Daily International News 01.11.11

January 11, 2011

Daily International News
January 11, 2011

Northeast Asia
NKorea accuses SKoreans of hacking into website
Gates Warns of North Korea Missile Threat to U.S.
[NYT] and  Gates Sees More `Direct’ North Korean Threat to U.S. [Bloomberg]
N. Korea steps up push for talks with reluctant S. Korea
South Korea, Japan agree to boost defense cooperation
Column: Time for S.Korea to Develop Its Own Nuclear Arms
Christian aid group launches major campaign for Christians in North Korea
[The Underground]
Tweeter indicted for praising North Korea
[Korea Times]
Asian Cup 2011 Group D Preview: Iraq – Iran, North Korea – UAE

Opinion: An American Message for the Chinese President
Viewpoint: A new Sino-US high-tech arms race?
Gates says new Sino-US military talks could begin soon
China confirms stealth jet test-flight-Gates
China denies armed soldiers crossed into India
Senior Chinese leader praises reform of press, publication industry
China fails on human rights plan: rights group
[AP] and China’s human rights ‘action plan’ short on any action, say rights groups [CSM]
Renault spy scandal: China denies involvement
China vows to crack down on copyright violations
China overshoots 2010 lending and money supply targets
Taiwan centenary runs into identity problems

Southeast Asia/Pacific
Thais Call on Burma to Cease Artillery Fire
Cambodia charges two detained Thais with espionage
Scores missing in tsunami-like flood in Australia
Qantas resuming Airbus A380 flights to US after blast

South/Central Asia
Biden – U.S. could stay in Afghanistan beyond 2014
Plan B in Afghanistan: Partition?
[Foreign Affairs]
Benazir son Bilawal condemns support for Taseer killer
Uzbeks ‘behind ethnic clashes in southern Kyrgyzstan’
Pope Benedict Urges Pakistan to Repeal Blasphemy Law

Middle East
Clinton, in Yemen, Promotes Alliance and Growth
[WSJ] and Clinton Has Busy Five Hours in Yemen [NYT]
Kuwaiti soldier killed in clash with Iraqi fishermen
Ties make Palestinian state a SAmerican priority
Israel’s Rightward Lurch Scares Some Conservatives [TIME]
From 01.10 Iran Sentences Human Rights Lawyer to 11 Years in Jail [NYT]
Iran claims it has dismantled Israeli spy ring behind nuclear scientist’s death

Sudan: Bittersweet Moment As Abyei Attacks Leave 30 Dead
[All Africa]
Chinese observers see “peaceful” referendum in Sudan: FM spokesman
Ivory Coast unity cabinet possible, says UN ambassador
Tunisia closes schools, universities as UN calls for dialog
[Deutsche Welle]
Village attacks kill 18 in central Nigeria – police
Nigeria’s Jonathan ‘can run’ in party primaries
Egypt condemns Vatican criticism on minorities

Assange could face death penalty in U.S.: lawyers
Sarkozy Brings Message on Dollar to U.S.
Spain’s Zapatero says Eta truce does not go far enough
Tainted Animal Feed Found in France and Denmark
Tensions Rise Before Portugal Auction

Observers wait for Haiti president to take report
IMF approves $72bn credit line for Mexico

In Wednesday speech in Arizona, Obama is seeking right tone
Father of Shooting Suspect May Issue Statement
Man Arrested in Denver for Threat to Shoot Aides to U.S. Senator Bennet
From 01.10 Tom DeLay, former U.S. House leader, sentenced to 3 years in prison [WaPo]
Kagan writes her first opinion
Obama 2.0: Who will fill the top jobs in foreign policy?
State Dept. policy change the latest gay rights win: passports
Declining for two decades, US abortion rate plateaus
In search for Earth-size world, a historic first: Kepler finds rocky planet
The Verizon iPhone
Winklevoss twins gamble $65m for Facebook fortune

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