Monday, February 4, 2013

The Nightly #World #News Report of the 4th of February 2013


9m  

10m  
nytimesworld: U.S. Stepped In to Halt Mexican General's Rise http://nyti.ms/VFS4VA 

10m  
nytimesworld: Thailand Cracks Down on Animal Trafficking http://nyti.ms/XcQ8Qo 

11m  
haaretzcom: Of 240 allegations of #IDF soldiers abusing #Palestinians in 2012: 78 probes, 0 indictments http://htz.li/YPOBEO 

12m  
Reuters: U.S. Army to build soldier "resilience" to fight suicides, violence http://reut.rs/14NWpHK 

14m  
haaretzcom: #Israel orders #WestBank settlement of Betar Ilit to stop polluting nearby #Palestinian village http://htz.li/14B45Mk 

15m  
staronline: Four traders killed in southern Thailand http://dlvr.it/2vG3fm 

16m  
hrw: #Malaysia: Stop Forced Returns to #China | More Uighur Asylum Seekers Denied Basic Protections http://bit.ly/VzIWfG 

17m  
Yahoo! News: Former Iran prosecutor Mortazavi arrested: statement http://yhoo.it/11MQcYe 

18m  
Yahoo! News: Official: Gas leak caused Mexico oil company blast http://yhoo.it/VO3VNR 

19m  
BBCSteveR: Due to heavy snow, the total length of last night's traffic jams in Moscow was 3500km - the distance from Moscow to Madrid.

20m  
MarketWatch: Japan's Nikkei Average ends 1.9% down at 11,046.92

20m  
@DailyStarLeb: #Lebanese #Army seals off #Arsal as hunt for soldiers' killers intensifies | THE DAILY STAR http://dailystar.com.lb/News/Politics/2013/Feb-05/205054-army-seals-off-arsal-as-hunt-for-soldiers-killers-.ashx …

21m  
DailyStarLeb: Roads blocked as #protesters voice solidarity with #Army http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Politics/2013/Feb-05/205066-roads-blocked-as-protesters-voice-solidarity-with-.ashx …

21m  
BBCBreaking: Abdul Kader Mullah convicted of war crimes & jailed for life http://bbc.in/11MYWxB 

22m  
BBCBreaking: Abdul Kader Mullah, senior leader of #Bangladesh's main Islamist party, convicted of war crimes & jailed for life http://t. ...

23m  
BBCWorld: UBS reports Q4 net loss of 1.89 B swiss franc due to $1.5B fine for rigging interbank lending rates and the cost of restructuring.

24m  
PressTV: #Israel army chief in US to discuss #Iran http://goo.gl/K4q26 

24m  
DailyStarLeb: Local official in east #Lebanon says #Lebanese #Army arresting people at random in #Arsal. http://dailystar.com.lb/News/Politics/2013/Feb-05/205054-army-seals-off-arsal-as-hunt-for-soldiers-killers-.ashx …

26m  
DailyStarLeb: #Khatib says will work with the #Assad regime to secure its departure, Middle East | THE DAILY STAR http://dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2013/Feb-05/205056-khatib-offers-assad-peaceful-exit.ashx …

27m  
DailyStarLeb: RimaSAboulmona: Residents ignore Lebanese Army's call not to block roads in solidarity with the Army. http://www.dailystar.com.lb 

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28m  
staronline: Serial rapist gets 115 years in jail, 50 strokes over four rape counts http://dlvr.it/2vGdKX 

32m  
Reuters: Asian shares drop on euro zone worry, soft U.S. data http://reut.rs/14NEq4e 

34m  
thejakartaglobe: Flood Inundates Hundreds of Homes in Bekasi After Dike Collapse http://bit.ly/TCY0MZ 

34m Post World News @PostWorldNews
President of Mexico outlines plan to rejuvenate passenger rail service http://wapo.st/VFOyuq 
 

2h  
BBCWorld: Arrests, resignations & rivalry - it's business as usual since #Australia election date set http://bbc.in/WW9meM 

2h  
ZeeNews: #Delhigangrape and murder: Trial to begin today http://zeenews.india.com/news/delhi/delhi-gang-rape-and-murder-trial-to-begin-today_827108.html …

2h  
PostWorldNews: China sentences 10 to prison for detaining petitioners who sought redress in Beijing http://wapo.st/VNVPFb 

2h  

2h  
dawn_com: Deadly riots ahead of Bangladesh war crimes verdict | World | http://DAWN.COM  http://dawn.com/2013/02/05/deadly-riots-ahead-of-bangladesh-war-crimes-verdict …

2h  
thejakartaglobe: Japan Summons China Envoy Over Island Row http://bit.ly/14B17Yc 

2h  
staronline: Two killed in Ecuador pro-government rally - President Correa http://dlvr.it/2vFRC0 

