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Daily International News 05.25.10

May 25, 2010

Daily International News
May 25, 2010

DPRK/Cheonan-Related
Japan, U.S., S. Korea to hold talks Wed. on warship sinking
[Kyodo]
North Korea threatens military action in disputed waters
[Reuters]
U.S. to bolster South Korean defenses
[WaPo]

Clinton urges China co-operation over North Korea
[BBC]
China cool to US calls for action against NKorea
[AP]
ROK president gives nod to calling DPRK “main enemy”
[Xinhua]

SKorea resumes psychological warfare with NKorea
[AP]

US-China S&ED (non-Cheonan related)
China, U.S. ink deals on climate change, energy
[Xinhua]
Geithner Is Confident ‘as I’ve Ever Been’ of Case for Yuan Gain
[Bloomberg]

Tenth worker death at iPhone firm Foxconn
[BBC]

SE Asia
Thailand issues warrant for Thaksin over protests
[BBC]

Tanker and carrier collide off Singapore; lanes unaffected
[Reuters]

AfPak
Afghan Forces Detain Attack Planners
[Quqnoos]
Pakistan court: Mumbai suspect can stay free
[AP]
Pakistan tribal region no simple target
[LAT]

Middle East
Clinton: Iran nuclear fuel swap offer is ‘ploy’
[AP]

Report: Iran releases filmmaker Jafar Panahi
[AP]
Iran police to confront “illegal” June protests
[Reuters]
Airstrike kills Yemen mediator, tribes hit pipeline
[Reuters]
Winning candidate from Ayad Allawi’s bloc fatally shot in northern Iraq
[WaPo]

Africa
Ethiopia’s Meles urges recognition of poll win
[Reuters]
Somalia: Rebels Vow to Capture Palace
[AllAfrica]

Europe
Queen’s Speech: Coalition government’s plans set out
[BBC]

Americas/Domestic
Jamaica cops attack drug lord’s slum stronghold
[AP]
Violent crime in U.S. on the decline
[WaPo]
Obama backs ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ compromise that could pave way for repeal
[WaPo]

U.S. Officials Defend Spill Response, Take Hard Line Against BP
[Bloomberg]
Aging baby boomers may lead drive to legalize marijuana further
[WaPo]
Republican candidate for South Carolina governor denies she had an affair
[WaPo]

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NEWS: Morning Int’l News Roundup 10.16.09

October 16, 2009

Koreas
North Korea invites U.S. envoy for talks: report
[Reuters] – Kyodo scoop
Koreas fail to agree on more family reunions, North requests aid
[Yonhap]

Australia
Five guilty in Sydney terrorism trial
[SMH]

AfPak
Turf Wars: Why Pakistan’s military hates America’s new aid package
[FP]
Pakistan Attacks Kill at Least 39
[WP]
Karzai Aide Says Afghan Runoff Vote Is Likely
[NYT]
Clinton: Recommendations of Afghan electoral commission should be followed
[CNN]
Runoff Called More Likely in Afghan Vote
[WSJ]

Iran
Iranian go-slow dims deal chances at Vienna atom talks
[Reuters]

Middle East Peace Process
UN vote sends Gaza war report to Security Council
[AP]

Africa
Zimbabwe PM boycotts unity government
[AP]
Nigeria: Country Wins UN Security Council Seat
[AllAfrica]

Honduras
No Honduras deal yet on Zelaya return after coup
[Reuters]