Sunday, March 17, 2013

The Afternoon World #News Report of the 17th of March 2013


17 Mar Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
Iraqi librarian saved 30,000 books during 2003 invasion  http://english.alarabiya.net/en/life-style/2013/03/17/Basra-librarian-saved-30-000-books-during-2003-invasion.html … #alarabiya #Iraq #Basra
 

17 Mar Press TV @PressTV
 

17 Mar Zee News @ZeeNews
 

17 Mar Reuters Top News @Reuters
South Sudan pulls first troops from border with Sudan http://reut.rs/ZAYmD7 
 

17 Mar The Associated Press @AP
Honduran gang member missing after police arrest suggests pattern of forced disappearances: http://apne.ws/ZKCZh8  -CJ
 

17 Mar BBC News (World) @BBCWorld
Albanian contract killer jailed in Greece takes 6 people hostage in apparent escape bid http://bbc.in/16Ckn9I 
 

17 Mar The Associated Press @AP
John Boehner says he "absolutely" trusts President Obama -- not that they don't have their differences: http://apne.ws/141xL7J  -CJ
 

17 Mar Reuters Top News @Reuters
Airbus to sign "major industrial deal": France government http://reut.rs/WwTQqa 
 

17 Mar Reuters Top News @Reuters
Israeli wanted on bribery charge arrested after Peru extradition http://reut.rs/ZANy8e 
 

17 Mar The Star @staronline
Venezuela's Maduro urges Obama to halt "plot" against rival http://dlvr.it/35Z9gk 
 

17 Mar The Associated Press @AP
Air Force trainer gets 4 years in prison for raping female trainee at Texas base: http://apne.ws/131GFmk  -CJ
 

17 Mar Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
Morsy to visit India, Pakistan this week http://dlvr.it/35Z881 
 

17 Mar Zee News @ZeeNews
 

17 Mar Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews At least 90 killed across Syria: LCC
 

17 Mar The Associated Press @AP
Egyptian vigilantes kill and hang 2 thieves from a tree in Nile Delta town: http://apne.ws/103A3jx  -CJ
 

17 Mar Zee News @ZeeNews
 

17 Mar The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
Saudi border guards arrest 4,360 infiltrators: A Saudi official says in a single month, border guards have arr... http://bit.ly/Wtgnpg 
 

17 Mar Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews FSA controls Syrian officers’ places in Dhab’a suburb in Homs,  surrounds airport: opposition media
 

17 Mar The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

17 Mar Press TV @PressTV
Iraqi emergency personnel and civilians gather around the site of a car bomb explosion ne http://twitpic.com/cc65bw 
 
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17 Mar Press TV @PressTV
#Yemeni protesters shout slogans during a demonstration marking the second anniversary of http://twitpic.com/cc64u7 
 
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17 Mar Reuters Top News @Reuters
Analysis: Uranium miners press Canada to change Cold War rules http://reut.rs/WwQfsh 
 

17 Mar The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
Tens of thousands of #Kurds rally in #Istanbul for release of jailed leader #Ocalan http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2013/Mar-17/210469-kurds-in-istanbul-call-for-jailed-leaders-release.ashx …
 

17 Mar Reuters Top News @Reuters
Ohio attorney general calls for grand jury to determine if other crimes committed in relation to Steubenville case #breaking
 

17 Mar Reuters Top News @Reuters
Herman Van Rompuy to leave politics after 2014 http://reut.rs/WwPlfp 
 

17 Mar Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
Rescuers put out fire at downtown Cairo mall http://dlvr.it/35YcHB 
 

17 Mar Dawn Media Group @dawn_com
Former LeJ chief involved in Daniel Pearl murder arrested in Karachi | Pakistan | http://DAWN.COM  http://dawn.com/2013/03/17/former-lej-chief-involved-in-daniel-pearl-murder-arrested-in-karachi …
 

17 Mar The Associated Press @AP
Teens found guilty of rape in #Steubenville break down in tears, apologize to the victim and to community: http://apne.ws/103vNjP  -CJ
 

