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Daily International News 05.19.10

May 19, 2010

Daily International News
May 19, 2010

Northeast Asia
SKorea’s top diplomat: ‘Obvious’ NKorea sank ship
[AP] and S. Korea Briefs Diplomats on Torpedo Attack [NYT]
Japan backs S. Korea’s response to ship sinking, Hatoyama tells Lee
[Kyodo]
South Korea briefs China on ship sinking blamed on North
[Reuters]
Journalist says she confessed in N. Korean prison
[AP]
Geithner in PRC to Press China on Trade
[WSJ]
Report says 13 hurt in latest China knife attack
[AP]

Southeast/South Asia
Curfew in Bangkok after surrender of red-shirt leaders
[BBC]
Thai Riots Grow Despite Appeal for Calm
[NYT]
India Maoists kill four paramilitary troops
[BBC]
CIA chief briefs Pakistan on Times Square suspect
[AP]

Central Asia
Taliban attack biggest NATO base in Afghanistan
[AFP]
2 dead as ethnic clash breaks out in Kyrgyzstan
[AP]

Middle East
Iran rejects UN sanctions resolution draft
[AP]
Envoy begins new round of indirect Mideast talks
[AP]
Iran: Lawyer hopeful in case of detained Americans
[AP]

Africa
Kenya signs Nile Basin deal rejected by Egypt
[Reuters]
Somalia criticises US for putting pirate on trial
[BBC]
Darfur rebel chief detained in Chad: spokesman
[AFP]

Europe
Russian FM says US adoptions should be frozen
[AP]
Spain to raise taxes for wealthy, premier says
[AP]
Nick Clegg pledges biggest political reforms since 1832
[BBC]

Americas/Domestic
Joe Sestak defeats Arlen Specter, Rand Paul wins, Democrats claim victory in PA special election
[WaPo]
After 30 Years and Party Switch, Career Curtain for Specter
[NYT]
U.S. Inflation at 44-Year Low as Retail Prices Fall
[NYT]
Honduras drops World Court case against Brazil
[AP]
Obama, Felipe Calderon to talk immigration
[Politico]
From 05.18 Haiti leader vows to step down with ‘calm heart’ [AP]

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NEWS: Morning Int’l News Roundup 10.16.09

October 16, 2009

Koreas
North Korea invites U.S. envoy for talks: report
[Reuters] – Kyodo scoop
Koreas fail to agree on more family reunions, North requests aid
[Yonhap]

Australia
Five guilty in Sydney terrorism trial
[SMH]

AfPak
Turf Wars: Why Pakistan’s military hates America’s new aid package
[FP]
Pakistan Attacks Kill at Least 39
[WP]
Karzai Aide Says Afghan Runoff Vote Is Likely
[NYT]
Clinton: Recommendations of Afghan electoral commission should be followed
[CNN]
Runoff Called More Likely in Afghan Vote
[WSJ]

Iran
Iranian go-slow dims deal chances at Vienna atom talks
[Reuters]

Middle East Peace Process
UN vote sends Gaza war report to Security Council
[AP]

Africa
Zimbabwe PM boycotts unity government
[AP]
Nigeria: Country Wins UN Security Council Seat
[AllAfrica]

Honduras
No Honduras deal yet on Zelaya return after coup
[Reuters]