Wednesday, June 27, 2012

27-Jun-2012 23:17

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Why Brest is best for summer sailing :: Sheltered from the Atlantic Ocean on a stunning bay in the western tip of metropolitan France, the city of Brest has at its heart one of the country's most animated harbors.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/26/travel/brest-sailing-les-tonnerres-travel/index.html?eref�ition

Digging up the dead :: Thousands of graves will be dug up and moved to make way for a new high-speed rail line. How does this happen?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18505222#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Alleged Mumbai plotter Ansari was planning new attack - police :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/177w7jJz_Lw/india-mumbai-attacks-2008-november-sayee-idINDEE85P0AQ20120626

S. Africa's ANC debate radical plan :: South Africa's ruling party debates a radical change in economic policy. CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/06/26/mabuse-safrica-policy-meeting.cnn?eref�ition

In pictures: Uganda landslide :: On the slopes of Mt Elgon
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-18595913#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Bolivia seeks end to police mutiny :: Bolivian government officials held an all-night meeting with mutinous police officers in an effort to end a six-day mutiny that some say threatens the country's stability.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/26/world/americas/bolivia-police-mutiny/index.html?eref�ition

Death of the serve and volley? :: It used to be one of the great sights in tennis -- the likes of Boris Becker and John McEnroe flying around the net, executing flawless volleys to follow up precision serves.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/26/sport/tennis/wimbledon-tennis-lendl-serve-volley/index.html?eref�ition

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