Daily International News 02.22.11

February 22, 2011

Daily International News
February 22, 2011

NAfrica/Middle East Uprisings
Bahrain leaders urge country to embrace ‘national dialogue’
Yemen protesters clash with regime loyalists
Egypt’s military to move on cabinet, march expected
Desperate Gaddafi clings to power
Fidel Castro says US plans NATO invasion of Libya
Chinese President, Premier order “all-out efforts” to secure life, property of nationals in Libya
Libya crisis: UN security council to meet over Gaddafi crackdown
Oil prices surge on Libya unrest
LSE cuts ties with Libyan leader’s son
Venezuela says Hague’s Gaddafi comments ‘irresponsible’
From 02/21 Sudan’s President, in Power Since 1989, Won’t Run Again, Spokesman Says [NYT]

Northeast Asia
Starving N. Korea begs for food, but U.S. has concerns about resuming aid
ROK presidential aide to visit U.S. for possible talks on missile range
Japan’s ruling DPJ officially suspends Ozawa’s party membership
U.S. to buy MSDF plane propellers for use by Afghan Air Force
Japan’s credit outlook is cut to negative by Moody’s
China’s state news agency launches search engine

Southeast Asia/Pacific
New Zealand earthquake: Rescuers work through night
Thailand and Cambodia to accept monitors for border row
Thailand’s red-shirt leaders freed on bail

South/Central Asia
Petraeus’s comments on coalition attack reportedly offend Karzai government
Davis’s CIA link has no bearing on trial: Farhatullah Babar
India Court Finds 31 Guilty of Godhra Train Burning

Middle East
Iranian warships enter Suez Canal amid Israeli concern
Iran forces ‘raid Karroubi homes, arrest son’

Four Americans killed on pirated yacht off Somalia – report
36 killed in stadium stampede in Mali
Congo colonel gets 20 years after rape trial
Guinea bankrupted by junta – President Alpha Conde

David Cameron hits out at critics of Britain’s arms trade
Kremlin says extremists trying to rip Russia apart
Married German ordained as Catholic priest

Obama names dates for Brazil, Chile, El Salvador trip
Government shutdown threat looms over budget fight
Wisconsin G.O.P. Plans to Work Without Democrats
Voting Today: Rahm Emanuel Ahead in Chicago Mayor’s Race


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