Newspaper Headlines from Around the World, January 15th, 2012

(UK) BBC News: Costa Concordia: Cruise ship survivors found

(Europe) Euronews: Italy: Third survivor rescued from capsized liner

(USA) CNN: U.N. chief to Syria’s al-Assad: ‘Stop killing your people’

(Ireland) RTE: At least 17 missing from Italian cruise ship

(German) Spiegel: Urination Video ‘Causes More Damage than Taliban Attacks’

(German) Die Welt: EU officials to water down the debt brake. A binding debt brake should stop the euro crisis. But behind closed doors, the instrument is already defused

(France) Le Monde: Failure of negotiations to end the strike in Nigeria

France 24: Rescuers search for survivors of Italian cruise disaster

(UK) The Guardian: Third Italian cruise ship survivor found on board. Almost 40 people are still missing after the 114,000-tonne Costa Concordia ran aground off the Italian island of Giglio

(Italy) La Repubblica: S & P cuts France and Italy Our country falls to BBB +

(Peru) LaRepublica: Assad decrees general amnesty for crimes committed during protests (2) Italy: List of nationalities of the passengers on the “Costa Concordia”

Washington Post: ‘I just did what I thought was best.’The former Penn State coach speaks publicly about the Sandusky scandal, hopes that time will be his ally when it comes to judging his career

(International) Huffington Post: Patriots Rout Broncos: Tom Brady Outclasses Tim Tebow In 45-10 Blowout

The New York Times: As Divers Search Cruise Ship, Reason for Crash Is Unclear

(NYT International) Herald Tribune: As Divers Search Cruise Ship, Reason for Crash Is Unclear

(USA) Democracy Now: 2 Years After Devastating Earthquake, Haiti’s Rebuilding Weighed Down by Legacy of Foreign Meddling

The Irish Times: Captain of cruise ship arrested

(Australia) The Age: Army brass knew WikiLeaks accused had serious issues

(Australia) Sydney Morning Herald: Army brass knew WikiLeaks accused had serious issues

The Times of India: Pak SC to decide fate of Zardari, Gilani on Monday

(Canada) The Globe and Mail: SNC-Lavalin developed close relationship with Gadhafi son: documents

(Mexico) The News: President wants to regain US aid

(China, Communist) People’s Daily: IAEA Inspectors probably visit Iran within a month: Spokesman

Global times (China): Myanmar frees political prisoners

(Japan) The Daily Yomiuri: Noda’s party unity hopes dim / Ozawa group unlikely to abandon opposition to sales tax hike

The Moscow Times: Putin Pledges to Fight Own Legacy

(International) Reuters: Survivors plucked from Italian shipwreck

(International) Associated Press Mobile (links to other nerwspapers): 3rd survivor rescued from stricken cruise ship   

The Wall Street Journal:  Italian Ship Captain Detained as Probe Into Crash Goes On

(Argentina) Clarin: Estupor y furia en Europa por la baja de la nota de la deuda

New Zealand Herald: Europe credit ratings slashed

(Libya) The Tipoli Post: Abdul-Jalil Represents Libya as Tunisia Marks First Year From Ousting of Ben Ali

The Copenhagen Post:  Government looking to renew visa agreements

The Reykjavik Grapevine: Women Empowerment Event in Reykjavík

(Norway) Aftenposten: Three survivors picked out of a ship wreck

(Turkey) Dunya: Bridge to equity

The Balkan Chronicle: Any conflict on Iran is a direct threat to Russia’s security

(Somalia) The Shabelle News: Kenya Islamic Group Claims Ties to Al-Shabab

(Ethiopia) The Sub Saharan Informer (Links to other websites): Arab troops to Syria? Qatar makes a bold proposal.

(Egypt) Al-Ahram Weekly: Celebratory woes

Jerusalem World News: Abbas: We’ll halt talks if no progress by Jan. 26 deadline

The Palestine Telegraph: Will Clegg and Cameron’s ‘marriage’ survive?

(Pakistan) The News International: Italy: Cruise ship wreck footage released

(Syria) The News: Forums: The next meeting of the Arab League will discuss the proposal to send an Arab force to Syria

(Brussels) Le Soir: The Syrian regime announced an amnesty for protesters

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

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In the chaotic aftermath of the Friday evening accident near the island of Giglio off the coast of Tuscany, Italian officials could still not say how many of the 4,229 passengers and crew on board the 114,500-tonne Costa Concordia were missing.


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