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Daily International News 11.14.11

November 14, 2011

Daily International News
November 14, 2011

International
UN chief urges leaders to finalize climate fund
[AP]

Northeast Asia
Pacific summit exposes divisions over Iran
[Al Jazeera]
Japan
Japan to make decision on TPP in line with national interests: Noda
[Mainichi]
Gov’t aims for ‘cold shutdown’ of Fukushima reactors, but bemoans lack of data
[Mainichi]
Japan’s economy rises out of earthquake slump
[AP]
Koreas
New Reports Link N. Korean, Iranian Nuclear Programs
[VOA]
North Korea ‘opens luxury goods store’
[AFP]
No Cheering Allowed for Japanese at North Korean Soccer Showdown
[ABC]
China
China ‘to give Tibetan monks welfare benefits’
[BBC]
Obama: China must play fair on trade
[Al Jazeera]
China’s recalled bullet trains to resume service
[AP]
China completes second space docking test
[Xinhua]

Southeast Asia/Pacific
Philippines rejects new Chinese territorial claim
[AP]
Suu Kyi: Myanmar has made progress, more is needed
[AP]
Burma house blast ‘kills children’ in Kachin state
[BBC]

South/Central Asia
Taliban spox Zabiullah Mujahid denies being captured
[NYT]
Pakistan and China stage war games
[AP]
Leaked Afghan security plan deemed authentic
[Al Jazeera]

Middle East
Syria: Arab League suspension threat illegal
[Al Jazeera]
EU imposes new sanctions on Syria
[AP]
Jordan’s king urges Syria’s Assad to step down
[AP]
Quartet group meets sides in bid to restart peace talks
[Xinhua]

Africa
Deadly protest over chemical plant in northern Egypt
[BBC]
Equatorial Guinea holds constitutional polls
[Al Jazeera]
Swazi king must give up power, says Bishop Mabuza
[BBC]

Europe
Italy’s new premier Monti rushes to build new govt
[AP]
Norway mass killer admits July massacre
[Reuters]
Greek conservative hard stance threatens bailout
[Reuters]
France keeps a watchful eye on Italy’s troubled finances
[NYT]
Russian, U.S. crew blast off safely for space station
[Reuters]
Belarus seeks death penalty for metro bomb suspects
[Reuters]
Strauss-Kahn and wife to sue over divorce claims
[Reuters]

Americas
Mexican drug traffickers undermine elections
[LA Times]
Peru Vice-President Chehade ‘steps aside’ over scandal
[BBC]

Domestic
Obama nixes funny shirts for APEC photo
[WaPo]
Supreme Court to hear challenge to Obama’s health-care overhaul
[WaPo]
Obama administration to announce effort to expand health-care workforce
[WaPo]
Congress’ week: Supercommittee scramble, balanced budget pitch, gun debate
[LA Times]
Will Gloria Cain Matter?
[WaPo]
Gabrielle Giffords in first TV interview since shooting
[BBC]
20 to 25 protesters arrested at Occupy Oakland
[LA Times]

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