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Catch Up: Daily International News 09.16.11

September 28, 2011

Daily International News
September 16, 2011

UNGA
Abbas to lay out Palestine UN bid
[Al Jazeera]
Britain prepared to back UN vote calling Palestinian Authority a state
[Guardian]
No arrangements for Abbas-Netanyahu meeting in NY: sources
[Xinhua]
Chinese FM to address UN General Debate
[Xinhua]
Pakistan PM cancels U.S. visit due to floods
[Reuters] and Gilani to address 66th session of UNGA on 21st [The News]
Ahmadinejad to offer UN delegates special gift
[AFP]

Northeast Asia
Japan
Japan eyes tax hikes, stake sales for rebuilding
[Reuters]
Koreas
Officials: Koreas’ nuke envoys to meet next week
[AP]
NKorean defector arrested in alleged attack plot
[AP] 
SKorea trying to scuttle NKorea’s tour program
[AP]
Koreas sound out orchestral maneuvers, but are strings attached?
[Reuters]
China/Taiwan
Obama agrees to upgrade F-16 A/Bs for Taiwan
[TWT]
Ma’s party seizes on US official’s Taiwan comments
[AP]
Chinese premier Wen Jiabao calls for more democracy
[BBC]
China Consolidates Grip on Rare Earths
[NYT]
Jade mining ban in western China
[Al Jazeera]
Independent poll candidates on the rise in China
[AP]

Southeast Asia/Pacific
Myanmar authorities unblock some banned websites
[AP]
Thai agency seeks new probe into death of Reuters cameraman
[Reuters]

South/Central Asia
Senior al-Qaeda fighter ‘killed by US drone’
[Al Jazeera]
After militant siege, questions hang over Kabul security
[Reuters]

Middle East
Palestinians rebuff Obama, edge closer to statehood bid
[McClatchy]
Syrian forces kill six villagers near Hama: activists
[Reuters]
U.S., Europe See Syrian Stalemate
[WSJ]
Bahrain Boils Under the Lid of Repression
[NYT]

Africa
Egyptians rally against emergency laws
[Al Jazeera]
Turkey’s Erdogan visits Libya
[Al Jazeera]
Libyan government fighters move on besieged towns
[Reuters]
13 rebels killed as fighting rages in Kadafi’s hometown
[LAT] 
Sudan bars SPLM-North and other ‘southern parties’
[BBC]
Ugandans jailed for Kampala World Cup bombing
[BBC]
Ethiopia arrests five for plotting ‘terrorist’ acts
[AFP]
IMF says to give loan to Ivory Coast
[AFP]

Europe
Austrian minister criticizes Geithner intervention
[AP]
Global shares rise on central banks’ loan move
[BBC]
Denmark to Be Led by Its First Female Premier as Leftists Win
[NYT]
Kosovo, EU deploy customs, police in restive North
[Reuters]
Paris ban on Muslim street prayers comes into effect
[BBC]
Trader in UBS case charged
[AP]

Americas/Domestic
U.S. expands its drug watch list to include all Central America
[McClatchy]
White House Weighs Limits of Terror Fight
[NYT]
Poll: 1/3 say U.S. would be better off with Hillary Clinton
[POLITICO]
Obama Reaches Out To Nervous Dems, Puts 2012 Into Perspective
[TPM]
Supreme Court Issues Temporary Stay Of Controversial Texas Execution
[TPM]
U.S. House Republicans Embrace Obama’s Push to Ease SEC Rules on Capital
[Bloomberg]

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