Monday, May 28, 2012

The Morning #WorldNews Report of the 28th of May 2012

Reuters Top News: RIM's top lawyer joins parade of resignations http://reut.rs/K7dbKH

RT: Twelve of 100,000 illegal taxies detained during check-up http://on.rt.com/bg0f8s

Breaking News: Syrian foreign ministry says 'hundreds of armed men' carried out Houla massacre, denies tanks shelled area - @Reuters

Dawn Media Group: US drone attacks kill nine militants in North Waziristan on Monday | http://DAWN.COM http://dawn.com/2012/05/28/us-drone-strike-kills-3-militants-in-north-waziristan-officials

Press TV: Shia Muslim killed in Nigeria http://dlvr.it/1dW7JJ

Dawn Media Group: Thousands rally in support of PM Gilani in Quetta | http://DAWN.COM http://dawn.com/2012/05/28/thousands-rally-in-support-of-pm-gilani-in-quetta

RT: Guns & Prayers: Syrian rebels 'major clients' of Lebanese arms dealers http://on.rt.com/rsmxyi @MFinoshina_RT

CNN Breaking News: 2 murder suspects escape from Arkansas jail. http://on.cnn.com/LYnb9O

VOA Africa: South Sudan Army Denies Accusations of Abuse, Torture http://bit.ly/LYkO6N

VOA Africa: UN Awaits Access to Displaced Somalis in Afgoye http://bit.ly/LYkLIj

Egypt Independent: #Giza food supply police seize meat unfit for human consumption http://ow.ly/bcgyD 

The Moscow Times: Violence as a Cultural Norm Must Be Rejected http://tmt-go.ru/459442 #opinion

FRANCE 24: Three dead as Indonesia football fans clash http://f24.my/JIOcJ0

Agence France-Presse: #Bahrain opposition activist to end 110-day hunger strike http://yhoo.it/LC2biG

Dawn Media Group: US drone attacks kill eight militants in North Waziristan: officials | http://DAWN.COM http://dawn.com/2012/05/28/us-drone-strike-kills-3-militants-in-north-waziristan-officials

Dawn Media Group: US drone strike kills 3 militants in North Waziristan: officials | http://DAWN.COM http://dawn.com/2012/05/28/us-drone-strike-kills-3-militants-in-north-waziristan-officials

CNN International: 2 killed in Afghanistan copter crash http://dlvr.it/1dVFtx

BBC Breaking News: #Kenya police say huge explosion in #Nairobi was caused by a bomb, after initially saying it was an electrical fault http://bbc.in/KyrcNP

TOI World News: At least 36 killed across Syria as clashes rage http://toi.in/1gfULZ

AJELive: #Villagio fire killed 19: 13 children, 4 teachers, 2 firefighters and injured 17, according to #Qatar interior ministry http://aje.me/MWFWaa

Egypt Independent: Egypt's Moussa offers no endorsement for #runoff http://ow.ly/bccbE

Breaking News: More: At least 14 children killed in fire at shopping mall in Doha, according to Qatari interior ministry - @AJELive

The Daily Star: South Lebanon man slashes himself with sword in public protest http://bit.ly/KA1PeZ

World Bank: #DataoftheDay: In Togo, the agriculture sector contributes 40% to GDP http://bit.ly/L3wm2C

FRANCE 24 English: FRANCE: France's new PM Ayrault most popular in 50 years http://f24.my/JICEW4

Breaking News: Update: At least 1 dead in Qatar mall fire; relative says 2-year-old boy died - @Reuters http://reut.rs/LwDOXK

Haaretz.com: New computer virus hits #Iran, #Israel in unprecedented #cyber-attack http://htz.li/MTdoRy

Al Arabiya English: Tunisian court delays appeal for 'blasphemous' cartoon http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/05/28/217056.html 

Sky News Newsdesk: AFP: Madrid shares slide 2.17% to lowest close in nine years

Al Jazeera English: Shafiq and Morsi confirmed for Egypt runoff http://aje.me/JIwK7z

CBC News Alerts: Thunder Bay declares state of emergency due to flooding . 100 mm of rain fell in past 48 hours. http://bit.ly/KxTW9z

CNN Breaking News: Tropical Storm #Beryl weakens to tropical depression. http://on.cnn.com/KW47HL

Dawn Media Group: Two policemen killed, one hurt in #Quetta firing | http://DAWN.COM http://dawn.com/2012/05/28/two-policemen-killed-one-hurt-in-quetta-firing/

Telegraph World News: Massacred Syrian children were 'bound before being shot' http://tgr.ph/JInOyQ

Zee News: Nepal`s five major parties demand PM`s resignation http://mgc.li/gb8

Press TV: Greek media workers go on strike http://dlvr.it/1dT1rN

The Associated Press: BREAKING: Official: Muslim Brotherhood candidate, Mubarak's ex-PM to contest runoff for president.