17 Mar Reuters Top News @Reuters
Still hope for big fiscal deal with Obama, top Republicans say http://reut.rs/ZAHegN 
 

17 Mar BBC News (World) @BBCWorld
Well-known French criminal lawyer Olivier Metzner found dead off his private island after apparent suicide http://bbc.in/Xi9i72 
 

17 Mar RT @RT_com
Russian Navy to send permanent fleet to Mediterranean http://on.rt.com/5tpt6u 
 

17 Mar Press TV @PressTV

#Palestinians hold a banner and placards during a demonstration against the constructio http://twitpic.com/cc5rpy 
 
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17 Mar Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
Obama will not bring peace plan during his Mideast visit because #Israel not interested: report  http://goo.gl/z8QrU 
 

17 Mar Press TV @PressTV

A #Serb ultra-nationalist displays a poster reading "Never a border. #Kosovo is #Serbia http://twitpic.com/cc5r6a 
 
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17 Mar Press TV @PressTV
 

17 Mar The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

17 Mar Reuters Top News @Reuters
Cyprus parliament delays vote on deposit levy to Monday http://reut.rs/ZzY13y 
 

17 Mar  
Yahoo! News: Duchess: Hoping for baby boy, William wants girl http://yhoo.it/1100wxb 

17 Mar  
Yahoo! News: Tense standoff in Greece over prison hostages http://yhoo.it/115k2fm 

17 Mar Breaking News @BreakingNews
Update: Judge sentences convicted Ohio football players to at least 1 year in juvenile jail and said both can be held until they're 21 - @AP
 

17 Mar Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
Kenya's Odinga challenges election defeat in top court http://dlvr.it/35YHy6 
 

17 Mar The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

17 Mar The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

17 Mar Wall Street Journal @WSJ
Americans' debt payments are at lowest level in decades. They spent 10.4% of after-tax income on debt payments. http://on.wsj.com/ZuWVGm 
 

17 Mar Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews IMF official says very good progress was made in talks with Egyptian government
 

17 Mar Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
Reporters protest assault on colleagues http://dlvr.it/35Y4jz 
 

17 Mar Zee News @ZeeNews
 

17 Mar Reuters Top News @Reuters
Ohio judge finds two Steubenville high school football players guilty of raping a 16-year-old girl #breaking
 

17 Mar The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

17 Mar The Star @staronline
100 Nepali workers stopped from holding protest over minimum wage http://dlvr.it/35XxN7 
 

17 Mar Reuters Top News @Reuters
Hollande turns to "good cop, bad cop" for French prison shakeup http://reut.rs/WwGday 
 

17 Mar The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

17 Mar The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

17 Mar Reuters Top News @Reuters
Zimbabwe police raid Tsvangirai's office, arrest five http://reut.rs/WwGABW 
 

17 Mar The Associated Press @AP
Syrian opposition: 12 candidates nominated for job of prime minister for rebel-held areas: http://apne.ws/ZSbSSB  -CJ
 

17 Mar Reuters Top News @Reuters
Judge set to render verdict in rape trial of two Ohio teens http://reut.rs/Zz6owp 
 

17 Mar RT @RT_com
'Govts intimidate journalists, whistleblower hunt worrying' - @AP journalist Matthew Lee to RT http://youtu.be/vcQUMdkc-Fo  @Gayane_RT
 

17 Mar Agence France-Presse @AFP
Somali Islamists retake key town: residents http://yhoo.it/15dq8qZ 
 

17 Mar Reuters Top News @Reuters
Italy issues India travel warning over marines standoff http://reut.rs/WwAUYS 
 

17 Mar The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

17 Mar The Associated Press @AP
BREAKING: Indian police official says 6 men arrested in connection with the gang rape of a Swiss tourist.
 

