News Headlines From Around The World April 1st 2012


(UK) BBC News: Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi wins by-election: NLD party

(Europe) Euronews: ‘Friends of Syria’ conference underway in Turkey

(Ireland) RTE: Aung San Suu Kyi reportedly wins seat in Burma. The Burmese pro-democracy leader and Nobel Peace prize winner, Aung San Suu Kyi, is reported to have won a seat in the country’s lower house of parliament.

The Irish Times: Burma votes in historic election

(German) Spiegel: Knut’s New Half-Sister Makes Public Debut

(German) Die Welt: Arrest warrant for 18-year-olds in Emden adopt The district court has issued a warrant against the Emden new suspects in the murder case of Lena

(France) Le Monde: The junta leader Malian “restores” the Constitution and institutions

(France) Le Figaro: The advancing rebels in northern Mali concerned

France 24: Tuaregs encircle Timbuktu as Mali’s junta forces retreat

(Brussels) Le Soir: A new poll up in third position Mélenchon. The candidate of the Left Front collects 15% of voting intentions in a new poll. Francois Hollande stays ahead of the vote, to 28.5%, ahead of Nicolas Sarkozy, stable at 27.5%.

(UK) The Guardian: Censorship in China: Crackdown on bloggers as rumours of coup swirl. Six people are held and 16 websites shut down as political crisis grips Beijing after sacking

(Italy) La Repubblica: IMU, Caf write to the government “There are indications, extended terms”. Letter of the National Tax Assistance Centers, concerned about the lack of a clear framework on the new rates. “Solution by Easter

The Copenhagen Post: Anti-Islam rally disrupted by left-wing protests. Leader of the English Defence League stated he hoped the meeting would be a start of a European anti-Islam movement

The Iceland Review: Commercial Minke Whaling to Start in April

(Norway) Aftenposten: Won in parliament- But people do not believe that Burma now have democracy, says Kjell Magne Bondevik.

(International) Huffington Post: Keith Olbermann Fired: War With Current Just Getting Started

The Balkan Chronicle: Unavailable

(Turkey) Dunya: “Surcharge” of the solution turns out to citizens bill. Gas and electricity in CHP Kılıçdaroğlu zamma wrapped, hike the solution by seeing if you get up to manage the economy, said the bill mainly from citizens.

North America

The Wall Street Journal: Inside Elite Chinese Circle, Brit Came to Fear for His Life. Neil Heywood, the Briton whose death in China is at the center of a Chinese political crisis, told friends he feared for his safety because he had fallen out with the wife of a senior Communist Party leader.

(USA) CNN: Syrian crisis rages as nations seek to further isolate regime

Washington Post: Post-Gaddafi Libya confronts its diversity

The New York Times: Iraq Casts a Pall Over U.S. Effort to Fathom Iran

(NYT International) Herald Tribune: Iraq Casts a Pall Over U.S. Effort to Fathom Iran

(USA) Democracy Now: Trayvon Martin Family Attorney on Mounting Evidence Against Killer & the Attacks on Trayvon’s Memory

(International) Associated Press: Links to other sites: Party says Myanmar’s Suu Kyi wins parliament seat

(International) Reuters: Myanmar opposition claims by-election win for Suu Kyi

(Canada) The Globe and Mail: Thousands demand ‘Justice for Trayvon’ in Florida protest

South America

(Peru) LaRepublica: Chavez returned to Cuba to continue the second phase of radiotherapy

(Argentina) Clarin: Another gesture of Cuba restored the Good Friday holiday

(Mexico) The News: Spaniards wage nationwide strike

(Brazil) The Rio Tiimes: Transport Funds Secured for Rio 2016

(Chile) Clarin: The social protest: The South is our North. We are living a historical process. We are close, or perhaps we’ve arrived at a turning point of the protest, which currently relies on the citizens’ movement of one of the least populated and most isolated country’s political center.

(Bolivia) Journada: The election campaign started in Mexico with promises of a profound change

Columbia Reoprts: Colombia, Brazil ready for last hostage release

(Ecuador) La Hora Nacional: Cruise thousand people on board is adrift

(South American News) Merco Press: Thirty years after the Falklands short, victorious war. The Economist latest edition includes a piece on April 2nd 1982 when Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands. The ensuing war Britain fought to recover them still colors UK and Argentine domestic politics

Falkland Island News Network: Falklands -General Purposes Committee Report 27/03/12

(Guyana) Stabroek News: In U-turn, Egypt’s Brotherhood names presidential candidate

(Paraguay) Ultima Hora: Iraq’s Sunni Vice President Tarek al-Hashemi, now abandoned Iraqi Kurdistan, where he took refuge after being accused by the justice of ordering several murders, and traveled to Tasting, where he plans to meet with the Emir Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani.

(Venezuala) El Nacional: Pope begins Holy Week with the procession of the Palms. For the ceremony were placed in the Plaza de San Pedro thirteen centuries old olive trees and palms were distributed around among the nearly 200,000 60,000 faithful who attended the ceremony.

(Uruguay) El Obervador: Argentina investigates management of YPF shares. Argentina requested an explanation from Spain about possible misapplication of funds of YPF by Repsol group


(Australia) The Age: Titanic menu sells for $A117,000

(Australia) Sydney Morning Herald: Titanic menu sells for $A117,000

New Zealand Herald: Nations meet to plan for new Syria


(China, Communist) People’s Daily: China Eastern Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliners cancels orders

Global times (China): One confirmed dead, 26 injured in twin blasts in Kenya

(Japan) The Daily Yomiuri: Chilean president Hopes for cooperation with Japan

The Modern Tokyo Times: Indonesia and Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) and Abu Bakar Ba’asyir: was justice done?

The Moscow Times: Rosinter Signed as First McDonald’s Franchise

Russia Today: Confirmed: CIA secret prison in Poland

The Times of India: 3 blasts in Thailand kill 11

Jerusalem World News: 10 percent of West Bank earmarked for settlement expansion

The Palestine Telegraph: Pope slams US embargo on Cuba

(Pakistan) The News International: Karachi police close down violent city


(Libya) The Tripoli Post: Libyan Association of American Universities Graduates Established in Tripoli

Aljazeera: Malian  coup leader to restore constitution

(Somalia) The Shabelle News: Mass displacement starts in Al-shabab-held region in Somalia

(Ethiopia) The Sub Saharan Informer (Links to other websites): Trayvon Martin case: Screams on 911  tape aren’t George Zimmerman’s: experts2 Forensic experts  say screams captured on neighbor’s 911 call don’t match Zimmerman’s voice:  report

(Egypt) Al-Ahram Weekly: Brotherhood lawyer draw papers clever and nominate a candidate confirms the payment of the group, not in spite Abu Fotouh

(Syria) The News: Erdogan in the “Friends of Syria” should help the Syrian people and support the “Syrian National Council”

Syrian Arab News Agency: Al-Maliki Reiterates Rejection of Interference in the Syrian Internal Affairs

(Uganda) New Vision: IPU suspends Mali over coup

Burmese Elections: Aung San Suu Kyi reportedly wins seat in Burma. Picture via RTE

Burmese Elections: Aung San Suu Kyi reportedly wins seat in Burma. Picture via RTE

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