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05-12 Greece faces final coalition push Greece
C. 05-12 'No China war footing' over shoal Beijing
D. 05-12 EU bankers ponder Greek euro exit European Union
E. 05-12 12 bodies found in Russian jet wreckage Mount Salak, Indonesia
F. 05-12 Islamists claim Damascus blasts Syria
6. 05-12 Chavez cancer treatment 'success' Venezuela
H. 05-12 Guilty verdicts in Hudson murders Chicago
8. 05-12 US man on hunger strike after 11 months in Bolivian prison Bolivia
9. 05-12 Explosion heard near Baath Party office Aleppo, Northern Syria

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May.12   Greece     Greece faces final coalition push
  President Karolos Papoulias is preparing to hold talks with party leaders in an attempt to create an emergency government


  Beijing   'No China war footing' over shoal  China has denied reports its military forces are preparing for war amid tensions over a disputed territory in the South China Sea

  European Union     EU bankers ponder Greek euro exit   Europe central bankers have been expressing views on the possibility of Greece leaving the eurozone as its leaders struggles to form a government

  Indonesia     12 bodies found in Russian jet wreckage Map of Mount Salak Indonesia  Bad weather hampered recovery efforts as rescue teams combed a forbidding slope of an Indonesian mountain where a Russian jetliner crashed

  Syria Islamists claim Damascus blasts  A video posted online in the name of al-Nusra Front says it carried out two bomb attacks in the Syrian capital Damascus on Thursday

  Venezuela Chavez cancer treatment 'success'  Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has returned from Cuba, saying he has successfully completed a course of radiotherapy for cancer

  Chicago Guilty verdicts in Hudson murders  A jury has convicted William Balfour of murdering three members of actress Jennifer Hudson's family in 2008

  Bolivia US man on hunger strike after 11 months in Bolivian prison  Jacob Ostreicher, 53, jailed without formal charges in Bolivia for 11 months, is nearing one month on a hunger strike to call attention to his case

  Northern Syria Explosion heard near Baath Party office  A powerful explosion rocked Aleppo, Syria's most populous city, killing a guard at an office of President Bashar al-Assad's ruling Baath Party

Day News


  Spain     Spain activists mark protest year   Tens of thousands of protesters have gathered in Spanish cities to mark the first anniversary of the 'Indignants' protest movement

  South Africa De Klerk comment taken 'out of context'  Last white president of South Africa, F.W. de Klerk validated the origins of 'separate but equal' nation states

  New York Rangers hold off Caps 2-1 in Game 7  Richards and Del Zotto scored, Lundqvist made 22 saves, and New York advanced to the Eastern Conference finals over the Washington Capitals

  Berlin Dortmund win German Cup  Poland striker Robert Lewandowski scored a hat-trick as Borussia Dortmund swept aside Bayern Munich 5-2

  Istanbul Football fans riot in Istanbul  Hundreds of fans from Istanbul football club Fenerbahce have clashed with Turkish police and occupied the pitch after a title match

Evening News


  Greece     Key talks loom for Greek parties   President Karolos Papoulias is due to meet the heads of Greece's three main parties in a final attempt to form a coalition and avoid fresh elections

  Los Angeles Lakers Oust Nuggets  Gasol had 23 points, 17 rebounds and 6 assists, and Los Angeles outlasted Denver for a thrilling 96-87 victory in Game 7 to win their first-round series

San Francisco Bay Area , May 12, 2012 Timeline