Posts Tagged ‘guatanamo’

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Daily International News 04.28.10

April 28, 2010

Daily International News
April 28, 2010

Northeast Asia
Hatoyama to visit Okinawa on May 4 to discuss Futemma
[Kyodo]
China shows global leadership by lifting entry ban on HIV carriers: UNAIDS
[Xinhua]
US, Europe press China to drop tech security rule
[AP]
Man stabs 15 students, 1 teacher in south China
[AP]

Southeast/South Asia
Thai authorities, protesters clash; 1 soldier dies
[AP]
Indian diplomat accused of spying for Pakistan
[LAT]

Middle East
Israel’s Ayalon sees talks restart within two weeks
[Reuters]
No fines now for Palestinian settlement workers
[AP]
Former PM urges interim government in Iraq
[AP]

Africa
Unpaid Somali soldiers desert to insurgency
[AP]
Southern Sudan opposition leader contests poll result
[BBC]
Niger – UN warning over total crop failure
[BBC]

Europe
Conservatives, Labour Gain in Poll Showing Hung Parliament
[SFGate3]
In UK election gaffe, Brown calls voter ‘bigoted’
[AP]
Stocks slump as Greece debt downgraded to junk
[WaPo]
Austria probe links slaying to Chechen president
[AP]
Russia publishes Katyn massacre archives
[BBC]

Americas
Plea deal possible for Canadian at Guantanamo
[Reuters]
Holder: U.S. May Fight Arizona Immigration Law
[CBS]
Chile Catholic church hit by abuse claims, bomb
[AP]

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Daily International News 04.07.10

April 7, 2010

Daily International News
April 7, 2010

DPRK
North Korea sentences U.S. man to 8 years hard labour
[Reuters]
N.K. to return to nuclear talks but progress unlikely: former U.S. envoy
[Yonhap]

China
Geithner to Meet With the Chinese Vice Premier
[NYT]
China hints at yuan rise
[Reuters]
China set for renminbi policy shift
[FT]
Crusading Chinese lawyer gives up activism
[AP]

Central Asia
Top Afghan Election Officials Resign
[Quqnoos]
Police kill at least 4 protesters in Kyrgyzstan’s capital
[LAT]

Southeast Asia
Thai PM declares state of emergency in Bangkok
[SMH]
Giant lizard species discovered in the Philippines
[BBC]

Middle East
Iran ridicules Obama’s “cowboy” nuclear strategy
[AP]

Africa
South Sudan president accuses north of oil grab
[Reuters]
Egypt riot police break up pro-democracy rally
[BBC]
SAfrican ANC: No singing of ‘polarizing’ songs
[AP]

Europe
Eurozone growth lowered to zero
[BBC]
Putin Commemorates WWII Massacre
[NYT]
Spain: judge indicted for probing Civil War
[AP]

Domestic
Reports: US OKs radical US-born cleric for death
[AP]
Guantanamo war court resumes hearings amid uncertainty
[McClatchy]

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Daily International News 12.16.10

February 16, 2010

Happy Birthday, Kim Jong-Il! News below.

Daily International News
February 16, 2010

Asia
Questions about health as NKorean leader turns 68
[AP]
Myanmar sentences 4 activists as UN envoy visits
[AP]
Sri Lanka’s opposition appeals defeat in court
[AP]

Middle East
3 world powers criticize Iranian enrichment
[AP]
Iran says will respond to any new sanctions
[Reuters]
Israeli PM pushes for Iran sanctions in Russia meet
[CNN]
Netanyahu to Hamas: Israel’s offer for Shalit is final
[Haaretz]

Europe
Spain to accept five Guantanamo detainees
[WaPo]

Africa
The Gambia expels Unicef chief Min Whee-Kang
[BBC]
EU extends Zimbabwe sanctions for another year
[Reuters]

Americas
Haiti president: 3 years needed to move rubble [AP]
Injured Haitian earthquake survivors’ fate is unclear after treatment in the U.S.
[WaPo]

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Daily International News 01.25.10

January 25, 2010

Daily International News
January 25, 2010

DPRK
01.24 North Korea responds angrily to South’s talk of strike [BBC]

Japan
01.24 Mayor-Elect in Okinawan City Opposes U.S. Base [WaPo]
China, S Korea, Japan to hold preliminary meeting on free trade pact
[Xinhua]

China
China Tries to Steer Public Opinion on Web Issue
[WSJ] and Accusation of Chinese government’s participation in cyber attack “groundless”: ministry [Xinhua]
China has ‘open mind’ on cause of climate change
[BBC]
01.23 Taiwan’s Grand Hotel welcome for Chinese visitors [BBC]

Southeast Asia
Myanmar says Suu Kyi to be freed in November – witnesses
[Reuters] and Myanmar party plays down Suu Kyi release report [Reuters]

Middle East
‘Chemical Ali’ executed in Iraq
[BBC]

AfPak
01.24 Afghanistan postpones parliamentary election until fall [CNN]
01.24 McChrystal sees Taliban role [FT]
Afghan, Pakistan leaders in Turkey for security talks
[AFP]

Europe
Prime Ministers due in NI for talks on policing talks
[BBC]
Greek finance minister rejects rumors of quitting eurozone
[DW]
French call for veil ban in public buildings
[AP]

Africa
Sudan sets two-month deadline for deal with rebels
[AFP]
Algerians return from Guantanamo Bay prison
[BBC]
Ethiopian jet crash deaths rise as 34 bodies found
[Reuters]

Haiti
Debate grows in aftermath of quake: Should U.S. let more Haitians immigrate?
[WaPo]
Haiti’s PM in Canada for International Meeting on Earthquake Recovery
[VOA]

Americas
White House, Top Republican Say Bernanke to Keep Job
[Bloomberg]
Bin Laden endorses bomb attempt on US plane
[AP]
U.S. seeks charges against former Guatemalan president
[CNN]