Daily Interntional News 06.23.10

June 23, 2010

Daily International News
June 23, 2010

G8, G20: A View of Canada’s Summits

SKorea, Japan activists fly leaflets toward NKorea
SKorea seeks jail for NKoreans in defector plot
Nations fail to agree on curbing Japan whale hunt
Japan PM apologises for US bases in Okinawa
Japan to announce date of upper house election on Thursday
Japan Finance Minister: China at ‘Start Line’ on Yuan Reform

Honda again halts China production due to strike
China gives 257 military trucks to Cambodia
Nearly 200 dead in China flooding, government says

SE Asia/Pacific
US jails Cambodia coup plotter Chhun Yasith for life
Australia’s Rudd calls leadership vote
Myanmar: No chanting to drum up political support

Central/South Asia
OSCE calls for international police force in Kyrgyz south
Pakistani PM ignores US warning on Iran gas deal
Australia may start Afghanistan pullout in 2 years
Bulgaria to send more troops to Afghanistan

Middle East
Iraqi PM accepts electricity minister’s resignation
Israel launches Ofek 9 spy satellite

Zimbabwe PM fires 4 ministers after reviews
Zimbabwe: State Threatens to Pull Out of Kimberley Process
Two German aid workers kidnapped in Darfur: UN
World Cup 2010: South Africa proud of team – Parreira

Britain Unveils Emergency Budget
Russia tightens grip on Belarus gas in debt row
Manet self-portrait sold for record $33M in London

McChrystal’s Fate in Limbo as He Prepares to Meet Obama
White House asks for possible McChrystal replacements
Afghan leaders warn against firing Gen. McChrystal
Op-ed: Why McChrystal Has to Go [WSJ]
Op-ed: Judging McChrystal’s War [NYT]
Op-ed: The President and His General [NYT]
Op-ed: Gen. McChrystal’s fireable offense [WaPo]
Obama requests $600 million for border security
Haley wins GOP gubernatorial nomination in S.C.
[USA Today]
BP puts Bob Dudley in key Gulf clean-up role
Obama seeks new drill ban as oil still spews
US World Cup fate set to be determined

Alleged drug lord “Dudus” Coke captured in Jamaica
Coca cultivation falls in Colombia, rises in Peru


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