News Headlines from Around the World March 25th 2012


(UK) BBC News: Obama warns North Korea against missile test launch

(Europe) Euronews: Obama peers into North Korea over ‘freedom’s frontier’

(Ireland) RTE: French gunman’s brother detained

The Irish Times: French gunman’s brother detained

(German) Spiegel: Havana Gets a Taste of the Free Market

(German) Die Welt: New Black Panther set from $ 10,000 bounty (The anger in the U.S. about the teenager who was shot Trayvon Martin will be stronger. For the capture of the shooter was a “bounty” exposed)

(France) Le Monde: Presidential Senegal: two Liberal candidates, a choice of generation

(France) Le Figaro: Mexicans celebrate Benedict the 16th

France 24: Toulouse gunman’s brother jailed pending probe

(Brussels) Le Soir: A few dozen Belgian residents’ candidates for jihad ”

(UK) The Guardian: Rick Santorum beats Mitt Romney in Louisiana primary

(Italy) La Repubblica: Released Claudio Colangelo “We were treated well” The Maoists have given the Italian hostage, but Paul Bosusco remains in the hands of the guerrillas.

The Copenhagen Post: Aid to Mali suspended after military coup. Over 200 million kroner in aid to Mali has been frozen following a military takeover in the west African country, the Foreign Ministry has announced

The Iceland Review: New Bike Paths to be Built

(Norway) Aftenposten: Israel threatens to boycott UN. Israel should boycott the UN Human Rights Council after the Council decided to investigate the Israeli settlements, said Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman.

(International) Huffington Post: Special Report: Intel shows Iran nuclear threat not imminent

The Balkan Chronicle: Unavailable

(Turkey) Dunya: ISTANBUL – Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama has ended. Nuclear Safety Summit held in South Korea, Syria, mainly in the two leaders spoke. 1.5 hours after meeting U.S. President Barack Obama made a statement to journalists, “Iran should meet its obligations,” he said. Obama, Syria, they reserved a large part of the interview, he said.

North America

The Wall Street Journal: Obama Visits Korea DMZ

(USA) CNN: E-mails show Syrian regime’s efforts to handle the media

Washington Post: In South Korean classrooms, digital textbook revolution meets some resistance

The New York Times: U.S. Plans No Charges Over Deadly Strike in Pakistan

(NYT International) Herald Tribune: U.S. Plans No Charges Over Deadly Strike in Pakistan

(USA) Democracy Now: “How to Survive a Plague”: As ACT UP Turns 25, New Film Chronicles History of AIDS Activism in U.S.

(International) Associated Press Mobile: Links to other sites: French police press besieged gunman to surrender

(International) Reuters: Obama urges China to rein in North Korea in nuclear standoff

(Canada) The Globe and Mail: Lawyers stake out their positions on Trayvon Martin case

South America

(Peru) LaRepublica: Chile: Confirmed brain death of Daniel Zamudio, Young attacked for being gay

(Argentina) Clarin: PROFIT AND POLITICAL FIGHT multimillion Gold Rush: Mining and check booming in Latin America

(Mexico) The News: Cuba replaces old ex-general

(Brazil) The New Democracy: India More than 20 million in general strike

(Chile) Clarin: Protests against the killing of young black Trayvon Martin extend throughout the U.S.

(Bolivia) Journada: Pope rails against drug trafficking and said that Marxism is outdated

Columbia Reoprts: FARC postpone hostages release

(Ecuador) La Hora Nacional: Pope arrives tomorrow in Cuba

(South Atlantic News) Merco Press: Argentina begins legal actions against oil companies operating in the Falklands

Falkland Island News Network: Mark Lyall Grants rebuttal of Timermans Accusations

(Guyana) Stabroek News: EU names 17 Iranians  sanctioned over human rights

(Paraguay) Ultima Hora: Polling stations in Saarland, German border with France, opened today at 06.00 GMT for the regional elections in the federal state, polls will be settled in a tight tie between Angela Merkel’s conservatives and the opposition Social Democrats.

(Venezuala) El Nacional: The Pope prays in Mexico to image of the Virgin of Guadalupe

(Uruguay) El Obervador: Expected 600,000 faithful at the Mass of Benedict XVI in Mexico. Pope Benedict XVI ends this Sunday, the official acts of his visit to Mexico with a mass at Bicentennial Park in Silao


(Australia) The Age:  Suu Kyi cancels campaign tour Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has cancelled further travel outside Rangoon after being taken ill while campaigning in the south of the country for upcoming by-elections, her party says.

(Australia) Sydney Morning Herald: Suu Kyi cancels campaign tour Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has cancelled further travel outside Rangoon after being taken ill while campaigning in the south of the country for upcoming by-elections, her party says.

New Zealand Herald: Obama confronts North Korea nuke threat


(China, Communist) People’s Daily: Highlights of chief executive election of HKSAR

Global times (China): Egypt elects constituent assembly to draft new constitution members

(Japan) The Daily Yomiuri: U.S. Sanctions on Iran oil exempt Japan / 10 European Countries Also win waivers

The Modern Tokyo Times: Syria: Obama with the people of Homs who have cleansed 90% of Christians from this city

The Moscow Times: Criminal Case Opened for Edited Video of Putin. A Leningrad region journalist has been accused of fomenting extremism  by editing an address by Prime Minister Vladimir Putin to make  him sound critical of the government.

Russia Today: Den of terror: Toulouse killer’s post-raid apartment

The Times of India: Obama visits tense Korean border ahead of nuclear summit

Jerusalem World News: Beast of Toulouse killed in shootout with police

The Palestine Telegraph: Hana Shalabi: Palestine’s Female Gandhi. West Bank, (Pal Telegraph). No sooner had Khader Adnan ended his life-threatening 66-day hunger strike than new urgent concerns were voiced for Hana Shalabi, another West Bank hunger striker now without food for more than 33 days.

(Pakistan) The News International: Afghan carnage: US pays blood money


(Libya) The Tripoli Post: AU Launches UN-backed Force to Hunt Down Kony

Aljazeera: Obama Warns N Korea over rocket launch. U.S. president, who visited demilitarised Earlier zone, says Pyongyang’s rocket plan would DEEPEN country’s isolation.

(Somalia) The Shabelle News: Al-shabab leaders meet in southwestern Somalia town

(Ethiopia) The Sub Saharan Informer (Links to other websites): Beaten Iraqi woman ‘dies in California’

(Egypt) Al-Ahram Weekly: Amid protests to denounce the criteria for selecting members of the Constituent Assembly to the Constitution yesterday, members of the People’s Assembly and Shura Council joint session of the conference hall to vote on the names of the candidates, choose the name of the one hundred only half of both Houses of Parliament.  

(Syria) The News: Lavrov, Annan discuss the situation in Syria. Sergey Lavrov, Foreign Minister of Russia criticized the Human Rights Council resolution on Syria.

Syrian Arab News Agency: Putin’s Spokesman: President al-Assad Committed to Ensuring Security in Syria

(Uganda) New Vision: The AU, backed by the U.S., has put together a 5,000-strong military force to hunt down fugitive warlord Joseph Kony

Obama visits N. Korea

Obama visits N. Korea. Picture via Al-Jazeera

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