Sunday, August 26, 2012

The World News Report of the 26th of August 2012



15m Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Florida braces for Tropical Storm Isaac: With Tropical Storm Isaac heading towards US on Monday, a state of emer... http://bit.ly/Qlg509 
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58m The Moscow Times ‏@MoscowTimes
Greenpeace Activists in New Protest at Gazprom Arctic Drilling http://tmt-go.ru/467164  #news
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1h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
Free Syrian Army reportedly downs regime helicopter in #Damascus http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/08/27/234458.html … #FSA #Syria
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1h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Militant hideout busted in Kashmir, arms cache recovered http://bit.ly/Th6VP3 
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1h The Straits Times ‏@STcom
Brit gets off on molest charge but is fined for abusing cop http://bit.ly/U579en 
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2h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Rights bodies claim forest guards kill tribals http://bit.ly/QIfNuW 
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2h Justin Salhani ‏@JustinSalhani
#Tripoli sniper kills one, #Army tries to restore order http://bit.ly/PlR9Sb  #lebanon
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2h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Lebanon army detains 18 armed men http://dlvr.it/23bGFz 
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6h Want China Times ‏@WantChinaTimes
Seven seats to remain for China's political bureau: China Times http://bit.ly/NqHttG 
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6h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Sharp increase in refugee flows from Syria http://wapo.st/Reqq9e 
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1h CBS News ‏@CBSNews
Taliban beheads 17 Afghan civilians, gov't. says http://cbsn.ws/RQUZIT 
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1h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Afghan soldier kills two Nato troops in insider attack: Isaf | http://DAWN.COM  http://trib.al/KgdGSD 
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2h The Star ‏@staronline
Two foreign troops killed by rogue Afghan soldier http://dlvr.it/23bfvQ 
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2h Times of India ‏@timesofindia
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2h The Australian ‏@australian
Villagers beheaded amid Afghan turmoil: SEVENTEEN civilians including two women have been beheaded in a southern... http://bit.ly/PfyeHf 
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3h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Profits dip at Chinese industries http://bbc.in/OEcSpo 
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3h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: #Taliban attack on army post kills 10 #Afghan soldiers: officials
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4h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Okinawa typhoon heads to S Korea http://bbc.in/PI6E9U 
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4h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Nigeria confirms Boko Haram talks http://bbc.in/OE8EhK 
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4h The Star ‏@staronline
Typhoon Bolaven heads for Korea after lashing Japan http://dlvr.it/23ZgvC 
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4h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Report: Japanese government making 2 billion-yen bid to purchase islands contested by China - @japantimes http://bit.ly/PhNJnE 
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4h Al Jazeera English ‏@AJEnglish
US arms sales hit record levels http://aje.me/ReFSCy 
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4h Press TV ‏@PressTV
7 killed in Chicago shootings in 48 hrs http://dlvr.it/23ZQqW 
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5h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Hertz to buy Dollar Thrifty for about $2.3 billion in cash http://on.mktw.net/PTPHbY 
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5h Want China Times ‏@WantChinaTimes
Anhui police arrest a drug-dealer "loyal to his country" http://bit.ly/PTCujl 
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5h Press TV ‏@PressTV
‘Togo releases 119 anti-govt. protesters’ http://dlvr.it/23YvY2 
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6h The Star ‏@staronline
More than 150 Haitians detained in Bahamas after boat runs aground http://dlvr.it/23YlZJ 
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6h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Asia stocks rise, but Korea slips on Samsung http://on.mktw.net/OmGZmP 
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6h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Hong Kong stocks rise modestly as earnings offer some support; Hang Seng Index up 0.2% http://on.mktw.net/PTDYKo 
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7h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Libya minister resigns amid criticism http://dlvr.it/23YQy4 
