Wednesday, May 2, 2012

The Morning World News Report of the 2nd of May 2012


Al Arabiya English: #BreakingNews: Jordanian king swears in new government led by conservative establishment figure Fayez al-Tarawneh. #Jordan

TheEconomist: English is a useful business language, but it should be encouraged rather than made mandatory http://econ.st/IkVbHj

AJEnglish: Why a journalist writes the day's news stories on a blackboard beside a major road in #Liberia's capital | http://aje.me/JPsxCd

Reuters: UBS profit halves after losses on its own debt http://reut.rs/JMFnxl

MarketWatch: U.S. stocks retreat Wednesday as Wall Street expresses ADP disappointment http://on.mktw.net/IuuCST

PressTV: Hundreds of protesters have nearly brought the Los Angeles International Airport to a shutdown as part of a... http://fb.me/1o68xBbuN

SkyNewsBreak: AP: China demands apology from Washington over activist Chen Guangcheng's stay at U.S. Embassy in Beijing

guardiannews: Eritrea tops list of world's worst press censors http://gu.com/p/379ka/tf

AlArabiya_Eng: Palestinian armed groups, al-Qaeda launched 50 attacks on Sinai police since Mubarak's ouster http://goo.gl/bC6tD

wsjworld: Seoul Clears Plan to Curb Emissions http://on.wsj.com/KMPp5A

PressTV: Bank of America plans to cut 2,000 jobs http://dlvr.it/1W5vSm

HuffPostWorld: New candidate, old party, big lead in Mexico http://huff.to/K1Cf2u

MarketWatch: U.S. factory orders decline in March http://on.mktw.net/Iuskmw

PressTV: NATO soldier dies in#Afghanistan http://dlvr.it/1W9Zvx

PressTV: Fifteen Syrian soldiers killed in Aleppo http://dlvr.it/1W9Zww

PressTV: Italy unemployment rises to 9.8 http://dlvr.it/1W6GQ8

MarketWatch: Euro-zone unemployment hits euro-era high 10.9% in March http://on.mktw.net/Je4adG

Al Jazeera English: Video: US trains Ugandan soldiers for AU mission http://aje.me/JSNtZ7

guardianworld: "Foreigners go home" Greek neo-nazis set to win seats in parliamentary elections http://gu.com/p/379ec/tw

AlArabiya_Eng: Video: More killings reported as Syrian forces fire at demos in Damascus neighborhood http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/05/02/211615.html

BBCWorld: Chinese dissident #ChenGuangcheng's lawyer tells BBC that Chen is very happy and now "has his true freedom" http://bbc.in/IGBknS

guardianworld: "I refuse to be cut" Webby-winning video on the Kenyan girls fighting back against genitial mutilation http://gu.com/p/2zfdv/tw

PressTV: 'High turnout shows #Iranian insight' http://dlvr.it/1W98MB

PressTV: London police nab 5 Occupy protesters http://dlvr.it/1W98NP

TelegraphWorld: Greenpeace activist paraglides into French nuclear plant to highlight lack of security http://tgr.ph/IlJjUu

PostWorldNews: UN: Nearly 5,000 people displaced after clashes in Congo's North Kivu province http://wapo.st/JSJjQP

AP: Death of British codebreaker found in locked sports bag likely a crime, definitely a mystery, coroner says: http://trib.al/3iUPP3 -ldh

AP: Blind Chinese dissident was pressured into staying after his wife was threatened with beating, friend says: http://apne.ws/JSNlZr -ldh

Reuters: Nepal's "magic" surgeon brings light back to poor http://reut.rs/Ix5CfB

TheEconomist: The possibility of a euro-zone breakup is not high, but still influences businesses & banks on the ground http://econ.st/JQ1Op8

ADAMPLOW: You think Indian cities are crowded now? UN sees urban popln up 60 percent by 2030. People should listen to Charles Correa more

BBCWorld: #NorthKorea disrupting electronic flight navigation systems, officials in #SouthKorea say http://bbc.in/ISELFu