2h  
MarketWatch: Australia keeps policy interest rate on hold http://on.mktw.net/Xd3c8m 

2h  
thejakartaglobe: Tribal Chief in Papua Questioned Over Attempted Rape Claim http://bit.ly/14B2zKd 

2h  
thejakartaglobe: Plans to Open Ape Rehab Facility in East Kalimantan http://bit.ly/14B2HcG 

2h  
BBCWorld: Court to hear first evidence from witnesses in #Delhi gang rape & murder case http://bbc.in/11MH5GZ  & follow @BBCSanjoyM

2h  
BBCWorld: No trace of explosives found at offices of #Mexico oil firm #Pemex - gas blamed for blast which killed 37 http://bbc.in/11MH9X8 

4h  
AP: Cal State Fullerton assistant women's basketball coach, fiance found shot to death in car: http://apne.ws/Wo837j  -CC

4h  
MarketWatch: Herbalife shares rebound to end higher after company denies probe report http://on.mktw.net/VFwn87 

4h  
AP: FBI official says officers stormed Ala. bunker after talks deteriorated with gunman holding child hostage: http://apne.ws/Y6fLkW  -RJJ

4h  
PostWorldNews: China's economic data draw sharp scrutiny from experts analyzing global trends http://wapo.st/TCawMU 

4h  
BloombergNews: BP sued by California for alleged hazardous waste violations | http://bloom.bg/UoTDa6 

4h  
staronline: Serb children hurt by blast in flashpoint Kosovo town http://dlvr.it/2vC8LH 

4h  
PostWorldNews: Greek court orders probe into alleged police beating in arrest of robbery, terrorism suspects http://wapo.st/X9H0fr 

4h  
AP: MORE: NJ Sen. Menendez calls prostitution allegations against him false 'smears,' denies wrongdoing: http://apne.ws/Y6j0ZF  -RJJ

4h  
nytimesworld: World Briefing | Middle East: 20 Members of Hamas Are Arrested in the West Bank http://nyti.ms/VFL4YH 

4h  
nytimesworld: World Briefing | Middle East: Suicide Bomber Kills Members of a Militia in Iraq http://nyti.ms/XctWWE 

4h  
nytimesworld: World Briefing | Middle East: Two Coptic Christians Sentenced in Egypt http://nyti.ms/XctZlj 

4h  
BBCWorld: 2 tourists heading to beach shot & wounded by group of vigilantes in Guerrero, #Mexico http://bbc.in/11LVwLs 

5h  
MarketWatch: Hong Kong stocks plunge, with Sinopec shares hammered; Hang Seng Index down 1.6% http://on.mktw.net/14NKVUt 

5h  
PostWorldNews: International organizations, 45 countries to discuss Mali strategy at meeting in Brussels http://wapo.st/VEKjiA 

5h  
BloombergNews: China stock index rose to highest level in nine months after growth in service industries accelerated | http://bloom.bg/WKIw9R 

5h  
BloombergNews: China preparing for first new central bank chief since 2002 | http://bloom.bg/12o7CPE 

5h  
RT_com: Most expensive Olympics in history: Sochi 2014 Games to cost over $50 billion http://on.rt.com/u4tbwb 

5h  
PostWorldNews: Pakistan says it is ready for peace talks with domestic Taliban militants http://wapo.st/XaEyFo 

6h  
@AJWasahi: Japan frees detained Chinese crew, boat http://ajw.asahi.com/article/asia/china/AJ201302040099 …

6h  
Reuters: U.S., allies ready more anti-mine drills as Iran tensions simmer http://reut.rs/XGQbnB 

7h  
PostWorldNews: New carbon dating suggests Neanderthals died out earlier, may not have lived alongside humans http://wapo.st/11DBfw5 

7h  
Reuters: Boeing asks FAA to allow 787 test flights #Breaking

7h Bloomberg News @BloombergNews
Dell board said to meet tonight to vote on leveraged buyout | http://bloom.bg/11lKQbI 
 

9h  
WSJwashington: Senate Poised to Advance Domestic-Violence Law http://on.wsj.com/WohCDp 

9h Michelle Coffey @m_cof
#Dell buyout is expected to be one of the biggest deals since the financial crisis of 2008 http://on.mktw.net/14NkYo0  via @MarketWatch
 

9h  
PostWorldNews: Israeli ex-military intelligence chief says Iran could have nuclear bomb in 4-6 months http://wapo.st/VFqrfr 

9h  
AlArabiya_Eng: #BreakingNews: FSA downs a cargo plane laden with weapons: LCC

9h  
AlArabiya_Eng: Dire humanitarian situation in Syria obliged opposition to accept talks with Assad regime: Khatib http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2013/02/04/264400.html …