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7h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Samsung Electronics shares plunge 6.8% in Seoul after U.S. verdict in favor of Apple http://on.mktw.net/QHA9o5 
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7h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
The Dow is up 1.1%, versus a 6.8% drop a year ago, letting traders, analysts & money managers unplug. http://on.wsj.com/RdRzJB 
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7h CBS News ‏@CBSNews
Tampa area has nation's highest homelessness rate - http://cbsn.ws/PTtVVW  (via @CBSEveningNews)
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8h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Japan stocks open higher after U.S. gains, drop in yen; Nikkei Average up 0.8% http://on.mktw.net/QHsiXJ 
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8h RT ‏@RT_com
#TSA spends millions on failed shoe scanning devices http://on.rt.com/asxvok 
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10h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Death toll in Syria today rises to 259: Syrian Network
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11h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Death toll in #Syria today reached 213: Coordination Committees
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11h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Four people killed in Balochistan bus firing incidents | http://DAWN.COM  http://trib.al/kMIc5y 
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12h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Top Dutch political leaders debate for first time before September national elections http://wapo.st/RdEY9m 
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12h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: 23 charred bodies found in Deraa province: Syrian activists
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12h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Explosive device at DPO office detected‏ | http://DAWN.COM  http://trib.al/E7q1NL 
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12h WSJ World News ‏@WSJworld
Indian Police Detain Activists http://on.wsj.com/TeNVAE 
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13h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Gunmen open fire, kill protester in central square in Yemen’s second largest city http://wapo.st/QiWsWH 
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13h WSJ Europe ‏@WSJeurope
CCB's Profit Rises 15%: China Construction Bank's first-half net profit rose 15% from a year earlier, but a risi... http://on.wsj.com/SEBimK 
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13h The Star ‏@staronline
Two dead as clashes flare again in Lebanon's Tripoli http://dlvr.it/23VMK3 
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13h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Prime minister will appear before Supreme Court, says Presidency | http://DAWN.COM  http://trib.al/9nzd68 
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13h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Cholera kills 224 in Sierra Leone http://dlvr.it/23VJW2 
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14h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Death toll in Hispaniola from Tropical Storm Isaac reaches 9 http://wapo.st/QiKHj4 
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14h The Star ‏@staronline
Britain wants to restart Assange talks with Ecuador http://dlvr.it/23V3pN 
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14h The Star ‏@staronline
Hamas declines invite to Iran summit, citing Palestinian unity http://dlvr.it/23TqSJ 
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14h The Star ‏@staronline
Israel arrests three settler boys suspected of attack on Palestinians http://dlvr.it/23TqRW 
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15h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Gunmen open fire on Idlib protesters http://dlvr.it/23TbHv 
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15h CNN International ‏@cnni
Police hit NYC gunman 5 times in head http://dlvr.it/23TbFp 
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15h The Star ‏@staronline
Saudi Arabia arrests suspected militants with al-Qaeda links http://dlvr.it/23TXnx 
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16h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Militants from Afghanistan attack Pakistan for 3rd day; 1 soldier, 20 insurgents dead http://wapo.st/PcOTv5 
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16h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Thousands flee Waziristan in fear of military offensive | http://DAWN.COM  http://trib.al/rt66kL 
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16h RT ‏@RT_com
Death toll from devastating Niger floods rises to at least 47 http://on.rt.com/18jtcx  #news
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16h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: At least 110 killed by Syrian regime forces today: Coordination Committees
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17h TOI World News ‏@TOIWorldNews
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17h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Afghan officials say airstrike last week killed son of founder of powerful Haqqani militant network: http://apne.ws/Oli6Ic  -BW
