Daily International News 02.23.10

February 23, 2010

Daily International News
February 23, 2010

US, SKorea envoys visit China amid NKorea hopes
South Africa says intercepted N.Korea arms shipment
China stresses friendly ties with DPRK as its “consistent policy”
China supports U.S.- DPRK contact: spokesman
N.K. leader anxious over pending state matters: Seoul spy chief

China tightens internet controls
From 02.22 Chinese vocational school bored of NYT Google hacking reports [Xinhua]
China urges U.S.to work for improvement of relations
Q+A-Where does China stand on Iran sanctions?

Iran says any fuel swap must be on its territory
[Reuters] and APNewsBreak: Iran nuclear offer falls short [AP]
Iran captures Sunni militant group leader

U.S. plans for possible delay in Iraq withdrawal

Other Middle East
More British, Irish passports used in Dubai killing
Egypt police kill migrant at Israel border
From 02.22 Al Qaeda video rails against Turkey [CNN]

U.S. Afghan death toll hits 1,000 as blast kills 7 civilians
NATO commander makes televised apology to Afghans
Taliban leader Mullah Abdul Kabir ‘seized in Pakistan’

Denmark’s prime minister shuffles government
Minister Phil Woolas launches personal attack on Christine Pratt
[Times UK]
Republican terrorists blamed for detonating car bomb near border
[Times UK]
Clinton Calls for Closer NATO-Russian Cooperation

Falklands: full support for Argentina from Latinamerican and Caribbean leaders
From 02.22 Homeless Haitians: aid halted to force them out [AP]

Job Bill Clears Hurdle in U.S. Senate With Republican Support
Obama Health Plan May Provide Roadmap for Passage by Democrats
Toyota Probe Fueled by Politics as Well as Safety, Critics Say
[Bloomberg] and Lawmakers’ Ties to Toyota Questioned at Start of Inquiries [NYT]


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