Tuesday, December 25, 2012

The Nightly #World #News Report of the 25th of December 2012


now Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzcom
Former foreign Minister #AvigdorLieberman questioned by police over ambassador affair http://htz.li/TnfZo0  #Israel
 

now  ‏
breakingstorm: Tornado emergency issued by National Weather Service; tornado moving into Mobile, Alabama - TWCBreaking

now  ‏
AP: US holiday retail sales growth weakest since 2008: http://apne.ws/TsuHhf  -AB

now  ‏
Yahoo! News: Central African Republic rebels seize central town, defying foreign troops http://yhoo.it/YJyJ6h 

now RT ‏@RT_com
All I want for Christmas is a daddy: UK kids add a ‘father’ on wish list http://on.rt.com/lzbls7 
 

now Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Greek police arrest 2 Athens men for attacking 3 Bangladeshis; 2 of the migrants in hospital http://wapo.st/10fD4yy 
 

now The Associated Press ‏@AP
As Egypt's constitution passes, economic crunch looms: http://apne.ws/10g6blj  -AB
 

23m New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
Iran Says Hackers Targeted Power Plant and Culture Ministry http://nyti.ms/10g1aJq 
 

1h  ‏
EgyIndependent: Dozens protest referendum results in Cairo http://dlvr.it/2hkHcc 

2h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
Russian Official Says Adoption Ban Violates Treaties http://nyti.ms/RQDWap 
 

2h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Five die in Ukraine chopper crash http://bbc.in/UkPIb4 
 

2h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
U.S. moves to sell advanced spy drones to South Korea http://reut.rs/TrMvZD 
 

2h  ‏
AFP: Central African rebels seize the major north-central town of Kaga-Bandoro http://bit.ly/W0GjCE 

4h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
HEC: Voter turnout was 32.9% (17,058,317 out of 51,919,067 registered voters). #Egypt
 

4h Prashant Rao ‏@prashantrao
#Iraq PM's office tells @AFP tomorrow is a national holiday because of heavy rain. I repeat: it is raining, so Iraq is shut. I'm not joking.
 

4h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
BREAKING: Constitution passes with 63.8% approval. #Egypt
 

4h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Six killed as Sunni leader targeted in Pakistani city of Karachi http://bit.ly/Yc5a8c  #Pakistan
 

5h  ‏
AlArabiya_Eng: Video report: Bread shortage tells story of Syrian suffering by rimamaktabi http://goo.gl/Fn6KV 

5h  ‏
Yahoo! News: Eight killed in Yemen clashes; attacks in capital target officers http://yhoo.it/YJ8GMl 

5h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Kazakhstan’s acting border chief killed in military plane crash that left 27 dead http://wapo.st/WOatQ0 
 

5h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
Cricket: Pakistan beat India in Bangalore - first match against each other in non-neutral venue since 2007 http://bbc.in/12MXcGS  #indvpak
 

5h The Star ‏@staronline
Egypt expected to pass constitution; currency limits imposed http://dlvr.it/2hgwy5 
 

5h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
 

5h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
Top defected military officer says #Syrian army has turned into a ‘gang’ http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/12/25/257059.html …
 

6h  ‏
Yahoo! News: Syria envoy seeks peace as clashes rage http://yhoo.it/YITxuD 

6h  ‏
ZeeNews: Modi elected Gujarat BJP legislature party leader http://zeenews.india.com/news/gujarat/modi-elected-gujarat-bjp-legislature-party-leader_818890.html …

6h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
A military plane carrying 27 people including top members of the Kazakhstan border guard crashes with deaths feared http://goo.gl/7xXBD 
 

6h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Report: Iran plans naval maneuvers near strategic Strait of Hormuz http://wapo.st/10eZnV5 
 

6h The Associated Press ‏@AP
BREAKING: Authorities: Kazakhstan military plane crashes, killing all 27 aboard
 

6h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
Military aircraft in fatal crash in Kazakhstan, reports say
 

7h BBC Africa ‏@BBCAfrica
#Africa and #China: Workers face clash of cultures - http://bbc.in/YGKKJx 
 

6h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Israel to build 942 more homes in east Jerusalem: http://apne.ws/V2WMb3  -CC
 

7h  ‏
EgyIndependent: Activists cut hair to protest new constitution http://dlvr.it/2hgBxf 

7h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Egypt limits travelers leaving country to US$10,000 in cash http://dlvr.it/2hgCNJ 
 

7h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
 

7h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Freezing rain and sleet caused 21-vehicle pileup in Oklahoma: http://apne.ws/V2Xzsy  -CC
 

7h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Iran to conduct navy drill in Strait of Hormuz in December http://reut.rs/WNI38A 
 

