Posts Tagged ‘fonseka’

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Daily International News 09.17.10

September 17, 2010

Daily International News
September 17, 2010

Northeast Asia
Koreas
South Korea sends aid to North as reunions to resume
[Reuters]
Wen says N.K. leader called power succession ‘false rumor’: Carter
[Yonhap]
Lee chooses audit board boss to be prime minister
[JAIB]
China
China ‘moves drilling equipment’ into disputed waters
[BBC]
Geithner Calls China’s Yuan Gains ‘Too Slow,’ Urges More Action
[Bloomberg]
China’s Rise Complicates Goal of Using Less Energy
[NYT]
China approves Taiwan bank branches
[AP]
Japan
Bernanke Shadow of Easing Limits BOJ Success With Yen
[Bloomberg]
Japan’s new foreign minister gets tough on China
[AP]
Japan PM rejigs cabinet and juggles yen, debt and economy
[Reuters]

Southeast Asia
Government confirms 25 dead in Sri Lanka blast
[AP]
Sri Lanka court martial convicts Fonseka for corruption
[BBC]
Burma bars elections in ‘troubled’ areas
[BBC]

South/Central Asia
Karachi shut down after killing of exile Imran Farooq
[BBC]
Once Wary, Obama Relies on Petraeus in Afghanistan
[NYT]
Karzai urges Afghans to vote, ignore Taliban
[AP]

Middle East
Oman: No plans to free 2 other Americans in Iran
[AP]
Israeli troops kill Hamas militant in West Bank
[AP]

Africa
Sudan holds first open debate on unity vs secession
[Reuters]
Kenyans held in Uganda over Kampala World Cup attack
[BBC]

Europe
Germany denies Merkel said would clear Roma camps
[Reuters]
New web address hints at Putin return to Kremlin
[Reuters]
Boeing signs $3.7bn Russian contract
[BBC]
Swiss gov’t rejects call to ban assisted suicide
[AP]
Chechen separatist Zakayev arrested in Poland
[AP]

UK
UK Police: 5 arrested in alleged threat to pope
[AP]
MI5 head warns of serious risk of UK terrorist attack
[BBC]
Labour leadership contenders clash over spending cuts
[BBC]
No 10 rejects Cable immigration cap ‘damage’ claim
[BBC]
Prescott to launch legal challenge to phone hack probe
[BBC]

Americas
Tropical Storm Karl becomes hurricane over Gulf
[BBC]
BP completes relief well in Gulf of Mexico
[CNN]

Domestic
Obama to Announce Warren’s Role in Consumer Agency
[Bloomberg]
Congress Enacting Most U.S. Laws Since ’60s Gets No Respect
[Bloomberg]
The ‘tea party’ gears up for 2012
[WaPo]
Wall Street ties are a major player in midterm election
[LAT]
After Delaware, G.O.P. Senate Takeover Appears Much Less Likely
[NYT]

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Daily International News 12.17.10

February 17, 2010

Daily International News
February 17, 2010

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North Korea
N. Korean leader’s only sister seen to have growing power
[Yonhap]
N. Korean nuclear talks to resume soon: Seoul minister
[Yonhap]

Japan
Japan’s Iran Moment
[NYT]
Japan Surpasses China as Largest Holder of US Debt
[FT]

China/HK/TW
U.S. carrier arrives in Hong Kong amid China tensions
[Reuters]
Hu urges developing west side of Taiwan Straits
[Xinhua]

South/Southeast Asia
Pakistani army confirms arrest of Taliban commander
[Reuters]
Impasse feared in Philippine talks with rebels
[AP]
Opposition Leader Fonseka Arrested in Sri Lanka
[Dawn]

Middle East
Russia urges Iran to actively cooperate with the IAEA
[Al Jazeera]
US envoy William Burns in Syria visit
[BBC]
General Says 2 Iraq Politicians Have Ties to Iran
[NYT]
Clinton Says Iran Army Warning Was Message to Nation’s Leaders
[Bloomberg] and Iran leader accuses U.S. of “war-mongering” [Reuters]

Europe
EU deplores Libya visa ban for Europeans
[BBC]
Court suspends Ukraine result on PM’s challenge
[CNN]
Finns propose ban on handguns after shootings
[AP]

Africa
Somalia: TFG State Minister Escapes Big Blasts
[AllAfrica]

Americas
Argentina Intensifies Row With U.K. Over Falkland Islands
[WSJ]
Honduran leader keeps military chief behind coup
[AP]
French President Sarkozy arrives in Haiti
[AP]

Domestic
As the world watches, Dalai Lama will meet with Obama at the White House
[WaPo]
Obama Administration Marks Anniversary of Stimulus Legislation
[Bloomberg]
Nuclear Industry Gets Lift, No ‘Renaissance’ From U.S. Loan Aid
[Bloomberg]

Global
Toyota considers Corolla recall over steering problems
[BBC]
BP Leaves: Defections Shake Up Climate Coalition
[WSJ]

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Daily International News 01.27.10

January 27, 2010

Daily International News
January 27, 2010

@ London Conference
Clinton Seeks More Pressure on Iran
[NYT]
Nations Meet to Discuss Yemen
[WSJ]
London meeting marks sea-change in Afghan approach
[Reuters]

Japan
Toyota’s Woes in America Raise Concern in Japan
[NYT]

Koreas
N. Korea steps up call for peace treaty amid seething border tension
[Yonhap]
Two Koreas trade fire; North shoots again [Reuters]
North Korea warns South of more artillery firing
[Reuters]

Central Asia
NATO and Kazakhstan Reach Transit Pact for Afghanistan
[NYT]
UN Removes Five Taliban Officials from Blacklist
[Quqnoos]
Holbrooke says US to back Taliban reintegration
[AP]

S/SE Asia
Sri Lanka president wins historic re-election
[Reuters]
>> Fonseka rejects Sri Lanka election win for Rajapaksa [BBC]
Malaysia arrests foreigners on terror charges
[BBC]
American pleads not guilty in Mumbai attack case
[Reuters]

Middle East
U.S. military teams, intelligence deeply involved in aiding Yemen on strikes [WaPo]
Attacker hits Israeli chief justice with sneaker
[AP]
Iran official: German diplomats involved in “riots”
[Reuters]

Europe
Russia: Work on new arms treaty with U.S. nears end [Xinhua]
NATO, Russia boost military ties in Afghan war
[AP]

Africa
Sudan’s ousted Sadiq al-Mahdi enters election race
[BBC]

Americas
Tourists paying $500 for Machu Picchu evacuation
[Times of London]
Haiti Halts Departures of Orphans
[WSJ]
>> Haiti government begins delivering food [Miami Herald]
>> Haiti govt gets only 1 cent of every US aid dollar [AP]
New Honduran leader to take office, ending turmoil
[AP]

Domestic
ACORN “pimp” charged in alleged plot to wiretap Landrieu
[Salon]
TechBytes: Apple’s Big Announcement
[ABC]
Toyota suspends sales of eight US models [BBC]