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17h The Economist ‏@TheEconomist
Protesters in Sri Lanka demand that the state invests more in education. The government is right to feel nervous http://econ.st/Oi3kBO 
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18h WSJ Europe ‏@WSJeurope
China Construction Bank: Vice President Zhu Resigns: China Construction Bank said its executive vice president a... http://on.wsj.com/SDMYpR 
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18h RT ‏@RT_com
Jordan protests stray #Syria missile hitting near border town - report http://on.rt.com/pvrb9t 
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18h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
65 people killed and 125,000 left homeless due to flooding in #Niger - a country already afflicted by food shortages http://bbc.in/OD98o7 
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18h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Iran deports 49 Pakistani nationals | http://DAWN.COM  http://trib.al/QOhXAn 
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18h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
After mourning, Lonmin in race to restart mining http://reut.rs/PS9mJu 
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18h The Moscow Times ‏@MoscowTimes
Kyrgyz Government Collapses http://tmt-go.ru/467111  #news
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19h RT ‏@RT_com
Gas explosions kills 2 miners, injures 14 in #Russia’s Far East http://on.rt.com/yrnkma  #news
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21h Times of India ‏@timesofindia
Kejriwal, aides detained; police use force on protesters http://toi.in/CXxN5Z 
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23h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Refugees on hunger strike in Australia http://dlvr.it/23PK12 
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26 Aug The Star ‏@staronline
Gallows for drug trafficking Nigerian http://dlvr.it/23Nx6C 
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26 Aug Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#Syria’s air force head was assassinated by one of his aides in his office who works with the opposition: sources
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25 Aug TOI World News ‏@TOIWorldNews
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3h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
Brazil Cracks Down on Cocaine Trafficking in Border Areas http://jglo.be/iQ1 
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4h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
Indonesian 20-Year Bond Yield Reaches 8-Week High, Rupiah Rises http://jglo.be/iPn 
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4h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
Venezuela Refinery Still Ablaze as Blast Toll Hits 41 http://jglo.be/iP1 
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5h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
Oil Soars in Asia on Gulf of Mexico Supply Disruption http://jglo.be/iOC 
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5h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
Two Killed as Hard-liners Attack Shia School Group http://jglo.be/iOq 
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3h NBC News ‏@NBCNews
USGS: 7.4 magnitude earthquake strikes in Pacific Ocean 78 miles off El Salvador coast. No current tsunami threat, watch or advisory.
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7h NBC News ‏@NBCNews
MT @weatherchannel: 99 earthquakes so far today in southern California, incl. a 5.3 and 5.5 earlier this afternoon. No injuries.
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14h NBC News ‏@NBCNews
Afghan sources confirm Badruddin Haqqani, top commander of militant network, killed in airstrike http://nbcnews.to/SEtp0x 
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12h China Daily USA ‏@ChinaDailyUSA
Two traffic accidents claimed the lives of 47 people on Sunday http://bit.ly/PlfTtx 
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4h HuffPostWorld ‏@HuffPostWorld
Family of slain pro-Palestinian activist Rachel Corrie awaits verdict http://huff.to/QHSq4y 
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3h HuffPostWorld ‏@HuffPostWorld
Major earthquake strikes off coast of El Salvador http://huff.to/SGjpnC 
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11h HuffPostWorld ‏@HuffPostWorld
Drug war violence spikes in Guadalajara http://huff.to/QFMBou 
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18h HuffPostWorld ‏@HuffPostWorld
Armed gangs block highways, torch vehicles in Mexico's second biggest city http://huff.to/QFMBou 
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25 Aug HuffPostWorld ‏@HuffPostWorld
Mass killer verdict draws praise in Norway http://huff.to/QywQPV 
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3h CBC World News ‏@CBCWorldNews
Spanish countryside ravaged by wildfires http://bit.ly/OkDTwb 
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11h Paul Spiegel ‏@pbspiegel
#Refugees in South Sudan are suffering. Poor health and nutrition, difficult logistics, and rainy season. Will take time to improve...