9h  
Reuters: Alabama hostage standoff ends with gunman dead, child safe, law enforcement source says. #BREAKING

9h  
AlArabiya_Eng: Tunisia in talks with IMF for $1.78 bln standby loan http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2013/02/04/264416.html …

10h  
BreakingNews: US stocks mark year's worst single-day drop; Dow closes off 129 - CNBC http://bit.ly/Wqiby9 

10h Bloomberg News @BloombergNews
FTC corrects Herbalife statement after false probe report sends shares down most in a month | http://bloom.bg/VLaTmR 
 

11h Reuters Top News @Reuters
Colombia's ELN rebels say they have captured two citizens believed to be from Germany. #BREAKING
 

11h Bloomberg News @BloombergNews
BREAKING: U.S. Treasury lowers Jan.-March est. net borrowing by $11 billion
 

11h Post World News @PostWorldNews
Greek court orders probe into alleged police beating in arrest of robbery, militant suspects http://wapo.st/VF6yFf 
 

12h Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
Culture minister resigns for third time http://dlvr.it/2v97r3 
 

12h Bloomberg News @BloombergNews
FLASH: Fed says banks forecast improved credit quality this year
 

12h RT @RT_com
Hacker in chief: Obama given right to launch 'preemptive' cyberattacks http://on.rt.com/9cojd9 
 

13h Press TV @PressTV
#Bahraini women wave national flags during an anti-regime rally to demand reforms in #Manama on February 4, 2013. http://twitpic.com/c0xeli 
 
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13h Post World News @PostWorldNews
27 inmates break out from Brazilian prison crawling through its sewage system http://wapo.st/11KbYvG 
 

13h MarketWatch @MarketWatch
Herbalife: Not aware of any FTC investigation
 

13h Reuters Top News @Reuters
South Korean U.N. envoy says expects Security Council to adopt "firm and strong measures" if North Korea has new nuclear tests
 

13h BBC News (World) @BBCWorld
Teenage all-girl rock band in Indian-administered Kashmir "quitting" after cleric calls them "un-Islamic" http://bbc.in/11K1wUY  #Pragaash
 

13h Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
Health Ministry issues polio alert http://dlvr.it/2v89Ld 
 

14h Reuters Top News @Reuters
Greek finance minister sent bullet, death threat in mail http://reut.rs/UoeZ7x 
 

14h Post World News @PostWorldNews
39 conscripted soldiers desert post in Kyrgyzstan in reported dispute with commanding officers http://wapo.st/XaLUJb 
 

14h Wall Street Journal @WSJ
Breaking: Dell was finalizing a deal to take the PC-maker private at $13.50-$13.75 a share, but talks were ongoing. http://wsj.com 
 

14h MarketWatch @MarketWatch
Stoxx Europe 600 closes at lowest level of 2013
 

14h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
Six children killed in air raid near Damascus: activists: Syrian warplanes launch a deadly raid on the outskirts... http://bit.ly/11BWOgA 
 

14h The Star @staronline
Colombia's FARC rebels deny "crisis" in peace talks http://dlvr.it/2v7KPx 
 

14h The Star @staronline
Syrian opposition chief says offers Assad peaceful exit http://dlvr.it/2v7KPG 
 

15h Michelle Coffey @m_cof
Microsoft's #Windows holds more than 90% of the PC market. But for how long? http://on.mktw.net/XSdFEl  @MarketWatch $MSFT
 
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15h The Star @staronline
U.N. court acquits two Rwandan ex-ministers of genocide http://dlvr.it/2v76pX 
 

15h Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Assad regime needs to accept negotiation for it to cede power: opposition leader
 

15h Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Syrian opposition accepts dialogue with vice president Farouq Al-Sharaa: Khatib
 

15h Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
Jama'a al-Islamiya postpones rally http://dlvr.it/2v7240 
 

11h  
French troops to quit Timbuktu this week - Yahoo! News http://news.yahoo.com/french-troops-quit-timbuktu-week-123231414.html … via @YahooNews

16h Agence France-Presse @AFP
Greece narrows public deficit to 6.6% and meets targets, finance ministry says: http://on-msn.com/TzCoBg 
 

16h Bloomberg News @BloombergNews
Panasonic jumps most in 38 years after posting unexpected profit | http://bloom.bg/14zPbpD 
 

16h MarketWatch @MarketWatch
U.S. stocks remain steeply down after factory data
 

16h MarketWatch @MarketWatch
U.S. factory orders climb 1.8% in December http://on.mktw.net/XF9BJx 
 

16h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
#Aleppo #bishop speaks out against #Christian kidnappings | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2013/Feb-04/205012-aleppo-bishop-speaks-out-against-christian-kidnapp.ashx … #Syria
 

16h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
#Egypt #opposition in muddle over call to oust #Mursi | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2013/Feb-04/205010-egypt-opposition-in-muddle-over-call-to-oust-mursi.ashx …
 

