Sunday, May 20, 2012

The Nightly World News Report of the 20th of May 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 

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