Daily International News 11.19.10

November 19, 2010

Daily International News
November 19, 2010

Northeast Asia
Satellite images support North Korea reactor claim
U.N. General Assembly committee adopts resolution on N. Korea’s human rights violations
South Korea dumps Sunshine Policy with North, opts to go solo
Korea wants ‘limited’ talks on U.S. FTA changes
Liu Xiaobo’s Nobel peace prize may not be given out at December ceremony
Former China nuclear head jailed for life over bribes
Hong Kong diagnoses first human bird flu case in 7 years
China policy tightening weighs on world markets
Bernanke raps China on surplus
Japan faces tough decision on easing weapon export ban

Southeast Asia/Pacific
Burma Aids clinic eviction after Suu Kyi visit
Protesters sew lips shut at Australia asylum camp
Thai “red shirts” return to Bangkok’s streets
Thailand police find 2,000 foetuses in temple
Explosion shakes New Zealand coal mine; 27 missing [AP]

South/Central Asia
NATO to turn Afghan security control over by 2014
U.S. deploying heavily armored battle tanks for first time in Afghan war
Tajik-Afghan US supply route security challenge
Turkmenistan pledges gas for EU’s Nabucco pipeline

Middle East
Worm Was Perfect for Sabotaging Centrifuges
Body of Indonesian maid found in Saudi dumpster

Nigerian militants threaten new raids to seize more hostages
Calm returns to Guinea after days of unrest
Coup Attempt Seems to Founder in Madagascar
Congolese warlord on trial in The Hague

Obama Arrives for NATO Meeting
IMF/EU teams continuing talks with Government
[Irish Times]
Germany says Namibia package was security test dummy
Parties in Cyrpus dispute agree more UN talks

Costa Rica takes Nicaragua dispute to world court
Fidel Castro appears to support Cuban economic reforms
[Miami Herald]
Lawmakers block Mexico’s crucial drug war reforms
Violent cholera protests spread to Haiti’s capital

Ghailani Verdict Reignites Debate Over the Proper Court for Terrorism Trials
American Foreign Policy After the Mid-Term Elections
[Project Syndicate]
Foreign-policy setbacks deepen Obama’s election wounds
Reid, Pelosi Plan Votes on Extending Bush-Era Income Tax Cuts
Senate Dems claim enough votes to repeal ‘Don’t ask’ policy
[The Hill]
U.S. Screening All Airline Cargo Not Feasible, Napolitano Says
Palin’s Marketing Push Flourishes Amid Presidential Flirtation
Senate confirms Jack Lew as OMB director


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