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Daily International News 08.31.10

August 31, 2010

Daily International News
August 31, 2010

Northeast Asia
Japan says too early to resume Korea nuclear talks
Kim Jong Il, Amid U.S. Sanctions, Extols China’s Economic Gains
South Korea offers North aid, China wants nuclear talks
North Korean Pair Viewed as Key to Secret Arms Trade
ANALYSIS-North Korea’s “family firm” sidles up to China
The Korea discount: blame the businessmen
Jang Song-thaek to get North’s No. 2 post: source
Reading Between the Lines of Kim’s Secret China Trip
President Lee views N.K. leader’s China trip positively
Op-ed [Victor Cha]: Jimmy Carter’s N.Korea Mission Was a Success [Chosun]
ROK, US to hold joint naval drills in West Sea Sept. 5-9
[Korea Times]

China court ‘accepts first HIV job discrimination case’

Ichiro Ozawa confirms Japan leadership bid
Japanese stocks drop 3.5% on yen fears
Japan Airlines slashes workforce

Southeast Asia/Pacific
Burma’s Than Shwe ‘remains senior general’
Australia’s Gillard rejects new vote, vows stability

South/Central Asia
India’s economy grew 8.8 percent in June quarter
Petraeus: Afghan concern about Pakistan is legit
Libdem coalition partner Clegg in surprise visit to Afghanistan
Afghanistan bomb attacks kill twenty-one US soldiers in 48 hours

Middle East
Abbas, Barak held secret meeting in Jordan
Abbas seeks active US mediation in Mideast talks
Netanyahu heads to U.S. for peace summit
PM says Iraq wins independence as U.S. ends combat role

South Sudan to end use of child soldiers
S.African gov’t ups wage offer to civil servants
From 08.30 Gaddafi seeks EU funds to curb illegal migrants [FT]

Eurozone unemployment still at 10%
Dutch arrests may have been dry run, U.S. source says
WikiLeaks founder questioned by Swedish police
Bjørn Lomborg: $100bn a year needed to fight climate change
Greenpeace blocks Greenland drilling

Mexican Police Arrest Alleged Drug Kingpin
US investigates potential terrorist test run
Op-ed: Obama speech on Iraq has risks [WaPo]
Why Gloom Looms Over Obama’s Iraq Address
Exclusive: Glenn Beck Launches “News And Opinion” Website, The Blaze
Clemens Pleads Not Guilty to Perjury, Obstructing Steroid Probe