Archive for August 10th, 2010


Daily International News 08.10.10

August 10, 2010

Daily International News
August 10, 2010

WHO says swine flu pandemic is over

East Asia
N. Korea goes YouTube-savvy in its propaganda offensive
Teenage U.S. environmentalist to visit N. Korea on bold peace mission

DPRK proposes joint inspection group with U.S. on warship sinking
Google offices raided by Korean police
Japan apologises to South Korea for imperialist past
US engineer sold military secrets to China

China landslide: More than 700 people confirmed dead
China’s Trade Surplus Climbs to $28.7 Billion
US and Vietnam stage joint naval activities

Central/South Asia
Karzai to dissolve all private security firms
Rising Civilian Casualties in Afghanistan, U.N. Reports

Pakistan’s president returns amid flood fury
Six million flood victims need aid to survive: UN

Middle East
New poll: angry at US, Arabs support an Iran nuclear bomb
Lebanon criticizes US for suspending military aid

Saudi gives Blackberry reprieve
Morocco to close 1,250 ‘unsafe’ mosques
Nasrallah unveils ‘Hariri proof’
[Al Jazeera]
‘I take full responsibility,’ Barak tells Gaza flotilla probe

Rwandan president wins re-election despite critics
North, south Sudan leaders meet on referendum
South African workers march in wage strike

Climate change ‘partly to blame’ for sweltering Moscow
N. Ireland police worker targeted in car bomb bid
UK trade deficit narrows in June

Former Mexican president: Legalize drugs

Canadian’s ‘confessions’ allowed at Guantanamo trial
[BBC] and U.N. says Omar Khadr’s trial sets bad precedent [Reuters]
Top EADS official, ex-U.S. Sen. Stevens in plane crash
Web Plan From Google and Verizon Is Criticized

Down to the Wire: Six Primary Races to Watch
Stocks Fall on Productivity Drop, China Data