Saturday, March 2, 2013

The Afternoon World #News Report of the 2nd of March 2013

4 mins New York Times World @nytimesworld
Riots to Protest Death Sentence Enter 3rd Day in Bangladesh 

29 mins Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: #Chad army spokesman says Chadian soldiers in #Mali killed Mokhtar #Belmokhtar, leading al-Qaeda commander in North Africa

50 mins BBC News (World) @BBCWorld
Portugal protests against austerity 

1 hr Reuters Top News @Reuters
ECB's Coeure says central banks cannot replace government inaction 

1 hr New York Times World @nytimesworld
Seized Arms Off Yemen Raise Alarm Over Iran 

2 hrs BBC News (World) @BBCWorld
Hackers breach Evernote security 

2 hrs Bloomberg News @BloombergNews
Philippines asks militant group to surrender after shootout kills 14 people | 

2 hrs Reuters Top News @Reuters
Guinea says investigating shootings as protest death toll mounts 

2 hrs The Star @staronline
Turkish captives to be released by Kurdish rebels - agency 

2 hrs The Star @staronline
Ethnic Albanians clash with police in Macedonia 

2 hrs Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
Cement Company workers decry dog attack 

2 hrs New York Times World @nytimesworld
Spill in China Lays Bare Environmental Concerns 

2 hrs Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
First free #Syrian elections in #Turkey, #UN to broker peace deal …

2 hrs Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Netanyahu, King Abdullah II discussed Mideast peace in Jordan: diplomat

2 hrs @haaretzcom
President Peres grants Netanyahu two more weeks to form a new government

2 hrs Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: #Palestinians suspected of aiding #Syria regime 'hanged in #Damascus camp'

3 hrs Reuters Top News @Reuters
U.N. Security Council sets stage for lifting Somalia arms embargo 

3 hrs The Star @staronline
Another policeman killed in shootout with intruders in Semporna 

3 hrs Zee News @ZeeNews

3 hrs Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Egyptian police uses tear gas as clashes take place in the province of al-Mansura: Al Arabiya correspondent

4 hrs Rory Cellan-Jones @BBCRoryCJ
Cloud storage firm Evernote resets all passwords after security breach

4 hrs Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Protesters storm a security building in the Egyptian province of al-Mansura: Al Arabiya correspondent

4 hrs Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: The #Syrianregime is taking advantage of Alawite coastal people to destroy them: Al-Khatib

4 hrs Reuters Top News @Reuters
Zimbabwe's Mugabe denies violent campaign ahead of elections 

4 hrs  
Yahoo! News: Libyan official: Egyptian detainees to be deported 

4 hrs  
Yahoo! News: Protesters, police clash in 2 Egyptian cities 

4 hrs Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
Salafi Dawah head hits out at Brotherhood over renewed Egypt-Iran ties 

4 hrs Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: A number of soldiers belonging to the Syrian regime are undergoing medical treatment in Iraq: official

4 hrs Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Wounded Syrian soldiers being treated in #Iraq: spokesman

5 hrs Asahi Shimbun AJW @AJWasahi
China's natural gas drive may cut oil demand by a tenth - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun …

5 hrs Quentin Sommerville @sommervillebbc
Killings happened at 10 in the morning, say local sources. The boys, believed to be shepherds, where killed by helicopter gunfire.

5 hrs BBC Breaking News @BBCBreaking
International force in Afghanistan apologises for killing of two boys, aged around seven, during firefight with Taliban last month

5 hrs The Associated Press @AP
Syrian army says it has regained control of strategic highway near Aleppo airport:  -CJ

6 hrs The Star @staronline
Russian demonstrators rally in support of U.S. adoption ban 

5 hrs Reuters Top News @Reuters
Al Qaeda issues English-language advice magazine for militants 

6 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
#Syria: #Troops seize control of key road in north | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR …

6 hrs The Star @staronline
Odinga alleges unfairness before Kenyan election 

6 hrs The Star @staronline
Sabah police chief: Two cops shot in shootout with gunmen in Simunul island 

6 hrs The Star @staronline
Gunmen will maintain position, want peaceful resolution, says Sulu Sultan spokesman 

