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Catch Up: Daily International News 09.26.11

September 28, 2011

Daily International News
September 26, 2011

Northeast Asia
Japan
IAEA seeks funds for post-Fukushima nuclear safety
[Reuters]
Key Japan lawmaker’s aides convicted in scandal
[AP]
Boeing to deliver first 787 Dreamliner to Japan
[BBC]
Koreas
China presses North Korea to return to nuclear talks
[Reuters]
Japan launches spy satellite to monitor North Korea
[Telegraph]
China/Taiwan
Taiwan’s Ma mum on initiating political talks with China if reelected
[Kyodo]
2 Tibetan monks self-immolate amid Dalai Lama feud
[AP]
Dalai Lama clouds S.Africa trade trip to China
[Reuters]
Top Chinese security official visits Pakistan
[AP] 
China prepares to launch its 1st space lab module
[Kyodo]
China top banker says fighting inflation priority
[AP]

Southeast Asia/Pacific
Myanmar police stand by as protesters test limits
[AP]
Flooding claims at least 97 lives in Cambodia
[Kyodo]

South/Central Asia
Gunman Kills American at Kabul CIA Office
[WSJ]
Pakistan army chief cancels UK visit
[Al Jazeera] 
Pakistan seeks diplomatic support in row with U.S.
[Reuters]
Pakistan’s top commanders meet amid Haqqani accusations
[Telegraph]
India floods situation worsens in UP, Bihar and Orissa
[BBC]

Middle East
UN Security Council to consider Palestinian membership
[BBC]
Fresh protests rock Yemen after Saleh speech
[Al Jazeera]
Syria unrest: ‘Tanks bombard central town of al-Rastan’
[BBC]
Online activists hack official Syrian sites
[Al Jazeera]
Saudi Monarch Grants Women Right to Vote
[NYT]
Bahrain to hold second round of by-elections
[Al Jazeera]

Africa
NATO paves way for fresh NTC push into Sirte
[Al Jazeera]
Italy’s Eni: Oil production resumes in Libya
[AP]
Ahmadinejad in Sudan to boost ties
[Al Jazeera]
First African woman to win Nobel Peace Prize dies
[AP]

Europe
Putin ‘will not end Russia impasse’ – Gorbachev
[BBC]
Six men due in UK court on terrorism charges
[Al Jazeera] 
Mass arrests follow Bulgaria violence
[Al Jazeera]
Eurozone rescue plan ’emerging’ as IMF and Greece talk
[BBC]

Americas
Jamaican prime minister to resign in November
[Al Jazeera]
Mexican newspaper editor Maria Macias found decapitated
[BBC]
Bolivia to hold referendum on forest road
[Al Jazeera]

Domestic
Congress Forced to Stay as a Shutdown Looms
[WSJ]
Obama On Perry: ‘You’ve Got A Governor Whose State Is On Fire, Denying Climate Change’
[TPM]
Herman Cain Wins Shocker At Presidency 5 Straw Poll
[TPM]
BP seeks permission for new Gulf drilling
[Al Jazeera]

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