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Daily International News 11.02.11

November 2, 2011

Daily International News
November 2, 2011

Northeast Asia
Some Asian Economies Reflect Strains
[WSJ]
Japan
Japan lawmakers ‘to visit N. Korea’
[AFP]
Japan reactor restarts; new glitch hits Fukushima
[AP]
Koreas
N. Korea opens bureau to run free trade zone with China: source
[Yonhap]
Russian, S.Korean leaders to discuss cooperation, N.Korea nuclear problem
[Ria Novosti]
U.S. army extends curfew in South Korea
[Reuters]
N. Korea’s heir apparent fathered daughter last year: source
[Yonhap]
China
China confirms commitment to neighborly solution of maritime tension
[Kyodo]
Ai Weiwei says he won’t be silenced
[Al Jazeera]
China military accepting bigger recruits, tattoos
[AP]
Herman Cain Warns China Is Seeking ‘Nuclear Capability’
[TPM]
Indian police detain 37 Tibetan protesters outside Chinese embassy
[Kyodo]

Southeast Asia/Pacific
Residents tear down Bangkok flood barrier
[Al Jazeera]
Philippine govt, rebels in standoff over commander
[AP]
Ship stranded on NZ reef ‘nearly breaking up’
[Al Jazeera]

South/Central Asia
Afghanistan security summit opens in Turkey
[Al Jazeera]
Pakistan looks to restrict Haqqanis’ movement
[Tribune] 
Pakistan ready to normalize trade with India
[AP]
Nepal parties say breakthrough reached in peace process
[Kyodo]

Middle East
Arab League to unveil plan to ease Syria crisis
[AP]
Several reported killed in Yemeni unrest
[Al Jazeera]
Israel orders new building in East Jerusalem
[Al Jazeera] 
Israeli army tests rocket system
[BBC]
PLO to pursue statehood despite Israeli measures
[Reuters]

Africa
Kenya warns of “imminent” strikes on Somali towns
[Reuters]
Somali pirates seize Greek tanker
[AFP]

Europe
Julian Assange loses appeal against extradition
[Guardian]
Sarkozy scrambles to salvage Cannes summit
[AP]
Papandreou wins cabinet backing for Greek bailout referendum
[Deutsche Welle]
Greece Sticks With Referendum
[WSJ] 
French satirical newspaper firebombed after prophet Mohammed announcement
[Telegraph]
Archbishop of Canterbury Urges Debate of Tax on Bankers
[NYT]

Americas
Mexico remembers its dead amid drug wars
[Al Jazeera]
Brazil heading for another record trade surplus close to 30 billion dollars
[MercoPress]

Domestic
Herman Cain’s accuser wants to tell her side of story, lawyer says
[WaPo]
Gloria Cain Stands By Her Man
[Daily Beast]
Romney, Cain skip Iowa economic forum
[LAT]
Quinnipiac Poll: Obama Shows Marked Improvement
[TPM]
Obama: I’ll make the call on Keystone XL project
[POLITICO]
Bloomberg: Congress caused the mortgage crisis, not the banks
[TPM]
Feds: Four Members Of Georgia ‘Fringe Militia Group’ Plotted Biological Attack On Citizens, Government Officials
[TPM]
Bank of America cancels debit card fee
[BBC]

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