Daily International News 09.15.10

September 15, 2010

Daily International News
September 15, 2010

Northeast Asia
Arnold Schwarzenegger sells California to East Asia [BBC]
North Korea to resume talks with UN Command on sinking
US envoy: No quick progress likely in NKorea talks
Bosworth seeks improved North-South relations to resume 6-way talks
Carter hopes prisoner release helps peace talks
N. Korean website raises succession issue ahead of key party meeting
The Rapid Rise of Kim Jong-un
NKorean political gathering delayed, sources say
Kan works on new Cabinet, DPJ leadership lineups
Japan moves to combat rising yen
China rejects US trade complaint over clean energy

Southeast Asia
Cambodia opens first methadone clinic for heroin users
Police arrest vigilantes for Indonesia church attack

South/Central Asia
U.S. Debates Karzai’s Place in Fighting Corruption
Kabulbank directors were paid $500K bonuses – audit
Holbrooke talks up American aid in Pakistan visit
Pakistani printers make fake Afghan voting cards

Middle East
Peace Talks
Israeli aircraft strike Gaza as leaders convene
Israelis, Palestinians ‘Getting Down to Business’
No concessions in Middle East talks
[Al Jazeera]
American freed by Iran plans medical exam in Oman
Former Iranian president calls on Iran to take U.S.-led sanctions seriously
US-Iraqi raid on Fallujah kills 7

Guinea election body set to decide on poll
Nigeria president declares election bid on Facebook

Ed Miliband ‘increasingly confident’ in Labour race
BP’s Hayward to testify to UK lawmakers on spill
UK MP says speed of defence review ‘could put operations at risk’

Europe Proposes Rules to Help Steady Markets
Pope’s visit: aide steps aside after comparing Britain to ‘third world’
French Senate approves burqa ban
French lawmakers OK raising retirement age to 62

Former Chilean President to Lead New U.N. Agency
Self-employment key to Cuban economic overhaul
Tropical storm Karl hits Mexico’s Yucatan

Tea Party win hurts Republicans’ Senate chances
How Adrian Fenty lost his reelection bid for D.C. mayor
Primary Voter Turnout Stays Low, but More So for Democrats
Lugar’s final word on new START
Pentagon Accelerates Savings Push

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