Thursday, May 3, 2012

The Nightly World News Report of the 3rd of May 2012

BBCWorld: France vote rivals in final rally

Al Jazeera English: Mali army commanders say Bamako under control

SkyNewsBreak: 15 people have died and 45 others injured in bomb blast in market in Pakistan

AFP: Myanmar says #Kachin rebels suffer heavy losses in clashes with army #KIA

PostWorldNews: Nepal PM to resign by end of May; new government to hold election within one year

Reuters: Suicide bomber kills at least 11 people near a crowded street market in NW Pakistan, officials say

Al Arabiya English: Four police among seven killed in #Pakistan bomb attack: officials

BreakingNews: Colorado civil union bill advanced by Republican-led House Judiciary Committee - AP

nytimesworld: Mexico Photographers Found Dead in Veracruz State

PressTV: Leader votes in Majlis runoff elections

wsjworld: More Journalists Killed in Mexico

wsjworld: Japan's Last Nuclear Reactor to Close

PostWorldNews: Israel gets its fourth submarine from Germany capable of launching nuclear warheads

BBCBreaking: Labour's Joe Anderson is elected #Liverpool's first mayor with 57.7% of vote via ArifBBC #bbcvote2012

BBC News (World): Argentina approves oil takeover

MarketWatch: Hong Kong stocks fall, with resource shares mostly weaker; Hang Seng Index down 0.5%

BBC Breaking News: Nottingham votes no in mayoral referendum, reports BBC's @rosschawkins UK elections live: #bbcvote2012

The Associated Press: U.S. Justice Department sought more than 1,700 secret warrants last year: -CC

TheEconomist: Europe is abuzz with talk of a growth compact, but nobody agrees what it means

Reuters: ECOWAS warn Mali, Bissau juntas, prepares troops

BBCBreaking: First result declared in UK #localelections: Labour hold #Sunderland Council, gaining 8 seats #BBCvote2012

BBCWorld: Sudan pledges to cease fighting

New York Times World: Chen Guangcheng Case Much Discussed in China, but Cautiously

PostWorldNews: Documents: Osama bin Laden didn't want Somali group al-Shabab to publicly announce merger

WSJ World News: China Shows Openness in U.S. Talks

MarketWatch: Yahoo CEO lied about a degree? Big deal, says @JonMediaWeb $YHOO

BBCBreaking: Polls close in #localelections in England, Wales and Scotland. Follow results live:

Al Arabiya English: UK condemns protestor killings, detainee torture in #Iran during 2011

Wall Street Journal: Rates on the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage hit record low of 3.84%, down from 3.88% last week and 4.71% a year ago.

Breaking News: Washington police issue Amber Alert for 3 and 7-year-old girls believed to be taken by woman - @KIRO7Seattle

The Associated Press: The La Nina weather phenomenon is over. Will drought, hurricanes also go? -CC

TIMEWorld: Meet the activists and supporters of Chen Guangcheng who now may face the wrath of Beijing authorities |

MarketWatch: LinkedIn shares climb nearly 8% in late trading after profit more than doubles

Breaking News: LinkedIn acquires professional content sharing platform SlideShare for $119M - @TechCrunch

BBCWorld: Journalist pair killed in Mexico

BBC News (World): Facebook reveals IPO share price

Post World News: Chen says China not honoring agreement, wants to meet U.S. diplomats.

Reuters Top News: Gunman at Italian tax office surrenders to police

MarketWatch: Dow industrials end down 62 points ahead of Friday payrolls report

Breaking News: 2 powerful blasts in Russia's Dagestan region kill at least 4, wound 3 - state-run RIA news agency via @Reuters

Keith Richburg: Wash Post finally able to speak (again) with Chen Guangcheng. He says he left embassy voluntarily, but China not living up to the agreement.

BBC News (World): Zimbabwean prosecutors drop charges against three women accused of raping men, because of a lack of evidence

MarketWatch: Facebook narrows IPO price range, seeks valuation of $85 bln to $95 bln: WSJ

PressTV: Chen seeks exile, strains#US-China ties

Reuters Top News: Army says clashes won't delay Egypt's historic vote

BreakingNews: More: Chen blames a 'misunderstanding' for the impression that the US government abandoned him in the hospital - RamCNN

RamCNN: Chen Guangcheng speaks to CNN, says he believes US will help him, expresses 'deep gratitude' to American officials in Beijing

Reuters Top News: Zimbabwe minister threatens media crackdown

Post World News: Bahrain’s king approves amendments that boost parliament powers in bid to ease crisis

Wall Street Journal: The Northern Mariana Islands' retirement system was the first U.S. public pension fund to file for bankruptcy.

MarketWatch: Gold ends 1.2% lower at $1,634.80 an ounce

CNN Breaking News: Small explosion reported at Tennessee high school, 1 person injured.

PressTV: #Palestinians clash with #Israeli forces outside #Ofer military prison near the West Ba

New York Times World: Pressure in Ireland Grows on Catholic Leader to Resign

HuffPostWorld: Guatemala declares state of siege

Reuters US News: U.S. fighter jet crashes in United Arab Emirates

PressTV: Quake jolts southwest #Iran, injures 8

Post World News: Rio de Janeiro stripping ‘visual pollution,’ targets massive billboards, other ads along beach

Reuters: 9/11 plot suspects head back to court at Guantanamo

Reuters: Congolese flee army's hunt for dissident general

Reuters: U.S. triples military aid to Philippines in 2012

PressTV: Turkish forces kill three PKK members


Reena Gupta said...

The study of world history, as distinct from national history, has existed in many world cultures. However, early forms of world history were not truly global, and were limited to only the regions known by historian.

Alexander Hicken said...

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