News Headlines from Around the World 2011


Newspaper Headlines from around the world, January 8, 2012

(UK) BBC News: Republican debate: Mitt Romney stays race front-runner

(Europe) Euronews: Iran seeks support against Western sanctions

(USA) CNN: Tense Syria awaits outcome of Arab League meeting

(Ireland) RTE: South Africa’s African National Congress is celebrating its centenary in the city of Bloemfontein

(German) Spiegel: Seoul Searching: Germans Give Pep Talks on Korean Unification

(German) Die Welt: London to get the biggest airport in the world

(France) Le Monde: Burma: the regime is prepared to accommodate Aung San Suu Kyi in government

France 24: Boko Haram: Rocking the Nigerian boat

(UK) The Guardian: New Hampshire Republican debate – live: Mitt Romney versus the rest

(Italy) La Repubblica: Cameron: “I will oppose a Tobin tax” France, Germany and Italy alone

(Peru) LaRepublica: United States: Innocent Hispanic spent nearly 20 years in prison

Washington Post: Islamists secure lead in Egypt’s parliamentary elections

(International) Huffington Post: Mitt Romney, GOP Frontrunner, Benefits From Toothless Competition

The New York Times: Lull in Strikes by U.S. Drones Aids Militants in Pakistan

(NYT International) Herald Tribune: Lull in Strikes by U.S. Drones Aids Militants in Pakistan

(USA) Democracy Now: Deportation of U.S. Teen to Colombia Latest Failure of Immigration System

The Irish Times: No drama as Romney coasts

(Australia) The Age: Attack ads to hit hard at Romney

(Australia) Sydney Morning Herald: Attack ads to hit hard at Romney

The Times of India: Suu Kyi could get government role: Myanmar official

(Canada) The Globe and Mail: Recovering Gabrielle Giffords must face decision about future

(Mexico) The News: Tensions grow in Iraq after attack

(China, Communist) People’s Daily: 6 killed, 2 injured after geothermal plant blast in north China (2) China’s financial system stable, but potential risks remain: Premier Wen

Global times (China): Syrians hold prayers for bombing victims

(Japan) The Daily Yomiuri: Sales tax hike insufficient / Consumption levy of 17% needed to cover social security costs

The Moscow Times: Mobile Networks Overloading at Rallies

(International) Reuters: Arabs to meet on Syria as peace mission stumbles

(International) Associated Press Mobile:  Re-directs to Detroit News: GOP hopefuls to debate, again

The Wall Street Journal: Luxuries Flow Into North Korea

(Argentina) Clarin: The Iranian leader arrives in the region and the U.S. asked not to give support

New Zealand Herald: Haiti: Half a million still homeless

(Libya) The Tripoli Post: Egypt’s Islamist Parties Claim Over 60% Share of Vote

The Copenhagen Post:  Bodies of two Aarhus women found in Madeira

The Reykjavik Grapevine: Please Don‘t Hate Me

(Norway) Aftenposten: Turkey is threatened by the crisis in the euro zone: Turkey’s economy surging ahead, but experts fear that the debt crisis in the euro zone could hit the country hard in 2012.

(Turkey) Dunya: Babacan: No capital outflow from Turkey

The Balkan Chronicle: Bosnia: A Model Intervention?

(Somalia) The Shabelle News: Elders in central Somali ask for humanitarian assistance

(Ethiopia) The Sub Saharan Informer: (Links to other websites): NKorean TV shows young Kim threatening war in 2009

(Egypt) Al-Ahram Weekly: Islamists taking the pulse?

Jerusalem World News: Saudi hacker threatens to expose a million Israeli credit cards

The Palestine Telegraph: Political Tyranny of the Few and Mankind (Unchanged headline since December 21st 2011)

(Pakistan) The News International: Saudi Arab to build 2,750km railway line

(Syria) The News: Chairman of the Arab Parliament Calls for the withdrawal of the Syrian Arab observers immediately

(Brussels) Le Soir: The ski resorts of the Tyrol again inaccessible

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

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Mitt Romney leads the New Hampshire GOP debate January 2011. Picture from AP