6 hrs The Star @staronline
Iraq monthly death toll down in February 

6 hrs Dawn Media Group @dawn_com
Pakistani #Taliban threaten to bomb mobile phone shops in #Peshawar | #Pakistan | http://DAWN.COM …

6 hrs BBC News (World) @BBCWorld
Main presidential candidates hold final rallies in Kenyan capital Nairobi 

6 hrs Agence France-Presse @AFP
#Africa One killed in Guinea amid appeals for calm from Sec Gen Ban Ki-moon and President Alpha Conde 

6 hrs The Star @staronline
Syrian shells hit Israeli Golan 

6 hrs Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: A scud missile has been launched from the Damascus suburb of al-Qatifa towards the north: opposition military council

4 hrs  
Yahoo! News: Fire damages high-rise under construction in Dubai 

7 hrs The Star @staronline
One person killed, four injured in south Yemen protest - medics 

7 hrs Zee News @ZeeNews

7 hrs Agence France-Presse @AFP
Domestic workers in booming Brazil swap cleaning in favour of other employment 

7 hrs RT @RT_com
BREAKING: Hundreds throw stones, petrol bombs at police station in Port Said, block fire engines from reaching blaze 

5 hrs Transitions Online @TransitionsMag
#Azerbaijan: Activists say new draft law silences them  #elections

7 hrs The Star @staronline
Iranian farmers hold talks on water dispute after police clashes 

8 hrs Zee News @ZeeNews

8 hrs BBC News (World) @BBCWorld
Amazon continues selling clothes made by US firm which produced "keep calm and rape a lot" T-shirt 

8 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
Activists ask #Sleiman to push for #personal status law | News , Politics | THE DAILY STAR … #Lebanon

8 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
#Syria's #Assad 'legitimate president' till 2014: #Iran | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR …

8 hrs RT @RT_com
BREAKING: Hundreds protest as John Kerry visits Egypt. Police station torched in #PortSaid 

8 hrs Zee News @ZeeNews

4 hrs  
Yahoo! News: Contentious quotes upend Kenya presidential vote 

8 hrs Breaking News @BreakingNews
Japanese bullet train carrying some 130 people derails in heavy snow in northern Japan, local media says - @AFP 

8 hrs The Star @staronline
Italy's Grillo lists conditions for backing a government 

8 hrs Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
Protester killed, 40 others injured in Mansoura 

8 hrs Wall Street Journal @WSJ
Free to read: A Nepalese man with dangerous TB embodies one of U.S. health officials' greatest worries. 

8 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
#Egypt #protesters torch police station in #Port #Said: interior ministry | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR …

8 hrs @haaretzcom
Two mortar shells fired from #Syria land in #Israel's Golan Heights, no casualties or damage reported, via IDF Radio

8 hrs Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: #Egypt protesters torch police station in #PortSaid: interior ministry

8 hrs The Star @staronline
Diaspora Kenyans, unable to vote abroad, feel cheated 

8 hrs The Star @staronline
Third of children in conflict-ridden Congo denied schooling - U.N 

8 hrs The Star @staronline
Sri Lanka film on war crimes makes debut at U.N. 

8 hrs The Star @staronline
Cops drop leaflets ordering Sulu gunmen to surrender 

8 hrs The Star @staronline
Manila probes Malaysian Opposition hand in instigating Sulu heirs 

8 hrs The Associated Press @AP
Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Egypt to press leaders to forge a political consensus:  -RAS

9 hrs Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Until the next presidential elections, #Assad will continue to be the official president of #Syria: #Iranian FM

9 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
#Syrian foreign minister #Moallem condemns #US aid for #rebels | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR …

9 hrs Reuters Top News @Reuters
Candidates for mayor of Los Angeles take aim at business taxes 

9 hrs Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: The #Syrian president came into power through elections. Syrians will choose their president in the future: #Iranian FM

9 hrs Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: The #SyrianArmy will continue to perform its duties and strike all #terrorists territories: Syrian FM

9 hrs Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: The interest of the #Syrian people forces all opposition sides to hold a talk with the Syrian regime: Iranian FM

9 hrs The Star @staronline
Congo government troops retake territory left by rebels 

4 hrs  
Yahoo! News: Ahead of CITES, pressure to ban Thai ivory trade 

4 hrs  
Yahoo! News: Moscow skeptical about US autopsy of Russian boy 

9 hrs Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Even the armed fighter has a part to play in building a future for #Syria: Syrian FM

9 hrs Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
US Secretary of State to meet FM in Cairo amid NSF boycott 

9 hrs Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: For dialogue to succeed, the violence must stop, says #Syria FM.

