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

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

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