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B. 12-19 North Koreans mourn Kim Jong-il Pyongyang, North Korea
C. 12-19 Cairo clashes go into fourth day Cairo
D. 12-19 Syria signs Arab League plan Syria
4. 12-19 Twitter gets Saudi cash injection Saudi Arabia
F. 12-19 Survivors on raft found after oil rig sinks Sea of Okhotsk, Russian Far East
12-19 Arrest warrant issued for vice president Baghdad
7. 12-19 US Republicans object to tax deal House of Representatives
8. 12-19 AT&T ends bid to buy T-Mobile USA Mobile, USA
J. 12-19 No evidence loose weapons left Libya Libya

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Dec.19   North Korea     North Koreans mourn Kim Jong-il Map of Pyongyang North Korea  People wept openly on the streets of the capital. Kim Jong-un described as the 'great successor' whom North Koreans should unite behind

  Cairo     Cairo clashes go into fourth day Map of Cairo  At least one person has died in fresh clashes between protesters and troops in the capital Cairo, bringing the death toll since Friday to 12

  Syria Syria signs Arab League plan  Syria has signed an Arab League proposal aimed at ending violence between government forces and protesters

  Saudi Arabia Twitter gets Saudi cash injection  Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal's Kingdom Holding Company has announced a $300m investment in social media site Twitter

  Russian Far East Survivors on raft found after oil rig sinks  Rescue workers have found a raft with up to 15 people aboard near an offshore Russian drilling rig that capsized in the Sea of Okhotsk

Day News


  Baghdad   Arrest warrant issued for vice president
  An Iraqi investigative committee issued an arrest warrant for Tariq al-Hashimi, who is accused of orchestrating bombing attacks


  House of Representatives US Republicans object to tax deal  House Republican leaders have said they will reject a bipartisan package on a short-term tax break for workers, in Congress' latest budget stand-off

  USA AT&T ends bid to buy T-Mobile USA  US telecoms giant AT&T has said it will not pursue its $39bn bid to buy T-Mobile USA after running into fierce government objections

  Libya No evidence loose weapons left Libya  There is 'no firm evidence' that any weapons have traveled outside Libyan borders, a senior State Department official said

  Italy Arrests in Italy fix scandal  17 people were arrested on Monday including former World Cup player Cristiano Doni

Evening News


  Washington   N Korea urged on 'path of peace'  The US has called on North Korea to pursue a 'path of peace' following the death of leader Kim Jong-il

  Southern Philippines Benigno Aquino visits disaster zone  Philippines President Benigno Aquino is visiting parts of the country which have been devastated by deadly storms

  Northern Syria Dozens of army deserters 'gunned down'  Dozens of army deserters have been shot dead by Syrian troops as they tried to flee their bases and join anti-government protests

San Francisco Bay Area , December 19, 2011 Timeline