Tuesday, January 1, 2013

The Nightly #World #News Report of the 1st of January 2013



1m  ‏
nytimes: Laos borrowing equivalent of one year's GDP to build Chinese railroad. Cost of being a Chinese client state? http://nyti.ms/U4ZK2R 

2m  ‏
nytimesworld: World Briefing | Middle East: Syrian Forces Continued to Pound Damascus Suburbs on Tuesday http://nyti.ms/Rs6WUp 

3m  ‏
staronline: Two underage girls among 100 Mat Rempit nabbed http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2013/1/2/nation/12525492&sec=nation …

4m  ‏
staronline: Checkpoints set up at landslide-hit Bukit Setiawangsa to prevent looting http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2013/1/2/nation/12525523&sec=nation …

35m New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
With a Mall Boom in Russia, Property Investors Go Shopping http://nyti.ms/Wj9HEJ 
 

32m Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Analysis: "Fiscal cliff' deal called a dud on deficit front http://reut.rs/Wj8Eo9 
 

31m Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
#Britain urges bold G8 action on global economy http://bit.ly/UjhRNb 
 

57m  ‏
BreakingNews: frankthorpNBC: @SpeakerBoehner presents GOP conf w/ 2 options: 1) Pass an amendment w/ cuts or 2) bring up Senate passed bill.

58m  ‏
Reuters: FLASH: House Republicans weigh fiscal cliff option that would amend Senate-passed bill to add spending cut package: aide

59m  ‏
WSJ: Breaking: House Speaker Boehner presents two options on fiscal cliff bill to GOP lawmakers. http://on.wsj.com/ShHjC6 

59m  ‏
Reuters: Asia holds breath as U.S. fiscal talks go to the wire http://reut.rs/Wj5vou 

1h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
Breaking: GOP leadership considering adding $300 billion in spending cuts. http://on.wsj.com/ShHjC6 
 

1h  ‏
Yahoo! News: Ten crushed to death, 120 injured at Angola church event http://yhoo.it/VrcGMe 

1h RT ‏@RT_com
Turning up the heat: Probe finds 'inadequate fireproofing' in Japanese reactors http://on.rt.com/c15eek 
 

2h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
The Dow snapped a five-session losing streak, ending 2012 with a 7.3% gain for the year. http://on.wsj.com/WcUc0E 
 

2h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Mourning after Ivory Coast deaths http://bbc.in/132GdAw 
 

2h RT ‏@RT_com
Undercover IDF raid ignites mass clashes, injuries in West Bank (PHOTOS) http://on.rt.com/r58t8k 
 

2h Press TV ‏@PressTV
The Al Saud family of Saudi Arabia has dealt heavy crackdowns on peaceful protesters who demand democracy and... http://fb.me/2kzbdjEHO 
 

2h  ‏
BBCWorld: Juveniles escape from Peru prison http://bbc.in/UBVYLG 

2h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Egyptian TV satirist faces probe http://bbc.in/UBYIJc 
 

2h  ‏
staronline: House Republicans balk at "fiscal cliff" deal http://dlvr.it/2kTGmj 

2h  ‏
RT_com: Delhi rape spurs Indian women to rush for gun licenses http://on.rt.com/xm20zv 

2h  ‏
Yahoo! News: Nigerian army says 14 die in gun battle with Boko Haram http://yhoo.it/YM4SFz 

3h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
Shiite cleric predicts ‘Iraqi spring’ as Sunnis continue to protest http://goo.gl/BCZ32 
 

3h The Associated Press ‏@AP
BREAKING: Pa. gov says he'll sue NCAA over hefty Penn State sanctions after Sandusky child abuse scandal.
 