7h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Afghans seek policewoman's motive for killing U.S. contractor http://reut.rs/V2VqwS 
 

7h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Egypt court frees Mubarak-era senate chief on bail: An Egyptian court frees the former senate leader under ouste... http://bit.ly/TqAsvU 
 

7h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Fukushima kids fatter as radiation fears cut exercise: Children in Fukushima are getting fatter as outdoor activ... http://bit.ly/TqAsvJ 
 

7h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Egypt says stability key to fixing economy: PM: Egyptian Prime Minister Hisham Kandil says that political stabil... http://bit.ly/V9uxGz 
 

7h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Around 85 people killed by Syrian security forces, mostly in Damascus, Madhamiya and Darya: LCC
 

7h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
#Nigeria gunmen kill six at midnight #church service | News , International | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/International/2012/Dec-25/199826-nigeria-gunmen-kill-six-at-midnight-church-service.ashx …
 

8h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Afghanistan: Policewoman who killed US contractor is Iranian with no known militant ties: http://apne.ws/TmbLgG  -CC
 

8h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
 

8h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Unknown attackers steal LE900,000 from post office car http://dlvr.it/2hf0b2 
 

8h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Singers abstain from New Year's concerts over political turmoil http://dlvr.it/2hf0c1 
 

8h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Iranian news agency reports another cyberattack by Stuxnet worm targeting industries in south http://wapo.st/10ew5FR 
 

8h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Gunmen in Yemen kill 2 army officers in capital; clashes elsewhere kill 3 troops, 11 tribesmen http://wapo.st/YbeJVc 
 

8h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Egyptians fret over economy after rancorous vote on constitution http://reut.rs/WNCcjK 
 

8h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Russian ruling party official shot dead in Caucasus http://reut.rs/YbaLM1 
 

9h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Police say gunmen targeting Sunni cleric in southern Pakistan kill 3 of his guards, driver http://wapo.st/Tmc6jh 
 

9h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
Chinese Driver Runs Down Students http://nyti.ms/V9midE 
 

9h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
Pope Prays for Freedom in China and Peace in Syria http://nyti.ms/VgMGWb 
 

7h  ‏
Yahoo! News: Iraq's northern Kurdish region stops oil exports http://news.yahoo.com/iraqs-northern-kurdish-region-stops-oil-exports-093813249--finance.html …

9h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Pregnant #Kate absent from royals' #Christmas church visit | Entertainment , Celebrities | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/Entertainment/Celebrities/2012/Dec-25/199815-pregnant-kate-absent-from-royals-christmas-church-visit.ashx …
 

9h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Salafi leader defends controversial remarks on constitution http://dlvr.it/2hd693 
 

9h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Security beefed for Pakistan’s first Indian tour since 2008 Mumbai attacks | Latest-News | http://DAWN.COM  http://dawn.com/2012/12/25/security-beefed-for-pakistans-first-indian-tour-since-2008-mumbai-attacks/ …
 

9h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Syrian rebels fully capture town near Turkish border after weeks of siege: http://apne.ws/V99wvU 
 

10h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
Policewoman who killed US military advisor in Kabul on Monday was Iranian, Afghan government spokesman says
 

10h RT ‏@RT_com
Global banking to be joined by 'Google Bank' and 'Apple Bank' http://on.rt.com/ffmixd 
 

10h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Eleven killed in Karachi; gunmen injure ASWJ leader | Latest-News | http://DAWN.COM  http://dawn.com/2012/12/25/karachi-violence-claims-seven-lives-3/ …
 

10h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
#Israel says has no proof #poison #gas used in #Syria | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2012/Dec-25/199810-israel-says-has-no-proof-poison-gas-used-in-syria.ashx …
 

10h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Snow, storms in forecast for much of U.S. http://on.mktw.net/10egqGO 
 

10h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Court hears over 50 cases against referendum http://dlvr.it/2hcQZn 
 

10h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Truck crash kills 18 holiday travelers in remote northeastern Zimbabwe http://wapo.st/10egOF1 
 

11h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
 

11h Asahi Shimbun AJW ‏@AJWasahi
Japan's incoming PM promises fresh policies http://ajw.asahi.com/article/behind_news/politics/AJ201212250103 …
 

11h Press TV ‏@PressTV
A memorial for those killed in the school shooting at #SandyHook Elementary School is seen on December 24, 2012 in http://twitpic.com/bp6d70 
 
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11h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: 24 people have been killed across #Syria by security force gunfire: Local Coordination Committees
 

11h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
Nelson #Mandela "looking much better", says South African President Jacob Zuma, following hospital visit
 