16h The Associated Press @AP
AP VIDEO: Pakistani girl shot by Taliban says "I am alive. I can speak ... I am getting better, day by day": http://apne.ws/XS80OP  -MM
 
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16h Press TV @PressTV
 

17h MarketWatch @MarketWatch
U.S. stocks open lower, retreat from 5-year highs
 

17h Bloomberg News @BloombergNews
HTC forecasts sixth consecutive quarterly sales decline due to loss of market share | http://bloom.bg/XiZ19o 
 

17h RT @RT_com
Top Russian investigator invites US Attorney General to discuss abuse of adopted children http://on.rt.com/n0dv9j 
 

17h Press TV @PressTV
 

17h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
#European #investigators expose #huge #football #match #fixing | Sports , Football | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/Sports/Football/2013/Feb-04/205009-european-investigators-expose-huge-football-match-.ashx …
 

17h Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
France to 'quickly' withdraw Timbuktu forces: FM http://dlvr.it/2v58Yk 
 

17h BBC News (World) @BBCWorld
Google searches may show "racial bias", Harvard professor suggests http://bbc.in/11BgjGc 
 

17h The Associated Press @AP
BREAKING: Kachin rebels agree with Myanmar government on preliminary moves to ease military tensions. -MM
 

17h The Star @staronline
22 Asian workers killed in UAE road accident http://dlvr.it/2v53yN 
 

18h Emma Gatten @emmagatten
 

17h Bloomberg News @BloombergNews
Herbalife drops after report of law-enforcement probe, FTC complaints | http://bloom.bg/VLaTmR 
 

18h Reuters Top News @Reuters
Assad does not need Iranian fighters: Iranian Foreign Minister http://reut.rs/Y57A8o 
 

18h The Associated Press @AP
MORE: Death toll in #Iraq suicide blast rises to 21; at least 44 others wounded: http://apne.ws/VyZSTC  -MM
 

14h  
Match-fixing probe: 680 suspicious games worldwide - Yahoo! News http://news.yahoo.com/match-fixing-probe-680-suspicious-games-worldwide-125908004--sow.html … via @YahooNews

18h MarketWatch @MarketWatch
Oracle shares down 2.4% after it announces Acme Packet acquisition http://on.mktw.net/XEQ1gz 
 

18h Reuters Top News @Reuters
Oracle to buy network gear maker Acme Packet for $1.9 billion http://reut.rs/Y56nxS 
 

18h Agence France-Presse @AFP
South Africa hikes farm workers' pay by 52% after strikes: http://bit.ly/Tz3qZC 
 

18h Bloomberg News @BloombergNews
President Obama says "no doubt" the U.S. needs increased revenue as well as spending cuts | http://bloom.bg/VL7i8d 
 

18h BBC News (World) @BBCWorld
Office to open in Qatar for "all Afghans" to join peace talks, UK PM says after meeting Afghan & Pakistan leaders http://bbc.in/11It25n 
 

18h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
#Hariri offers #condolences to #families of slain #Lebanese #Army officers | News , Politics | THE DAILY STAR #Arsal http://dailystar.com.lb/News/Politics/2013/Feb-04/204999-hariri-offers-condolences-to-families-of-slain-off.ashx …
 

18h Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
Court sentences two Maspero suspects to three years http://dlvr.it/2v4VKH 
 

18h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
#Afghan, #Pakistani #leaders commit to peace #deal within six months: statement | News , International | THE DAILY STAR http://dailystar.com.lb/News/International/2013/Feb-04/205001-afghan-pakistani-leaders-commit-to-peace-deal-with.ashx …
 

21h Press TV @PressTV
 

18h The Star @staronline
Turkish PM says delay in EU entry is "unforgivable" http://dlvr.it/2v4Nj1 
 

18h BBC Breaking News @BBCBreaking
Major trial taking place in South Africa of new vaccine to fight #tuberculosis ends in failure http://bbc.in/11Ip9x2  via @BBCFergusWalsh #TB
 

18h MarketWatch @MarketWatch
Herbalife is now under official investigation: report http://on.mktw.net/XEIVbQ 
 

18h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
#Syrian opposition urges #Assad to respond to dialogue call | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2013/Feb-04/204997-syria-opposition-chief-says-talks-with-regime-not-.ashx …
 

18h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
#Syria #opposition chief says talks with #Assad regime not treason | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2013/Feb-04/204997-syria-opposition-chief-says-talks-with-regime-not-.ashx …
 

20h Ellen Barry @EllenBarryNYT
Russian steel workers seized by rebel groups in Syria Dec 12 have been freed, are at embassy in Damascus, MID says. http://www.mid.ru/brp_4.nsf/newsline/F77927360240D9A644257B08002C82AD …
 

