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

Al Jazeera English: Tense calm in Lebanese capital

STcom: Anwar Ibrahim charged in court for his part in a political rally for fair elections last month

AJEnglish: Hundreds arrested in Canada student protests

WantChinaTimes: Steel industry reflects China's struggle to maintain growth

WantChinaTimes: New leadership in Beijing unlikely to change course on Taiwan

New York Times World: Secret Clinics Tend to Bahrain's Wounded

MarketWatch: Hong Kong stocks rise, tracking global advance; Hang Seng Index up 0.6%, back above 19,000

AJEnglish: Strauss-Kahn faces new French rape probe

BBCWorld: Third of malaria drugs 'are fake'

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

CBSNews: White House to become drone kill list decider -

Reuters: Exclusive: U.S. envoy to Afghanistan to step down shortly - missyryan

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

Breaking News UK: Earthquake, magnitude 5.8, recorded 14 miles from Sofia, Bulgaria - @usgs

cnnbrk: 3 in oil crew die in explosion in El Dorado, AR, while dismantling an abandoned containment vessel.

cnnbrk: #Senate passes #Iran sanctions bill.

staronline: Bomb threat forces evacuation at Utah spy site, FBI says

CNN International: Mexico capture top suspect in 49 deaths

PostWorldNews: Witnesses: 7 killed in separate northeast Nigeria shootings likely carried out by sect

WSJ World News: Leftist Greek Party Seeks Support

AJEnglish: Prison term in US gay-bullying case

Al Jazeera English: Mexico says Zetas cartel ordered beheadings

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

Egypt Independent: Egyptian military judiciary investigates #Air Force corruption case #US #Egypt

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

Telegraph World News: UN criticises Tajikistan for using torture

nytimesworld: Newly Elected, Serb Shifts Course on European Union

DailyStarLeb: 4 Inerga rocket-propelled grenades fired in north Lebanon: residents

EpochTimesChina: Village Protests Thwart Demolition Attempt in Eastern China

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%.

MarketWatch: Facebook shares lose 11% on Nasdaq's best day in five months

New York Times World: Funeral of Girl Killed in Italy School Blast is Held

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

Egypt Independent: Attempt to smuggle #weapons across Libyan border foiled #Smuggling #Libya

New York Times World: General Fonseka Is Released From Prison in Sri Lanka

The Globe and Mail: Raw Video: NATO protesters target Boeing

WSJ: Facebook shares are still expensive: They're trading at 57 times projected earnings for the next year.

WSJ: More than a third of divorce filings last year contained the word "Facebook." Via SmartMoney

Reuters: Food, water scarce in rebel-held Timbuktu

MarketWatch: Gold ends 0.2% lower at $1,588.70 an ounce

EgyIndependent: Salafis attack alcohol shops in #Tunisia, government vows punishment 

PressTV: French cabinet includes 3 Muslims

BreakingNews: Israeli PM Netanyahu says Iran is developing nuclear weapons in order to destroy Israel - ynet

Reuters Top News: Six convicted over Kazakhstan oil riots: court

DailyStarLeb: Iraq attacks kill four

Dawn Media Group: Three officials face court-martial over PNS Mehran base attack

Reuters: Pressure grows to list Nigerian militants as terrorists

Reuters: Nasdaq bounces as Apple outweighs Facebook

Wall Street Journal: Hiring is up for business school grads. The bad news? Salaries are flat or outright declining.

Post World News: Greece's new prime minister meets party leaders ahead of EU summit, June 17 elections

Egypt Independent: Awa makes final campaign push

MarketWatch: Quantitative easing's impact on mortgages muted by market forces: Fed

EgyIndependent: 12 Copts sentenced to life in prison, 8 Muslims acquitted over Abu Qurqas violence

CNN Breaking News: Dharun Ravi sentenced to 30 days in Rutgers spycam case.

staronline: Militant group claims suicide bombing in Syria

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

ThomasErdbrink: #Iran diplomat who molested four teenage girls in a Brazilian swimming pool is fired, he acted "against regulations" (ISNA)

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