands flee from rebel-held corridor http://wapo.st/LHvFC6

Post World News: Mexico's two major crime cartels now at war http://wapo.st/JtmWhC

Post World News: South African president opens case against artist who depicted president's genitals http://wapo.st/LHgVDg

Post World News: 3 French mosques vandalized, Muslim group urges politicians to speak out http://wapo.st/Jtesai

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 http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/05/25/216344.html

Al Arabiya English: #Brotherhood: #Mursi leading by 30.8% after vote counting from 6,661 centers http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/05/25/216337.html

Al Arabiya English: 38 people killed across #Syria today by security force gunfire: Local Coordinating Committees. http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/05/24/216177.html

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: http://www.presstv.ir/ #Israeli forces fire tear-gas during clashes with #Palestinian protesters near #Nablus i http://twitpic.com/9p3lmx

Press TV: 14 killed in attack on#Yemen's Houthis http://dlvr.it/1cnHvY

Press TV: Kidnapped Lebanese pilgrims released http://dlvr.it/1cn5J1

Press TV: Spain suspends trading Bankia shares http://dlvr.it/1cmtKr

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

Press TV: Quebec protests continue after crackdown http://dlvr.it/1clcnZ

Press TV: Bus attacked in#Pakistan, seven killed http://dlvr.it/1ckc1k

Press TV: Spaniards protest govt. labor reform http://dlvr.it/1ck9Cr

Press TV: Morsi leading#Egypt vote counting http://dlvr.it/1chDgm

Press TV: Tunisian unemployed graduates protest http://dlvr.it/1chDjt

Press TV: Ammo blast poisons Turkish city http://dlvr.it/1chDl1

Press TV: US-led soldier killed in#Afghanistan http://dlvr.it/1cgFn9

Press TV: http://www.presstv.ir/ Nearly 700 people were arrested overnight in rowdy demonstrations in #Montreal and #Queb http://twitpic.com/9orpjz

Press TV: Kurd MP sentenced to jail for PKK links http://dlvr.it/1cXnhR

Press TV: Jail term for#Bahraini female activist http://dlvr.it/1cTrss

Press TV: Iran lauds Hezbollah fight against Israel: Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has hailed Hezbollah's resistanc... http://bit.ly/LhYWxd

MarketWatch: European stocks erase Friday declines http://on.mktw.net/KZIanx

MarketWatch: U.S. consumer sentiment on rise in May: Univ. of Mich. http://on.mktw.net/LzclnI

MarketWatch: Spanish bond yields rise on Catalonia fiscal woes http://on.mktw.net/Lza6Rf

MarketWatch: Hong Kong stocks advance, with property, airlines among gainers; Hang Seng Index up 0.4% http://on.mktw.net/JAQpek

MarketWatch: Japan stocks open higher, with property shares gaining; Nikkei Average up 0.4% http://on.mktw.net/KDZ8Wq

MarketWatch: Dow industrials finish higher after late-session turnaround http://on.mktw.net/JMLypz

HuffPostWorld: Brazil Senate OKs gay civil unions http://huff.to/JAovPn

Guardian World: China cancels UK visit over David Cameron's meeting with Dalai Lama http://gu.com/p/37pbq/tw

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 http://gu.com/p/37p9b/tw

Guardian World: #Iran nuclear programme talks salvaged from collapse http://bit.ly/KdZvvl

Guardian World: Egyptians have 13 presidential candidates to choose from. This interactive tells you who's who... http://gu.com/p/37kqf/tw

Guardian news: Students loans chief Ed Lester quits http://gu.com/p/37ph7/tf

Guardian news: Spanish doctor ordered to pay for upkeep of child after failed abortion http://gu.com/p/37p5j/tf

Guardian news: Azerbaijani police break up opposition rally in runup to Eurovision http://gu.com/p/37p7d/tf

Guardian news: Ivory Coast minister quits over 'missing' Trafigura money http://gu.com/p/37p4f/tf

HuffPostWorld: 35 Al Qaeda militants killed days after deadly blast http://huff.to/LtbZeK

The Daily Star: Vatican bank sacks president in no-confidence vote http://bit.ly/JMJCNO

Egypt Independent: Cabinet source: Governors will resign after new president is elected http://ow.ly/b8jk4 #Ganzouri #EgyElections #Egypt

MarketWatch: Bank profits rose to their highest quarterly income level since the second quarter of 2007 http://on.mktw.net/Lv2lvJ

BBC News (World): Brother of blind Chinese dissident #Chen Guangcheng "escapes" from village to Beijing http://bbc.in/JKQT0B

Press TV: #Iran's navy rescues pirate-held#US ship http://dlvr.it/1cS55y

Post World News: Iran nuclear talks continue on second day http://wapo.st/LGS95X

Press TV: Sanctions show #Iran's might: Oil min. http://dlvr.it/1cRtYn

Press TV: Afghan students protest#US night raids http://dlvr.it/1cRgQK

World Bank: #Brazil must continue investing in infrastructure to sustain growth. http://cot.ag/KwE1L3

Press TV: New Syrian parliament begins work http://dlvr.it/1cRT25

Press TV: Bahrainis burn#US flag in Manama http://dlvr.it/1cRT1f

Post World News: Vietnam jails 3 activists for distributing anti-government leaflets http://wapo.st/LGPdGu

Press TV: Turkish state employees march during a one-day, nationwide #strike in #Ankara, May 23, 2012, demanding better pay http://twitpic.com/9omci8

