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Daily International News 07.21.11

July 21, 2011

Daily International News
July 21, 2011

ASEAN/South China Sea
ASEAN pushes for resumption of NKorea nuke talks
[AP]

A look at the top issues at Asian security meeting
[AP]
Clinton in Bali to push Southeast Asian security
[AP]
Chinese FM calls for further ASEAN Plus Three cooperation for regional prosperity
[Xinhua]

Vietnam: Tensions in South China Sea a challenge
[AP]  
Spratly Islands row: Philippine trip riles China
[BBC]

Spratly islanders fight boredom, not China worries
[AP]
ROC reaffirms sovereignty over South China Sea islands
[Taiwan Today]

Northeast Asia
Japan
Japan Posts Surprise Trade Surplus
[WSJ]
All Nippon and Air Asia in Japanese joint venture
[BBC]
Koreas
USFK commander to visit Yeonpyeong Island
[Korea Times]
2 Korean Spies ‘Jailed in China’
[Chosun]
China
IMF urges China to strengthen yuan
[AP]
Entire Apple stores being faked in China
[AP]

Southeast Asia/Pacific
Australia asylum: Christmas Island unrest continues
[BBC]
Australian PM on phone hacking scandal
[BBC]

South/Central Asia
Afghans take over security in Herat
[AFP]

‘Al-Qaeda jihadist animation targets children’
[BBC]
Police officers killed in Afghan gun battle
[Al Jazeera]
Bomb kills oilmen in Pakistani province of Balochistan [BBC]
Report: It’s time for State’s South Asia bureau and the Af-Pak office to make up and get back together
[FP]

Middle East
Yemen says senior al-Qaida member killed
[AP]

Intense shooting in central Syrian city
[AP]
Loyalist troops besiege Damascus suburb after protests
[Reuters]
Israel won’t apologize for Turkish flotilla deaths
[AP]
Israeli PM turns to Arab TV in call for peace
[AP]
Iran cautiously welcomes Russia’s nuclear proposal
[AP]

Africa
Egypt not to allow foreign poll monitors
[Al Jazeera]

New Egypt cabinet to placate protesters sworn in
[Reuters]
Libyan rebels report Gaddafi fight-back
[Reuters]
Senegal bans protests ahead of Saturday event
[AP]
Kenya burns ivory to counter growing smuggling
[Xinhua]
Kenyans allowed to sue UK over ‘torture’
[Al Jazeera]
Ivory Coast launches war crimes inquiry
[Al Jazeera]
U.N. calls emergency meeting on east Africa famine
[Reuters]

Cindy McCain in Congo to highlight violence
[AP]
Malawi President calls for calm as 11 die in riots
[Reuters]

Europe
Phone hacking: David Cameron talks of regrets over hiring Andy Coulson
[Guardian]
Prince Andrew ‘to quit as trade envoy’
[AFP]
Nick Clegg opens rift with David Cameron over eurozone crisis
[Guardian]
Greek Rescue Plan May Allow for Default on Some Debt
[NYT]
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin ‘ashamed’ at church failures
[BBC]
Bones of Hitler deputy exhumed, burned
[AP]
Taxi drivers block Crete, Corfu ports and airports
[Reuters]
World Health Organization calls for TB blood test ban
[BBC]

Americas
Venezuela court grants parole to Chavez opponent
[AP]
Ecuador judge orders jail, fines for newspaper
[AP]
Mexico seizes huge warehouse of meth precursors
[AP]
Chilean gov’t declares “catastrophe” after heavy snow
[Xinhua]
Monstrous Hurricane Dora trudges away from Mexico
[AP]

Domestic
Anonymous claims attack on NATO
[WaPo]

Gallup: President Obama approval holds steady
[POLITICO]
Poll: Romney still ahead, but with big vulnerabilities in quest for GOP nod
[WaPo]
Grand Bargain Returns to U.S. Debt Talks as Negotiators Open Paths to Deal
[Bloomberg]
More people sought unemployment benefits last week
[AP]
News Corp. Gives to Democrats, Spreads June Political Money
[Bloomberg]
Mayor Bloomberg gives $50 million to fight coal-fired power plants
[WaPo]
Atlantis has landed, ending NASA’s shuttle era
[Reuters]
Postal Service to consider closing thousands of new post offices
[WaPo]
Nearly half of U.S. population facing extreme heat
[CNN]

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