19h New York Times World @nytimesworld
Chris Huhne Pleads Guilty to Charge of Obstructing Justice http://nyti.ms/VEAaTg 
 

19h Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: New toll: 22 killed in suicide bomb north of Baghdad - AFP
 

19h Reuters Top News @Reuters
Ahmadinejad says he is ready to be first Iranian in space http://reut.rs/14LQWBb 
 

14h  
Lithuania shivers as Russia ramps up heating costs - Yahoo! News http://news.yahoo.com/lithuania-shivers-russia-ramps-heating-costs-104331652--finance.html … via @YahooNews

19h Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
Armed Forces denies attack on Arish airport http://dlvr.it/2v3Yr9 
 

19h Agence France-Presse @AFP
TEPCO, operator of the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant, projects $1.29 billion net loss in year to March: http://bit.ly/11k8HJ5 
 

19h The Associated Press @AP
Obama seeks to rally support for gun proposals in pitch to public and Minnesota law enforcement officials: http://apne.ws/WSVr9u  -JM
 
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19h Reuters Top News @Reuters
Mali Tuaregs seize two Islamist leaders fleeing French strikes http://reut.rs/14LNiam 
 

19h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
#Egypt activist dies 'after #torture': party | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2013/Feb-04/204993-egypt-activist-dies-after-torture-party.ashx …
 

19h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
#Somali #Islamist insurgents return to #Twitter | Technology , Regional | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/Technology/Regional/2013/Feb-04/204994-somali-islamist-insurgents-return-to-twitter.ashx …
 

19h Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Clashes erupt between the Syrian opposition and regime forces near Golan Heights: Al Arabiya correspondent
 

19h The Associated Press @AP
MORE: Iranian official also says entire Muslim world should be ready to defend the Syrian people: http://apne.ws/WSSllP  -JM
 

20h Reuters Top News @Reuters
Israel arrests 23 Hamas men including three lawmakers in West Bank http://reut.rs/Y4TjbH 
 

20h Reuters Top News @Reuters
UK ex-minister pleads guilty to perverting course of justice http://reut.rs/14LHnlG 
 

21h Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
Popular Current member dies in hospital after being 'tortured' http://dlvr.it/2v2Bps 
 

21h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
#Lebanon issues arrest warrant for #Syria's #General #Mamlouk | News , Politics | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Politics/2013/Feb-04/204988-lebanon-issues-arrest-warrant-for-syrias-mamlouk.ashx …
 

21h BBC News (World) @BBCWorld
Renewed fears of piracy in Hollywood as more & more people store files "in the cloud" http://bbc.in/XDD5Yc 
 

21h The Star @staronline
Missing sisters found http://dlvr.it/2v1x55 
 

21h The Star @staronline
Six Malaysians allegedly held as sex slaves in Sydney brothel http://dlvr.it/2v1x4j 
 

21h MarketWatch @MarketWatch
Germany’s economy pulls away from euro partners http://on.mktw.net/VElTWp 
 

21h The Associated Press @AP
BREAKING: Senior Iranian official visiting Damascus says that Israel will regret its aggression on Syria
 

21h Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#Iran denies links to shipload of arms seized by #Yemen http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2013/02/04/264317.html … #alarabiya
 

22h BBC News (World) @BBCWorld
UN's #Rwanda genocide tribunal - #ICTR - overturns conviction of two former ministers http://bbc.in/11HthNQ 
 

22h AFPTokyo @AFPTokyo
 

22h Agence France-Presse @AFP
Suffocating smog that blanketed swathes of China hits Japan, sparking health concerns: http://yhoo.it/11HrRmG 
 

22h RT @RT_com
French renews Mali strikes to cut off militant supplies – FM http://on.rt.com/rqp6dq  #news
 

22h Haaretz.com @haaretzcom
#Israel arrests dozens of #Hamas activists, lawmakers in #WestBank http://htz.li/WLn69q 
 

22h Breaking News @BreakingNews
Suicide bomber attacks members of an Iraqi-government backed Sunni militia group, killing at least 4 and wounding another 21 - @Reuters
 

22h Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
Clashes renew briefly around Ettehadiya Palace http://dlvr.it/2v1Dpn 
 

22h BBC News (World) @BBCWorld
Eddie Ray Routh, 25, charged with murder after Chris #Kyle - known as deadliest US sniper - was shot dead in Texas http://bbc.in/11AqlYf 
 

22h John Saeki @JohnSaeki
#infographic thousands displaced in Kachin, northern Myanmar by fighting between government troops and rebels #afp http://twitpic.com/c0t0bz 
 
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22h Human Rights Watch @hrw
#Afghanistan: Rights at Risk as Military Drawdown Advances http://bit.ly/U4IIlR  #WR2013
 

