Wednesday, May 23, 2012

The Morning World News Report of the 23rd of May 2012

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

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