9 hrs Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Halting violence starts by [draining the fighters' sources] as we are facing terrorist groups linked to #alQaeda: #Syria FM

9 hrs MarketWatch @MarketWatch
Al Gore’s ‘sustainable capitalism’ won’t be 

9 hrs Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: The regime's decision to open dialogue with the armed opposition is a good step: #Iran FM on #Syria

9 hrs Reuters Top News @Reuters
Obama presses Congress for deal to end spending cuts 

9 hrs Press TV @PressTV
1 dead, dozens injured in #Egypt clashes 

9 hrs Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews - Iran FM: #Iran is making efforts to provide the necessary atmosphere for dialogue between the Syrian regime and opposition.

9 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
High-speed bullet #train derails in #Japan: media | News , International | THE DAILY STAR …

9 hrs Wall Street Journal @WSJ
In 2012, digital sales of country music rose 37.8%, more than any other genre. 

9 hrs david eades @bbcdavideades
#Kenya elex to be overseen by 99,000 police, 23,000 observers, 2,600 internat. monitors. A pointer to fears abt fairness and non-violence.

9 hrs The Star @staronline
PM: Gunmen used white flag to lure commandos and opened fire 

9 hrs The Star @staronline
Slain commando laid to rest in Besut 

10 hrs The Associated Press @AP
Massive sulphuric acid leak at a warehouse in northeastern China kills at least 3 people:  -RAS

10 hrs Egypt Independent @EgyIndependent
Italian Five Star Movement surprises everyone with elections results, including itself 

10 hrs The Star @staronline
Motorcycle bomb kills 2 in Thai south, tests peace talk deal 

10 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
Well-armed #jihadists raise fears of new war in #Syria | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR …

10 hrs Dawn Media Group @dawn_com
US court finds #Raymond #Davis guilty of assault | World | http://DAWN.COM …

10 hrs Wall Street Journal @WSJ
Americans are starting to borrow more to buy homes, after years of shedding mortgage debt. 

10 hrs Agence France-Presse @AFP
The UK Independence Party's by-election win feeds fears Cameron's Conservatives are losing support 

10 hrs The Jakarta Globe @thejakartaglobe
Proposed Myanmar Media Law Draws Criticism 

10 hrs The Star @staronline
Bomb kills two, wounds 12 in Thai south 

10 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
#Syria's foreign minister arrives in ally #Iran | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR …

10 hrs Dawn Media Group @dawn_com
Gunmen kill four in #Balochistan’s Tump | #Pakistan | http://DAWN.COM …

11 hrs The Associated Press @AP
Florida sinkhole that swallowed man in bedroom grows deeper; officials warn home is dangerous:  -RAS

11 hrs The Star @staronline
Three dead in new Bangladesh war crimes protests 

11 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
All eyes on key #Akkar by-elections | News , Politics | THE DAILY STAR … #Lebanon

11 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
#China 'fully prepared' for #currency #war | Business , International | THE DAILY STAR …

11 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
One dead, dozens hurt in #Egypt #Nile #Delta #clashes | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR …

11 hrs Asahi Shimbun AJW @AJWasahi
Declining radiation measured near Fukushima plant, some blown elsewhere - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun …

11 hrs Asahi Shimbun AJW @AJWasahi
Kyoto police use manga to tell youngsters about cybercrime - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun …

11 hrs The Star @staronline
Malaysia bars Taiwanese environmentalist from entering 

11 hrs The Associated Press @AP
John Boehner says new State Department report shows long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline should be approved:  -RAS

11 hrs Wall Street Journal @WSJ
Extinct species are gone forever - or are they? Scientists work to clone vanished species: 