11h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
South Africa: Mandela’s family visits him at bedside on Christmas; ex-leader said to be better http://wapo.st/TpJ6L2 
 

11h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
#Syrian #refugees face harsh winter in desperate conditions | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2012/Dec-25/199806-syrian-refugees-face-harsh-winter-in-desperate-conditions.ashx …
 

11h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Officials: Attacks by gunmen on motorbikes kill 2 Yemeni army officers in country’s capital http://wapo.st/10eaSMo 
 

11h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
Chinese Babies Risking Diabetes Reveal One-Child Pitfall http://bit.ly/UqH7Vp 
 

11h The Star ‏@staronline
Iran says defeats cyber attack on industrial sites http://dlvr.it/2hbsMG 
 

11h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Gulf states at Manama summit confirm move towards a Gulf Union. #GCC
 

12h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
#Turkey central bank expects 4 pct growth next year | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2012/Dec-25/199800-turkey-central-bank-expects-4-pct-growth-next-year.ashx …
 

12h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
#Syria student turns #bomb-maker for #jihadists | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2012/Dec-25/199801-syria-student-turns-bomb-maker-for-jihadists.ashx …
 

12h RT ‏@RT_com
Christmas fires kill 7 in #Philippines, crowd lynches suspected culprit (PHOTOS) http://on.rt.com/9q1y6b 
 

12h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: #GCC ministers at #Bahrain summit: Bloc condemns Iranian meddling in the affairs of #Gulf states
 

12h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: #GCC ministers at #Bahrain summit agree on approving a unified military command
 

12h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: The closing speech of the GCC Summit in #Bahrain has begun
 

12h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Hitachi CEO: Still in talks on Lithuania nuclear project http://reut.rs/V2zAJN 
 

12h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
Two British nationals among 11 injured in plane crash in Burma; two people killed, including 11-year-old child
 

12h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Two Yemeni colonels have been killed by gunmen in central Sana’a. #Yemen
 

12h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#Israel approves 1,200 east Jerusalem settler homes: NGO http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/12/25/257006.html …
 

13h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Gang rape protests continue in Indian capital despite police clampdown http://wapo.st/10dUJGQ 
 

13h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Tajikistan blocks scores of websites as election looms http://reut.rs/WN6hzQ 
 

13h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
#Syrian regime 'has no future' says #US | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2012/Dec-25/199792-syrian-regime-has-no-future-says-us.ashx …
 

13h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
 

13h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
8 dead, 1,500 homeless after Christmas Day fires in Philippine capital area http://wapo.st/TlH7E3 
 

14h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
Asian Stocks Advance; China Shares Erase 2012 Drop, Led by Banks http://bit.ly/W2R0Fk 
 

14h The Star ‏@staronline
Armed Forces to help out at flood-hit areas http://dlvr.it/2hZLXj 
 

14h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#Egypt gears up for announcement of referendum result http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/12/25/256990.html … #constitution
 

14h Press TV ‏@PressTV
‘#Iran to fully control N-plant by mid-2013’ http://dlvr.it/2hZCG1 
 

14h Press TV ‏@PressTV
UN to resume talks on global arms treaty http://dlvr.it/2hZCGz 
 

14h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Japan new PM Abe wants to correct strong yen trend http://reut.rs/V2sntk 
 

14h RT ‏@RT_com
US to sell $1.2bn in spy drones to S. Korea http://on.rt.com/js4llw 
 


14h Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com
Makhdoom Ahmed Mahmood takes oath as Governor Punjab | Pakistan | http://DAWN.COM  http://dawn.com/2012/12/25/makhdoom-ahmed-mahmood-takes-oath-as-governor-punjab/ … via @dawn_com
 

14h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Severe cold kills over 80 in#Russia http://dlvr.it/2hZ5Ws 
 

14h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
Bomb Found in Poso Police Station on Christmas http://bit.ly/W2OCyf 
 

14h Press TV ‏@PressTV
‘Iran ready to expan ties with Vietnam’: Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi has voiced the Islamic Repub... http://bit.ly/UZokh5 
 

14h  ‏
dawn_com: #Karachi violence claims seven lives | Pakistan | http://DAWN.COM  http://dawn.com/2012/12/25/karachi-violence-claims-seven-lives-3/ …

15h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#Syria's defected FM spokesman ‘in #US, cooperating with Intelligence’ http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/12/24/256892.html … #Makdissi
 

15h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Police: 2 suspected rebels, 1 police officer killed in shootout in Indian-controlled Kashmir http://wapo.st/10dCcdJ 
 

15h  ‏
staronline: Tropical Storm Wukong threatens Philippines http://dlvr.it/2hYsM1 