3h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Final fiscal-cliff hurdle: 218 votes in House http://on.mktw.net/10Khe6r 
 

3h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Analysis: Young, urban Indians find political voice after student's gang rape http://reut.rs/WiSSd2 
 

3h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Coast Guard crew flew over Alaska grounded oil drilling unit, didn't see any signs of pollution, conservation department says - @adndotcom
 

3h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
New Year’s Eve tradition for some in France, torching cars, intact with 1,193 vehicles burned http://wapo.st/10K7rNE 
 

3h RT ‏@RT_com
2013 ushered in with tragic accidents and killings http://on.rt.com/xrb4ky 
 

4h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Presidents of Sudan, South Sudan to meet Friday in Ethiopia to discuss border security, resumption of oil flows, both sides say - @Reuters
 

4h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Former VP: NSF will participate in next round of national dialogue http://dlvr.it/2kSXqy 
 

4h RT ‏@RT_com
Tens of Thousands march in rival protests over Hong Kong’s leader (PHOTOS) http://on.rt.com/c9u6p8 
 

4h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Budget deal eases concern about milk prices http://on.mktw.net/TEWuHG 
 

4h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Singapore police arrest boy, 13, over online bomb threat http://wapo.st/TE64eb 
 

4h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
The surprising shopping habits of China’s growing middle class http://wapo.st/VYiyLm 
 

4h Press TV ‏@PressTV
A US-led drone strike has killed at least two people in northern Afghanistan’s Kunduz Province. http://fb.me/2EICtxxKi 
 

4h The Associated Press ‏@AP
BREAKING: No. 2 House Republican Eric Cantor says he opposes Senate bill to avert the "fiscal cliff" -SS
 

4h  ‏
nytimesworld: Clashes in West Bank Injure Palestinians http://nyti.ms/WiLo9Y 

4h  ‏
Reuters: CBO says Senate's "fiscal cliff" bill adds $4 trillion to deficit http://reut.rs/UBKtEd 

4h  ‏
haaretzcom: For everything you need to know about the #IsraelEelection, in 22 days, go to Haaretz's special page http://bit.ly/TntgwP 

4h  ‏
BBCWorld: Many of at least 60 people killed in Ivory Coast stampede believed to be children aged 8-15 http://bbc.in/UBLADZ 

4h  ‏
haaretzcom: Clashes between rebels, #Assad loyalists shut down airport in #Syria's largest city http://htz.li/WcZ06c  #Aleppo #rebels

4h  ‏
WSJ: Reddy: Don't let your lawmaker tell you otherwise: 77% of households will see a tax increase under the latest deal http://on.wsj.com/VqJdBW 

4h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Syrians wake up to air strikes near Damascus on #NewYear's Day http://bit.ly/TuTQ8G  #Syria
 

5h  ‏
NKingofDC: Boehner aide says the speaker remains"in listening mode"& has neither accepted or rejected the Senate deal. Much discussion ahead

5h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
Crisis-hit #Sudan opens bigger dam in conflict state http://goo.gl/Hh6JU 
 

5h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Apple Store in Paris is robbed on New Year’s Eve http://on.mktw.net/TEPFWM 
 

5h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
Nearly 99% would see little or no change in income taxes, but take-home pay will still be affected. http://on.wsj.com/TEBiSl  #fiscalcliff
 

5h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
 

5h The Star ‏@staronline
Egypt satirist faces probe for insulting president http://dlvr.it/2kRWrm 
 

6h WSJ Washington Wire ‏@WSJwashington
Bill ‘Not a Done Deal’ in the House http://on.wsj.com/VY0NMa 
 

6h Sudeep Reddy ‏@Reddy
Ending the payroll-tax break will bring the highest tax burden since 2008 for most U.S. households. http://on.wsj.com/Vh6GFX  #cliff
 

6h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Leader of Egypt's largest ultraconservative Islamist party splits, forms new group: http://apne.ws/WYCWio  -SS
 

6h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
British tourist shot dead at #NewYear party on one of #Thailand's most famous islands during fight between rival gangs http://bit.ly/VqCGqT 
 

6h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Police say woman stumbled on NYC subway tracks and died after she was struck by train: http://apne.ws/TEMJt7  -SS
 

6h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
Average tuition rose 3.9% this past year to $29,305 at private U.S. colleges. http://on.wsj.com/TZEZpe 
 

6h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Central African Republic’s capital nervously anticipates attack by rebels from the north http://wapo.st/TEKaaz 
 

6h The Star ‏@staronline
Iran warns off foreign planes during naval drill - report http://dlvr.it/2kR4bk 
 

6h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
 

6h  ‏
PostWorldNews: Security forces release 2 Nigerian journalists detained for a week after abuse, sect stories http://wapo.st/TEEnBK 

6h  ‏
WSJ: Administrative costs at U.S. colleges are growing faster than instructional costs, contributing to rising tuition. http://on.wsj.com/Z4CIKL 

