News Headlines From Around the World October 7, 2012

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Top three headlines for  October 7, 2012 on audio

The Top three news headlines for today, Sunday,October 7, 2012 are,

Turkey retaliates at Syria for a fifth day.

It is reported areas of Homs and the Houla region came under heavy shelling as Syrian troops tried to retake them from rebel forces.

Turkey’s government said “aggressive action” against its territory by Syria’s military had become a serious threat to its national security and sought parliamentary approval for the deployment of Turkish troops beyond its borders.

Venezuela election set to be closest since Hugo Chávez took power.

Opinion polls suggest president will be re-elected with reduced majority, but challenger Henrique Capriles has genuine chance.

S.African strikers say police kill another miner.

South African police shot and killed a striking miner when they used tear gas and rubber bullets to break up a crowd of demonstrators gathered overnight on a hill near a Rustenburg area platinum mine, miners said on Friday.


(Europe) Euronews: Syrian rebels make gains near Turkish border

The Irish Times: Venezuelan voters go to the polls

(UK) The Guardian: Venezuela election set to be closest since Hugo Chávez took power

(France) Le Monde: Election day in Venezuela

(Brussels) Le Soir: Ryanair: “Welcome to Bari, the city of mafia”

The Copenhagen Post: Another year at NATO helm for Rasmussen

(Iceland) Visir: Voting in Venezuela

(Norway) Aftenposten: Turkey and Syria are shooting at each other again

(Germany) Spiegel:Congestion in the Death Zone The Story Behind another Deadly Year on Everest

(International) Huffington Post: Military Sexual Assault Epidemic Continues To Claim Victims As Defense Department Fails Females

The Balkan Chronicle: Turkey renews shelling Syrian forces

(Turkey) Dunya: Akçakale shells fell again

North America

The Wall Street Journal: Chávez’s Stamp Most Keenly Felt on Farms

Washington Post: Salafists urge ultraconservative Islam on    post-Arab Spring governments

The New York Times: Citing U.S. Fears, Arab Allies Limit Syrian Rebel Aid

(International) Associated Press: Venezuela vote a critical test for divided nation

(International) Reuters: Chavez’s socialist rule at risk as Venezuelans vote

(Canada) The Globe and Mail: With Election nigh, Chavez evasive on plans for the future

South America

(Peru) La Republica: Yoani Sanchez: “They tried to undress me, I resisted and paid the consequences”

(Argentina) Clarin: The former butler of the Pope was sentenced to 18 months in prison

(Mexico) The News: Turkey approves strikes on Syria

(Brazil) The Rio Tiimes: Brazil Gears Up for Municipal Elections

(Chile) Clarin: The newspaper El Pais in Spain announced the dismissal of a third of its workforce

(Bolivia) Journada: Capriles and Chavez in search of Venezuelans vote

(Ecuador) La Hora Nacional: Venezuela decides today

(South American News) Merco Press:Falkland Islands: High catches lower prices

(Guyana) Stabroek News: Israeli Air Force shoots down drone aircraft

(Paraguay) Ultima Hora: Venezuelans living in Paraguay can not vote for suspension of diplomatic relations

(Venezuala) El Nacional:Obama got the largest donation in September in his reelection campaign

(Uruguay) El Obervador: The “Sex and the City” of Cristina Fernández


(Australia) The Age: Britain told to stop aid to Rwanda

New Zealand Herald: Bali bombings: All plotters meet their fate


(China, Communist) People’s Daily: Premier Wen Urges guard against landslide disasters in Yunnan Following

Global times (China): U.S. unemployment rate drops to 44-month low

(Japan) The Daily Yomiuri: Noda vows support for Egypt’s Reforms

The Moscow Times: Bryansk Governor Removed From Oct. 14 Vote   

Russia Today: Turkey retaliates at Syria for a fifth day

The Times of India: Sudan military plane crash kills 13

Jerusalem World News: ‘Do you still want us Jews?’

The Palestine Chronicle: Israeli Police Enter al-Aqsa Compound

(Pakistan) The News International: Rehman Malik tells U.S. to stop cross-border infiltration from Afghanistan


(Libya) The Tripoli Post: 5+5 Dialogue Forum Declares Support for Strengthening Process of Integration
Between Maghreb Countries, Condemns Crimes by Syrian Govt Agisnt its People

Aljazeera: Venezuelans vote in presidential race

(Somalia) The Shabelle News: Somali New PM promises to fight corruption

(Ethiopia) The Sub Saharan Informer : (Links to other websites): Jon Stewart vs. Bill O’Reilly: Cable TV Heavyweights Spar in ‘Rumble in the Air-Conditioned Auditorium’

(Egypt) Al-Ahram Weekly: Turkey strikes back at Syria after Erdogan warning

(Syria) The News: U.S. Defense Secretary: worried about the breadth of the Syrian crisis and moving to neighboring countries

Syrian Arab News Agency: Unavailable

(Uganda) New Vision: S.African police kill strikers say another miner

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

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