News Headlines From Around The World May 20, 2012


(UK) BBC News: Deadly northern Italy earthquake hits heritage sites

(Europe) Euronews: ‘Six killed in northern Italy quake

(Ireland) RTE: The G8 group of major world economies has said it wants Greece to remain in the eurozone.

The Irish Times: World leaders back keeping Greece within the euro zone

(German) Spiegel: The West’s Afghan Workers Fear NATO Withdrawal

(German) Die Welt: Extension! Merkel with a good 1:1 at Camp David

(France) Le Monde: At least six dead in an earthquake in north-eastern Italy

(France) Le Figaro: G8 Heads of State set a growth target

France 24: Afghanistan to take centre stage at NATO summit

(Brussels) Le Soir: Belgium wants to keep an eye on the allocation of Afghan

(UK) The Guardian: G8 leaders end summit with pledge to keep Greece in eurozone. US and France succeed in putting promotion of growth at top of communique despite Germany’s resistance to stimulus package

(Italy) La Repubblica:The earth trembles in Emilia collapses, victims and fear

The Copenhagen Post: A corner of Britain forever Danish

The Iceland Review: New Land Opens within Iceland’s Borders

(Norway) Aftenposten: Six killed in earthquake in northern Italy

(International) Huffington Post: Afghanistan War Examined At NATO Summit

The Balkan Chronicle: Conversion to Islam as a trope in Bulgarian historiography, fiction and film

(Turkey) Dunya: “Kandil are doing shopping in blood

North America

The Wall Street Journal: Blind Chinese Activist Arrives in U.S

(USA) CNN: Chinese human rights activist Chen arrives in U.S.

Washington Post: Negotiations over dissident Chen Guangcheng offered rare glimpse into how China’s leadership operates, U.S. officials say

The New York Times: Dissident From China Arrives in U.S., Ending an Ordeal

(USA) Democracy Now: Occupy G8: Peoples’ Summit Confronts World Leaders at Camp David, Urging Action on Poverty, Hunger

(International) Associated Press:  World leaders set to tackle Afghanistan’s future

(International) Reuters: Blind Chinese activist Chen arrives in New York

(Canada) The Globe and Mail: World leaders set to tackle Afghanistan’s future at NATO summit

South America

(Peru) LaRepublica: Afghanistan: Man and suicide bomb kills 13

(Argentina) Clarin:

(Mexico) The News: Envoy says US ready to hit Iran

(Brazil) The Rio Tiimes: Opportunities for Brazil at Rio+20

(Chile) Clarin: Thousands of Germans protest against the policies of adjustment

(Bolivia) Journada: G8 summit concludes with “emerging consensus” on EU solution to crisis

(Ecuador) La Hora Nacional: An attack on Italy comes alive in a lower

(South American News) Merco Press: Argentine activity expands 4% in March but continues steady deceleration

Falkland Island News Network: Falklans Business in Trade Visit to Aberdeen and Shetland

(Guyana) Stabroek News: World leaders back Greece, vow to combat financial turmoil

(Paraguay) Ultima Hora: U.S. and Pakistan will not close agreement on supply routes according to CNN

(Venezuala) El Nacional: Una joven muerta y 7 heridas en el atentado contra un instituto italiano

(Uruguay) El Obervador: Start of G8 summit at Camp David. The debt crisis in Europe, the Iranian nuclear program and the situation in Syria will be the main topics to be discussed


(Australia) The Age: Chen takes off for the US

(Australia) Sydney Morning Herald: Chen takes off for the US

New Zealand Herald: Activists accused of planning attacks around Nato summit


(China, Communist) People’s Daily: Israel’s Chief of General Staff visits China

Global times (China): G8 protesters gather in Thurmont, outside Camp David

(Japan) The Daily Yomiuri: Uyghur Congress wraps up in Tokyo

The Moscow Times: Opposition Campers Search for Home Amid Arrests

Russia Today: Vatican slams new book of leaked documents as ‘criminal’

The Times of India: 4 Nato trucks go to Afghanistan, Pakistan says routes to open soon

Jerusalem World News: Netanyahu: No evidence Iran halting nuclear arms program

The Palestine Telegraph: Pentagon acknowledges no photographic Evidence of Bin Laden death

(Pakistan) The News International: Pakistan blocks Twitter over contentious material


(Libya) The Tripoli Post: Italy Blast Kills Teenage Girl

Aljazeera: Several killed in Italian earthquake

(Somalia) The Shabelle News: Somali president returns home, explains for his trip

(Ethiopia) The Sub Saharan Informer (Links to other websites): Blind Chinese activist lands in U.S. to begin new life after fleeing Beijing

(Egypt) Al-Ahram Weekly: Structure of the dialogue in the moments of separation: the next president needs a miracle to me. Muslim Brotherhood win the presidency dilemma. And losing another dilemma.

(Syria) The News: Azzawi announced the names of successful candidates in the elections of parliament .. The turnout of 51%

Syrian Arab News Agency: G8 Calls for Halting Violence in Syria, Condemns Latest Terrorist Attacks

(Uganda) New Vision: Bashir wants peace with South Sudan

Chen Guangcheng, the blind Chinese dissident, arriving in New York on Saturday shortly after he landed at Newark Airport.Picture by Dave Sanders for The New York Times. Picture Via The New York Times May 20, 2012

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