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05-18 Facebook share trading debut New York
C. 05-18 Euro row brews as G8 summit opens Camp David, Washington
3. 05-18 Market jitters amid European woes European Union
E. 05-18 Al Qaeda leader to Saudis: Rise up Saudi Arabia
F. 05-18 Afghanistan is issue No. 1 at NATO summit Chicago
6. 05-18 First glimpse of world's ‘priciest house’ Mumbai
7. 05-18 Facebook in stock debut rollercoaster New York
I. 05-18 Wrecked Costa Concordia to be raised island of Giglio, Italy
J. 05-18 Obama hosts G8, NATO leaders Washington

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May.18   New York   Facebook share trading debut
  Founder Mark Zuckerberg opened the day's trading on the Nasdaq. He appeared via video link from a celebration at the social network's headquarters
 Facebook shares ended their first day of trading at $38.23, barely above the company's initial pricing of $38


  Washington   Euro row brews as G8 summit opens Map of Camp David USA  Claims that German Chancellor Angela Merkel suggested debt-stricken Greece vote on whether it should stay in the eurozone have sparked a row

  European Union   Market jitters amid European woes  European markets suffered a jittery session on Friday as concern continued over Greece and Spain

  Saudi Arabia Al Qaeda leader to Saudis: Rise up  Ayman al-Zawahiri urged people in Saudi Arabia to follow the example set by popular revolutions in Egypt

  Chicago Afghanistan is issue No. 1 at NATO summit  This year's NATO summit is the biggest one ever, with some 60 countries expected to be in attendance and a host of issues

  Mumbai First glimpse of world's ‘priciest house’  Built by India's richest man Mukesh Ambani, the 27-storey building towers over swanky Altamount Road

Day News


  New York   Facebook in stock debut rollercoaster   Facebook shares ended their first day of trading at $38.23, barely above the company's initial pricing of $38

  Italy Wrecked Costa Concordia to be raised  Salvage experts outlined their plan to raise the wrecked cruise liner from the sea floor off Italy in one piece and tow it from the disaster site

Evening News


  Washington     Obama hosts G8, NATO leaders  U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders are set to address a host of pressing economic and military security issues

  Beijing China's Chen 'set to fly to US'  Chen Guangcheng - who was at the centre of a diplomatic crisis with the US - says he is at Beijing's airport, where he expects to leave

  Sri Lanka Sri Lanka marks war anniversary  Sri Lanka is marking the three-year anniversary of the end of its long civil war with a large military parade in the capital, Colombo

  Thailand Fetuses for black magic found stashed in luggage  Six roasted fetuses covered with gold for black magic rituals were found in a Bangkok hotel room, and the gruesome discovery led to the arrest

  Western Canada Fishermen lived on clams, seaweed for 10 days  Three shipwrecked fishermen were stranded on an island off Canada's Pacific Coast until a passing sailboat rescued them

San Francisco Bay Area , May 18, 2012 Timeline