Daily International News 07.29.10

July 29, 2010

Daily International News
July 29, 2010

Northeast Asia
North Korea to hold more talks with US
US watching for NKorea nuclear test
[Wash Times]
North Korea minister visits Burma amid nuclear fears
SKorean PM Chung resigns, hastening Lee’s cabinet reshuffle
[JoongAng Ilbo]
Japanese tanker probe eyes possible Persian Gulf collision
Tiananmen dissident to seek re-entry to China
Official: Water safe after chemical spill in China

Central/SE Asia
Emergency ruled ended in six more Thailand provinces
U.S. Military Scrutinizes Leaks for Risks to Afghans
[NYT] and Military Probe Again Targets Manning [WSJ]
Local strongman is U.S. troops’ most reliable friend in Kandahar province
2nd US Navy sailor’s body recovered in Afghanistan
David Cameron defends ‘frank’ comments about Pakistan
Monsoon flooding kill 60, strand more in Pakistan

Middle East
Arab League backs Palestinians on restarting talks
Clinton “burning up phone lines” to Middle East
Militants kill 17 security forces across Iraq
US seeking fuel-swap meeting with Iran
Lawyer in Iran stoning case ‘missing’

AU Rejects Change to Somalia Mandate
[All Africa]
China and Rio Tinto complete Guinea mining deal
South African unions threaten to strike ‘in seven days’
DR Congo boat sinking ‘kills 140’

Cameron ‘unsure of government’s form’ as he met Queen
UK fixed retirement age to be axed
Koh-i-Noor diamond ‘staying put’ in UK says Cameron
Russia grants more powers to KGB successor agency
Greek police clash with hauliers amid crippling strike
Gruesome charges detailed against suspected Nazi

Fidel Castro to Publish Book Account of His Revolutionary Youth
Unasur set to address Venezuela’s rift with Colombia
Four Journalists Kidnapped in Mexico
Guatemala tries Mexican massacre suspects

Arizona Will Appeal Ruling on Immigration Law, Governor Says
Majority of spilled oil in Gulf of Mexico unaccounted for in government data
Obama, on ‘The View,’ Discusses the ‘Roses’ and ‘Thorns’ of the Presidency
Fallen Soldiers’ Families Denied Cash Payout as Insurers Profit
Details of 100m Facebook users collected and published
Congress Rethinks Its Ban on Internet Gambling
Obama Speaks to Civil Rights Group on Education


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