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Middle East

Iraqi forces claim control over entrances to Fallujah
Al Bawaba, Middle East News, Amman, Jordan.

Syria presidential date fixed for June 3
Al Jazeera, Doha, Qatar.

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

Egypt vote turns into Sisi, Sabahy contest
Daily News Egypt, The, Independent Daily, Cairo, Egypt.

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

Russia's Lavrov says Ukraine 'crudely violating' Geneva deal
Haaretz, Liberal daily, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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

Israeli airstrikes target central Gaza Strip
Ma'an News Agency, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories.

'Ukraine grossly violating Geneva deal'
Press TV, Iranian International News Network, Tehran, Iran.

Russia sends another planeload of humanitarian aid to Syria
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

Ferry deaths 'murder' - Korea leader
BBC News, Centrist newscaster, London, England.

Security tight for Boston Marathon, one year on
BreakingNews.ie, Online news portal, Cork, Ireland.

Oh no! Sandshrew is missing!
CNN International, London, England.

Rihanna wears mesh bodysuit with marijuana leaf motifs on 'weed day'
Daily Mail, Conservative daily, London, England.

Ministers' betrayal of the NHS whistle blowers
Daily Mail, Conservative daily, London, England.

More trouble for Malaysian Airlines
EuroNews, International news, Ecully Cedex, France.

A return to Londonistan?
Europe News, European News, Braband, Denmark.

Boston readies for first marathon since bombings
France 24, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France.

More Turkish forests opened for construction
Hurriyet Daily News, (Liberal, English-language), Istanbul, Turkey.

Dozens injured as car crashes through wall of Florida church during packed Easter service
Independent The, London, England.

The Online High Street Hottest: New In Store
Look Magazine, London, England.

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

Plenty of Surprises at Golden Mask Awards
Moscow Times The, Independent daily, Moscow, Russia.

Iraqi officials: Suicide attack against police checkpoint kills at least 9 people, wounds 22
New Europe, European Weekly, Brussels, Belgium.

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

Afghan Groups Protest Iran Executions
Radio Free Europe, Prague, Czech Republic.

South Korea Ferry Tragedy 'A Murderous Act'
Sky News, Independent newscaster, Middlesex, England.

Russian politician tells aides to 'violently rape' pregnant journalist
Telegraph The, Conservative daily, London, England.

Mourners arrive for Peaches funeral
Telegraph The, Celebrity news, London, England.

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Asia

Light plane crashes in Philippines
Antara News, News agency, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Yemen: Airstrike targets al-Qaida training camps
China Post, English-language daily, Taipei, Taiwan.

Ignoring Basic Safety Rules Leads to Catastrophe
Chosun Ilbo, Conservative daily, Seoul, South Korea.

NTT launches browser-to-browser chatroom with avatars
Computer World, IT information, Fairfax, New Zealand.

Delay in ferry evacuation puzzles maritime experts
Daily Jang, Left-wing daily, Karachi, Pakistan.

Visa row casts shadow on India-China exchanges
Hindu The, Left-leaning daily, Chennai, India.

Rave on Londoners relive dancing days with kids in tow
Hindustan Times, New Delhi, India.

G Rohini sworn in as Delhi high court chief justice
India Times, Conservative daily, New Delhi, India.

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

Win Tin’s Flag
Irrawaddy, The, Independent News Media Group, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

North Korea abductees minister opts for early trip to Yasukuni
Japan Times, Independent centrist, Tokyo, Japan.

Palestinians meet in Gaza for reconciliation talks
New Zealand Herald, Conservative daily, Auckland, New Zealand.

Delay in ferry evacuation puzzles maritime experts
News The, Left-wing, Karachi, Pakistan.

Ghani asks IEC to stop releasing more results
Pajhwok Afghan News, (Independent news agency), Kabul, Afghanistan.

Car hits packed Florida church, injuring 21
Sify News, Chennai, India.

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

The literary find of the century?
Sydney Morning Herald, Centrist daily, Sydney, Australia.

Filipino Navy to build its own radars
Taiwan News, English-language daily, Taipei, Taiwan.

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

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank Q1 net profit up 20.4 per cent on higher lending
The Economic Times, Business, Mumbai, India.

Search for jet to be finished soon
The News International, Karachi, Pakistan.

British PM calls UK 'Christian country'
Times of India, Conservative, New Delhi, India.

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Americas

5 Ways American Policies and Attitudes Make Us Lonely, Anxious, and Antisocial
Alternet, Non-Profit News Magazine, San Francisco, U.S.

CITI: Here Are The 20 Best Stocks In America (GOOG, FB, V, EBAY, HOG, BA, SBUX)
Business Insider, New York, U.S.

Can Putin put Russia's anti-West genie back in the bottle?
Canadian Broadcasting Centre, Toronto, Ontario.

A Nuclear Power Plant Goes On The Auction Block
Climate Progress, The Center for American Progress Action Fund Project, Washington, D.C.

Easter holiday death toll jumps to 20 (Update)
Dominican Today, Independent daily, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Rockets from Gaza hit Israel, army launches airstrikes in Passover clash
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.

UPI Almanac for Monday, April 21, 2014
istockanalyst, Oregon, U.S.

Jamaica impresses on climate change
Jamaica Gleaner, Independent daily, Kingston, Jamaica.

President Obama has some convincing to do on Asia tour
Los Angeles Times, California, U.S.

New Scourge of Search for Missing Flight: a Cyclone
Newser, News web site, Chicago, U.S.

Did the Koch brothers run an Alaskan oil refinery into the ground?
Politifact, Project of the St. Petersburg Times, St. Petersburg, U.S.

Futures edge up as investors await earnings onslaught
Reuters, Business News, New York, U.S.

Syria announces presidential election on June 3
Reuters, World News, New York, U.S.

After Former KKK Leader Shoots Up Jewish Centers, CNN Asks: ‘Can The Klan Rebrand?’
Think Progress, The Center for American Progress Action Fund Project, Washington, D.C.

Antipsychotic drugs prescribed to seniors at alarming rates, province finds
Toronto Star, Toronto, Ontario.

Kraft Foods issues recall on 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners that may contain cheese.
United Press International, Washington, D.C., U.S.

Liam Neeson’s home under seige over New York City’s carriage horses
Vancouver Sun The, Conservative, Vancouver, Canada.

What Putin Is Costing Russia
Wall Street Journal, The, New York, U.S.

Federal Eye: The Contempt Act: Who would it would affect in the Obama administration?
Washington Post, The, Washington, D.C., U.S.

Africa

More girls 'flee Nigeria kidnappers'
BBC News, Centrist newscaster, London, England.

Heavy rains in Daboya render 100s homeless
GhanaWeb, Online news portal, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

CAR on brink of genocide - Tutu
iafrica, Online news portal, Cape Town, South Africa.

Survival of the biggest - side-lining of local NGOs in disasters
Irin News, Humanitarian news and analysis, Nairobi, Kenya.

Machar rebels claim capture of Mayom strategic town
Sudan Tribune, Khartoum, Sudan.

 


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