Daily International News 03.15.10

March 15, 2010

Daily International News
March 15, 2010

East Asia
China hits at currency ‘protectionism’
[FT] and Premier Wen says China will keep yuan “basically stable” [Xinhua]

Contractors Tied to Effort to Track and Kill Militants
Rocket attack kills 1 at NATO base in Afghanistan
Pakistan bombs ‘Taliban positions’
[Al Jazeera]

2 held for plot to attack BARC, ONGC terminals
[Times of India]

SE Asia
Protestors against the Thai governemnt take to the streets again

Middle East
Israeli prime minister calls settlement dispute with U.S. regrettable, hurtful
[WaPo] and Officials: US wants Israel to cancel building plan [AP]
Israelis nab senior Hamas leader
Allawi takes surprise Kirkuk lead
[Al Jazeera]
US military hands over prison to Iraqi government
Yemen launches new airstrikes on al-Qaida hideout

EU ready ‘to take unilateral sanctions against Iran’
Socialists triumph over Sarkozy’s party in regional elections
[France 24]
EU ministers map out Greek rescue plan
Panic in Georgia After a Mock News Broadcast

Darfur rebel row jeopardises Sudan peace deal
Zimbabwe: Zuma Intervenes
SAfrican youth leader convicted of hate speech

Two Drug Slayings in Mexico Rock U.S. Consulate
[NYT] and Narcos blamed for killings of 3 with US consul tie [AP]
Widespread power blackout hits Chile

Dodd’s New Plan for Finance Rules Aims to Give More Muscle to Fed


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