17 Mar The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

17 Mar Reuters Top News @Reuters
Greek soccer federation bans player over Nazi salute http://reut.rs/WwyxFm 
 

17 Mar Reuters Top News @Reuters
Bankrupt Alabama county eyes debt cuts topping $1 billion http://reut.rs/Wwz1LE 
 

17 Mar Reuters Top News @Reuters
U.S. soldier accused of Afghan killings faces "sanity" review http://reut.rs/ZAluSo 
 

17 Mar Sudhir Chaudhary @sudhirchaudhary
Watch the story of a brave girl of Delhi who fought against rape attempt. The accused inserted a rod in her throat and made her speechless..
 

17 Mar Haaretz.com @haaretzcom
15,000 police officers to protect @BarackObama during visit to #Israel; road  closures expected, mostly in Jerusalem http://htz.li/YhEu9D 
 

17 Mar Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: #Somali journalist jailed for reporting on rape freed: official
 

17 Mar  
Yahoo! News: Rowling to UK govt: Don't let down hacking victims http://yhoo.it/114TwTv 

17 Mar The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

17 Mar The Associated Press @AP
Iranian state TV: Iran launches its domestically built guided-missile destroyer in the Caspian Sea: http://apne.ws/1317o2v  -CJ
 

17 Mar The Star @staronline
Italy's Grillo issues warning to members who defied vote orders http://dlvr.it/35Wbs4 
 

17 Mar Press TV @PressTV
#Fire fighters try to extinguish fires erupted at a cotton warehouse in southern Pakistani port city of #Karachi,  http://twitpic.com/cc3k8z 
 
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17 Mar The Associated Press @AP
Syrian state media: Hundreds of 'jihadist fighters' have entered the country and are battling gov't troops: http://apne.ws/Z7acCG 
 

17 Mar RT @RT_com
China’s No 2 pledges smaller govt, ‘new type of relationship’ with US http://on.rt.com/k6pzaz 
 

17 Mar Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
Palestinian jihadists attacked Rafah base, says military source http://dlvr.it/35WT1M 
 

17 Mar Reuters Top News @Reuters
Netanyahu's pick for defense minister cautious on Iran http://reut.rs/ZAerJm 
 

17 Mar Reuters Top News @Reuters
Britain to compensate military personnel hit by Cyprus bank levy http://reut.rs/ZAcI6L 
 

17 Mar The Associated Press @AP
Officials: 2 car bombs kill 8 and wound 21 in southern Iraq: http://apne.ws/XRXRGJ  -CJ
 

17 Mar The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

17 Mar Press TV @PressTV
 

17 Mar The Star @staronline
Cops rescue kidnapped Japanese engineer lured by marriage http://dlvr.it/35WHSS 
 

17 Mar Press TV @PressTV
'#Saudi meddling in #Bahrain, #war crime' http://goo.gl/387Bu 
 

17 Mar  
Yahoo! News: Car bomb blast kills nine in Iraq's Shi'ite south http://yhoo.it/YGd1hb 

17 Mar  
Yahoo! News: Zimbabwe police question PM's party, top lawyer http://yhoo.it/XO29RE 

17 Mar Press TV @PressTV
‘#Gitmo abuses disappear in US media’ http://goo.gl/aolJd 
 

17 Mar BBC News (World) @BBCWorld
British tourist with Buddha tattoo on his arm "shocked and upset" after being deported from Sri Lanka http://bbc.in/XhAAKE 
 

17 Mar Agence France-Presse @AFP
#BREAKING DR Congo's ICC-wanted Ntaganda crossed into Rwanda: Kinshasa
 

17 Mar The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

17 Mar Reuters Top News @Reuters
Albanian prisoner seizes hostages in third Greek escape bid http://reut.rs/WwnhIV 
 

17 Mar The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

17 Mar Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: 20 people killed and injured in two bomb blasts rocking the city of #Basra in #Iraq
 

