Friday, July 19, 2013

World News Briefs -- July 19, 2013

State Police Photographer Releases Bloody Tsarnaev Photos To Boston Magazine --

A State Police sergeant, incensed by the controversial Rolling Stone magazine cover of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, has released dramatic photographs of the apprehension of the accused terrorist to a local magazine without permission from his agency.

The pictures, taken by Sergeant Sean Murphy, a State Police tactical photographer who was working during the massive manhunt on April 19 in Watertown, first appeared on the website of Boston Magazine Thursday afternoon. and other media outlets posted them afterward.

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Syria's Assad may cling on, Britain will not arm rebels: sources.

Turkey alarmed at Syrian border fighting.

Dempsey says US considering use of force in Syria.

U.S. military prepares for potential chemical weapons in Syria.

Blast hits mosque in central Iraq.

Blow to hopes for Israel-Palestinian talks. US official: Secretary Kerry flying to West Bank to try to restart Israeli-Palestinian talks.

World Bank says received no payments from Iran in six months.

Bahrain rattled by bombing near royal palaces.

Lebanon asks EU not to blacklist Hezbollah.


Rudd says no illegal boat arrivals will resettle in Australia.

Pakistan to try to mend fences with Afghanistan.

Public trust crisis threatens China's nuclear power ambitions.

China, Pakistan reach deal on ‘economic corridor’.

Supporters mob Cambodia's opposition leader Sam Rainsy on return from exile.

South Asia disunity 'hampers flood warnings'.


Egypt braced for renewed protests as Muslim Brotherhood stays on streets.

Weeks after an ouster, Egypt’s Military and Islamists are far from a deal.

Nigeria lifts mobile phone blackout in militant stronghold.

Rights group: CAR rebels committing war crimes.

Uganda charges four in alleged coup plot.

W. African leaders: Mali, Guinea-Bissau polls to proceed.


Obama weighs canceling Moscow talks with Putin.

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny freed on bail.

Italy minister Alfano survives vote in deportation row.

Madrid protesters demanding Rajoy's resignation clash with police.

Czech party weighs support for new PM, his chances remain weak.

Portugal's PM survives no confidence vote.

Latest developments in the royal baby watch.


Detroit files for bankruptcy, stage set for court fight.

US Congress proposes massive cuts to US aid, diplomacy.

Policeman releases manhunt photos of accused Boston bomber.

1.1 million Brazilians murdered in 30 years.

Venezuela slams U.S. over 'repressive regimes' remarks.

6 Colombians charged in killing of DEA agent.


N.Y. judge blocks Sept. 11 claims against airlines.

Challenges to policies on terror are halted.

Taliban to Malala Yousafzai: Why we shot you.

US: More prisoners end hunger strike at Guantanamo.


Huawei has spied for Chinese government, ex-CIA boss says. Huawei denies spying allegations by former CIA chief.

Apple, Google and other tech giants demand spying openness.

G20 report warns of global tax chaos.

China's economic slowdown takes toll on U.S. companies.

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