22h RT @RT_com
DETAILS: Syrian rebels freed several hostages, including 2 Russians & an Italian, in exchange for their fellow fighters http://on.rt.com/ek2ktu 
 

22h Dawn Media Group @dawn_com
Fazl welcomes Pakistani Taliban’s conditions for peace talks | Pakistan | http://DAWN.COM  http://dawn.com/2013/02/04/fazl-welcomes-pakistani-talibans-conditions-for-peace-talks …
 

22h Agence France-Presse @AFP
Young Iraq war veteran charged with famed US sniper's death at shooting range: http://bit.ly/14LtYdr 
 

22h Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Suicide bomber sets himself off near a prison north of Baghdad: Al Arabiya correspondent
 

22h Rima S. Aboulmona @RimaSAboulmona
Lebanese merchant Ahmad Diab Abu Hasan is kidnapped in east Lebanon. http://www.dailystar.com.lb 
 

22h RT @RT_com
BREAKING: Two Russians among hostages released by Syrian rebels http://on.rt.com/ek2ktu 
 

23h Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
French oil tanker hijacked off the Ivory Coast http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2013/02/04/264301.html … #alarabiya #France #IvoryCoast
 

23h RT @RT_com
UK deploys toy-sized spy drones in #Afghanistan http://on.rt.com/q4qc9w 
 

23h The Jakarta Globe @thejakartaglobe
Formula Milk Study Involving Newborns in #Indonesia Halted After Protests http://jglo.be/2LOv  #breastfeeding
 

23h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
#Syrian 'extremists' free #Italian, two #Russians abducted in December: #Moscow | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2013/Feb-04/204979-syrian-extremists-free-italian-two-russians-abduct.ashx …
 

15h  
Myanmar starts peace talks with top Kachin leaders in China - Yahoo! News http://news.yahoo.com/myanmar-starts-peace-talks-top-kachin-leaders-china-081313572.html … via @YahooNews

15h  
Pakistan tries new way of tackling corruption - Yahoo! News http://news.yahoo.com/pakistan-tries-way-tackling-corruption-061431794--finance.html … via @YahooNews

15h  
Spain's jobless just short of 5 million in January - Yahoo! News http://news.yahoo.com/spains-jobless-just-short-5-million-january-082244055--finance.html … via @YahooNews

23h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
Over 20 #Hamas members including 3 MPs arrested in #West #Bank: Hamas | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR #Palestine http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2013/Feb-04/204974-over-20-hamas-members-including-3-mps-arrested-in-.ashx …
 

23h Rima S. Aboulmona @RimaSAboulmona
Fatah al-Islam inmates’ preliminary questioning set for Feb. 8 at Roumieh prison. http://www.dailystar.com.lb 
 

23h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
#Islamic #Jihad chief meets Sudan's #Bashir: media | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2013/Feb-04/204969-islamic-jihad-chief-meets-sudans-bashir-media.ashx … #Palestine
 

23h Breaking News @BreakingNews
Piracy center: French-owned tanker likely hijacked off Ivory Coast; 17 sailors on board - @AP
 

23h Agence France-Presse @AFP
South Korea and US launch joint naval exercise involving nuclear submarine, as tensions rise on the Korean peninsula http://bit.ly/VKc99X 
 

23h Rima S. Aboulmona @RimaSAboulmona
Search for kidnappers of Lebanese business owner ongoing, says Marwan Charbel http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Local-News/2013/Feb-04/204962-charbel-search-for-kidnappers-of-business-owner-on.ashx …
 

23h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
#China says #Syrian #foreign minister to visit | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2013/Feb-04/204963-china-says-syrian-foreign-minister-to-visit.ashx …
 

23h The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
#China #Communist paper rejects #hacking allegations | News , International | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/International/2013/Feb-04/204961-china-communist-paper-rejects-hacking-allegations.ashx …
 

3 Feb Dawn Media Group @dawn_com
Police officer survives bomb attack in Karachi | Pakistan | http://DAWN.COM  http://dawn.com/2013/02/04/police-officer-survives-bomb-attack-in-karachi …
 

3 Feb Human Rights Watch @hrw
#Egypt: Crisis Highlights Urgent Need for Reforms http://bit.ly/XUujE7  #WR2013
 

3 Feb The Jakarta Globe @thejakartaglobe
#Jakarta Anti-Corruption Court Jails Hartati Murdaya for 32 Months for Bribery http://jglo.be/2LNQ 
 

3 Feb The Jakarta Globe @thejakartaglobe
East Asian Nations to Meet on Palestinian Aid: Report http://bit.ly/Ulzp11 
 

3 Feb Post World News @PostWorldNews
American woman granted divorce from Chinese husband after she posted photos of injuries online http://wapo.st/X8WKzh 
 

3 Feb Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
Four killed after deadly day in #Iraq http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2013/02/04/264281.html … #alarabiya #Kirkuk
 

