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Daily International News 06.07.11

June 7, 2011

Daily International News
June 7, 2011

International
Interpol says al Qaeda remains biggest global threat
[Reuters]
International Energy Agency says gas in golden age
[BBC]
After 90 Years, a Dictionary of an Ancient World
[NYT]

Northeast Asia
Koreas
EU team in N. Korea to assess food shortages
[AFP]

NKorean defector to get high-level SKorean post
[AP]
Cracks Open in N.Korea-China Ties
[Chosun]
China
China publishes first list of military equipment suppliers as part of procurement reforms
[Xinhua]

Libya’s foreign minister visits China
[AP]
China executes student for murder of hit-and-run victim
[BBC]
Floods kill 14 people, leave 53 missing in China
[AP]
Japan
Japan doubles Fukushima radiation leak estimate
[BBC]
Japan says it was unprepared for nuclear disaster
[AP]
Shelter life takes mental toll on Japan evacuees
[AP]
Fukushima aftermath: G20 to discuss nuclear safety
[BBC]
Manga fans can collect something new: a doctorate
[AP]

Southeast Asia/Pacific
Jailed Australian sues over bad consular advice in UAE
[BBC]
Singapore to take No. 2 gambling spot from Vegas
[AP]

South/Central Asia
Pakistan Taliban vow to attack US targets overseas
[Guardian]
Military Seeks to Make Case Against Too-Hasty Reduction of Troops in Afghanistan
[NYT]
India activist Anna Hazare plans new anti-graft protest
[BBC]
Heavy flying Great Indian bustard faces extinction
[BBC]

Middle East
Abbas’ envoys in Washington not to meet Israelis
[Xinhua]

Battles rage in al Qaeda-held Yemen town, 25 dead
[Reuters]
Yemen: Royal Marines on standby to evacuate Britons
[BBC]
Syrians in tense north flee, fearing new crackdown
[AP]
Israel Disputes Toll of Border Clashes, Saying Syria Has an Ulterior Motive
[NYT]
U.S. Braces for Withdrawal Along Iraqi Road
[NYT]

Africa
Rare daytime NATO airstrikes hit Libyan capital
[AP]
Lagarde visits India to campaign for IMF top job
[AP]
Libyan woman who claimed rape arrives in Romania
[AP]

South Sudan death toll tops 1,500 – U.N.
[Reuters]
‘Boko Haram’ gunmen kill Nigerian Muslim cleric Birkuti
[BBC]

Europe
Croatia completes most of EU membership talks
[BBC]
NATO, Russia team up in anti-terror exercise
[AP]
Nuclear skeptics, boosters debate safety issues
[AP]
Car blast in Moldovan capital, one injured
[Reuters]
After Strauss-Kahn’s Arrest, Frenchwomen Speak Out
[NYT]
Axe funding for anti-democracy Muslim groups, says former minister
[Guardian]
David Cameron to reveal changes to NHS reforms
[BBC]
WHO: Time running out to solve E. coli outbreak
[AP]
EU farm chief proposes millions in aid for E. coli
[AP]

Americas/ Domestic
Chile and Argentina monitor volcano ash cloud trail
[BBC]
Obama loses bin Laden bounce; Romney on the move among GOP contenders
[WaPo]
Obama, Merkel to talk policy before night of pomp
[AP]
Obama backs UN secretary-general for new term
[AP] 
Wonkbook: Why Goolsbee is leaving
[WaPo]
Pawlenty to propose tax cuts, smaller government role in economic address
[WaPo]
Buddy Roemer likely to announce in June
[POLITICO]
Rep. Anthony Weiner’s district debates his career and his future
[WaPo]
Edwards Rejected Deal That Called for Jail Time
[NYT]
Blagojevich on stand for 7th day at retrial
[AP]
Global markets await Bernanke speech
[AP]
Timothy Geithner tells banks to accept new rules
[BBC]

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Daily International News 05.10.10

May 10, 2010

Daily International News
May 10, 2010

Northeast Asia
Hatoyama gives up on settling Futemma issue by May 31: sources
[Kyodo]
Traces of Explosive Found on Sunken S. Korean Ship
[NYT]
Presidential security aide says delay in OPCON transfer necessary
[Yonhap]
N. Korean World Cup team leaves Pyongyang
[Yonhap]

Southeast Asia/Pacific
US envoy warns Myanmar over North Korea arms links
[AP]
Thai protesters refuse to leave, push new demands
[Reuters]
Arroyo’s shadow over Philippines election
[CSM]

AfPak
Karzai, Obama seek to mend caustic ties in visit
[Reuters]
U.S.-Pakistan ties tested as evidence shows Taliban connection to Times Square bomb attempt
[WaPo]
U.S. Urges Action in Pakistan After Failed Bombing
[NYT]

Middle East
Israeli plan for east Jerusalem clouds peace talks
[AP]
Israel primed for war on Iran – Netanyahu deputy
[Reuters]
At least 84 killed in attacks across Iraq
[AP]
Kurds to protest over Iran executions
[Guardian]

Africa
Judge acquits top aide to Zimbabwe prime minister
[AP]
Somali rebel group vows to free pirate captives
[Reuters]

Europe
Hung parliament: Clegg meetings with Brown and Cameron
[BBC]
Death toll in Russian mine blasts hits 32
[AP]
EU Crafts $962 Billion Show of Force to Halt Crisis
[Bloomberg]
Voters rebuke Merkel for Greek loan
[FT]

Americas
Oil spill solutions uncertain, slick spreads west
[Reuters]
UNASUR Agrees to Boost Defense Expenditure Transparency
[MercoPress]
Costa Rica inaugurates new President Chinchilla
[Miami Herald]