Press TV: EU urges Greece to stay in eurozone http://dlvr.it/1cRFyZ

Press TV: Spanish demonstrators protest against the government's labor #reform in #Barcelona on May 23, 2012. http://twitpic.com/9omcp0

Reuters Top News: Afghans say kidnapped aid workers in mountains, talks begin http://reut.rs/KgZXHA

Asahi Japan Watch: UPDATE/ Myanmar police move against spreading power protests http://ajw.asahi.com/article/asia/south_east_asia/AJ201205240079

The Daily Star: Lebanese man gets 3 years prison for collaborating with Israel http://bit.ly/Kj6ge6

The Daily Star: Syrian troops shell Rastan, killing three: activists http://bit.ly/KsceKr

Egypt Independent: Beirut shootout leaves two dead, six injured http://ow.ly/b7kiV #Lebanon #Beirut

BBC Breaking News: UK economy contracted by 0.3% in first three months of year, worse than previously estimated. Details soon http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/

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... http://on.wsj.com/KFhk3X

Post World News: Officials: 2 dead after hours-long shootout in tense Lebanese capital http://wapo.st/LGJUqO



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 http://dlvr.it/1cwH5v

Breaking News Storm: Subtropical Storm #Beryl, 2nd named storm of Atlantic #hurricane season, forms off SE coast - @TWCBreaking http://wxch.nl/Lwx2gk

The Star: Ex-Mexico cop pleads guilty in U.S. to organizing cartel hit squad http://dlvr.it/1cwDTn

The Star: Sudan says captures rebel stronghold in border state http://dlvr.it/1cwDRn

The Star: Turkmen leader sacks oil and gas minister http://dlvr.it/1cwDSl

The Star: Lotus Group CEO Bahar suspended http://dlvr.it/1cwBnM

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 http://wapo.st/JzDg0c

The Associated Press: Tropical storm warnings for Southeast coast from Florida to South Carolina; system gathering strength: http://apne.ws/JAsiHL -JM

Breaking News: Police update: 4 dead, including girls ages 2 and 4, in Blue Springs, Mo., in apparent murder-suicide - KSHB http://bit.ly/LwqI8B

Press TV: China censures#US human rights report http://dlvr.it/1cvvFx

Al Jazeera English: In #Cambodia, there have been numerous #ChildTrafficking cases involving orphanages - watch Cambodia's orphan business http://aje.me/LHXF8x

New York Times World: World Briefing | The Americas: Brazil: President Vetoes Parts of Bill to Open Forests http://nyti.ms/LBOe7I

New York Times World: World Briefing | Europe: Russia: Free Apartments for Injured Police Officers http://nyti.ms/Lwltpr

Press TV: Yemenis hold anti-US, anti-Israeli demo http://dlvr.it/1cvb2J

The Star: Gunman in Indiana standoff shoots himself http://dlvr.it/1cvYgY

The Star: Egypt to pick Islamist or military man as president http://dlvr.it/1cvYgG

The Star: Bud weakens to storm off Mexico's Pacific coast http://dlvr.it/1cvYft

The Star: SpaceX capsule docks at space station http://dlvr.it/1cvYfG

Post World News: Soldiers sentences to 30-50 years in Colombia for killing man, falsely claiming he was rebel http://wapo.st/LOBhue

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 http://reut.rs/LOAv0b

The Globe and Mail: The undeclared war on Iran's nuclear program http://bit.ly/LOwHw8

Press TV: US terror drone kills 4 in NW#Pakistan http://dlvr.it/1cvB7f

Post World News: 2 Bosnian Serbs sentenced for 1995 Srebrenica genocide, another 2 acquitted http://wapo.st/Jy3Uqc

FRANCE 24: Thousands of shellfish found dead in Peru http://f24.my/LOqdgJ

Reuters Top News: Kansas governor signs bill effectively banning Islamic law http://reut.rs/KoAg7X

Post World News: Quebec students challenge provincial government's emergency protest law in court http://wapo.st/Kqgzgz

Reuters Top News: Lebanese Syria hostage release delayed, massacre claimed http://reut.rs/KnOK80

Press TV: Villagers flee as Congo war intensifies http://dlvr.it/1ctSVJ

Post World News: Profiles of Egypt's 2 presidential candidates who advanced to next month's runoff http://wapo.st/JzInNZ

Al Jazeera English: Dozens held at Azerbaijan opposition rally http://aje.me/JzJWvu

Al Arabiya English: Russian arms shipment en route to Syria, plans to dock in Tartus soon http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/05/25/216504.html

AJELive: #Spain's troubled #Bankia asks government for a bailout worth $24bn after its shares were suspended | Story: http://aje.me/KFVJX2

Al Jazeera English: Yemeni Shia gathering hit by suicide attack http://aje.me/LNDGVT

Post World News: French president says all combat troops to leave Afghanistan by year's end, trainers to
stay http://wapo.st/Lj7irO

Egypt Independent: #Egyelections Suez: Shafiq 21,118 – Hamdeen 45,573 – Abouelfottouh 41,789 – Morsi 49,719 – Moussa 43,458 http://bit.ly/KR9Ezh

Egypt Independent: #Egyelections: Port Said: Hamdeen 40% – Shafiq 16% – Morsi 15% – Moussa 14% – Abouelfottouh 12% http://bit.ly/KR9Ezh

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