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Posted by Matthew Cooksey on February 23, 2012 at 3:45 AM
GRN correspondents are available from Damascus and Beirut for phoners. Telegraph: Syrian gunners have pounded the opposition stronghold where veteran American-born war correspondent Marie Colvin chronicled her last dispatch, just hours before an intense morning barrage killed her and a French photojournalist…. Read Full Post »
GRN correspondent Paul Byrne was at the scene yesterday and is available from Buenos Aires for phoners and online invisions. Euronews: There was chaos and panic in Buenos Aires central Once station following Argentina’s worst rail crash in more than three decades. At least 49 people died and more than 600 hundred were injured when a packed commuter train with over … Read Full Post »
GRN correspondent Henry Samuel is available from Paris for phoners and online invisions. Telegraph: French feminists have scored a major victory in their fight to have the term “mademoiselle” outlawed as sexist after the prime minister’s office issued a decree banning it in official forms.
Australian PM Gillard calls leadership vote, hoping to protect job from man she took it from Posted by Matthew Cooksey on February 23, 2012 at 3:40 AM
Eight more bodies from Costa Concordia wreck found Posted by Matthew Cooksey on February 23, 2012 at 3:40 AM
GRN correspondents are available in Rome for phoners and online invisions. BBC: Search teams have found eight more bodies in the wreck of the cruise ship Costa Concordia which capsized on 13 January.
GRN correspondents are available from Kabul for phoners and online invisions. BBC: Anti-American protests are taking place across Afghanistan for a third day following the burning of the Koran at a US military base.
Financial Times correspondent Anna Fifield is available from Arizona for live phoners and online invisions. Guardian: Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum traded accusations over federal spending, contraception, the bailout of the car industry and healthcare reform on Wednesday night in what may have been the last in a series o… Read Full Post »
Iraq attacks kill at least 35 in Baghdad and Baquba Posted by Matthew Cooksey on February 23, 2012 at 3:35 AM
GRN correspondent Prashant Rao (correspondent sample) is available from Baghdad for phoners and online invisions. BBC: At least 35 people have been killed and dozens injured in a wave of bombings and shootings across Baghdad. Officials said the attacks appeared to be targeting ma… Read Full Post »
GRN correspondents are available in Cairo for live phoners and online invisions. AFP: The verdict in the landmark murder and corruption trial of ousted Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak has been set for June 2, Judge Ahmed Refaat said on Wednesday.
GRN correspondent Nicolai Hartvig is available from Brussels for phoners and online invisions. Associated Press: The European Commission, facing opposition in city streets, on the Internet and in the halls of parliament, has suspended efforts to ratify a new international anti-counterfeiting agreement, and instead will refer it to Europ… Read Full Post »