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Daily International News 02.22.11

February 22, 2011

Daily International News
February 22, 2011

NAfrica/Middle East Uprisings
Bahrain
Bahrain leaders urge country to embrace ‘national dialogue’
[CNN]
Yemen
Yemen protesters clash with regime loyalists
[AFP]
Egypt
Egypt’s military to move on cabinet, march expected
[Reuters]
Libya
Desperate Gaddafi clings to power
[FT]
Fidel Castro says US plans NATO invasion of Libya
[AP]
Chinese President, Premier order “all-out efforts” to secure life, property of nationals in Libya
[Xinhua]
Libya crisis: UN security council to meet over Gaddafi crackdown
[Guardian]
Oil prices surge on Libya unrest
[CNN]
LSE cuts ties with Libyan leader’s son
[AFP]
Venezuela says Hague’s Gaddafi comments ‘irresponsible’
[BBC]
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
[WaPo]
ROK presidential aide to visit U.S. for possible talks on missile range
[Yonhap]
Japan’s ruling DPJ officially suspends Ozawa’s party membership
[Xinhua]
U.S. to buy MSDF plane propellers for use by Afghan Air Force
[Mainichi]
Japan’s credit outlook is cut to negative by Moody’s
[BBC]
China’s state news agency launches search engine
[AP]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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