7h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Conn. lawyer withdraws $100M lawsuit over Newtown school massacre: http://apne.ws/TEDrNS  -SS
 

7h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Ethiopian court finds 10 guilty of forming terror cell with links to Somalia’s al-Shabab http://wapo.st/TE9a1v 
 

7h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#Egypt interrogates suspected Israeli spy in Red Sea port http://goo.gl/jIJw7 
 

7h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
India rape victim's ashes scattered, more attacks stoke debate http://reut.rs/WiwPmI 
 

7h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
PM: Egyptian pound to improve against dollar over next period http://dlvr.it/2kQD9C 
 

7h  ‏
EgyIndependent: Port Said receives 479 Syrian refugees on Turkish ship http://dlvr.it/2kQD8h 

7h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
China Builds a Railroad, and Laos Bears the Cost http://nyti.ms/Z8a7V0 
 

7h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Live video: Members of US House of Representatives discuss Senate-approved fiscal deal on House floor - @NBCNews http://bit.ly/12VKc2O 
 

7h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
 

7h  ‏
Egypt orders 15-day detention for Israeli - Yahoo! News http://news.yahoo.com/egypt-orders-15-day-detention-israeli-133425221.html … via @YahooNews

7h  ‏
Israeli-Palestinian clashes erupt in West Bank - Yahoo! News http://news.yahoo.com/israeli-palestinian-clashes-erupt-west-bank-121327442.html … via @YahooNews

7h  ‏
Afghan negotiator welcomes prisoner release - Yahoo! News http://news.yahoo.com/afghan-negotiator-welcomes-prisoner-release-075025035.html … via @YahooNews

7h  ‏
Korean unification may cost South 7 percent of GDP: ministry - Yahoo! News http://news.yahoo.com/korean-unification-may-cost-south-7-percent-gdp-125552862--sector.html … via @YahooNews

8h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Egypt satirist faces probe for insulting president http://reut.rs/Wit54F 
 

8h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
 

8h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Former Nour Party head establishes new party, alliance with Abu Ismail http://dlvr.it/2kPQmy 
 

8h The Star ‏@staronline
Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood cell detained in UAE - paper http://dlvr.it/2kP8t5 
 

8h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Iraqi civilian deaths rise in "low-level war": study http://reut.rs/UBjmJe 
 

9h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
At least 1 person killed, 21 wounded after bomb explodes in crowded area of Karachi, Pakistan, police say - @Reuters http://reut.rs/UiHC0d 
 

9h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Township fires in South Africa kill 3, displace 4,000 on New Year’s Day http://wapo.st/Xeqqiv 
 

9h The Associated Press ‏@AP
Activists and state media report intense clashes and shelling in suburbs of Syrian capital: http://apne.ws/Wiiyqf  -SS
 

9h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Thousands march in Hong Kong in protest over Beijing-backed leader http://wapo.st/TEjSFq 
 

10h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Pakistani police say bomb has exploded in crowded area of southern port city of Karachi - @Reuters
 

10h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Boat with Rohingya asylum seekers found adrift off Thailand’s Phuket resort http://wapo.st/10IFPsn 
 

11h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Comedian Bassem Youssef investigated for insulting president http://dlvr.it/2kMrtC 
 

11h Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzcom
#Israel's #GDP expaned 3.3% in 2012, slowest annual pace since 2009 http://htz.li/TEbNQW  #business #economy
 

11h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Drug epidemic grips India’s Punjab state http://wapo.st/10IupEU 
 

12h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Justice Amitava Roy will be sworn in as the Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday http://zeenews.india.com/news/rajasthan/amitava-roy-to-be-sworn-in-as-raj-hc-cj-on-wednesday_820105.html …
 

12h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Foreign reserves at critical low, Central Bank says http://dlvr.it/2kD1cL  #Egypt
 

12h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
President Francois Hollande vows to revive French supertax http://bbc.in/UB2Jxr 
 

12h The Star ‏@staronline
Couple and son found dead in house http://dlvr.it/2kLmDk 
 

12h The Star ‏@staronline
Four killed, four injured in two road mishaps http://dlvr.it/2kLmFJ 
 

13h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Suspects arrested, identified in Tahrir Square shooting http://dlvr.it/2kLbCp 
 

