Archive for June 7th, 2010

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Daily International News 06.07.10

June 7, 2010

Daily International News
June 7, 2010

Northeast Asia
North Korea promotes Kim relative in reshuffle
[AP]
Changes in China Could Raise Prices Worldwide
[NYT]
NKorean leader’s son gives interview
[AP]
Japan’s new PM prepares leadership line-up
[BBC]
Barack Obama greets new Japanese leader Naoto Kan
[BBC]

South/Central Asia
Karzai defends removal of Afghan security chiefs
[AP]
Indian court convicts 7 in Bhopal gas tragedy
[AP]
Senior official leaves Kyrgyzstan government
[BBC]

Middle East [Flotilla Related]
Biden says US seeking new ways to address Gaza crisis
[BBC]
Iran Red Crescent to send three aid ships to Gaza
[AFP]
Israel Ambassador Rejects Flotilla Clash Inquiry
[NYT]
Turkey’s foreign policy moves raise concern in West and at home
[WaPo]

Middle East [non-flotilla related]
Yemen arrests 50 foreigners, clashes hit south
[Reuters]
IAEA chief: Iran ‘s nuclear program special case
[AP]
Car bombs, gunmen kill 10 in Iraq attacks
[AP]

Africa
EU to keep Madagascar aid block
[BBC]
Soccer Fans Stampede Outside South African Stadium
[WSJ]
DR Congo suspends police chief over Chebeya death
[BBC]

EU
Lesbian couple weds in Portugal’s 1st gay marriage
[AP]
Sarkozy, Merkel meet amid rifts on economy
[AFP]

Americas/Domestic
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton begins second trip to Latinamerica
[MercoPress]
New oil plume evidence uncovered
[CNN]
BP says it sees some progress in capping gulf well, collecting oil
[WaPo]
Stars band together to protest Arizona law
[WaPo]
New Jersey men arrested are latest from U.S. tied to terrorist groups
[WaPo]

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Daily International News 06.04.10

June 7, 2010

Daily International News
June 4, 2010

Japan
Japan’s new leader faces test to win back voters
[AP]
Ruling party picks new leader to be Japanese prime minister
[WaPo]
Op-ed: Kan Elected to Head Japan’s Ruling Party [WSJ]
Op-ed: Japan: Running on empty [JoongAng Ilbo]
Op-ed: Japan’s new leader faces tough decisions [FT]

Koreas
SKorea seeks UN action against NKorea over ship
[AP]
US commander: No sign of another NKorean attack
[AP]

China
Gates blames Chinese military for rocky relationship
[CNN]
China ex-premier’s memoirs defend 1989 bloodshed
[Reuters]

South/Central Asia
Clinton Op-Ed: Partnership Of Democracies
[Times of India]
Obama to Visit India, Will Singh Be Ready?
[WSJ]
Afghan conference calls for talks with militants
[AP]

Middle East
Defiant activist ship steams on towards Gaza
[AFP]
Gaza flotilla: Turkey threat to Israel ties over raid
[BBC]
Muslim Brotherhood says it will back ElBaradei campaign
[BBC]
Ahmadinejad warns opposition, blasts Israeli raid
[AP]
Turkish Kurdish rebels declare end to unilateral ceasefire
[AFP]

Africa
UN calls for DR Congo probe into activist’s death
[BBC]
Somali troops fight al-Shabab militants in Mogadishu
[BBC]

Americas/Domestic
Cap Is Collecting Oil, but Result of Effort Is Still Unclear
[NYT]
Dozens protest migrant’s death on US-Mexico border
[AP]
McDonald’s recalls 12 million Shrek drinking glasses
[Reuters]