- GUATEMALA : Court Throws Out Rios Montt Genocide Conviction; Trial Restart Ordered.
- BRASIL / ITALY / GUATEMALA / USA / RUSSIA: 1 Dead, 7 Injured In Rio Fuel Tanks Fires/ Blasts; Ruby Heartstealer Admits Lying About Silvio's Sex Parties, Money; Ex-Prez Alfonso Portillo Extradited To USA For Money Laundering; Moscow Bans VKontakte By 'Mistake.'
- SERBIA / LIBYA : Are Serbian Mercenary Pilots Bombing Protestors In Tripoli?
- RUSSIA / AZERBAIJAN / DENMARK / EUROVISION 2013 / IMAGES: 21 May UPDATE: Moscow Outraged By Azeri Vote Problems; Denmark Won Finals...That Featured Lesbian Kiss; Germans Blame Poor Showing On Merkel.
- UKRAINE / EU / RUSSIA : Pressure Builds On Yanukovych; Yulia's Treatment Is Euro 2012 PR Blunder; Putin Backs Kyiv.
- COLOMBIA : Top Pop Singer Shakira...Sued By Ex-Novio...For $100 Million.
- AUSTRALIA / USA : USA Navy Resumes Ship Sinking Exercises.
- MEXICO/ USA : 11 Oct. UPDATE: Navy Admits Killing Top Zetas Leader Lazcano...Was Accident; 'La Ardilla' Smirks Over His Arrest For Falcon Lake Murder; Analysis Of Calderon's 'Kill The Capos' Plan.
- MEXICO: The Growing Number Of Narco Women.
- UKRAINE / GERMANY : Official Blasts Hotels...As 'Bandits And Thieves'...Over Euro 2012 Housing Costs; Movie About Legendary Nazi Football Defeat Worries Officials.
06 May 2012
RUSSIA / HONDURAS / BRASIL : 3 Foreign Features In The NYTimes.
Sunday must be the day when the NYTimes catches up on foreign features.
It carried 3 such articles today...about Brasil, Russia and Honduras.
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RUSSIA...by David Herszenhorn...about Prez. Vlad Putin's private life...his wife and 2 daughters. Some new info about Maria, 27...and her Dutch boyfriend...and Yekaterina, 25, an Asian specialist with a South Korean companion.
BRASIL...by Simon Romero...on the many labor troubles at new dams under construction in the Amazon...as workers strike over low wages and living conditions.
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HONDURAS...A front page report by Thom Shanker.
New information about the USA army sharing 3 joint operating forward bases deep in the jungle...staffed with 600 men...to combat narco smugglers...that employ tactics learned by the USA in Iraq.