Posts Tagged ‘georgia’

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Daily International News 05.28.10

May 28, 2010

Daily International News
May 28, 2010

International
Nuclear treaty talks on brink of failure – diplomats
[Reuters]
ICC members meet to expand war crimes court powers
[Reuters]

Northeast Asian [non-NK related]
Japan PM in deal to keep US base on Okinawa
[BBC]
Internet services fully resumed in Xinjiang
[Xinhua]
Japan Op-ed: Imperial Adjustments [NYT]

NK/Cheonan
North Korea ‘trading nuclear technology’ says UN panel
[BBC]
China to make objective, fair judgment on S. Korean warship sinking: Wen
[Xinhua]
Chinese premier, South Korean president meet
[Xinhua]
North Korea warns it will meet war with ‘all-out war’
[CNN]
Op-ed: How to Handle North Korea [WSJ]
Op-ed: While China Stands By [NYT]
Op-ed: South Korea’s Collective Shrug [NYT]

South/Central Asia
Attackers strike sect mosques in Pakistan; 70 dead
[AP]
Suspected sabotage derails train in India; 71 dead
[AP]
US toll reaches 1,000 deaths in Afghanistan war
[AP]

Middle East
UN rift widens over Brazil-Turkey deal with Iran
[AFP]
Defying Blockade, Cargo and Passenger Vessels Head for Gaza
[NYT]
Israel partly opens West Bank road to Palestinians
[AP]

Africa
From 05.27 Zimbabwe police free gay rights activists [BBC]
US warns of World Cup terrorism in South Africa
[BBC]

Europe/UK
Medvedev sends US-Russian arms deal to parliament
[AP]
Man crosses English Channel with helium balloons
[AP]
Protests sweep France to oppose retirement age increase
[DW]
Georgia elections test Saakashvili party’s support
[AP]
Czechs go to the polls in a general election
[AP]

Americas/Domestic
Brazil suggests Yuan and Real be included as IMF conversion currencies
[Mercopress]
From 05.27 Jamaica: 73 killed in hunt for alleged drug lord [AP]
House, Senate Committee Back Repeal of Military’s Ban on Gays
[Bloomberg]
Obama Says White House Response Coming Soon to Sestak Job Claim
[Bloomberg]
BP Resumes Work to Plug Oil Leak After Facing Setback
[NYT]
Minerals Management Service Director Resigns Over Spill
[NYT]
2 more days till BP knows if well plug try works
[AP]

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Daily International News 03.15.10

March 15, 2010

Daily International News
March 15, 2010

East Asia
China hits at currency ‘protectionism’
[FT] and Premier Wen says China will keep yuan “basically stable” [Xinhua]

AfPak
Contractors Tied to Effort to Track and Kill Militants
[NYT]
Rocket attack kills 1 at NATO base in Afghanistan
[AP]
Pakistan bombs ‘Taliban positions’
[Al Jazeera]

India
2 held for plot to attack BARC, ONGC terminals
[Times of India]

SE Asia
Protestors against the Thai governemnt take to the streets again
[Economist]

Middle East
Israeli prime minister calls settlement dispute with U.S. regrettable, hurtful
[WaPo] and Officials: US wants Israel to cancel building plan [AP]
Israelis nab senior Hamas leader
[CNN]
Allawi takes surprise Kirkuk lead
[Al Jazeera]
US military hands over prison to Iraqi government
[AP]
Yemen launches new airstrikes on al-Qaida hideout
[AP]

Europe
EU ready ‘to take unilateral sanctions against Iran’
[AFP]
Socialists triumph over Sarkozy’s party in regional elections
[France 24]
EU ministers map out Greek rescue plan
[DW]
Panic in Georgia After a Mock News Broadcast
[NYT]

Africa
Darfur rebel row jeopardises Sudan peace deal
[BBC]
Zimbabwe: Zuma Intervenes
[AllAfrica]
SAfrican youth leader convicted of hate speech

Americas
Two Drug Slayings in Mexico Rock U.S. Consulate
[NYT] and Narcos blamed for killings of 3 with US consul tie [AP]
Widespread power blackout hits Chile
[CNN]

Domestic
Dodd’s New Plan for Finance Rules Aims to Give More Muscle to Fed
[WSJ]

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Daily International News 03.01.10

March 1, 2010

Daily International News
March 1, 2010

China
New Scrutiny on Censorship Issues for U.S. Companies in China
[NYT]
11th Panchen Lama becomes member of China’s top advisory body
[Xinhua]

Japan
Toyota boss Akio Toyoda apologises in China
[BBC]
Popular Japan lawmaker eyes new party to fight PM
[Reuters]

Central Asia
Tajikistan elections criticised by poll watchdog
[BBC]

Iran
IAEA chief: Can’t confirm Iran nuke work peaceful
[AP]
Iran releases 6 journalists, opposition activists
[AP]

(Other) Middle East
Dubai: Israelis will be denied UAE entry
[AP]
Palestinian Cabinet stakes claim amid shrine furor
[AP]
Yemen raid kills southern activist, family
[AP]

Russia
Kremlin wants resignations after Olympic pride dented
[CNN]
Russia-Georgia border crossing reopens
[CNN]

Western Europe
Spain: Basque ETA chief arrested
[CNN]
Storms rip through Europe, kill up to 50 in France
[Reuters]

Africa
Somali Islamists ban UN food from rebel-held areas
[AP]

Chile
Aftershocks Shake Chile as Troops Seek to Keep Order
[NYT]
Chile troops, police attack post-quake looting
[AP]

(Other) Americas
Colombian president can’t run for third term, high court rules
[CNN]
Clinton to meet with Uruguay’s incoming president
[AP]