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15h UN Development ‏@UNDP
Clashes in #Lebanon are hampering #UNHCR relief operations to assist @refugees: http://on.undp.org/ddzXO  @UN_Radio #CrisisSunday
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12h Reuters US News ‏@ReutersUS
Moderate 5.3 magnitude earthquake in Southern California: USGS http://reut.rs/ODzVkb 
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19h Reuters US News ‏@ReutersUS
U.S. court to test South Carolina voter ID law http://reut.rs/NTwGnB 
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13h Reuters US News ‏@ReutersUS
Rain finally arrives in drought-hit areas of U.S http://reut.rs/PSP5DE 
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10h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Algerian hostage of Mali Islamists appeals for help: video http://bit.ly/SF4lq4 
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12h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Gunmen kill protester in Yemen sit-in http://bit.ly/PdD6g2 
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12h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
At least four killed in Ivory Coast gunbattle http://bit.ly/TeRtmD 
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15h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Militants from Afghanistan attack Pakistan http://bit.ly/OfXKyb 
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18h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Man killed in Egypt blast near Israel border http://bit.ly/QFPB48 
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18h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
NATO: 202 Afghan bases closed, more to come http://bit.ly/QhQYLG 
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19h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Egypt: 76 convicted for attack on Israeli Embassy http://bit.ly/QFFBbc 
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23h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Relative calm in Lebanon's northern city as efforts to end violence fail http://bit.ly/PeUTZK 
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23h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Jordan appeals for aiding Syrian refugees http://bit.ly/PeUTJr 
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26 Aug The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Two factories damaged as Gaza rockets hit Israel http://bit.ly/SCUVve 
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25 Aug The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Taliban deny report of Haqqani commander's death http://bit.ly/QgMXXP 
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25 Aug The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Tanker-bus crash inferno kills 36 in China http://bit.ly/TcjYRX 
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25 Aug The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Syria wages new onslaughts on two main cities http://bit.ly/Pes4Ne 
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6h Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzonline
#Israel set to close landmark bribe case against former PM #ArielSharon http://htz.li/RQn3vL 
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15h Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzonline
#Israel Police arrests youths suspected of hurling fire bomb at #Palestinian taxi http://htz.li/PSARCt 
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17h Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzonline
#Egypt court sentences man to jail over attack on #Israel embassy in #Cairo http://htz.li/PKobfa 
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21h Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzonline
#Iran opens 120-nation non-aligned summit, defying #Western isolation http://htz.li/SDStTJ 
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22h Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzonline
#Qassam rockets explode in #Sderot causing damage to factory http://htz.li/OCUGN2 
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25 Aug Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzonline
Amid accusations of massacre, #Syrian missile strikes #Jordan border town http://htz.li/PG960K 
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5h The Straits Times ‏@STcom
F&N shares rise on plan to pay out around $4 billion to shareholders http://bit.ly/PHVWQA 
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8h The Straits Times ‏@STcom
Death toll in Haiti from Storm Isaac climbs to 7, more than 14,000 people have left their homes http://bit.ly/Reg35l 
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17h The Straits Times ‏@STcom
Togo women plan week-long sex strike to protest against president http://bit.ly/TdWQ5n 
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17h The Straits Times ‏@STcom
Saudi authorities foil 'terror' plot, bust two extremist cells: Ministry http://bit.ly/TdPSNP 
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14h TheIndyWorld ‏@IndyWorld
Ecuador considers extraditing Belarussian blogger Alexander Barankov despite the fact he may face death penalty http://ind.pn/TexMvb 
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16h TheIndyWorld ‏@IndyWorld
Foreign Office says Syria violence has reached 'a new scale' after claims that more than 300 people have been ma... http://ind.pn/Te1AIu 
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19h TheIndyWorld ‏@IndyWorld
Syrian opposition activists says more than 200 have been massacred in Daraya http://ind.pn/SE9uxl 
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21h TheIndyWorld ‏@IndyWorld
Thousands of Haitians at risk from flooding and disease after tropical storm Isaac http://ind.pn/SDkIUh 
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17h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Man killed in explosion in #Sinai, locals accuse Israeli aircraft http://ow.ly/deKDG  #Egypt #Israel
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17h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
#Morsy to meet with 35 new Egyptian ambassadors http://ow.ly/deKuU  #Egypt
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23h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Nour Party divided on #IMF loan http://ow.ly/dezyJ  #Egypt #Salafi
