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Middle East

At least 12 soldiers killed near Iraq's Mosul
Al Bawaba, Middle East News, Amman, Jordan.

Deadly clashes at eastern Ukraine port base
Al Jazeera, Doha, Qatar.

Amr Moussa Considers Election Boycott
Asharq Al-Awsat, Pan-Arab daily, London, England.

An alternative Sham El Neseem
Daily News Egypt, The, Independent Daily, Cairo, Egypt.

Dubai's Safa Park catches the Afrique beat
Emirates 24/7, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

UN protests as Brunei gears up to allow stoning of gays
Haaretz, Liberal daily, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Iraqi Sunnis Seek a Say
IPS Middle East, International cooperative of journalists, Rome, Italy.

Hundreds of Gaza Christians travel to West Bank for Easter
Ma'an News Agency, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories.

5 stunning revelations on CIA torture
Press TV, Iranian International News Network, Tehran, Iran.

Syria MOTEX Fashion Fair: USD 40 million contracts signed
Sana, Syrian Arab News Agency, Damascus, Syria.

SSF Defuses Explosive Device South Sana’a
Yemen Observer, Sana'a, Republic of Yemen.

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Europe

Weather blights S Korea ferry search
BBC News, Centrist newscaster, London, England.

Martin 'not overly bothered' by Bertie criticism
BreakingNews.ie, Online news portal, Cork, Ireland.

Getting rich -- fast -- by computer
CNN International, London, England.

Irina Shayk shows off her ample cleavage in sexy Instagram selfie
Daily Mail, Conservative daily, London, England.

Father-to-be died in horrific motorbike crash just 12 hours before birth of his first child
Daily Mail, Conservative daily, London, England.

Algeria's Bouteflika seeks fourth term in presidential elections amid opposition boycott
EuroNews, International news, Ecully Cedex, France.

British Hamas donors active now in Syria
Europe News, European News, Braband, Denmark.

Wheelchair-bound Bouteflika votes in Algerian election
France 24, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France.

Germany asks Turkey repatriation of drug trafficking suspect
Hurriyet Daily News, (Liberal, English-language), Istanbul, Turkey.

Heartbleed: First arrest made of 19-year-old Canadian for Heartbleed hack
Independent The, London, England.

Kate Middleton's Fabulous Fashion File
Look Magazine, London, England.

Major Ukrainian TV provider drops Russian channels
Moscow News The, Independent, Moscow, Russia.

Separatists Fly Russian Flag Over Ukrainian Armored Vehicles
Moscow Times The, Independent daily, Moscow, Russia.

US stock indexes rise in pre-market trading on positive earnings from Pepsi, others
New Europe, European Weekly, Brussels, Belgium.

What women REALLY like to check out on the beach
OK! Magazine UK, Celebrity news, London, England.

Probe Launched Into 'Illegal Release' Of Reputed Kyrgyz Crime Boss
Radio Free Europe, Prague, Czech Republic.

Ukraine Detains '10 Russian Security Agents'
Sky News, Independent newscaster, Middlesex, England.

‘The state should never be the arbiter of what people can think’
Spiked, (Alternative Internet Magazine), London, England.

South Korea ferry: mobile shows students in cabins as ship sank
Telegraph The, Conservative daily, London, England.

Celebrity sightings: a round up of who is doing what and where
Telegraph The, Celebrity news, London, England.

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Asia

Australian captain loses command after Indonesia incursion
Antara News, News agency, Jakarta, Indonesia.

NATO ups military presence amid Russian threat
China Post, English-language daily, Taipei, Taiwan.

Ferry Tragedy Could Have Been Avoided
Chosun Ilbo, Conservative daily, Seoul, South Korea.

Nokia doesn't want you to get shocked, suspends tablet sales because of faulty charger
Computer World, IT information, Fairfax, New Zealand.

Slovenias first Roma restaurant offers hope, integration
Daily Jang, Left-wing daily, Karachi, Pakistan.

Iran has cut stock closest to nuke-arms grade: IAEA
Hindu The, Left-leaning daily, Chennai, India.

Malaysia warns of huge cost in MH370 search
Hindustan Times, New Delhi, India.

Arterial Mumbai road to open from April 18
India Times, Conservative daily, New Delhi, India.

Islamists rally in Egypt ahead of referendum vote, 3 killed
Indian Express, News portal, Mumbai, India.

Yangon Switches On
Irrawaddy, The, Independent News Media Group, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Obokata mentor, co-author: STAP cells just a ‘hypothesis’
Japan Times, Independent centrist, Tokyo, Japan.

