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Daily International News 01.27.10

January 27, 2010

Daily International News
January 27, 2010

@ London Conference
Clinton Seeks More Pressure on Iran
[NYT]
Nations Meet to Discuss Yemen
[WSJ]
London meeting marks sea-change in Afghan approach
[Reuters]

Japan
Toyota’s Woes in America Raise Concern in Japan
[NYT]

Koreas
N. Korea steps up call for peace treaty amid seething border tension
[Yonhap]
Two Koreas trade fire; North shoots again [Reuters]
North Korea warns South of more artillery firing
[Reuters]

Central Asia
NATO and Kazakhstan Reach Transit Pact for Afghanistan
[NYT]
UN Removes Five Taliban Officials from Blacklist
[Quqnoos]
Holbrooke says US to back Taliban reintegration
[AP]

S/SE Asia
Sri Lanka president wins historic re-election
[Reuters]
>> Fonseka rejects Sri Lanka election win for Rajapaksa [BBC]
Malaysia arrests foreigners on terror charges
[BBC]
American pleads not guilty in Mumbai attack case
[Reuters]

Middle East
U.S. military teams, intelligence deeply involved in aiding Yemen on strikes [WaPo]
Attacker hits Israeli chief justice with sneaker
[AP]
Iran official: German diplomats involved in “riots”
[Reuters]

Europe
Russia: Work on new arms treaty with U.S. nears end [Xinhua]
NATO, Russia boost military ties in Afghan war
[AP]

Africa
Sudan’s ousted Sadiq al-Mahdi enters election race
[BBC]

Americas
Tourists paying $500 for Machu Picchu evacuation
[Times of London]
Haiti Halts Departures of Orphans
[WSJ]
>> Haiti government begins delivering food [Miami Herald]
>> Haiti govt gets only 1 cent of every US aid dollar [AP]
New Honduran leader to take office, ending turmoil
[AP]

Domestic
ACORN “pimp” charged in alleged plot to wiretap Landrieu
[Salon]
TechBytes: Apple’s Big Announcement
[ABC]
Toyota suspends sales of eight US models [BBC]

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