Daily International News 04.05.10

April 5, 2010

Daily International News
April 5, 2010

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

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

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

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

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

Geithner Counts on Delay to Let China Strengthen Yuan
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


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