3 Feb Reuters Top News @Reuters
Vietnam hands down long jail terms in subversion case: TV http://reut.rs/14Lfx9a 
 

3 Feb Asahi Shimbun AJW @AJWasahi
Japan begins world's first offshore test mining of methane hydrate http://ajw.asahi.com/article/economy/technology/AJ201302040070 … pic.twitter.com/SX3KKIKK
 
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3 Feb Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Car explosion takes place under a bridge in the south of Damascus: SANA
 

3 Feb Human Rights Watch @hrw
#China: Government Represses Growing Demand for Rights http://bit.ly/XWnKAQ  #WR2013
 

3 Feb Rima S. Aboulmona @RimaSAboulmona
Some 30 lorry drivers block Tripoli's Bahsas road in north Lebanon with their vehicles. http://www.dailystar.com.lb 
 

3 Feb BBC Africa @BBCAfrica
"The core of al-Shabab have no political agenda - there's no point in negotiations" Somali President http://snd.sc/Y4wZPH  on #BBCNewsday
 

3 Feb The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
#Hezbollah fighter killed in #Syria laid to rest | News , Local News | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Local-News/2013/Feb-04/204950-hezbollah-fighter-killed-in-syria-laid-to-rest.ashx … #Lebanon
 

3 Feb Haaretz.com @haaretzcom
Changes in #Jerusalem District police bring crackdown on #EastJerusalem #Arab residents http://htz.li/X91tRG 
 

3 Feb MarketWatch @MarketWatch
Why Japan firms find it hard to leave China http://on.mktw.net/VDTm3p 
 

3 Feb The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
#Khatib leadership on the line after talks with #Assad allies | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2013/Feb-04/204947-khatib-leadership-on-the-line-after-talks-with-ass.ashx … #Syria
 

3 Feb The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
Leaders vow to hunt down #Army killers | News , Politics | THE DAILY STAR http://dailystar.com.lb/News/Politics/2013/Feb-04/204948-leaders-vow-to-hunt-down-army-killers.ashx … #Arsal
 

3 Feb Press TV @PressTV
 

3 Feb Asahi Shimbun AJW @AJWasahi
EDITORIAL: Deflation a baffling excuse to reduce welfare benefits http://ajw.asahi.com/article/views/editorial/AJ201302040049 …
 
3 Feb MarketWatch @MarketWatch
Japan's Nikkei Average closes up 0.6% at 11,260.35
 

3 Feb  
PostWorldNews: Rights group criticizes Malaysia's secret deportation of 6 Uighur Chinese seeking asylum http://wapo.st/X8L1k9 

3 Feb  
PressTV: #Iran rejects #US arms trafficking claims http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2013/02/03/287103/iran-rejects-us-arms-trafficking-claims/ …

3 Feb MarketWatch @MarketWatch
Asia stocks higher after U.S. jobs data http://on.mktw.net/X8anil 
 

3 Feb Agence France-Presse @AFP
Cambodia to hold elaborate cremation ceremony for its revered former king Norodom Sihanouk, part of week-long funeral http://bit.ly/11GuPrt 
 

3 Feb  
PostWorldNews: Philippine police say at least 21 killed in clash between al-Qaida-linked gunmen and rebels http://wapo.st/X8NuLw 

3 Feb  
AlArabiya_Eng: Video: Fighting takes its toll on Aleppo's old city http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2013/02/02/264023.html … #alarabiya #Aleppo #Syria

3 Feb MarketWatch @MarketWatch
Beijing sets 5-year target for land use rights http://on.mktw.net/X8mtrG 
 

3 Feb Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
Syrians living in #Jordan provide relatives in #refugee camp with basic necessities http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2013/02/03/264213.html … #alarabiya #Syria
 

3 Feb  
Yahoo! News: Argentine princess's dad has dictatorship history http://yhoo.it/Twik2J 

3 Feb New York Times World @nytimesworld
Turkish Authorities Seek Killer of Tourist From S.I. http://nyti.ms/VE4220 
 

3 Feb Dawn Media Group @dawn_com
Afghan and Pakistani presidents in Britain for talks | World | http://DAWN.COM  http://dawn.com/2013/02/04/afghan-and-pakistani-presidents-in-britain-for-talks …
 

3 Feb Post World News @PostWorldNews
Japan releases Chinese captain, crew arrested for illegal fishing south of disputed islands http://wapo.st/X8F7je 
 

3 Feb Reuters Top News @Reuters
Three bodies found at Mexico Pemex blast site, toll reaches 36 http://reut.rs/XDpJeB 
 

3 Feb The Star @staronline
'People's journalist' documents the struggle of the Palestinians in Gaza http://bit.ly/WRFfoT 
 

3 Feb Zee News @ZeeNews
 

3 Feb The Jakarta Globe @thejakartaglobe
Poaching Endangers Animals at National Park in East Kalimantan http://bit.ly/11jrsMK 
 

