Archive for January 20th, 2010

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January 20, 2010

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Daily International News 01.20.10

January 20, 2010

Daily International News
January 20, 2010

East Asia
S. Korea, DPRK hold another round of working-level talks: gov’t
[Xinhua]
S. Korean nuclear envoy leaves for U.S.
[Xinhua]
China’s support for more Iran sanctions in doubt
[Reuters] and [Xinhua] China calls for further talks on Iran nuclear issue
SKorean defense chief: Hit North 1st if threatened
[AP]
Sellafield returns nuclear waste to Japan [BBC]

Southeast Asia
Vietnam jails four, including lawyer, for subversion
[Reuters]
8 Arrested in Firebombing of Malaysian Churches
[NYT]

Middle East
Iran ‘formally rejects nuclear fuel deal’
[BBC]
Britain suspends direct flights to Yemen
[AP]

AfPak
Parliament anger over Karzai Cabinet choices
[CNN]

Africa
Sudan would accept separation, says President Bashir
[BBC]
Religious clashes kill 200 in Nigerian city
[Reuters]

Europe
Dutch far-right MP in court over anti-Islam comments
[Reuters]
France plays down reported rift with U.S. over Haiti
[Reuters]

Americas
Mexican judge orders Tijuana kingpin to face trial
[AP]
Chavez foe to be imprisoned on graft charges
[AP]

Domestic
One year later: How Obama has learned to become a wartime commander in chief
[WaPo]
Republican Brown beats Coakley in special Senate election in Massachusetts
[WaPo]
U.S. charges 22 with bribery in arms sting
[Reuters]
8 people are killed in shooting near Appomattox
[WaPo]