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Daily International News 02.26.10

February 26, 2010

From this morning, but didn’t have time to post it!

Daily International News
February 26, 2010

Asia
Four South Koreans detained in North Korea
[BBC]
Myanmar court rejects Suu Kyi’s appeal for release
[AP]
Thai court orders assets seized from ex-PM Thaksin
[AP]

AfPak/India
Deadly suicide blasts rock Kabul
[Al-Jazeera] and Deadly Attacks in Kabul Strike at Foreigners in Guesthouses [NYT]
Dialogue the only way forward: Salman Bashir
[Dawn]

Middle East
Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan in ‘coup plot’ warning
[BBC]
Iraq to reinstate 20,000 Saddam-era army officers
[AP]
Iraqi journalist sees threats to press freedom
[WaPo]
EU court strikes blow against Israeli settlers
[EU Observer]
Gadhafi Calls for Jihad Against Switzerland
[WSJ]

North Africa
Egypt’s Mohamed ElBaradei creates National Front for Change
[LAT]

Europe
German parliament backs Afghan troop increase
[AP]
Goldman role in Greek crisis probed
[FT]
Iceland delegation walks out on £2.3bn Icesave debt repayment talks
[Guardian]

Americas
Ousted Honduran leader calls charges persecution
[AP]
Venezuelan official disputes report on human rights abuses
[CNN]
Mexican Drug Kingpin Sentenced to 25 Years in Secret Hearing
[NYT]

Environment
Huge iceberg breaks off Antarctica
[BBC]

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