3 Feb Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
New explosion in #Damascus targets state news agency building http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2013/02/03/264188.html … #alarabiya #Syria
 

3 Feb  
staronline: Indian national nabbed at Penang airport for trying to smuggle in drugs worth RM227,500 http://dlvr.it/2tyVWl 

3 Feb Breaking News @BreakingNews
At least 3 dead, 27 injured in California tour bus crash - @NBCLA http://bit.ly/14KYhkw 
 

3 Feb Post World News @PostWorldNews
Vietnam gives 22 activists long prison terms for attempt to overthrow government; 1 gets life http://wapo.st/VE19yd 
 

3 Feb The Associated Press @AP
BREAKING: Fire spokesman: Multiple deaths as tour bus overturns on desert highway east of Los Angeles
 

3 Feb The Star @staronline
Ravens survive 49ers rally, power outage to win Super Bowl http://dlvr.it/2tyRsn 
 

3 Feb The Jakarta Globe @thejakartaglobe
BlueScope to Add 10 Factories in Indonesia http://bit.ly/11jpAU0 
 

3 Feb BBC Africa @BBCAfrica
Somali President tells #BBCNewsday "I want to bring back Puntland and Somaliland and unify Somalia again"
 

3 Feb Breaking News @BreakingNews
Ravens win Super Bowl, 34 - 31, over the 49ers - @CBSSports
 

3 Feb  
Yahoo! News: SKorea, US begin drills amid NKorea nuclear threat http://yhoo.it/11G4iKX 

3 Feb Post World News @PostWorldNews
Cubans vote on new legislature; president, parliament chief to be picked later this month http://wapo.st/X8eTgB 
 

3 Feb Zee News @ZeeNews
 

3 Feb The Associated Press @AP
MT: #Kaepernicking: #49ers QB sprints 15 yards for TD, 2-pt conversion fails and it's 31-29 #Ravens, 10 mins left in dandy #SuperBowl
 

3 Feb Post World News @PostWorldNews
Taliban hint at sharing power, yet Afghan peace effort fraught with mistrust, confusion http://wapo.st/X81bKD 
 

3 Feb Quentin Sommerville @sommervillebbc
Building under construction raided :6 attackers arrested with suicide vests,hand grenades, set on imminent attack in Kabul city.
 

3 Feb Asahi Shimbun AJW @AJWasahi
Consequences abound in N. Korea’s obsession with nuclear weapons http://ajw.asahi.com/article/forum/politics_and_economy/east_asia/AJ201302040009 …
 

3 Feb The Jakarta Globe @thejakartaglobe
Australian Embassy Bombing Convicts Seek Review http://bit.ly/Vy1XiP 
 

3 Feb Quentin Sommerville @sommervillebbc
Multiple suicide attackers arrested last night in kabul, according to police.
 

3 Feb Post World News @PostWorldNews
New Australian Cabinet sworn in on eve of Parliament’s first sitting day of election year http://wapo.st/VDQmnx 
 

3 Feb  
thejakartaglobe: Man Killed by TransJakarta Bus http://bit.ly/Vy0Qjd 

3 Feb Zee News @ZeeNews
 

3 Feb The Associated Press @AP
#Beyonce delivers the goods at #SuperBowl halftime show with her hits and Destiny's Child: http://apne.ws/XD5AFy  -RD #SB47
 

3 Feb  
BreakingNews: Fidel Castro votes in Cuba's general election, in 1st extended public appearance since 2010 - Reuters http://reut.rs/VJkTgv 

3 Feb The Star @staronline
Fidel Castro votes, chats in Cuban election http://dlvr.it/2txVY0 
 

3 Feb  
nytimesworld: Cyprus Complicates German Quest to Save Euro Zone http://nyti.ms/X8gUth 

3 Feb  
MarketWatch: Shanghai Composite adds 0.5% in early moves

3 Feb MarketWatch @MarketWatch
Hong Kong shares rise on gains for financial shares; Hang Seng Index up 0.7% http://on.mktw.net/14KEgKW 
 

3 Feb RT @RT_com
Police investigate possible cyber attack on Israeli cellular networks http://on.rt.com/hn44qv 
 

3 Feb Post World News @PostWorldNews
Politics in tiny Liechtenstein shaken up by surprise election success of independents http://wapo.st/X6OQGG 
 

3 Feb  
nytimesworld: Pakistani Girl Shot by Taliban Is Stable After Surgeries http://nyti.ms/X84sJV 

3 Feb  
BBCWorld: 27 escape from jail in #Rio de Janeiro, #Brazil, by using sewer tunnels http://bbc.in/11z2N5T 


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