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Daily International News 10.14.11

October 14, 2011

Daily International News
October 14, 2011

Northeast Asia
Japan
IAEA team praises Japan after Fukushima visit
[AP]
Koreas
Obama, S. Korea’s Lee to promote trade deal in heart of US auto industry
[WaPo]
Obama, Lee hail trade deal, pressure North Korea
[Reuters]
South Korean opposition resists US trade pact
[Al Jazeera]
North Korea’s megahotel to finally open for business
[FP]
China
Taiwan to deploy advanced missiles on disputed islands
[AHN]
Chinese fighter jet nose-dives into field at show
[AP]
China’s inflation rate eases further in September
[BBC]

Southeast Asia/Pacific
NZ salvage crews race to pump oil from stricken vessel
[BBC]
India welcomes Myanmar leader for neighborly talks
[AP]
Confusion reigns as Thai capital braces for floods
[AP]

South/Central Asia
India Sept Inflation Remains High
[WSJ]
‘Senior Haqqani commander killed’ in Pakistan
[Al Jazeera]
Petraeus tells CIA analysts to heed troops on war
[AP]

 

 

Middle East
Cost of “Arab Spring” more than $55 billion – report
[Reuters]
Iran official denies direct contact with U.S. over alleged plot [Reuters]
Alleged Iran Plot’s WikiLeaks Link
[Daily Beast]
Syria uprising: UN says protest death toll hits 3,000
[BBC]
Family: Israeli soldier likely home Tuesday
[AP]

Africa
Panetta warns of retreat in Africa due to budget cuts [TWT]

Libya government tanks try to end Sirte resistance [Reuters]

Search for aid workers in Kenya yields vehicle [AP]
Somali PM ‘open to dialogue with al-Shabab’
[Al Jazeera]
Discontent Simmers in a Market as Uganda’s Economy Staggers
[NYT]
Italy’s Berlusconi wins confidence vote [AP]
Ukraine’s EU neighbours to block ties over Tymoshenko
[Reuters]
Bulgarian journalist’s car blown up; no injuries
[AP]
Spain credit rating downgraded ahead of G20 meeting: live
[Guardian]
Slovakia backs rescue fund by big majority
[Guardian]
Greek government vows to pass cuts in “fight for existence”
[Reuters]
Strauss-Kahn Is Not Charged in French Case
[NYT]
France teacher sets herself on fire at Beziers school
[BBC]
Liam Fox faces fresh questions on Sri Lanka links
[Guardian]
UK fund manager wants Murdochs off News Corp board
[AP]

Domestic
Barack Obama holds MLK Jr.’s dream in view, activists at distance
[POLITICO]
White House state dinner: Rainy day diplomacy
[POLITICO]
Supercommittee Weighs Old Ideas as ‘Ridiculous’ Deadline Nears
[Bloomberg]
Romney raised $14.2 million in third quarter
[WaPo]
Cain’s Economic Adviser Says 9-9-9 Plan Didn’t Take an Economist to Create
[Bloomberg]
House committee defeats D.C. concealed gun amendment
[TWT]
Wall Street sit-in goes global Saturday
[Reuters]
Fans pay tribute to Jobs as new iPhone goes on sale
[MSNBC]

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