17 Mar Press TV @PressTV
Bahrainis want #Saudi troops out http://goo.gl/rzRIx  #Bahrain
 

17 Mar Reuters Top News @Reuters
Netanyahu picks ex-general Yaalon as new Israeli defense chief http://reut.rs/ZA3TtK 
 

17 Mar The Star @staronline
Pope begins to outline vision for Catholic Church http://dlvr.it/35VZFv 
 

17 Mar Agence France-Presse @AFP
#BREAKING Zimbabwe police arrest three of PM's aides: colleagues
 

17 Mar The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
#Syrian rebels say seize arms depots in #Aleppo after days of fierce clashes http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2013/Mar-17/210426-syrian-rebels-say-seize-arms-depots-in-aleppo.ashx …
 

17 Mar The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

17 Mar Agence France-Presse @AFP
#BREAKING Five confess to gang-raping Swiss tourist in India: police
 

17 Mar  
Yahoo! News: Deal likely to keep U.S. elite forces in key Afghan province: official http://yhoo.it/YFTc9U 

17 Mar The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

17 Mar Zee News @ZeeNews
 

17 Mar Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
Libyan embassy suspends work in Cairo after protest http://dlvr.it/35V74z 
 

17 Mar Press TV @PressTV
‘60% of Saudis face housing #crisis’ http://goo.gl/s9E4w  #Saudi
 

17 Mar Agence France-Presse @AFP
#BREAKING Cyprus postpones debate on controversial EU bailout: state media
 

17 Mar Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Fifth French soldier killed in #Mali fighting: presidency. #France
 

17 Mar The Jakarta Globe @thejakartaglobe
#Hundreds of DR Congo Rebels Flee to Rwanda http://jglo.be/5iIu 
 

17 Mar The Jakarta Globe @thejakartaglobe
The Nepalese Noodle Seller Who Became A Billionaire http://jglo.be/5ikd 
 

17 Mar  
Yahoo! News: Al-Qaida affiliate claims Iraq ministry assault http://yhoo.it/WrR3jk 

17 Mar  
Yahoo! News: China leaders pledge clean government, less waste http://yhoo.it/Zhts3D 

17 Mar The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
 

17 Mar The Associated Press @AP
Fish found near Fukushima nuclear plant with record-high levels of radioactive cesium: http://apne.ws/WPa9Rz  -SS
 

17 Mar Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#Egypt’s #Brotherhood members, protesters fight using ‘iron chains’ in #Cairo http://english.alarabiya.net/en/2013/03/17/Egypt-s-Brotherhood-members-protesters-fight-using-iron-chains-in-Cairo.html …
 

17 Mar Zee News @ZeeNews
 

16 Mar Agence France-Presse @AFP
New restrictions on global trade in more shark species take a fresh bite at Hong Kong's fin market http://bit.ly/YjAIJO 
 

16 Mar Reuters Top News @Reuters
China's new premier vows to tackle pollution, offers few details http://reut.rs/ZzL2yQ 
 

16 Mar Dawn Media Group @dawn_com
CD shop blown up in Peshawar http://wp.me/p2awqS-dxtV 
 

16 Mar Reuters Top News @Reuters
China's new premier pledges reform, sees risks http://reut.rs/ZzJvJ3 
 

16 Mar The Associated Press @AP
Indian police say they've detained 20 men in connection with the gang-rape of a Swiss tourist: http://apne.ws/140OSGx  -SS
 

16 Mar Press TV @PressTV
#China rejects ‘groundless’ US claims  http://goo.gl/Rn0t3 
 

16 Mar The Jakarta Globe @thejakartaglobe
Three Dead in #Papua as Rains Trigger Jayapura Landslide http://jglo.be/5dea 
 

16 Mar Zee News @ZeeNews
 

16 Mar The Associated Press @AP
Police say an armed man who barricaded himself in a Pa. sporting goods store has killed himself: http://apne.ws/10Yve9P  -SS
 

16 Mar Reuters Top News @Reuters
As U.S. drone monopoly frays, Obama seeks global rules http://reut.rs/Ww6rtY 
 

16 Mar New York Times World @nytimesworld
Zimbabweans Place High Hopes on New Constitution http://nyti.ms/XRx4KR 
 

16 Mar The Star @staronline
Lahad Datu: Gunman shot dead as fight shatters days of lull under Ops Daulat http://dlvr.it/35SZ6d 
 

