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Catch Up: Daily International News 09.27.11

September 28, 2011

Daily International News
September 27, 2011

Northeast Asia
Japan
Noda dismisses Obama’s reported comment seeking conclusion to Futenma relocation
[Mainichi]
Hiroshima groups irked over Foreign Ministry’s discouragement of Obama visit
[Mainichi]
China’s sea claims to top Japan-Philippines summit
[AFP]
First delivered Boeing 787 flies away to Japan
[AP]
Koreas
South Korea Approves Trip to North by Head of Ruling Party in Sign of Thaw
[Bloomberg]
North Korean PM Meets With Hu Jintao
[VOA] and China, DPRK underscore further promotion of bilateral ties [Xinhua]
NGOs Protest Delays in US Food Aid to North Korea
[VOA]
South Korea eyes spending hike in a bid to boost growth
[BBC]
China/Taiwan
China to suspend some US military ties
[FT]
China shares info about Uighur insurgents with Pakistan
[Kyodo]
US ambassador to Beijing admired, reviled
[AP]
Shanghai subway crash injures hundreds
[Al Jazeera]
Taiwan man sets himself alight in protest
[AP]
World media leaders meet in Beijing to discuss IPR, new media, cooperation
[Xinhua]

Southeast Asia/Pacific
Australia lifts ban on women in military combat roles
[BBC]
Insurgents commit “war crimes” in Thai south: Amnesty
[Reuters]
Typhoon lashes eastern Philippines
[Al Jazeera]

South/Central Asia
Deadly suicide bombing in Afghanistan’s south
[Al Jazeera]
Afghanistan: 11 children killed in Herat bus blast
[BBC]
Pakistanis Tied to 2007 Border Ambush on Americans
[NYT]
Pakistan turns to China as ties with U.S. suffer
[Reuters]
India cap on text messages to deter tele-marketers
[BBC]

Middle East
U.N. Security Council to send Palestinian state bid to admissions committee
[CNN]
Israel approves 1,100 new homes in east Jerusalem
[AP]
U.S. against Israeli settlement halt as condition for talks
[Reuters]
UN Showdown Ushers in Critical Period for U.S. Middle East Peace Efforts
[Bloomberg]
Syrian tanks storm strategic town of Rastan
[Al Jazeera]
Yemeni defence minister survives attack
[Al Jazeera]
Saudi woman to be lashed for defying driving ban
[BBC]

Africa
Egypt polls to start in November
[Al Jazeera]
Gaddafi loyalists “ask for truce” in besieged city
[Reuters]
South Africa may block Dalai Lama visit to Tutu
[AP]
Opposition march dispersed in Guinea’s capital
[AP]

Europe
Putin names Anton Siluanov new Russian finance minister
[BBC]
Norway charges three in terror plot over cartoons
[BBC]
Labour conference: System doesn’t work says Miliband
[BBC]
GLOBAL MARKETS: European Stocks Post Strong Gains
[WSJ]
Former IMF boss claims immunity in civil case
[Al Jazeera]
Trial of Ukraine ex-PM resumes
[Reuters]

Americas
Fidel Castro calls Obama UN speech ‘gibberish’
[BBC]
Bolivian anti-drugs cop jailed for cocaine trafficking
[BBC]

Domestic
Whispers on Hill: Romney or Perry?
[POLITICO]
Christie to Chide Candidates From Republican Shrine as He’s Urged to Run
[Bloomberg]
Stephanie Cutter to join Obama 2012 campaign at end of year
[POLITICO]
Government shutdown averted by Senate deal
[POLITICO]
In Turn to Politics, Facebook Starts a PAC
[NYT]
Air Force official resigned over spy ring charges
[POLITICO]
FBI paid deputy to smuggle cellphone in jail sting
[LA Times]
World famous black bear Hope is believed killed
[BBC]

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