Dawn Media Group: Zardari orders crack-down operation in Sindh | http://DAWN.COM http://dawn.com/2012/05/28/zardari-orders-crack-down-operation-in-sindh/

BBC News (World): Massive cyber-attack discovered http://bbc.in/LXI44I

BBC News (World): VIDEO: Nepalis protest after deadline expires http://bbc.in/LXI6tp

Egypt Independent: Parliament to discuss standards for electing Constituent Assembly http://ow.ly/bbYXl

The Daily Star: U.S. drone strike, clashes kill 10 Al-Qaeda fighters in Yemen http://bit.ly/KJRz4z

RT: TNK-BP beheaded: Fridman quits as oil firm's CEO http://on.rt.com/co28xv

The Straits Times: Taiwan deploys missiles capable of long-range strike on China http://is.gd/5Q0Knj

Dawn Media Group: Karachi stocks rise; rupee hits fresh low against dollar | Business | http://DAWN.COM http://dawn.com/2012/05/28/karachi-stocks-rise-rupee-hits-fresh-low-against-dollar/

The Daily Star: Bahrain's Khawaja to end hunger strike Monday: lawyer http://bit.ly/KJLepH

The Daily Star: Crash, attack kill 3 NATO troops in Afghanistan http://bit.ly/KzsY1z

Khaleej Times: #Japan farmers plant, pray for radiation-free rice http://ktimes.co/aeqxd

Telegraph World News: Rescuers reach first bodies buried by Siachen avalanche http://tgr.ph/LXqoX5

Press TV: Three killed in#US drone attack in#Yemen http://dlvr.it/1dRgYp

Al Arabiya English: #Iran confirms 'sending troops' to aid #Syria, curb bloodshed during uprising http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/05/28/217014.html

The Associated Press: BREAKING: Lawyer says pope's butler has pledged his "full collaboration" in Vatican leaks investigation.

The Jakarta Globe: Update: Police Arrest Four More Drug Smuggling Suspects in Bali http://bit.ly/LXkPYN

The Daily Star: Turkish court charges Israeli military members http://bit.ly/Kzfwec

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

The Star: Blast rocks Kenyan capital, at least 15 hurt http://dlvr.it/1dRFdR

Breaking News: Activist Nabeel Rajab, founder of Bahrain Centre for Human Rights, freed on bail - @Reuters

The Star: Ukraine official resigns over ticket scandal http://dlvr.it/1dRD0f

BBC News (World): #Kenya's police commissioner says an electrical fault was to blame for explosion in Nairobi, reports say http://bbc.in/KxDlCR

BBC News (World): TNK-BP chief executive to resign http://bbc.in/LXfl03

The Daily Star: German woman covered in fresh bruises: Bosnia prosecutors http://bit.ly/LXcwvQ

Post World News: NATO coalition aircraft crashes in eastern Afghanistan, no fatalities reported http://wapo.st/JHGK0N

The Daily Star: Bahrain grants bail for rights activist http://bit.ly/LXcwvO

Asahi Japan Watch: Allies quit government as Nepal crisis deepens http://ajw.asahi.com/article/asia/south_east_asia/AJ201205280118

Reuters Top News: Spanish yields rise as bank bailout concerns grow http://reut.rs/K6br4i

Al Jazeera English: Ban on Thai politicians to be lifted http://aje.me/JHWKjr

BBC News (World): Robbers strike after Australian teenager posts #Facebook photo of large sum of cash http://bbc.in/LX9o3f

Khaleej Times: 5,552 illegal residents arrested in #Dubai http://ktimes.co/-k0wp #UAE

The Jakarta Globe: Somalia's Puntland Police Arrest 11 Pirates http://bit.ly/LX6StV

Al Arabiya English: #BreakingNews: The head of #Libya's National Transitional Council says national assembly elections, scheduled for June 19, will be delayed.

