Monday, October 10, 2011

Top Stories October 10, 2011

ArabNews (Saudi Arabia):  Syrian activists say at least 31 killed on Sunday - Protests and fighting are still going on across Syria.

Lebanon Daily Star:  Cassese resigns, Judge Baragwanath elected STL president - Cassese resigned for health reasons.  The STL is the UN's Special Tribunal for Lebanon, that is still investigating the assassination of Rafik Hariri.

Haaretz (Israel):  France FM: Palestinian statehood bid starting to create cracks in European unity - The European Union is having trouble reaching a unanimous decision on the Palestinian question.

Turkish Daily News:  Turk convicted of Sivas massacre had German passport, report says - The massacre happened in 1993, and this man was recently captured by Polish police.  He had managed to get political asylum in Germany, hence the German passport.

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