Saturday, May 18, 2013

The Nightly World #News Report of the 18th of May 2013



 BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld 9h
Nigeria army says crackdown to go on http://bbc.in/17Nid9t 


 Zee News ‏@ZeeNews 9h
2007 serial blast accused dies in UP; 42 cops booked 


 Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP 10h
Opera houses the world over are paying tribute to German composer Richard Wagner who would have turned 200 this year  http://bit.ly/10cYiwt 


 Zee News ‏@ZeeNews 10h
Court rejects bail plea of Saradha group boss


 New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld 10h
Joseph Farman, 82, Is Dead; Discovered Ozone Hole http://nyti.ms/12KRapI 


 Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP 10h
Iran is tightening control of the Internet ahead of next month's presidential election http://yhoo.it/16H0Qqz 


 Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzcom 11h
Dollar rises 2.3% against the Shekel this week after Bank of Israel rate cut http://htz.li/12Dy2es 


 Zee News ‏@ZeeNews 11h
Suspected US drone in Yemen kills 4 militants


 Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP 11h
The failure of a recent HIV vaccine trial has delivered yet another setback to 26 years of research  http://bit.ly/Z4wvzL 


 Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzcom 11h
Israel caught in middle of US-Russia power struggle over Syria's future, writes Amos Harel http://htz.li/Z3WUgX  #Assad


 BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld 11h
Tories attack PM over gay marriage http://bbc.in/17MRiKW 


 Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzcom 12h
Assad orders army to ready missile strike against Tel Aviv in case Israel attacks Syria, The Sunday Times reports http://htz.li/12KG8Rp 


 Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzcom 12h
Land of #WestBank settlement to be returned to original #Palestinian owner, Israel tells court http://htz.li/114aRWg 


 Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzcom 12h
Alone in the ring, #Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat launches reelection campaign http://htz.li/16xFhcz  #Israel


 Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters 12h
Investigators examine fractured rail in Connecticut train crash http://reut.rs/Z4q4g4 


 New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld 12h
Pakistan’s Railroads Sum Up Nation’s Woes http://nyti.ms/18TU93R 


 BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld 13h
In the Dutch earthquake zone http://bbc.in/14CUeFA 


 Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters 13h
Two men charged with killing grandson of Malcolm X http://reut.rs/18TQz9H 


 BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld 13h
El Salvador gangs warn over truce http://bbc.in/17MwJOE 


 New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld 14h
Anwar, Malaysia’s Opposition Leader, Takes to the Streets http://nyti.ms/12KssFU 


 BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld 14h
The Somali pirates jailed in paradise http://bbc.in/17MreQd 


 BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld 14h
The world's largest camel herd - in Australia http://bbc.in/17MriiE 


 BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld 14h
Riot mars Belgrade football derby http://bbc.in/17Ml2HQ 


 Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP 14h
#Myanmar leader Thein Sein starts landmark US visit: http://bit.ly/14hUMBe 


 New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld 14h
China is working to repair its image in Myanmar, where newly empowered activists challenge its projects http://nyti.ms/19LvBrn 


 Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP 14h
#PHOTO David Beckham is thrown into the air during his final home appearance for Paris Saint Germain pic.twitter.com/bD2VBtR6hu


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 Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews 15h
NYSE breaks trades in Anadarko Petroleum after shares briefly plunged 99% | http://bloom.bg/11MyWsh 


 BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld 15h
Car hits crowd at Virginia parade http://bbc.in/17LZgnE 


 Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters 16h
Republican cites IRS scandal in close Virginia governor's race http://reut.rs/Z47kgE 


 Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP 16h
Lotto fever strikes US as Powerball jackpot swells: http://bit.ly/11NiHv5  by @Carlos_Hamann


 Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzcom 16h
France detains man suspected of aiding Mohamed Merah, who killed 4 Jews and 3 soldiers in Toulouse in 2012 http://htz.li/14C6aY4 


 BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld 16h
Massacre suspect held in Ivory Coast http://bbc.in/14Cf7Rg 


 Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP 16h
Falling US deficit renews austerity or growth debate: http://bit.ly/18TqNSY 


 Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng 17h
#EU military chief ‘confident’ about #Mali troop training  http://ara.tv/2c2zw  #africa


 Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng 17h
Syria’s #Assad says he won’t step down http://ara.tv/nke8y  #Syria #alarabiya


 Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng 17h
#Damascus car bomb kills at least three http://ara.tv/bqbbs  #Syria


 Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng 17h
#BreakingNews: Members of Hezbollah are reportedly heading to Qusayr, Aleppo: Sources


 Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews 18h
Yahoo! is in talks to buy Tumblr | http://bloom.bg/10BBLZL 


 Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzcom 18h
#France detains suspect in #Toulouse killings investigation http://htz.li/14C6aY4 


 Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng 18h
#Saudi FM tells #China violence by #Assad must be stopped    http://ara.tv/c8bd9 


 New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld 18h
An effort to strengthen protections for Afghan women raises the possibility of removing them instead. http://nyti.ms/10a4aTG 


 Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzcom 18h
Thousands of Israelis protest against austerity measures http://htz.li/10Czpdd  #Israel


 BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld 18h
Pakistani politician is shot dead http://bbc.in/17LzOhT 


 Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews 18h
Venezuela's president meets with food producer in bid to tackle shortages as price controls stifle output | http://bloom.bg/10WAPRJ 


 Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com 19h
Breaking: Imran blames ALtaf Hussain for Zahra's killing | Pakistan | http://DAWN.COM  http://dawn.com/2013/05/19/ptis-sindh-vice-president-zehra-shahid-killed-on-eve-of-re-polls/ … via @dawn_com


 Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com 19h
PTI’s Sindh vice-president Zehra Shahid killed on eve of re-polls | Pakistan | http://DAWN.COM  http://dawn.com/2013/05/19/ptis-sindh-vice-president-zehra-shahid-killed-on-eve-of-re-polls …


 W.G. Dunlop ‏@wgdunlop 19h
#Iraq violence kills 11 people; up to 10 kidnapped; May death toll passes 270 http://bit.ly/16wm8I3  @AFP


 Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com 19h
Breaking News: PPP joins MQM to boycott NA-250 re-polls in Karachi | Pakistan | http://DAWN.COM  http://dawn.com/2013/05/18/all-set-by-ecp-for-sundays-partial-re-poll-ppp-joins-boycott …


 Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews 19h
Republicans take aim at IRS employee charged with overseeing health-care law enforcement | http://bloom.bg/16FUZ4M 


 Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com 20h
Imran nominates Asad Qaiser for KP speaker | Pakistan | http://DAWN.COM  http://dawn.com/2013/05/18/imran-nominates-asad-qaiser-for-kp-speaker …


 Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com 20h
LDA plaza’s 9th floor to be demolished in Lahore | Pakistan | http://DAWN.COM  http://dawn.com/2013/05/18/lda-plazas-9th-floor-to-be-demolished-in-lahore …


 Zee News ‏@ZeeNews 20h


 BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld 20h
Father of Assad spokesman kidnapped http://bbc.in/17L4Tm1 


 Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng 20h
#Algeria pilots’ strike grounds national carrier http://ara.tv/gyjqu  #AirAlgerie


 Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng 20h
#BreakingNews: Casualties reported after Syrian regime forces shell al-Rastan in Aleppo, activists say


 Zee News ‏@ZeeNews 21h


 Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP 21h
#VIDEO: HIV vaccine "doable" says co-discoverer of AIDS: http://bit.ly/17KYPKk 

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 New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld 21h
Syria’s Assad Says Peace Talks Likely to Fail http://nyti.ms/12JEjnF 


 Zee News ‏@ZeeNews 21h


 Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP 21h
Morocco to harness the wind in energy hunt: http://bit.ly/11MNHeH 


 Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng 21h
Gunmen kidnap 8 police in western #Iraq http://ara.tv/6n2d5 


 Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews 21h
Wells Fargo closes at record high | http://bloom.bg/YQygOA 


 Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng 22h
Armed #Tuareg and #Arab groups clash in northern #Mali http://ara.tv/cge6h 


 Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP 22h
Anger as Afghan MPs halt women's bill debate


 Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng 22h
Egyptian opposition attacks Brotherhood-backed #NGO draft law http://ara.tv/5rjxg  #Egypt #MuslimBrotherhood


 Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters 23h
Bernanke, in commencement address, upbeat on innovation outlook http://reut.rs/Z3suM2 


 Zee News ‏@ZeeNews 23h


 BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld 23h
VIDEO: Plane catches fire on landing at Moscow's Vnukovo Airport http://bbc.in/16vttrs  pic.twitter.com/tNeyYwJXPA

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 MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch 23h
INTERACTIVE: Facebook's IPO turns one http://on.mktw.net/112be3T  $FB


 Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng 23h
Armed groups bomb Libyan military posts in #Benghazi #Libya http://ara.tv/2mecb 


 Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng 23h
Father of Syrian deputy FM abducted in #Daraa #Syria  http://ara.tv/482gy 


 BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld 23h
Gunman breaks into house in Baghdad, #Iraq, and kills 5 people, including a police officer, his wife and 2 children http://bbc.in/14Bamrf 


 MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch 23h
S&P 500 at 1,715 by year's end, says J.P. Morgan http://on.mktw.net/18PLBuB  $SPX


 BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld 18 May
Thousands of protesters rally in #Italy's capital Rome to protest against policies of new coalition government http://bbc.in/14B9PWb 


 The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb 18 May
#Egypt #Muslim #Christian #clashes leave 1 dead | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2013/May-18/217574-egypt-muslim-christian-clashes-leave-1-dead.ashx …


 The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb 18 May
#Almost $50,000 in #cash, #valuables stolen in spate of thefts | News , Local News | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Local-News/2013/May-18/217575-almost-50000-in-cash-valuables-stolen-in-spate-of-thefts.ashx …


 Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng 18 May
#BreakingNews: #Nigeria imposes round-the-clock curfew in parts of restive northern city


 Zee News ‏@ZeeNews 18 May
Hypertension: #India`s silent killer - http://zeenews.india.com/news/health/diseases/hypertension-india-s-silent-killer_22000.html … RT & Follow now


 The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb 18 May
#Gunmen seize elderly father of #Syria's deputy FM | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2013/May-18/217573-gunmen-seize-elderly-father-of-syrias-deputy-fm.ashx …


 BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld 18 May
British girl dies at Egyptian hotel http://bbc.in/14yRk4O 


 BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld 18 May
Tory activists anger at 'loon slur' http://bbc.in/14AHY8E 


 The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb 18 May
#Syria #rebels seize Alawite villages in Hama: activists | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2013/May-18/217569-syria-rebels-seize-alawite-villages-in-hama-activists.ashx …


 Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters 18 May
Eight killed, 10 policemen kidnapped in Iraq's Sunni heartland http://reut.rs/19K1mkn 


 Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters 18 May
Afghan parliament fails to pass divisive women's law http://reut.rs/Z38pp0 


 The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb 18 May
New #Sidon mufti says won’t accept #bribes | News , Local News | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Local-News/2013/May-18/217563-new-sidon-mufti-says-wont-accept-bribes.ashx … #Lebanon


 Haaretz.com ‏@haaretzcom 18 May
#Syrian rebels claim #Assad forces used chemical weapons again http://bit.ly/16FGg9W 


 Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng 18 May
#BreakingNews:  An explosion has been reported near the Faculty of Arts at the #Hasaka University in #Syria: activists


 Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP 18 May
Gunmen mass at Iraq security command HQ


 Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng 18 May
'You can stand under my umbrella?' #Obama in media storm after rain incident http://ara.tv/2eurm  pic.twitter.com/rz4oXDaGpe

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 Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP 18 May
Libyan soldier wounded by bomb in Benghazi


 Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng 18 May
#Chinese man held in Pakistani Kashmir over #Quran abuse  http://ara.tv/24rs9  #Pakistan


 Zee News ‏@ZeeNews 18 May
Five deaf, mute orphan girls raped at NGO in Jaipur - http://zeenews.india.com/news/rajasthan/five-deaf-mute-orphan-girls-raped-at-ngo-in-jaipur_849374.html … RT & Follow now.


 The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb 18 May
#MPs resume #vote #law talks | News , Politics | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Politics/2013/May-18/217561-mps-resume-vote-law-talks.ashx … #Lebanon


 BBC Africa ‏@BBCAfrica 18 May
Google says its mission in Africa is to make web content relevant to the continent, hence the effort to get Africa's roads mapped. #OxABC.


 BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld 18 May
Progress on women's rights in #Afghanistan is now in legal limbo, says BBC's David Loyn http://bbc.in/17JngYz 


 New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld 18 May
South Korea Says North Launches 3 Missiles Into Sea http://nyti.ms/12IUQbi 


 Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng 18 May
Prominent Syrian actress and activist released  http://ara.tv/gvxde  #Syria


 Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng 18 May
Egyptians targeted with #blasphemy in a flurry of charges http://ara.tv/87g5y  #Egypt


 The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb 18 May
New case of #SARS-like virus in #SaudiArabia: ministry | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2013/May-18/217556-new-case-of-sars-like-virus-in-saudi-arabia-ministry.ashx …


 The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb 18 May
Suspected #Islamist gunmen assassinate #Yemeni colonel | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2013/May-18/217557-suspected-islamist-gunmen-assassinate-yemeni-colonel.ashx …


 The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb 18 May
#Canada abuzz over purported #crack video of #mayor | News , International | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/International/2013/May-18/217546-canada-abuzz-over-purported-crack-video-of-mayor.ashx …


 BBC This World ‏@BBCThisWorld 18 May
Boss of Calabrian Mafia clan featured on #bbcthisworld hands himself in -witnessed by our own @elenacosentino4  http://m.bbc.co.uk/news/world-22566231 …


 Zee News ‏@ZeeNews 18 May
#IPL #spotfixing: Second round of questioning today - http://zeenews.india.com/sports/cricket/ipl-spot-fixing-second-round-of-questioning-today_761544.html … RT & Follow.


 The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb 18 May
#Gunmen mass at #Iraq security command HQ | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2013/May-18/217555-gunmen-mass-at-iraq-security-command-hq.ashx …


 Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng 18 May
#BreakingNews:   Iraqi army forces clash with gunmen near the headquarters of a provincial security command in Iraq, near #Ramadi. #Iraq


 The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb 18 May
North #Korea fires short-range #missiles | News , International | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/International/2013/May-18/217553-north-korea-fires-short-range-missiles.ashx …


 BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld 18 May
Russia names alleged US intelligence chief in Moscow - a move seen as breaching diplomatic protocol http://bbc.in/17J4CzR 


 The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb 18 May
#Lebanese agencies trafficking #migrant #domestic workers into #Syria | News , Local News | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Local-News/2013/May-18/217522-lebanese-agencies-trafficking-migrant-domestic-workers-into-syria.ashx …


 Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng 18 May
#Hezbollah exploits religion to intervene in #Syria, says Shiite cleric http://ara.tv/mtsvy 


 Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP 18 May
Malcolm X's grandson is just one of hundreds of US citizens to have been killed in Mexico in recent years http://bit.ly/17IZJaa 


 Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng 18 May
Deadly clashes between Muslims and Christians in Egypt’s Alexandria  http://ara.tv/5jx5b 


 The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb 18 May
Reports suggest #Syria has been paying for S-300 #missile system and that they could be delivered in coming 3 months http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Politics/2013/May-18/217530-brinkmanship-in-syria-boosts-risk-of-regional-war-with-israel.ashx …


 Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP 18 May
3 Foxconn workers have committed suicide at a factory in China in the past three weeks, reports say  http://bit.ly/11LVREa 


 Dawn Media Group ‏@dawn_com 17 May
Judges' detention case: Complaint withdrawn against #Musharraf 


 The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb 17 May
#Typhoid  and communicable diseases like hepatitis A expected to hit #Syrian #refugees particularly hard  http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Local-News/2013/May-18/217517-summer-brings-new-health-concerns-for-refugees.ashx … #Lebanon


 The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb 17 May
#Summer brings new #health #concerns for #Syrian #refugees in #Lebanon | News , Local News | THE DAILY STAR http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Local-News/2013/May-18/217517-summer-brings-new-health-concerns-for-refugees.ashx …


 The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb 17 May
Growing outbreaks risk, including #typhoid and possibly #cholera, among #Syrian refugees in poor sanitary conditions

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