11 hrs Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: The Free Syrian army storm a police academy in #Aleppo: Syrian Media Center. #FSA #Syria

11 hrs Zee News @ZeeNews

11 hrs The Jakarta Globe @thejakartaglobe
Leftist Leader Seeks Deal to Break Italy Deadlock 

12 hrs Al Arabiya English @AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: Dozens of rebels, troops killed in north #Syria's #Raqa: NGO

13 hrs @haaretzcom
Former PM Ehud Olmert corruption case moves forward despite death of key witness 

12 hrs Agence France-Presse @AFP
Sydney set to sparkle for gay pride parade 

12 hrs @haaretzcom
WATCH: #Assad forces destroy oldest synagogue in #Syria, rebels claim 

12 hrs Press TV @PressTV
#Iran says N-issue will be resolved  #nuclear

5 hrs  
Macedonian Protest Against Defence Minister Turns Violent :: Balkan Insight  via @sharethis

12 hrs The Jakarta Globe @thejakartaglobe
Malaysia Threatens ‘Drastic’ Steps in Borneo Siege 

12 hrs The Associated Press @AP
Federal spending cuts could leave military school districts scrambling to finish school year:  -RAS

13 hrs The Star @staronline
Ipoh mudslide cleared up, residents can access highway 

13 hrs The Jakarta Globe @thejakartaglobe
Deputy Principal Faces 15 Years Sentence for Forcing Student to Perform Oral Sex 

13 hrs Press TV @PressTV
Australian airstrike kills 2 Afghan kids  #Afghanistan

13 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb

13 hrs Zee News @ZeeNews

13 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
#Profits of #Lebanese lenders in #Syria down 45.8 pct | Business , #Lebanon | THE DAILY STAR …

13 hrs RT @RT_com
Argentinian president calls for Falklands talks  #news

14 hrs The Star @staronline
Sombre mood at Subang air base as families wait for the fallen commandos 

14 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
#Beirut Municipality employees hold demo, vow to back #UCC in demanding the wage hike #Lebanon #UCC …

14 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
#Sidon’s tense Friday ends without incident | News , Local News | THE DAILY STAR … #Lebanon #security

14 hrs The Jakarta Globe @thejakartaglobe
Indonesia’s Rice Crop Up 5% 

14 hrs The Star @staronline
Bodies of two commandos killed in action to arrive in Subang at noon 

12 hrs  
Yahoo! News: Venezuela says Chavez receiving chemotherapy 

16 hrs The Star @staronline
IGP: Sulu gunmen must surrender or face drastic action 

16 hrs BBC News (World) @BBCWorld
Colombia jails troops over cash find 

16 hrs BBC News (World) @BBCWorld
EU looks to stop illegal timber 

17 hrs RT @RT_com
State Department says hotly contested Keystone XL won't have 'substantial impact' …

17 hrs Press TV @PressTV
One killed in #Philadelphia shooting 

17 hrs Press TV @PressTV
#Ankara protesters say ‘#Kerry get out’ 

17 hrs Press TV @PressTV
Israeli troops attack #West_Bank demos 

17 hrs Press TV @PressTV
3 more #Gazans hit by Israeli gunfire 

17 hrs New York Times World @nytimesworld
Manning to Face More Serious Charges in Leak 

17 hrs @haaretzcom
Sentencing postponed for #California boy who killed neo-Nazi dad 

18 hrs Reuters Top News @Reuters
Suspect surrenders in fatal shooting at South Carolina college 

18 hrs Zee News @ZeeNews

19 hrs Zee News @ZeeNews

19 hrs BBC News (World) @BBCWorld
Israeli army ire over social media posts 

19 hrs The Associated Press @AP
Science experiments by the NASA Mars rover Curiosity have been put on hold:  - SM

19 hrs The Associated Press @AP
BREAKING: Obama signs order to begin $85 billion in spending cuts that he opposed but couldn't avert - SM

19 hrs The Star @staronline

19 hrs BBC News (World) @BBCWorld
Canada wobbles on its EU free-trade skates 

19 hrs Agence France-Presse @AFP
#Taiwan turns plastic junk into blankets, dolls 

19 hrs Bloomberg News @BloombergNews
Keystone XL study avoids hard conclusions on environmental impact, angers pipeline's foes | 

