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Daily International News 04.05.10

April 5, 2010

Daily International News
April 5, 2010

East Asia
SKorean navy pursuing hijacked tanker off Somalia
[AP]
Japanese opposition politician plans new party
[FT]
Scores rescued from flooded Chinese mine
[BBC]
N. Korea threatens to stop preserving remains of U.S. soldiers
[Yonhap]

Southeast Asia
Protesters vow to stay in Bangkok commercial core
[AP]
Australia rushes to contain Barrier Reef oil spill
[AP]

AfPak
US consulate attacked in NW Pakistan
[AP]
U.S. Admits Role in Killing of Afghan Women
[NYT]
From 04.04 Karzai Slams the West Again [WSJ]

Middle East
Private imports allowed into Gaza
[BBC]
Iran says still ready to negotiate nuclear swap
[Reuters]
From 04.04 Iran to host nuclear disarmament conference [AP]

Europe
British parties square off on eve of election call
[AP]
Russia: Bomber kills 2, Islamic insurgency spreads
[AP]
Catholic Cardinal rejects sex abuse ‘gossip’
[BBC] and from 04.04 Pope’s immunity could be challenged in Britain [AP]

Domestic
Geithner Counts on Delay to Let China Strengthen Yuan
[Bloomberg]
From 04.03 China Trade Tensions With U.S. Have Been ‘Amplified,’ Kirk Says [Bloomberg]
Kagan, Judges Said to Be Considered for Supreme Court Vacancy
[Business Week]
Discovery launches on one of last shuttle missions
[Reuters]

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