Daily International News 05.14.10

May 14, 2010

Daily International News
May 14, 2010

From 05.13 UN elects rights violators to Human Rights Council [AP]

Northeast Asia
China restores Xinjiang internet
Google CEO discusses China, mobile at meeting
China’s Premier Discusses School Attacks for First Time
Nigeria, China sign $23 bln refinery deal
SKorea: Economy can withstand NKorea tensions
Concerns over Zimbabwe’s ‘Noah’s Ark gift’ to N Korea

Southeast Asia
Thai Forces Move on Protesters as Tension Grows
[NYT] and Bangkok battle: Troops fire on rioting protesters [AP]
Indonesia ‘uncovers plot to kill president’

Central/South Asia
In India, Hitching Hopes on a Subway
Clashes in Kyrgyzstan kill 1, injure more than 60

Middle East
Palestinian boy found dead in West Bank
Russia to sell Syria warplanes, air defence systems
[Reuters] and…
Russia defends Medvedev-Hamas talks
[Al-Jazeera] and Israeli ‘disappointment’ over Russia-Hamas meeting [CNN]
Despite political uncertainties in Iraq, U.S. sticking with drawdown plan
Diplomats: Iran expands enrichment facility
Iranian cleric defends earthquake-promiscuity link
New al-Qaida in Iraq chief vows blood-soaked days

Four African countries sign new Nile treaty

Bomb explodes inside Greek courthouse, 1 wounded
Euro plunges as growth worries mount
French burqa ban could face legal challenge – advisory body
In First Move, Cameron Is Neighborly to Europe
Hungary president names Viktor Orban next PM

3 Pakistanis arrested in Times Square bomb probe
Chile police seek associates of embassy detainee
Obama eyes ‘next steps’ in oil spill, BP sets new method
From 05.13 U.S. Said to Allow Drilling Without Needed Permits [NYT]
From 05.13 Mexican candidate killed in drug-plagued region [AP]

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