16 Mar Press TV @PressTV
Militants in #Lebanon shell Syrian Army http://goo.gl/O5SAo  #Syria
 

16 Mar Zee News @ZeeNews
Swiss woman gang-raped in Madhya Pradesh,  embassy calls for swift probe http://zeenews.india.com/news/nation/swiss-woman-gang-raped-in-mp-embassy-calls-for-swift-probe_835924.html …
 

16 Mar Reuters Top News @Reuters
China, U.S. should stop war of words on hacking, says new Chinese premier http://reut.rs/Ww2uW4 
 

16 Mar RT @RT_com
Assad asks BRICS ‘to intervene’ in Syria crisis – aide http://on.rt.com/e5lqpk 
 

16 Mar Wall Street Journal @WSJ
Twinkies could be back in stores by summer after Hostess reaches snack cake deal: http://on.wsj.com/YekrZM 
 

16 Mar  
Yahoo! News: New China premier pledges strong ties with US http://yhoo.it/ZhgX8f 

16 Mar The Associated Press @AP
Two people are hit by a race car at a rural Calif. raceway, says promoter: http://apne.ws/ZJqsKT  -SS
 

16 Mar The Star @staronline
China president Xi calls for 'great renaissance' http://dlvr.it/35S8pY 
 

16 Mar Dawn Media Group @dawn_com
ECP rejects Senate committee’s reform proposal http://wp.me/p2awqS-dxjH 
 

16 Mar Press TV @PressTV
#Haqqani leader captured in #Afghanistan http://shar.es/eYOQ9 
 

16 Mar Press TV @PressTV
#Monti warns of austerity backlash http://shar.es/eYORg 
 

16 Mar Breaking News @BreakingNews
Death toll from Mexican fireworks explosion rises to 16, state agency reports - @CNN http://bit.ly/YjnYTz 
 

16 Mar Wall Street Journal @WSJ
Pandora and Groupon aren't the only struggling tech companies. Five tech CEOs in the hot seat: http://on.wsj.com/XdqnPn  via @MarketWatch
 

16 Mar Dawn Media Group @dawn_com
US helicopter crashes in Afghanistan, killing one http://wp.me/p2awqS-dxot 
 

16 Mar RT @RT_com
BREAKING: Greek prisoner takes six hostages in his 3rd prison-break attempt http://on.rt.com/5mk4g4 
 

16 Mar RT @RT_com
‘Hitting the poorest’: UK-wide protests against ‘Bedroom Tax’ http://on.rt.com/w8vj3t 
 

16 Mar The Associated Press @AP
Report says Tibetan monk self-immolates inside western China temple targeted by authorities: http://apne.ws/WOM0KT  -RJJ
 

16 Mar The Associated Press @AP
Utah city selects mayor by drawing name from basket after council members unable to break tie: http://apne.ws/16ANkD2  -RJJ
 

16 Mar The Star @staronline
Top Syrian general defects to Jordan http://dlvr.it/35RS1h 
 

16 Mar The Associated Press @AP
Iranian opposition group turns down Albania's asylum offer for 210 members living in Iraq camp: http://apne.ws/XgQaWW  -RJJ
 

16 Mar Agence France-Presse @AFP
Albania offers asylum to Iranian opposition group currently living at Camp Liberty in Iraq http://bit.ly/YjaYx7 
 

16 Mar The Associated Press @AP
MORE: Judge in Ohio rape trial says he will announce verdict Sunday: http://apne.ws/10XIgo2  -RJJ
 

16 Mar The Star @staronline
Cyprus parliament to vote on savings levy http://dlvr.it/35R6hS 
 

16 Mar The Associated Press @AP
Accuser in Ohio rape trial says she remembers drinking, then leaving party with defendant: http://apne.ws/Z6pvvt  @awhcolumbus -RJJ
 

