News Headlines from Around the world October 28, 2012

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Top three headlines for  on audio

The Top three news headlines for today, Sunday, October 28, 2012 are;

US braced for massive storm as Hurricane Sandy nears.

More than 50 million people from the mid-Atlantic to New England braced for a potentially massive storm, as Hurricane Sandy churned northward on a collision course with another storm system that is sweeping in from the west.

British pop star Gary Glitter arrested.

Police investigating the sex abuse scandal surrounding late BBC children’s television host Jimmy Savile have arrested pop star Gary Glitter in connection with the case, British media said Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012. Metropolitan Police said they arrested a man in his 60s early Sunday morning at his London home, on suspicion of sexual offenses, and that he remains in custody in a London police station.

7.7 Earthquake strikes western coast of Canada.

An earthquake of 7.7 degrees on the Richter scale struck the west coast of Canada and Alaska. Strong quake led to generate a tsunami in North Columbia and Alaska.
According to the USGS, the quake struck just 19 kilometers deep in the Queen Charlotte Islands. A tsunami warning initially issued for Hawaii has been withdrawn.

Europe

(Europe) Euronews: Suicide bombers attack Nigerian church

The Irish Times: WEather warnings issued as hurricane heads for US

(UK) The Guardian: Hurricane Sandy crawls towards US as fears mount of a ‘super storm’

(France) Le Monde: Brazil, Chile municipal elections, national impact

(Brussels) Le Soir: Conflict of islands: China in Brussels proof against Japan

The Copenhagen Post: Thorning-Schmidt threatens to veto EU budget

(Iceland) Visir: Tsunami warnings withdrawn

(Norway) Aftenposten: Could be the biggest storm ever

(Germany) Spiegel: China at a Crossroads in Shift from World’s Factory to Industrial Power

(International) Huffington Post:  Afghanistan War: No Decisive End In Sight

The Balkan Chronicle: World Muslims Celebrates Eid al-Adha with Huge Joy

(Turkey) Dunya: Sandy took 58 lives

North America

The Wall Street Journal: In Beirut Blast, U.S. Loses a Top Ally

Washington Post: A declining Japan loses its once-hopeful champions

The New York Times: A Village Rape Shatters a Family, and India’s Traditional Silence

(International) Associated Press: Reports: UK police arrest Gary Glitter

(International) Reuters: Israel kills Hamas gunman, Gaza salvo hits Israeli city

(Canada) The Globe and Mail: The Limits of Freedom for Educated Girls in Malala’s Pakistan

South America

(Peru) La Republica: Earthquake of 7.7 degrees shakes the west coast of Canada

(Argentina) Clarin: Among unemployed evictions and the drama of the Spanish

(Mexico) The News: Syria in turmoil ahead of truce 

(Brazil) The Rio Tiimes: Guilty Verdicts for Forming the Mensalão

(Chile) Clarin: Spain rebels

(Bolivia) Journada: Obama appeals to youth vote and Romney is presented as the only solution to U.S.

(Ecuador) La Hora Nacional: U.S. Mega torment approaches

(South American News) Merco Press: Argentina rejects bonds’ discrimination ruling and will go to US Supreme Court

(Guyana) Stabroek News: Massive Hurricane Sandy takes aim at US East Coast

(Paraguay) Ultima Hora: Three Palestinians killed by collapsing a tunnel between Gaza and Egypt

(Venezuala) El Nacional: Benedict XVI calls for help hurricane victims “Sandy”

(Uruguay) El Obervador: World Headline Unchanged since last week

Australasia

(Australia) The Age: Sir David names the top 10 endangered species for his ark

New Zealand Herald: Savile scandal: Ex-rock star Gary Glitter arrested

Asia

(China, Communist) People’s Daily: World’s highest national park opens in Tibet

Global times (China):

(Japan) The Daily Yomiuri:Govt likely to hold off on energy plan

The Moscow Times:

Russia Today:

The Times of India:

Jerusalem World News:

The Palestine Chronicle:

(Pakistan) The News International:

Africa

(Libya) The Tripoli Post:

Aljazeera:

(Somalia) The Shabelle News:

(Ethiopia) The Sub Saharan Informer : (Links to other websites):

(Egypt) Al-Ahram Weekly:

(Syria) The News:

Syrian Arab News Agency:

(Uganda) New Vision:

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

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