The Globe and Mail: From @globebusiness: Markets have lost $2-trillion since Greek stalemate began http://bit.ly/LX5Z4j

Agence France-Presse: String of lows for #India's #rupee shows economy adrift: analysts http://bit.ly/KWhcgG

Post World News: China's ruling Communist Party expels former railways minister, who faces graft charges http://wapo.st/LX20F8

Dawn Media Group: Syrian bombardment of Hama kills 41: opposition http://dlvr.it/1dQT9Q

The Star: China expels former railways minister from Party http://dlvr.it/1dQSC6

CBC World News: Bangladesh Islamic party leaders indicted on war crimes charges http://bit.ly/LLdl84

AJELive: Explosion rocks business district of #Kenya's capital #Nairobi, sets building on fire - AP

Dawn Media Group: Four women, two men sentenced to death for singing, dancing at wedding | http://DAWN.COM http://dawn.com/2012/05/28/clerics-issue-death-decree-for-six-in-kohistan-over-wedding-video/ #Pakistan

BBC Breaking News: Reports of explosion in #Kenya's capital Nairobi; several wounded. Details soon: http://bbc.in/LWYwSW

The Daily Star: France arrests suspected Basque separatist leader http://bit.ly/MV1qEx

BBC News (World): Life on the dump: The Kenyans who survive on what others throw away http://bbc.in/KwXnxl #Kenya

Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_comEngine of Indian jet catches fire; no one injured http://dlvr.it/1dN94w

Press TV: Larijani elected as acting Majlis speaker: Iran's new parliamentarians have elected Ali Larijani as the acting s... http://bit.ly/LWqJsW

Al Arabiya English: Feature: Millions in global aid for #Iraq sits unspent http://goo.gl/OrCkw

Press TV: Larijani elected as acting Majlis speaker http://dlvr.it/1dN3jc

The Star: Allies quit government as Nepal crisis deepens http://dlvr.it/1dN1Yw

Reuters Top News: Egypt to announce presidential poll result on Monday http://reut.rs/KwTpVp

MarketWatch: Bankia shares sink 27% as trading resumes in Madrid after bailout plan http://on.mktw.net/KPplkZ

Asia Times Online: Pyongyang's pirates broadside Beijing: The hijacking of Chinese fishing boats by North Korean vessels in the Yel... http://bit.ly/LLeL5o

Yonhap News Agency: S. Korean man sentenced to death for drug smuggling in China: Seoul official http://bit.ly/Kfn72D

Yonhap News Agency: Fire at POSCO's steel mill in Pohang injures one http://bit.ly/KfhTDS

Yonhap News Agency: S. Korea, Chile agree to upgrade relations to comprehensive partnership http://bit.ly/KQQAh2

Yonhap News Agency: N. Korea steps up fight against drought http://bit.ly/KQVPgM

The Daily Star: Iran rejects link to alleged coup plots in Bahrain http://bit.ly/K2tp7j

The Daily Star: Syrian bombardment of Hama kills 41: opposition http://bit.ly/MTOmiN

The Jakarta Globe: Gita Wirjawan: "China consumes 40% of raw materials, but only contributes only 10% of global GDP. This must be readjusted." 

Zee News: Eighty percent students clear CBSE exams: Over 80 per cent students Monday cleared the 2012 Class XII CBSE exami... http://bit.ly/KyhTxK

Dawn Media Group: Three killed as gunmen attack passenger coaches in Lower Kurram http://dlvr.it/1dMXRv

VOA Africa: Lesotho Votes in General Election http://bit.ly/KrK0yu

Want China Times: Taiwan's legislature divided over capital gains tax bill http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?id=20120528000029&cid=1101&MainCatID=0 

Want China Times: #Profits fall 1.6% at major Chinese industrial companies http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?id=20120528000028&cid=1102&MainCatID=0

The Jakarta Globe: Suicide Bomber Kills 3 at C. Java Church: Witnesses http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/home/suicide-bomber-kills-3-at-c-java-church-witnesses/467550

The Jakarta Globe: Buildings Collapse at Graft-Ridden Hambalang Sports Stadium http://bit.ly/KVo6Tw

Al Arabiya English: #Australia denies mishandling dead Afghan soldiers' bodies http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/05/28/216948.html #Afghanistan

Asahi Japan Watch: TEPCO plans removal of unused nuclear fuel as early as July http://ajw.asahi.com/article/0311disaster/fukushima/AJ201205280056

Post World News: Iran's parliament re-elects Ahmadinejad critic as speaker http://wapo.st/LWaLPE

MktwAustraliaNZ: #Oil futures move above $91 a barrel in electronic trading. http://tinyurl.com/886g5nk

SCMP 南華早報: Nissan wants in on Hong Kong's electric revolution, http://ow.ly/bbwvA

SCMP 南華早報: Three die as electric taxi explodes in Shenzhen, http://ow.ly/bbwsM

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