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6h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Trying to flee the conflict, #Syria refugees stranded at Turkish border http://yhoo.it/U3qs7O  #AFP by @sarahussein
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8h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
#PHOTO: Supporters arrive for the Tea Party Unity Rally in Tampa ahead of the US Republican Convention http://yhoo.it/RegGfl  #AFP
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8h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
US Gulf Coast states declare states of emergency as Tropical Storm #Isaac barrels toward land http://bit.ly/Plvs4v  #AFP
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8h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
#PHOTO: A storage tank remains on fire in #Venezuela's Amuay oil refinery a day after massive deadly blast http://yhoo.it/QHovJY  #AFP
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9h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
#Nigeria's government reaches out to members of Islamist militant group #BokoHaram through back-channel talks http://bit.ly/Qjyo67  #AFP
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12h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Togolese women declare sex strike to get protest backing http://bit.ly/RPOztk  #Togo #AFP
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13h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Rebels in South #Sudan's Jonglei state kill at least 24 soldiers, officials say http://bit.ly/MUgyoO  #AFP
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14h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
#Afghanistan's spy agency says operational commander of Al-Qaeda-linked #Haqqani network killed in US drone strike http://bit.ly/PKD4Oo  #AFP
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15h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
#Syria opposition activists accuse regime of gruesome "massacre" after several hundred bodies are found in #Daraya http://yhoo.it/NvdVoY  #AFP
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15h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Tropical Storm #Isaac, expected to become hurricane, lashes Florida, threatens Louisiana and Mississippi http://bit.ly/NPpihl  #AFP
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16h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Two Pussy Riot members fled Russia to evade arrest: http://bit.ly/PSpBGh  #PussyRiot #Russia
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19h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Powerful typhoon hits southern #Japan: http://bit.ly/NTy75p 
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21h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Activists release grisly videos of Daraya horror: http://bit.ly/U3jn7r  #Syria #Lebanon
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11h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Tropical storm gains momentum over Florida: Tropical Storm Isaac gained its momentum on Sunday as it bore down o... http://bit.ly/QiSw8r 
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11h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Libyan interior minister resigns: Libyan Interior Minister Fawzi Abdelali resigned Sunday after being attacked f... http://bit.ly/TeHu0I 
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11h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
UP: Girl gang-raped in Sitapur district http://bit.ly/SFqBPh 
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15h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Arvind Kejriwal leads protests over coalgate: Police fired tear gas and sprayed water as hundreds led by Arvind ... http://bit.ly/Ojc3QT 
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16h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
1000 detained, five cases registered for IAC protest: Five cases were registered against unknown persons for rio... http://bit.ly/OfVrLm 
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20h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Five Bangladeshi nationals held: As many as five Bangladeshi nationals were arrested from a hotel in New Jalpaig... http://bit.ly/SDXOdJ 
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26 Aug Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Assam: Clash between students at Morigaon http://bit.ly/TcyLMs 
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26 Aug Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Two injured in three bomb blasts in Manipur http://bit.ly/TcyLMu 
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11h Yonhap News Agency ‏@YonhapNews
S. Korean consumer sentiment hits 7-month low in Aug. http://bit.ly/PgPuBJ 
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26 Aug Yonhap News Agency ‏@YonhapNews
(LEAD) Unusually powerful typhoon to batter Korean Peninsula http://bit.ly/PkmZib 
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9h VOA Africa ‏@VOAAfrica
Former Ivorian Officials Arrested in Ivory Coast, Ghana http://bit.ly/SFhrnu 
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8h The Jordan Times ‏@jordantimes
Assad’s forces accused of massacre near Syrian capital http://ow.ly/df3rf 
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10h The Jordan Times ‏@jordantimes
International pro-Palestine activists denied entry to West Bank http://ow.ly/df3k4 
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18h The Jordan Times ‏@jordantimes
Syria's Sharaa makes first appearance after defection rumours http://ow.ly/deInU 
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20h The Jordan Times ‏@jordantimes
Gov’t limits usage of 12.5kg cooking gas cylinders to households http://ow.ly/del8u 
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15h CBC News Alerts ‏@CBCAlerts
Legionnaires' disease kills 2 more in Quebec, toll now 8 . 104 cases of #legionnaires disease since mid-July #quebec
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8h ABS-CBN News ‏@ABSCBNNews
Magnitude 6.4 quake strikes off Davao del Sur http://bit.ly/QHm3Dl 
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17h ABS-CBN News ‏@ABSCBNNews
3 robbers arrested in Parañaque http://bit.ly/PfKm0F 
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26 Aug ABS-CBN News ‏@ABSCBNNews
Suspected gun-for-hire killed in Pangasinan http://bit.ly/SCVFR4 
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