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Daily International News 11.03.11

November 4, 2011

Daily International News
November 4, 2011

Northeast Asia
Japan
Post-Fukushima nuclear generation could fall 15 percent
[Reuters]
Tepco to get $11bn government aid after plan approval
[BBC]
Koreas
Russian think tank expects North Korea to collapse in late 2020s
[Korea Times]
U.S. House panel OKs bill on tougher sanctions on N. Korea
[Yonhap]
Political stalemate over FTA with U.S. likely to persist
[Yonhap]
China/Taiwan
China is World’s Biggest Cyber Thief: U.S. Report
[Bloomberg]
China envoy Zhang Yan in India map outburst
[BBC]
Tibetan exile sets self on fire in Indian capital
[AP]
7 miners rescued from China mine, 50 still trapped
[AP]
China seizes 65M counterfeit pills, some harmful
[AP]
Death of petitioner to be investigated in Hunan
[BBC]
Guangdong Gov. Huang Huahua resigns, reasons not cited
[Kyodo]
Taiwan makes prostitution legal in red-light zones
[AP]

Southeast Asia/Pacific
Thai Rice Exports Seen Plunging 50% on Government Buying Program, Flooding
[Bloomberg]
Trekkers stranded by bad weather on Mount Everest
[BBC]

South/Central Asia
Pakistan “backtracked” on India trade status
[Reuters]
India fighter jet deal soars to $20bn
[FT]
India campaigner Anna Hazare ends ‘vow of silence’
[BBC]

Middle East
Palestinians will push for full UN seat only
[Al Jazeera]
France to abstain in vote on Palestinian U.N. seat
[Reuters]
Israeli navy boards 2 protest boats bound for Gaza
[AP]
Syrian troops fire during protests; 9 killed
[AP]
Bahrain security forces clash with protesters
[Al Jazeera]
Saudi Arabia marks first day of Hajj
[Al Jazeera]
Iran boosts anti-U.S. rhetoric ahead of nuclear report
[Reuters]

Africa
Libyan PM says disarming rebels could take months
[AP]
Kenya raises concerns Eritrea arming Somali rebels
[AP]
Suicide attackers, bombs target north Nigeria city
[AP]

Europe
G-20 leaders fail to agree on IMF help for Europe
[AP]
Greek PM faces survival vote, bailout in balance
[Reuters]
Russia lashes out at US over conviction of Viktor Bout
[Guardian]
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi agrees to IMF oversight of austerity measures
[Telegraph]
News Intl: Compensation plan for hacking victims
[AP]
Ireland closes Vatican embassy to save funds
[Al Jazeera]

Domestic
Report Shows a Mere 80,000 Jobs Added in U.S. in October
[NYT]
Conservative Group Investigates Top Cain Aide
[TPM]
Romney Says Only Essential Spending Should Be Exempt From Debt Trimming
[Bloomberg]
New Hampshire speech puts Rick Perry on defensive
[POLITICO]
Toughest U.S. Abortion Law Nears Passage in Mississippi ‘Personhood’ Vote
[Bloomberg]
House GOP backs spending bill
[POLITICO]
Former NJ governor Corzine steps down from collapsed MF Global, rejects $12M severance package
[WaPo]
AP Exclusive: CIA following Twitter, Facebook
[AP]
DOE Report: Global carbon dioxide output soaring
[Al Jazeera]
Groupon raises $700 mln in biggest Internet IPO since Google
[Reuters]

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