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Daily International News 09.06.11

September 6, 2011

Daily International News
September 6, 2011

Northeast Asia
Japan
Nobel winner Oe urges Japan to abandon nuclear power
[AP]
Typhoon Talas: Japan searches for missing dozens
[BBC]
Koreas
South Korea ‘in missile deal to fortify border islands’
[BBC]
South Korean Nuclear Envoy to Visit US for Talks
[VOA]
Eager for trade, North Korea looks to China
[AP]
N.Korea takes a stab at capitalism in remote area
[AFP]
S. Korea to Launch Entertainment Satellite TV to the North
[VOA]
China
China issues white paper on peaceful development
[Xinhua]
Activist: Child of Chen Guangcheng denied education
[AP]
Dai’s visit to Vietnam ‘comes at key time’
[China Daily]
Hong Kong news chief quits over ‘Jiang dead’ report
[BBC]
Dell and Baidu tie up for smartphones in China
[BBC]
Starbucks plans to triple its China coffee shops
[AP]
Apple to open first store in Hong Kong to boost sales
[BBC]

Southeast Asia/Pacific
Myanmar establishes human rights commission
[AP]
Strong quake rocks Indonesia’s Sumatra
[Al Jazeera]

South/Central Asia
India’s PM begins key visit to Bangladesh
[Al Jazeera] 
Pakistan celebrates Defense Day
[Xinhua]
Indian politician says WikiLeaks founder is insane
[AP]

Middle East
Turkey suspends Israel defence and trade ties
[Al Jazeera]
EU pushing new round of Syria sanctions – France
[Reuters]
Fresh deaths in Syrian crackdown
[Al Jazeera]
Leak Offers Look at Efforts by U.S. to Spy on Israel
[NYT]
Palestinians face their hour of division
[Reuters]
Iran suspected in hack of web security firm
[Al Jazeera]
Iran arrests five al Qaeda members – report
[Reuters]
9 Killed in Ambush as Iraq Violence Continues
[NYT]
Kurd president calls for US forces to stay in Iraq
[AP]

Africa
Libya Factions Jockey for Power as Splits Emerge After Driving Out Qaddafi
[Bloomberg]
Niger: Gadhafi security chief enters capital
[AP]
Gaddafi was not in convoy that crossed into Niger: TV
[Reuters]
Somalia signs ‘roadmap’ for political reform
[Al Jazeera]
Somali pirates free MV Panama after $7 million ransom paid
[Reuters]
Ethiopia arrests dozens over ‘terror plot’
[Al Jazeera]
Official: 5 arrested over Nigeria bombings
[AP]

Europe
U.N. court jails Serbia’s ex-army chief Perisic for 27 years
[Reuters]
Trade unions strike in Italy and Spain
[Al Jazeera]
Zoellick: World in ‘Dangerous’ Period With EU Turmoil
[Bloomberg]
Former News Corp executives to face hacking committee
[Reuters]

Americas
Seven presidential candidates confirmed in Argentina, but CFK looks unbeatable
[MercoPress]
A China/Mercosur trade agreement would be “something extraordinary”
[MercoPress]

Domestic
World safer than in aftermath of 9/11, say EU and NATO officials
[MercoPress]
Napolitano: Shoes-on flight in sight
[POLITICO]
Obama ratings sink to new lows as hope fades
[WaPo]
Tips for Surviving the Republican Candidate Debate: Ron Klain
[Bloomberg]
Speech Week: Obama, Romney Battle For The High Ground On Jobs
[TPM]
Bachmann loses top-level staff
[POLITICO]
Hoffa: ‘No Regrets’ After Fiery Speech Draws Right-Wing Criticism
[TPM]
Debt-Ceiling Rancor Hangs Over Supercommittee as Effort on Deficit Begins
[Bloomberg]
Wildfire destroys nearly 500 homes in Texas
[AP]

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