Daily International News 01.07.11

January 7, 2011

Daily International News
January 7, 2011

Northeast Asia
Chinese president to visit U.S. from Jan. 18 to 21: FM
US to renew military ties with a rising China
China military modernisation gathers pace
China’s development of stealth fighter takes U.S. by surprise
[LA Times]
What to get NKorean heir apparent on his birthday
US envoy says he had productive talks on Koreas
Two Koreas and U.S. militaries lower alert – report
S. Korea repatriates 3 N. Koreans who strayed across sea border
Japan, U.S. agree to start work on setting new strategic goals
Japan to begin building facilities on southernmost island Okinotori

Southeast Asia/Pacific
Indonesian police jailed for 10 years in terror trial
Floodwaters slowly recede in eastern Australia
Laos general and Hmong leader Vang Pao dies in exile

South/Central Asia
Key Party Rejoins Pakistan’s Coalition
Kazakhstan: Nazarbayev rejects plan to scrap elections
Suicide attack kills 17 in southern Afghanistan

Middle East
EU spurns offer of Iran nuclear sites tour
Mossad chief: Iran won’t go nuclear before 2015
New Israeli military technology speeds up warfare
Palestinians: Israeli troops mistakenly kill man
Mubarak says Israel must revise position on talks, warns against new Gaza war
[Jordan Times]
In Iraq, apprehension ahead of speech by cleric Moqtada al-Sadr

South Sudan holds final rallies ahead of secession vote
Ghana president questions Ivory Coast military option
Egypt on alert as Copts celebrate Christmas

UK air and rail terror threat level raised to severe, reports say
Eurozone economy suffers growth slowdown
Germany halts poultry, pork, egg sales in scare

Venezuela’s parliament opens amid protests, insults
Dominican Republic resumes deportation of Haitians
Brazil’s real eases after short-selling curbs
Eight die as gunmen attack bus in Honduras

Pentagon to cut spending by $78 billion, reduce troop strength
U.S. Sends Warning to People Named in Cable Leaks
At Obama White House, Back to the Future
Bill Daley’s Real Agenda: Obama’s Reelection
[Daily Beast]
In another move to center, president to name Sperling as economic adviser
Veteran Journalist Thomas Resumes Column in News-Press
US banks get nod for China securities
Unemployment drops sharply to 9.4%

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