Chairman of China conglomerate being investigated
New Zealand Herald, Conservative daily, Auckland, New Zealand.

Slovenias first Roma restaurant offers hope, integration
News The, Left-wing, Karachi, Pakistan.

8 died in Ghazni roadside blast, accident
Pajhwok Afghan News, (Independent news agency), Kabul, Afghanistan.

Journalists charged with defaming Thailand's navy
Sify News, Chennai, India.

Ukraine President cancels trip over protests in eastern Ukraine
Straits Times, Pro-government, Singapore.

The man who cannot be touched
Sydney Morning Herald, Centrist daily, Sydney, Australia.

New immigrant invited to join 2014 Taipei traditional market festival
Taiwan News, English-language daily, Taipei, Taiwan.

Taipei quake sparks eruption of volcano interest
Taiwan Today, Government Information Office, Taipei, Taiwan.

China economy slowing down but still posts 'highest' growth
The Economic Times, Business, Mumbai, India.

Chad troops
The News International, Karachi, Pakistan.

Many hurt as gunmen attack civilians in S Sudan UN base
Times of India, Conservative, New Delhi, India.

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Americas

The 10 Most Obese States in America (And the Right-Wing Policies That Promote Poor Health)
Alternet, Non-Profit News Magazine, San Francisco, U.S.

19-Year-Old Hacker Arrested For Allegedly Stealing Social Security Numbers Through The Heartbleed Bug
Business Insider, New York, U.S.

Ukraine standoff moving from bluster to diplomacy: Nahlah Ayed
Canadian Broadcasting Centre, Toronto, Ontario.

Oklahoma Will Charge Customers Who Install Their Own Solar Panels
Climate Progress, The Center for American Progress Action Fund Project, Washington, D.C.

Agents seize 479 packets of drug in Caucedo and Haina ports
Dominican Today, Independent daily, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Missouri’s forgotten felon, free for 13 years on clerical error, fights for release
Globe and Mail The, Centrist daily, Toronto, Canada.

Liberty Reserve Brought Down By 'Joe Bogus': How The Feds Arrested Arthur Budovsky
International Business Times, Business news organization, New York, U.S.

Is Puerto Rico Going the Way of Greece and Detroit?
IPS Latin America, International cooperative of journalists, Rome, Italy.

EU, Ukraine, U.S. and Russia come together for de-escalation talks
istockanalyst, Oregon, U.S.

Replace tax - Gov't document: GCT on petroleum products could boost export sector
Jamaica Gleaner, Independent daily, Kingston, Jamaica.

East West and Cathay banks report higher first-quarter earnings
Los Angeles Times, California, U.S.

Elite Ukrainian Troops Stopped by Drunk Civilians
Newser, News web site, Chicago, U.S.

Chat with us about health care, Fla. governor’s race
Politifact, Project of the St. Petersburg Times, St. Petersburg, U.S.

Morgan Stanley profit soars on wealth management, trading
Reuters, Business News, New York, U.S.

Three dead in east Ukraine, Putin warns of 'abyss'
Reuters, World News, New York, U.S.

Transgender Youth Confined In Adult Prison Writes Of Experiencing Extensive Past Sexual Abuse
Think Progress, The Center for American Progress Action Fund Project, Washington, D.C.

TCHC’s Gene Jones may find job in peril as ombudsman releases damaging report
Toronto Star, Toronto, Ontario.

Judge tells father to stop emailing his children in all capital letters
United Press International, Washington, D.C., U.S.

Will Arnett files for divorce from Amy Poehler
Vancouver Sun The, Conservative, Vancouver, Canada.

The Middle East War on Christians
Wall Street Journal, The, New York, U.S.

Federal Eye: Feds talk: What are their top priorities for workplace changes?
Washington Post, The, Washington, D.C., U.S.

Africa

Pistorius forensic tests challenged
BBC News, Centrist newscaster, London, England.

Let’s renew our hope in Ghana this Easter – Akufo-Addo
GhanaWeb, Online news portal, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Iraqi cop sacrifices self in blast
iafrica, Online news portal, Cape Town, South Africa.

Ghulam Rahimi: "I'm waiting for resettlement, but it's a very long wait"
Irin News, Humanitarian news and analysis, Nairobi, Kenya.

30 people reportedly killed following clashes at UN base in Jonglei
Sudan Tribune, Khartoum, Sudan.

 


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