16 Mar The Associated Press @AP
Spaniel named Hendrix mistakenly sent to Ireland when he was supposed to fly from N.J. to Phoenix: http://apne.ws/12ZXkqr  -RJJ
 

16 Mar Agence France-Presse @AFP
China's Ai Weiwei pays tribute to Pablo Neruda in Chile painting http://bit.ly/1304ACE 
 

16 Mar New York Times World @nytimesworld
Victims of Guatemala Civil War Eagerly Await Dictator’s Trial http://nyti.ms/YzeRgI 
 

16 Mar New York Times World @nytimesworld
Guatemala’s Long March Toward Justice http://nyti.ms/XRaMJc 
 

16 Mar Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
Clashes between protesters, Brotherhood members in Moqattam http://dlvr.it/35Qtgt 
 

16 Mar Reuters Top News @Reuters
Conservatives back Rand Paul for president in early poll http://reut.rs/WvG47t 
 

16 Mar The Associated Press @AP
North Dakota all but enacts what would be 2 of most restrictive abortion laws in country:  
 

16 Mar The Associated Press @AP
13 die, 154 hurt as truck loaded with fireworks explodes in religious procession in rural central Mexico: http://apne.ws/12ZZyG9  -RJJ
 

16 Mar The Associated Press @AP
AP VIDEO: 2 die as tour bus carrying college women's lacrosse team veers off Pa. Turnpike: http://apne.ws/16AtRm2  -RJJ
 

16 Mar Reuters Top News @Reuters
Palin calls Obama a liar in speech to conservative activists http://reut.rs/WvBHcg 
 

16 Mar Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
 

16 Mar The Associated Press @AP
Teen girl who accuses 2 Ohio high school football players of rape says she could not recall the assault: http://apne.ws/YEel45  -RJJ
 

16 Mar The Associated Press @AP
Venezuelan opposition candidate Henrique Capriles  launches nationwide tour: http://apne.ws/YE5Q99  -RJJ
 

16 Mar Bloomberg News @BloombergNews
House Republicans won’t wait for President Obama to issue a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline | http://bloom.bg/ZWcqcn 
 

16 Mar  
Yahoo! News: Pakistan government ends historic 5-year term http://yhoo.it/YDVczi 

16 Mar The Star @staronline
Italy parliament elects speakers as tensions continue http://dlvr.it/35Psfv 
 

16 Mar Agence France-Presse @AFP
#China performed nearly 330 million abortions since 1971, official data shows: http://bit.ly/ZQz1VH 
 

16 Mar BBC News (World) @BBCWorld
Pakistan government makes history http://bbc.in/Xgl7ut 
 

16 Mar Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#Egyptians in Sohag clash over President Mursi’s visit http://goo.gl/8EPt7 
 

16 Mar RT @RT_com
Sudanese rebels say they killed 200 soldiers in South Darfur, contradicting govt claims http://rt.com/news/line/2013-03-16/#46256 …
 

16 Mar Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Clashes erupt between regime forces and the FSA in Al-Suwayda, southern Syria
 

16 Mar Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Syrian regime forces fire scud missiles from the Damascus suburb of Nassiriyah towards northern Syria: Activists
 

16 Mar Agence France-Presse @AFP
Iraqis embrace nightlife after years of fear http://bit.ly/13ZZ5Di 
 

16 Mar Bloomberg News @BloombergNews
Euro-area finance ministers agreed to extend maturities on rescue loans to Ireland and Portugal | http://bloom.bg/15SB9A3 
 

16 Mar RT @RT_com
Tunisia’s biggest protest since Arab Spring (PHOTOS) http://on.rt.com/cx4pj0 
 

16 Mar Bloomberg News @BloombergNews
Carlos Slim worth $67.8 billion -- just $184 million ahead of Bill Gates | http://bloom.bg/Wv6jLa 
 

16 Mar Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BREAKING: #Syria regime forces’ gunfire kills 128 people, most of whom are in #Damascus district and #Homs
 

16 Mar Zee News @ZeeNews

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