20 hrs Reuters Top News @Reuters
Ex-head of U.S. Speedskating accused of sexually abusing teen in 1990s 

20 hrs New York Times World @nytimesworld
French and Chad Forces Bear Down on Militants in Mali 

20 hrs mira oberman @miraoberman
US auto sales grow 4% in Feb amid rising fuel prices, snowbound dealerships and budget impasse in DC. My @AFP story: 

20 hrs RT @RT_com
Eurozone unemployment hits record-high 11.9% 

20 hrs Bloomberg News @BloombergNews
Analysis: Kenyan ethnic loyalties trumping economic concerns in vote | 

20 hrs Reuters Top News @Reuters
Yahoo to shut down seven products, including Blackberry app 

20 hrs Zee News @ZeeNews

20 hrs RT @RT_com
Moscow Mayor says no to more mosques in the city 

20 hrs Breaking News @BreakingNews
Florida sinkhole where man was lost is called a 'chasm,' expected to grow - @TBOcom 

17 hrs  
Yahoo! News: Obama, Putin discuss Syria, Iran, set June meeting 

20 hrs The Associated Press @AP
Defense indicates that Colo. theater shooting suspect James Holmes might plead insanity:  - SM

20 hrs @haaretzcom
#ChuckHagel: U.S. should only provide 'non-lethal support' to #Syria's opposition 

21 hrs New York Times World @nytimesworld
Homeless Pay the Price of Progress in Lagos, Nigeria 

21 hrs Reuters Top News @Reuters
U.S. lurches into new budget crisis, spending cuts imminent 

21 hrs RT @RT_com
Maksim Kuzmin’s death was accidental - US officials …

21 hrs Wall Street Journal @WSJ
A Nepalese man detained at the U.S. border carries one of the most severe types of drug-resistant TB. 

21 hrs Bloomberg News @BloombergNews
Detroit would be sixth Michigan city put under state control to prevent municipal bankruptcy | 

21 hrs Agence France-Presse @AFP
#Mali to hold presidential vote in July: PM office 

21 hrs The Star @staronline
SpaceX 'optimistic' after space capsule mishap 

21 hrs The Star @staronline
Brazil to get its first nuclear subs 

21 hrs The Star @staronline
Rio police set to occupy slum near airport 

21 hrs Breaking News @BreakingNews
Former Montana quarterback Jordan Johnson found not guilty in high-profile sexual assault trial - @missoulian 

21 hrs BBC News (World) @BBCWorld
Russian-US boy's death 'accidental' 

21 hrs Agence France-Presse @AFP
US budget cuts threaten military missions: Hagel 

21 hrs The Star @staronline
Assad forces take Aleppo village, reopening supply line 

22 hrs The Daily Star @DailyStarLeb
Pistorius in settlement talks with assault accuser: Star athlete Oscar Pistorius, charged with murdering his g... 

22 hrs RT America @RT_America
Texas cop fired after shooting at suspect 41 times, killing him : 

22 hrs Bloomberg News @BloombergNews
President Obama says automatic sequestration cuts will be a "slow grind" on the economy | 

22 hrs The Star @staronline
Ethnic clashes flare in Guinea, president asks for calm 

23 hrs Liam Stack @liamstack
New on #WatchingSyria "Captured by Rebels, Woman Confesses on Camera to Being a Prostitute and Government Spy"  #syria

22 hrs Bloomberg News @BloombergNews
Half of all air-traffic control towers to be shut down after automatic budget cuts | 

23 hrs Agence France-Presse @AFP
Lithuania irked by "Miss USSR" pageant in Britain 

23 hrs Reuters Top News @Reuters
Disney, News Corp each discussed buying other out of Hulu - Dow Jones Newswires

23 hrs RT America @RT_America
NYPD lied under oath to prosecute Occupy activist : 

23 hrs RT America @RT_America
South Dakota approves guns in the classroom 

23 hrs MarketWatch @MarketWatch
State Department finds few problems with Keystone XL pipeline project 

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