AP: Roadside bomb in central Syria kills member of security forces, wound 3 others: http://apne.ws/ISjzzt - VW

BBCWorld: Cardinal #Brady to "not resign" as Ireland's Catholic Church head despite claims he failed to act over abuse http://bbc.in/IGEecf

BBCWorld: Islamist group #BokoHaram claims responsibility for bombings of newspaper's office in #Nigeria http://bbc.in/IGEyYy

Reuters: Time Warner's revenue up, though "Luck" wasn't http://reut.rs/IzKhSG

AlArabiya_Eng: Update: Egyptian military troops deployed as renewed Cairo clashes leave 20 dead http://goo.gl/HEkKB

PostWorldNews: Hungarian lawmakers elect Janos Adler as president in boost for ruling party http://wapo.st/JSsPYX

AJEnglish: Syrian soldiers 'killed in Aleppo ambush' http://aje.me/IT37Pm

PostWorldNews: Taliban warn of start of annual 'spring offensive' in Afghanistan http://wapo.st/KLMaLH

BreakingNews: Update: 11 people killed, more than 160 wounded near Egypt's Defense Ministry, security and medical sources say - Reuters

PostWorldNews: Hours after Obama visit, Taliban attack on compound for foreigners in Afghan capital kills 7 http://wapo.st/JRWyBs

PressTV: Thousands of Turkish protesters gather at Taksim square during a #MayDay rally in central #Istanbul, on May 1 http://twitpic.com/9gbxhf

PressTV: Thousands of union members and #Occupy Wall Street protesters march together down Broadway towards the financi http://twitpic.com/9gbxof

PressTV: Afghan men look at the wreckage of a vehicle used by an attacker in front of a guesthouse in #Kabul on May 2 http://twitpic.com/9gbxve

PressTV: #Occupy #Oakland protesters try to pull a protester as he is getting detained by Oakland police officers durin http://twitpic.com/9gby1b

AlArabiya_Eng: 11 people killed in clashes in Cairo: medical sources #AlArabiya #Egypt

AlArabiya_Eng: 2 Egypt presidential candidates suspend campaigns over killings #AlArabiya #Egypt

AJELive: Death toll from #Cairo clashes reaches nine; army deploys troops to quell violence | http://aje.me/IFrzYY #Egypt #MOD

cnnbrk: Blind Chinese activist who fled house arrest wants to stay in in China, U.S. says. http://on.cnn.com/Il4c1W

BBCBreaking: #Greece's credit rating upgraded from "default" category to "CCC" by agency Standard and Poor's. http://bbc.in/IGBgod

Reuters Top News: China factories bottoming out, HSBC PMI signals http://reut.rs/IxV5AD

BBC News (World): VIDEO: Inuits protest against seal ban http://bbc.in/IGe3SV

AlArabiya_Eng: Fighting over at foreign guesthouse complex in Kabul, attackers killed: ISAF #AlArabiya

Al Arabiya English: Turkish beauty magazine ties Muslim veil to glamor http://goo.gl/kdzaS #AlArabiya

Al Arabiya English: Cairo clashes renewed as military rulers call for meeting with parties, MPs: reports http://goo.gl/HEkKB

CNN International: ENDING CHILD LABOR: http://on.cnn.com/IsJSzC 14-year-old Dante works in the Philippines’ sugar fields for just $3.50 a day. #cnneyeonPH

Al Arabiya English: Two more explosions heard from inside foreign guest complex in Kabul: AFP

CNN International: U.S. secret agents 'refused polygraph' http://dlvr.it/1W3vd3

The Associated Press: French President Nicolas Sarkozy fights for his political future, an underdog going into Sunday's election: http://apne.ws/JQ54AU -BW

HuffPostWorld: Al Qaeda attack plot embedded in porn video http://huff.to/IEq5OL

The Associated Press: Myanmar begins new era as Suu Kyi is sworn in to parliament, takes office for first time. http://apne.ws/JRsnKo -MM

The Associated Press: Afghan government says six people killed in blasts in capital. http://apne.ws/KtEBEF -MM

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