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While U Slept: Big 5 Stories Breaking Overnight. Friday, January 21, 2011

January 21, 2011

produced by Worldcrunch

WORLD LEADERS FACE IRAN NUKE QUESTION IN TURKEY SUMMIT Iran’s top nuclear negotiator meets representatives of  “P5 plus 1,” the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council: the United States, France, Russia, China, and Britain plus Germany. (CNN)

TUNISIAN DAY OF MOURNING, PROTESTS CONTINUE Flags lowered and state television broadcasts recitations of the Quran to mourn dozens who died in protests that drove the country’s autocratic president from power. (AP)

SOUTH KOREA RESCUES FREIGHTER FROM PIRATES IN ARABIAN SEA Special military forces free the crew of a freighter, killing eight of the Somali pirates who seized the ship last week. (NYT)

AIDE TO CAMERON FORCED TO RESIGN OVER UK WIRETAP SCANDAL Andy Coulson, former tabloid News of the World editor, decides it is untenable to stay on as senior aide to British prime minister after disclosures over the activities of the newspaper while he was editor. (Telegraph)

TONY BLAIR REVEALS PROMISE TO BUSH 1 YEAR BEFORE IRAQ WAR Former UK leader told US President “you can count on us” in the run up to the Iraq war, Blair tells British inquiry on the war. (BBC)

WORLDCRUNCH BREAKFAST BONUS:

The Untold Drama Of Male Victims of Forced Marriage Die Welt


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