Daily International News 01.26.11

January 26, 2011

Daily International News
January 26, 2011

A Region’s Unrest Scrambles U.S. Foreign Policy

Northeast Asia
South Korea proposes preliminary talks with North Korea
Kim Jong-un may travel solo to China: Source
Gov’t announces Japan-U.S. working group on expanding Okinawa base-sharing
Kan rejects idea of lower house dissolution for election
Toyota recalls 1.7m vehicles globally over ‘fuel leak’
Maehara angered by BBC show on A-bomb survivor
Chinese military to improve navigation systems
[Global Times]
Beijing airport security beefed up after Moscow bomb attack
[Global Times]
Macau’s Ho: Family feud over casino stake settled

Southeast Asia/Pacific/Central/South Asia
Christmas Island shipwreck: Indonesia arrests man
Afghan president inaugurates new parliament

Middle East
Lebanon faction urges sit-ins against Hezbollah
Ahmadinejad slams rivals in Iran power struggle
Palestinian papers: Leaks threaten my life, Erekat says
The Palestinian Papers: The al-Madhoun assassination
[Al Jazeera]

Tunisia issues warrant for ousted leader, family members
Ivory Coast leader orders seizure of regional bank
Egypt bans protests seeking end to Mubarak rule
Gabon government abolishes opposition party
Terrorist gets life sentence for role in U.S. Embassy bombings in East Africa

Russian president fires police chief after bombing
Putin says airport bomb not linked to Chechnya
Britain rolls back some 9/11 security restrictions
Prime minister’s questions: 26 January 2011 – video
20% of UK graduates out of work
Fears of trade war stalk Davos meeting
Germany suspends payments to global health fund
Ireland’s deficit-cutting budget passes key test

Arizona busts Mexico gun-running network
Jude Celestin ‘to quit’ Haiti presidential election
Former Chilean president back in spotlight in UN role
At least 20 killed in Colombia coal mine blast

Poll: High Marks for Obama’s State of the Union Speech
Obama Ushers In Era of Divided Government With Appeal for Unity, Progress
What Lies Ahead for Obama
[POLITICO] and After speech Obama and Republicans eye budget battle [Reuters]
Giffords to Be Moved to Rehab Facility Wednesday Morn
Lawmaker wants to set terms on U.N.
Illinois Supreme Court will hear Emanuel’s case
Financial Crisis Was Avoidable, Inquiry Finds

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