13h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
FLASH: About 60 dead, 200 injured in stadium stampede late on Monday in Ivory Coast's Abidjan - Emergency official, radio
 

13h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Northern Ireland police arrest 2 men on attempted murder of police officer; bomb under the car http://wapo.st/10Icjmv 
 

13h The Associated Press ‏@AP
BREAKING: Police say gunmen kill 7 people including 6 female teachers in northwest Pakistan ambush. -BW
 

13h BBC Breaking News ‏@BBCBreaking
6 Pakistani charity workers, 5 of them women, killed in gun attack on van in north-west Swabi area, officials say
 

13h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: #Iraq’s Muqtada al-Sadr backs Annbar protests and warns Prime Minister Maliki that the ‘Iraqi Spring’ will soon come
 

14h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Central African Republic president urges rebels to let him finish his term http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/01/01/us-car-rebels-idUSBRE90003N20130101 …
 

14h Egypt Independent ‏@EgyIndependent
Israeli state radio says Israeli foreign ministry made contact with #Egypt authorities to secure the release of an Israeli detained in Egypt
 

14h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un makes rare new year broadcast calling for improved economy and reunified Korea. Video: http://bbc.in/131NaSj 
 

14h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: #Egypt Prime Minister Hisham Qandil denies any dispute between him and the presidency on the selection of new ministers
 

14h The Associated Press ‏@AP
First private clubs for legal pot use open in Colorado: http://apne.ws/10I94vg  -BW
 

14h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Airport in #Syria's Aleppo closed due to rebel attacks: airport source - AFP
 

14h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Superior of troubled Legion of Christ hospitalized with abnormal brain mass in US http://wapo.st/TDQTlb 
 

14h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#Egypt’s nude protester Alia al-Mahdy to be stripped of citizenship? http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2013/01/01/258106.html …
 

15h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Police in India arrest a man allegedly trying to plant a crude bomb near house of gang-rape suspect: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_asiapacific/view/1245422/1/.html …
 

16h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Video: White House, congressional leaders reach deal over spending cuts http://reut.rs/12UZOng 
 
15h  ‏
staronline: Number of flood evacuees rise in Terengganu and Kelantan http://dlvr.it/2kJ0v5 

15h  ‏

15h  ‏
nytimesworld: Syrian Military Mounts Offensive in Damascus Suburb http://nyti.ms/Vg697k 

15h  ‏
PostWorldNews: Next phase of Afghan security takeover starts in 2 months, to cover 87 percent of population http://wapo.st/10Homk4 

15h  ‏
dawn_com: 2) Former Ogra chief escaped to Nepal, SC informed - http://bit.ly/UA9MGM 

15h  ‏
staronline: Floods keep 31 Terengganu schools closed on first day of school http://dlvr.it/2kHvYY 

15h  ‏

15h  ‏
ZeeNews: BPO employee stabbed to death by jilted lover in Delhi http://zeenews.india.com/news/delhi/bpo-employee-stabbed-to-death-by-jilted-lover-in-delhi_820041.html …

16h  ‏
PostWorldNews: Indian police to officially charge 5 suspects with murder in gang-rape case http://wapo.st/TDy55r 

16h  ‏
Reuters: Insight: How Colombian drug traffickers used HSBC to launder money http://reut.rs/UAwTRA 

16h  ‏
Reuters: Analysis: Economy would dodge bullet for now under fiscal deal http://reut.rs/WhHwG5 

16h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
South Sudan willing to withdraw army from Sudan border: president http://reut.rs/UAGvf3 
 

16h  ‏
ZeeNews: Strengthen 'legal regime against rape' in India: UN rights chief http://zeenews.india.com/news/nation/strengthen-legal-regime-against-rape-in-india-un-rights-chief_820032.html …

17h  ‏
thejakartaglobe: Positive #China Signal as Official PMI Shows Growth http://bit.ly/YJ3Bz9 

17h  ‏
thejakartaglobe: 500 Rohingya Asylum Seekers 'Swim' Into Malaysia, One Dead: Police http://bit.ly/TtTLlI 

17h  ‏
WSJ: India's government says it will start publishing names of convicted rapists in the hope it will deter future crime http://on.wsj.com/S1OcN5 

