Thursday, January 24, 2013

24-Jan-2013 10:11

Egypt's Morsy makes his power plays :: Six months into his presidency, Mohamed Morsy has at times taken investors on a rollercoaster ride of uncertainty. Events of the past week are an accurate reflection of the ups and downs that investors have been experiencing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/26/business/analysis-defterios-egypt-morsy/index.html?eref�ition

New year, same old problems? :: This month, the world's political and business elite will converge on Europe's highest-altitude town for the annual talk-shop that is the World Economic Forum, held this year under the banner of "resilient dynamism."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/10/business/davos-preview-global-problems/index.html?eref�ition

Quest: U.S. economy on the agenda :: It is that time of the year, again. Come January, as soon as the Christmas trees are taken down and the winter sales flood the shops, the world of business starts thinking about the World Economic Forum -- better known as Davos.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/10/opinion/quest-davos-2013-opener/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Terry O'Neill TAG Award :: Alessandro Penso wins the Terry O'Neill award
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21079225#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 12-18 January 2013 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21040636#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Another Tibetan sets himself on fire :: A Tibetan man protesting China's rule of the region set himself on fire Saturday, his death believed to be the first case of self-immolation this year -- but one that adds to a grim, growing toll.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/13/world/asia/china-tibet-self-immolation/index.html?eref�ition

Is China easing up on media? :: China's traditional iron-handed approach to the media has taken a surprise turn of tolerance with Beijing's soft handling of a recent dispute with local reporters, in what could well become a more open attitude toward the media under the incoming administration of presumed new President Xi Jinping.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/13/opinion/china-censorship-young/index.html?eref�ition

Playtime that protects the planet :: CNN's Pauline Chiou goes to Hong Kong's annual toy fair to find out about the growing market for eco-friendly toys.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/14/eco-solutions-toys.cnn?eref�ition

NATO Missiles Arrive in Turkey - Reports - RIA Novosti :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNEUKLnTUI0T_4y10zriKHAct54HGQ&url=http://en.ria.ru/military_news/20130121/178919655.html

The cost of being a Davos delegate :: The great Davos talking shop is now up and running, with delegates of all levels of importance, shapes and nationalities zeroing in on this quaint, alpine town to put the world to rights.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/01/17/business/davos-delegate-guide/index.html?eref�ition

Croatia lucky on EU membership? :: On July 1, 2013 the 27-nation European Union will become 28.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/10/business/croatia-eu-accession/index.html?eref�ition

Prince Harry on Taliban :: Britain's Prince Harry says he killed Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan as a crew member of an Apache helicopter, saying it was sometimes justified to take a life to save a life.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/21/world/asia/prince-harry-afghanistan-foster/index.html?eref�ition

How to get rid of old gadgets :: If you received shiny new gadgets for the holidays, you probably have some older device that is now unwanted or obsolete. If you can't regift your old computer, tablet or TV, make sure you get rid of it the smart way by selling, donating or recycling it.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/25/tech/gaming-gadgets/used-electronics/index.html?eref�ition

Shipping looks to clean up its act :: At nearly the length of four football pitches, the container ship Eugen Maersk takes some stopping when traveling at full speed -- around 7 kilometers (4.3 miles) before it can come to a complete halt.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/business/eco-green-shipping-singapore/index.html?eref�ition

Embrace ice: 8 cool getaways :: Some people think the only cure for the doldrums of winter is sunshine. Far from it. Why not up the ante? Don't suffer snow and ice at home when you can really do winter vacations and ice holidays in style.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/17/travel/ice-vacations/index.html?eref�ition

Ex-Japanese prime minister in China :: The Japanese government has criticized former Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama's acknowledgment of a "territorial dispute" with China over islands in the East China Sea, with the defense minister going so far as to use the word "traitor."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/18/world/asia/japan-hatoyama-china/index.html?eref�ition

China's economy grows 7.8% for 2012 :: China's economic growth rose in the fourth quarter of 2012, helping the world's most populous nation end the year with a growth rate of 7.8%, according to figures released Friday from the National Bureau of Statistics.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/17/business/china-gdp-2012/index.html?eref�ition

Advocates push for 'green' cosmetics :: Cosmetics are a part of the daily grooming regimen for women across the country, but now consumer advocates say your favorite lipstick or mascara may be harmful to your health.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/28/living/green-cosmetics/index.html?eref�ition

Inside look at the sting :: CNN's Martin Savidge goes along on a sting to bust a sex-trafficking ring in Georgia.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2013/01/18/tsr-pkg-savidge-human-trafficking.cnn?eref�ition

Living with Beijing's 'air-pocalypse' :: "Let the sunshine, let the sunshine in...." my wife Ana blurted into a song this week, as she gazed eastwards through the window of our apartment in downtown Beijing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/19/world/asia/china-florcruz-pollution/index.html?eref�ition

'4-hour' work guru on outsourcer :: CNN readers had a mixture of admiration and disdain for "Bob," the anonymous U.S. programmer who outsourced his work to a Chinese firm for one-fifth of his paycheck.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/18/business/china-outsourcer-tim-ferriss/index.html?eref�ition

Why Africa backs French in Mali :: Operation Serval, France's swift military intervention to roll back advances made by Jihadist elements who had hijacked a separatist movement in northern Mali, could be a turning point in the ex-colonialist's relationship with Africa.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/18/opinion/africa-france-mali-gberie/index.html?eref�ition

Q&A: Dreamliner woes explained :: The woes of Boeing's new 787 mount as U.S. regulators ordered airlines to stop flying their Boeing 787s.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/16/business/dreamliner-grounding-explainer/index.html?eref�ition

787 Dreamliner fix: 'It's not easy' :: Whatever the reason for its recent spate of problems, Boeing's 787 Dreamliner won't fly again until regulators are satisfied the plane is airworthy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/17/travel/dreamliner-grounding-history/index.html?eref�ition

France: We're not pacifists :: France's military intervention in Mali has surprised many who believed French foreign policy was committed to disengagement from international conflicts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/15/opinion/france-mali-opinion-blanquer/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Link road protesters :: Campaigner evicted from hand made tunnel
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-21053531#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Jakarta battles floods :: Indonesians' misery after monsoon rains
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21055978#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Chelsea player, Hazard kicks ball boy :: Chelsea's Eden Hazard was sent off after kicking a ball boy as his side crashed out in the semifinal of the League Cup following a goalless draw at Swansea.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/23/sport/football/football-chelsea-real-madrid-swansea/index.html?eref�ition

Clinton forcefully defends handling of Benghazi attack :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/uonyWwjLBNg/us-usa-libya-clinton-idUSBRE90M0SM20130123

Syrian refugees flood into Jordan :: As many as 20,000 Syrian refugees have flooded Jordan in just the last few days, the nation's foreign minister and refugee officials said Wednesday, straining resources amid warnings from international aid organizations to prepare for a prolonged humanitarian crisis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/23/world/meast/syria-jordan-refugees/index.html?eref�ition

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