News Headlines from Around the World August 21st 2011

(UK) BBC News: Libya conflict: Rebels push towards Tripoli

(Europe) Euronews:Tripoli facing rebel assault from all directions

(USA) CNN: U.S. hikers in Iran get 8 years in prison, state media reports

(Ireland) RTE:   Libyan rebels close in on Tripoli

(German) Spiegel: Are German Soldiers Secretly Helping Fight Gadhafi?

(German) Die Welt: Fighting in Tripoli – Benghazi in use in the GSG 9

(France) Le Monde: Iran: Two hikers American accused of spying sentenced to eight years in prison

(UK) The Guardian:  Libyan rebels close in amid reports of fierce fighting in Tripoli

(Italy) La Repubblica: The rebels come to Tripoli; Gaddafi speaks on TV

(Peru) LaRepublica: An expedition sets in the northern lights live network

Washington Post:  Battles reported in Tripoli after Libyan rebels seize Zawiyah

(International) Huffington Post: Libya: Rebels Say They Launched Attack On Tripoli

The New York Times: Casualties on Both Sides as Israel and Gaza Trade Fire

(USA) Democracy Now: Violence Spikes in Iraq as U.S. Considers Ways to Extend Occupation Past December Deadline

The Irish Times: Fighting erupts in Libyan capital as rebels close in

(Australia) The Age: Libyan rebels close in on Gaddafi

(Australia) Sydney Morning Herald:  Libyan rebels close in on Gaddafi

The Times of India:  Iran jails American ‘spies’ for 8 years

(Canada) The Globe and Mail: Cross border attack tests Israel-Egypt peace treaty

(Mexico) The News:  Peru reconsiders coca strategy

(China, Communist) People’s Daily: China becomes South Africa’s biggest export destination: ambassador

Global times (China):  Weiner seeks treatment

(Japan) The Daily Yomiuri:  China weekly: Official says cover-ups common (Headline unchanged for 3 weeks)

The Moscow Times: Yeltsin Ally Saw ‘Swan Lake’ as Call to Arms

(International) Reuters:  Libya rebels try to reach capital to aid revolt

(International) Associated Press Mobile: Libyan rebels push front line closer to Tripoli

(USA) The Nation: Inside Kenya’s Overflowing Refugee Camps

The Wall Street Journal: Fighting Erupts in Tripoli

(Argentina) Clarin: A young crowd cheered the pope under a heavy storm

New Zealand Herald: Libya: Gaddafi urges supporters to ‘march by the millions’

(Libya) Ya Libnan: Gaddafi condemns rebels as Tripoli faces siege

The Copenhagen Post: India cools relations after failed extradition of gunrunner

The Reykjavik Grapevine: Peace Tower To Be Lit In Memory Of Norwegian Terrorist Attack Victims

(Norway) Aftenposten: Serbian thieves stole 450 coffins

(Turkey) Aygazete: Opposition to the NATO-Libya co-operation

The Balkan Chronicle:Amid the Arab Spring, Turkish Tourism Booms

(Somalia) The Shabelle News: Somalia: UN chartered plane carrying aid lands at southern town

(Ethiopia) The Sub Saharan Informer: President Obama recieves Lebanese Prime Minister- Vowed to push for the stability of Lebanon

(Egypt) Al-Ahram Weekly: Dying days of Britain

The above headlines are from the online World/International  sections of the news media listed.

Translation by Google Translate.

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