15h  ‏
PressTV: Major#US port strike still looming http://dlvr.it/2hYv0X 

15h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Russia and India have agreed that the Islamic Republic of Iran has the right to develop nuclear technology for... http://fb.me/2EsoNnaRu 
 

15h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Two killed as passenger plane lands in Myanmar rice field http://reut.rs/Ya1ILm 
 

15h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#Assad regime’s days are numbered, warns Washington http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/12/25/256959.html … #Syria
 

15h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Small fire breaks out during maintenance tests on US Airways jet at Phoenix airport: http://apne.ws/Vt7hCz 
 

16h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Canada medical staff to stage strike http://dlvr.it/2hYbPt 
 

16h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Man drives car with make-shift explosives into students in northern China, injuring 13: http://apne.ws/Uqjtsa 
 

16h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Japan stocks rally on weaker yen; Nikkei Average finishes 1.4% higher http://on.mktw.net/TTO7bj 
 

16h Asahi Shimbun AJW ‏@AJWasahi
Former industry minister Banri Kaieda was elected president of the opposition Democratic Party of Japan today.
 

16h The Star ‏@staronline
Seven dead, thousands homeless in Manila fires http://dlvr.it/2hYSXS 
 

16h Press TV ‏@PressTV
IED kills 3 civilians in W#Afghanistan http://dlvr.it/2hYPBs 
 

16h RT ‏@RT_com
US sets records with number of drone strikes in #Afghanistan this year http://on.rt.com/m4m8ap 
 

17h  ‏
thejakartaglobe: Three People Dead in West Sumatra Landslide http://bit.ly/ZwGm14 

17h  ‏
PostWorldNews: Venezuelan vice president says he spoke with Chavez, who is up and walking after cancer op http://wapo.st/10di1wy 

17h  ‏
PressTV: 'Congo kids still separated from parents' http://dlvr.it/2hY6nd 

17h  ‏
staronline: Floods worsen in east coast states, over 6,000 evacuated http://dlvr.it/2hY9ZF 

17h  ‏
AP: #Netflix video streaming service has been hit by a Christmas Eve outage: http://apne.ws/VZPgfq 

17h  ‏
staronline: Myanmar passenger plane in emergency landing near airport http://dlvr.it/2hY9lH 

17h  ‏
PressTV: Spain bank workers hold protest http://dlvr.it/2hY2GB 

18h RT ‏@RT_com
#Anonymous takes on alleged Ohio gang rapists and their protectors http://on.rt.com/1xtbfh 
 

18h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Dockworkers at U.S. Northwest ports reject pact offer http://reut.rs/Y9Cb52 
 

18h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
UN adds about 5 percent to regular budget for 2012-2013, raising it to about $5.4 billion http://wapo.st/10d7NMo 
 

19h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
World Briefing | The Americas: Guatemala: Prosecutor Assassinated http://nyti.ms/12LKgkG 
 

19h  ‏
nytimesworld: World Briefing | Europe: Russia: More Trouble for an Activist http://nyti.ms/12LKgkE 

19h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Constable injured during #DelhiGangrape protests at India Gate dies
 

19h  ‏
nytimesworld: Measles: Measles Epidemic Is Spreading in Central Africa http://nyti.ms/ThlR3u 

19h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
World Briefing | Asia: China: 89 Abducted Children Rescued http://nyti.ms/ThkPo3 
 

19h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Mexico City offers exchange of cash, toys for guns in borough where stray bullet killed boy http://wapo.st/10d1hW2 
 

19h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Ex-marine arrives home after release from Mexico: http://apne.ws/V7Xnas  -AB
 

19h  ‏
WSJ: Fiscal cliff negotiations take a holiday break: http://on.wsj.com/TkKtae 

19h  ‏
staronline: U.N. approves new debate on arms treaty opposed by U.S. gun lobby http://dlvr.it/2hXBD1 

20h  ‏
AJWasahi: Disputed Asian islands once had strategic role http://ajw.asahi.com/article/asia/china/AJ201212250008 …

20h  ‏
Reuters: Japan's policy veteran Motegi likely to serve as trade minister: media http://reut.rs/TnU43v 

20h  ‏
PressTV: UN resolution backs Myanmar Muslims http://dlvr.it/2hX1MM 

20h  ‏
WSJ: "I'm not a lunatic, trust me." New Jersey mayor defends decision to arm school police officers. http://on.wsj.com/TkKevR 

20h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
When U.S. drones kill civilians, Yemen’s government tries to conceal it http://wapo.st/Tl3XeV 
 

21h Breaking Politics ‏@breakingpol
Georgia judge temporarily suspends law banning abortions after 20 weeks - @AP http://bit.ly/VsomfT 
 

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