Wednesday, June 27, 2012

27-Jun-2012 18:12

Supertrees rise up in Singapore :: Singapore's latest development will finally blossom later this month, with an imposing canopy of artificial trees up to 50 meters high towering over a vast urban oasis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/08/world/asia/singapore-supertrees-gardens-bay/index.html?eref�ition

Euro 2012 stars and their tattoos :: Euro 2012 is almost upon us and Europe's finest footballers will be marked men -- in more ways than one.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/07/sport/football/euro-2012-tattoos-football/index.html?eref�ition

Turmoil has 'affected' Greece team :: Greece coach Fernando Santos urges his players to focus on football rather than the political tensions surrounding his side's Euro 2012 quarterfinal against Germany in Gdansk Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/21/sport/football/euro-2012-greece-santos-merkel/index.html?eref�ition

Ronaldo helps Portugal through :: Cristiano Ronaldo's late header sealed a deserved win for Portugal in the Euro 2012 quarterfinal clash against Czech Republic.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/21/sport/football/euro-2012-czech-republic-portugal/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 16-22 June 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18536085#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

U.S. answer for European problem :: Neel Kashkari was a mastermind behind TARP in the U.S., and now has suggestions for Europe.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/06/22/amanpour-eurozone-a.cnn?eref�ition

In pictures: Srinagar shrine fire :: Shrine burns in Indian-administered Kashmir
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-18579564#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quest: Europe is spinning plates :: I have often thought of European officials as the proverbial "plate spinners" from the circus. Those talented artists who balance spinning plates on sticks, ever increasing the number of sticks, rushing from one to the other, giving them a tug and pull to keep them moving, always aware that if they are too slow or too fast, one of the plates will crash to the ground.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/22/business/quest-europe-spinning-plates/index.html?eref�ition

Germany can't save Europe on its own :: Once again, a swelling chorus is calling on Germany to finally take action. "Start the engines, Angela," reads the colorful headline of a piece whose authors seem to assume that Chancellor Merkel commands the horsepower to save the euro, save the British and American recoveries, and -- as a throw-in -- save the Obama presidency.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/20/opinion/brockhoff-germany-euro/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 25 June 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 25 June 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18577545#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Unseen Stones pictures revealed :: Based on Mick Jagger's serious expression and Keith Richards' focused stare, it was clear the pressure was on.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/25/showbiz/marshall-davis-rolling-stones-photos/index.html?eref�ition

Sharp: Dictator's worst nightmare :: He's an unlikely radical -- an 84-year-old American academic. But Gene Sharp's explosive ideas about the power of non-violent resistance to overthrow corrupt, repressive regimes have revolutionized the world.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/23/world/gene-sharp-revolutionary/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Classic bikes gather :: Royal Enfield's annual open weekend
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18580291#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Can Kvitova defend tennis title? :: Petra Kvitova will use the expectation of being defending champion to help her when she begins her Wimbledon campaign on Monday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/22/sport/tennis/kvitova-wimbledon-sharapova-tennis/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: Digging for clues: Bodies exhumed in search for 'serial killer' :: Detectives have exhumed the bodies of two unidentified teenagers three decades after their remains were found in northern California.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18529367#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Euro rescue plan: Keep the plates spinning :: CNN's Richard Quest says the current strategy for euro salvation is all about keeping all the plates in the air.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/22/business/quest-europe-spinning-plates/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Egypt election result day :: Muslim Brotherhood candidate's victory
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18571827#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Live video - European Athletics Championships :: Live coverage of the European Athletics Championships in Helsinki.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/athletics/14360302

England, France into quarterfinals :: Wayne Rooney returned with a goal to send England through to the quarter finals of Euro 2012 as Group D winners.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/19/sport/football/euro-2012-england-france-ukraine-sweden/index.html?eref�ition

Greece's coalition: A clean broom? :: The new Greek government, formed after four days of horse-trading by three party leaders, is the country's first coalition in 60 years. Since 1952, a combination of electoral systems and political polarization produced a comfortable single party majority every time an election was held in Greece.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/21/opinion/greece-clean-coalition/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: House of Commons :: MPs are debating the Electoral Registration and Administration Bill at committee stage.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/hi/house_of_commons/newsid_9434000/9434799.stm#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

World's oceans are 'plasticized' :: A marine expedition of environmentalists has confirmed the bad news it feared -- the "Great Pacific Garbage Patch" extends even further than previously known.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/21/world/asia/algalita-eco-solutions/index.html?eref�ition

Woman Sues Kid in $500K Little League Lawsuit :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/m0Vw_C5Pus0/tagblogsfindlawcom2012-injured-idUS373784177520120626

Obamas talk about their first date :: The first lady and President Obama talk about their first date together and President Obama tells gentlemen to take tips.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/06/25/jk-obamas-first-date-lunch-and-movie.cnn?eref�ition

The fashion for turning junk into art :: Haute couture was once rich fabrics and no expense spared, but many designers now favour cheap knick-knacks to bring their clothes to life. How have plastic toys and broken bicycles found their way onto the catwalk?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18430735#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

100m finish too close to call :: With three places up for grabs on the U.S. Olympic track team, two women tied for third place in the women's 100 meters over the weekend -- crossing the line at exactly the same time -- which means the coveted Olympic spot could be decided by a coin toss.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/25/sport/olympic-close-call/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 26 June 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 26 June 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-18591324#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Saudi women in Olympic bid :: Saudi Arabia will let its female athletes compete in the Olympics for the first time, its embassy in London said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/25/sport/saudia-arabia-olympic-women/index.html?eref�ition

What's wrong with Google CEO? :: Google will kick off its annual I/O developers' conference Wednesday in San Francisco, but CEO Larry Page won't be speaking there. He also was a no-show at Thursday's annual stockholders meeting and is expected to miss the company's quarterly earnings call next month.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/25/tech/web/google-larry-page-voice/index.html?eref�ition

Bhutan historic site burns to ground :: Bhutan is mourning the loss of Wangdue Phodrang Dzong, a four-century-old architectural wonder that had dramatically stood on a ridge at the confluence of two rivers before it burned to the ground over the weekend.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/26/world/asia/bhutan-dzong-fire/index.html?eref�ition

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