News Headlines From Around the World February 12, 2012

(UK) BBC News: Whitney Houston, US singer and actress, dies aged 48

(Europe) Euronews: Fears for blogger after extradition

(USA)CNN: Whitney Houston’s storied career: A regal rise, a tragic fall

(Ireland)RTE: Greece’s Prime Minister has defended painful austerity measures that would ensure the country receives a €130bn bailout deal to stave off bankruptcy.

(German) Spiegel: Blurred Vision; Germany Marks Gerhard Richter’s 80th Birthday

(German) Die Welt: Federal Government sets up crisis team for electricity supply. The consequences of the restricted gas supplies from Russia are known as precarious. Experts calculate daily risk of collapse.

(France) Le Monde: Bin Laden wanted his children to study in the West and “live in peace”

France 24: Singer Whitney Houston found dead, aged 48

(UK) The Guardian: Syria eases bombardment of Homs: A few families have been allowed to leave opposition districts of the city, Syrian activists say

(Italy) La Repubblica: Article 18, the top-secret Mountains Camusso suspended pursuant to former precarious and new businesses. The Prime Minister has met the leader of the CGIL first trip to U.S.. The hypothesis provides a freeze up to 4 years. The involvement of the holders of VAT numbers

(Peru) LaRepublica: Eleven Somalis dead after boat sinking of a smugglers

Washington Post:  Threats of war cloud hopes for Middle East

(International) Huffington Post:  Whitney Houston Dead: Singer Dies At 48

The New York Times: Risks of Afghan War Shift From Soldiers to Contractors

(NYT International) Herald Tribune: Risks of Afghan War Shift From Soldiers to Contractors

(USA) Democracy Now: 50-State, $25B Mortgage Settlement: Relief for Struggling Homeowners or Bailout for Big Banks?

The Irish Times: US singer Whitney Houston found dead in hotel room

(Australia) The Age: Families flee Homs during lull in bombing

(Australia) Sydney Morning Herald: Families flee Homs during lull in bombing

The Times of India: Pop star Whitney Houston dead

(Canada) The Globe and Mail: Romney stages comeback in Maine after losing streak in presidential race (2nd story) Whitney Houston, pop superstar, dies in Beverly Hills hotel

(Mexico) The News: Humanitarian crisis deepens

(China, Communist) People’s Daily: U.S.singer Whitney Houston dies at 48

Global times (China): Ex-Maldivian president slams U.S.for recognizing new government

(Japan) The Daily Yomiuri: Government to make TEPCO more transparent/ 3 committess to oversee management.

The Moscow Times: Pro-Putin March Plan For Feb. 23

(International) Reuters: Rockets hit Homs opposition as Arab ministers meet

(International) Associated Press Mobile: Houston recalled as happy in days before death

The Wall Street Journal: Greece Set for Crucial Vote on Austerity

(Argentina) Clarin: Tension in Rio by the police strike and the impending carnival

New Zealand Herald: Whitney Houston: ‘My life doesn’t go on record. My voice does.’

(Libya) The Tripoli Post: Niger Admits Saadi Violated Asylum Conditions But Will Not Extradite Him

The Copenhagen Post:  Poll: More than a quarter of Danes support war against Iran

The Reykjavik Grapevine: My Everest (ESA)

(Norway) Aftenposten: Comparing her with Michael Jackson. Whitney Houston was found dead in his hotel room in Los Angeles. Music Writer Audun Wings compare her with Michael Jackson.

(Turkey) Dunya: Whitney Houston died

The Balkan Chronicle: Beloved Pomak people and friends of Pomaks!

(Somalia) The Shabelle News: A hand grenade blast injures two government soldiers in Mogadishu

(Ethiopia) The Sub Saharan Informer (Links to other websites): Romney wins Maine Caucus

(Egypt) Al-Ahram Weekly: The disappearance of most of the evidence of criminal Stadium disaster: And the police are trying to absolve itself of complicity and failure to fact-finding

Jerusalem World News: Pro-Palestinian hacker group threatens to terrorize Israel

The Palestine Telegraph: Palestinian Minors – “Terrorists or Children”

(Pakistan) The News International: Osama Bin Laden told children to live in peace in the West: report

(Syria) The News: Dear Syrians have spoken today and not to remain silent forever .. “Transfer stations, agencies and television channels for several days of stories and stories and pictures about the city being bombed Syria, offering scenes of the victims and martyrs were shot and shrapnel and others died under the rubble. Official channels do not deny that the events in Homs is the prosecution of “terrorist gangs” and carry out wide to eliminate them. All of this concept, but it is incomprehensible to me is the terrible silence of the majority of Syrians about what is going on in Homs, and others.”

(Brussels) Le Soir: The plane’s principal adviser Joseph Kabila crashes in Kivu

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

Translation by Google Translate.

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Whitney Houston had been partying heavily at a pre-Grammy party on Thursday night. Picture from as shown in BBC article online

 Picture from as shown in BBC article online. Houston died Saturday, February 11, 2012. She was 48 years old.

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