News Headlines From Around the World February 19th 2012

(UK) BBC News: Egypt presidential election: Decision on date delayed

(Europe) Euronews: Anti-Putin protesters take to four wheels

(USA) CNN: Homs a ‘bleeding wound’ as medical aid dire

(Ireland) RTE: Ministers close to new Greece rescue deal

(German) Spiegel: Controversy Brews Over Scientists’ Creation of Killer Viruses

(German) Die Welt: Cheaper rates for Athens burden taxpayers

(France) Le Monde: The Egyptian presidential election will be held in June

France 24: Sarkozy defends record at first major campaign rally

(UK) The Guardian: Iran’s nuclear ambitions could lead to ‘Middle East cold war’, says Hague

(Italy) La Repubblica: Article 18, Veltroni cleaves the Pd Understanding workplace, Camusso brakes

(Peru) LaRepublica:Honduras: Fire devastates three markets of the capital

Washington Post: Xi Jinping’s U.S. trip plays well in China

(International) Huffington Post: Santorum Defends ‘Phony Theology’ Remarks, Doubles Down On Religious Critique Of Obama

The New York Times: South Africans Suffer as Graft Saps Provinces

(NYT International) Herald Tribune: South Africans Suffer as Graft Saps Provinces

(USA) Democracy Now: “Where Are the Women?”: Lawmakers Walk Out on Contraception Rule Hearing After Female Witness Barred

The Irish Times: EU set to approve Greece deal

(Australia) The Age: Rio awash with revellers for Carnival

(Australia) Sydney Morning Herald: Rio awash with revellers for Carnival

The Times of India: al-Qaida links with Southeast Asia fraying

(Canada) The Globe and Mail: Syrian regime ‘disintegrating’ under international sanctions, insider says

(Mexico) The News: Probe confirms Iranians plans

(China, Communist) People’s Daily: Monetary Policy to remain prudent: central Bank Official

Global times (China): Drivers Circle Moscow in Putin Protest

(Japan) The Daily Yomiuri: Changing World 2012: Japan and East Asia; Focus of Russia’s resource diplomacy may shift to Far East

The Moscow Times: Garden Ring Hosts Opposing Rallies

(International) Reuters: Syrian security forces clamp down on Damascus

(International) Associated Press Mobile:     Iran Oil Ministry: Exports cut to Britain, France   

The Wall Street Journal: Afghan General Sounds Alarm

(Argentina) Clarin: In a climate of crisis and division, the Pope appoints 22 cardinals

New Zealand Herald: Family, friends farewell Whitney Houston

(Libya) The Tripoli Post: Seven Million Flags Raised in Libya to Celebrate Freedom, Democracy

The Copenhagen Post:  Russia denies Danish election observers

The Reykjavik Grapevine: Driving Home the Message

(Norway) Aftenposten: Several killed in prison riot in Mexico: At least 44 inmates were killed when fighting broke out in a prison outside the city of Monterrey in northern Mexico on Sunday, according to authorities.

(Turkey) Dunya: We do not allow Gayrimeşruluğa

The Balkan Chronicle: Greek rhetoric turns into battle of wills

(Somalia) The Shabelle News: Dead Body of Young Guy Found Outskirts of Garowe town

(Ethiopia) The Sub Saharan Informer (Links to other websites): African leaders fail to elect new AU Chairperson

(Egypt) Al-Ahram Weekly: Aid amounting to 9.5 billion Dolarmbark ordered the withdrawal of 28 million pounds and $ 4 million to government

Jerusalem World News: US: Iran still far from ready to give up nukes

The Palestine Telegraph: Israel, not Iran, has more to gain from blast

(Pakistan) The News International: Iran stops oil sales to British, French companies

(Syria) The News: President al-Assad sets October 26 date for a referendum on new constitution

(Brussels) Le Soir: Joachim Gauck new German president

The above headlines are from the online World/International  sections of the news media listed. In some cases the articles are op-ed.

Translation by Google Translate.

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Garden Ring Hosts Opposing Rallies. Picture from The Moscow Times

Iran stops oil sales to British, French Companies. Picture from News International, Pakistan

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