17h  ‏
PostWorldNews: WHO says measles deaths surge in Pakistan in 2012, with 306 children killed by disease http://wapo.st/10HChqh 

17h  ‏
AFP: Japan's population logs record drop http://bit.ly/TDBSQi 

17h  ‏
WSJ: India's "two-finger" test for rape needs to end, experts say. http://on.wsj.com/VfkpNu 

17h  ‏
AP: MORE: Senate votes 89-8 to pass legislation that will avert "fiscal cliff": http://apne.ws/WXAlFe  -BW

17h  ‏
MarketWatch: Senate passes fiscal-cliff agreement; bill now goes to the House http://on.mktw.net/UhR2dU 

17h  ‏
RT_com: Fiscal cliff-diving: US Senate approves last-minute deal http://on.rt.com/972sof 

17h  ‏
AlArabiya_Eng: #BreakingNews: US Senate passes bill to avert 'fiscal cliff' tax hikes and spending: AFP

17h  ‏
AlArabiya_Eng: #2013 opens in #Syria with dozens of tortured corpses discovered in #Damascus http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2013/01/01/258079.html …

19h The Associated Press ‏@AP
BREAKING: Ball touches down in New York City's Times Square, marking start of 2013 -BW
 

20h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
 

20h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
FLASH - Boehner says House will consider fiscal cliff bill if Senate passes it
 

20h Breaking Politics ‏@breakingpol
Harry Reid says the Senate will vote on a 'fiscal cliff' deal tonight - @politico http://politi.co/WXjMcM 
 

20h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Democratic senators see support for "fiscal cliff" deal http://reut.rs/WhoEXO 
 

20h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Top Afghan negotiator cautiously optimistic on peace prospects http://reut.rs/Whm6ZW 
 

21h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
Central Africa’s Wildlife Rangers Face Deadly Risks http://nyti.ms/TtH36z 
 

21h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Scheme to target rogue landlords http://bbc.in/UAePqJ 
 

21h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
U.S. heading off 'fiscal cliff' despite Senate efforts http://reut.rs/WhbnhS 
 

21h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
World Briefing | Middle East: 2 Sentenced in Beating Death in Bahrain http://nyti.ms/TtElOl 
 

21h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
World Briefing | Middle East: Protester Wounded by Gunmen in Egypt http://nyti.ms/TtEn94 
 

21h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
North Korean leader, in rare address, seeks end to confrontation with South http://reut.rs/UAeDYz 
 

22h  ‏
nytimesworld: World Briefing | The Americas: Last 2 Cuban Workers at Guantanamo Bay Retire http://nyti.ms/TtEn92 

22h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
World Briefing | Asia: Members of Afghan Taliban Are Freed From Pakistan Prison http://nyti.ms/WhhkLS 
 

22h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Best Buy loses two board directors http://reut.rs/WhgrD8 
 

22h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
U.S. House aims to split Sandy aid bill into two parts http://reut.rs/UAepR3 
 

22h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Central African Republic rebels dismiss calls for negotiations, regional troops arrive http://wapo.st/TDbI03 
 

22h Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzcom
BREAKING NEWS: #WhiteHouse, #Congress reach last minute agreement postponing #fiscalcliff by two months
 

22h The Associated Press ‏@AP
AP IMPACT: Al Qaida carves out a country for itself in Mali: http://apne.ws/Whg3V8  -AB
 

22h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Greeks fight back against corruption http://bbc.in/UAcwUy 
 

22h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
FLASH: possible Senate vote on #fiscalcliff deal tonight by 10:30 pm ET: Reid spokesperson
 

22h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
In East Timor, U.N. Ends Peacekeeping Role http://nyti.ms/TtBXqK 
 

22h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
"Fiscal cliff" deal includes balance of spending cuts and revenue increases: source
 

22h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
More: Biden is on his way to Capitol to explain details of 'fiscal cliff' deal; vote could be held by 10:30 p.m. - @washingtonpost
 

22h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Senate Democratic aide: White House and GOP reach deal on 'fiscal cliff' - @AP
 

22h Breaking Politics ‏@breakingpol
Senate Democrats to meet in closed door session at 9:15 p.m. ET; Biden to attend meeting with Democrats - @WSJ http://on.wsj.com/Wt9j8B 
 

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