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Daily International News 02.04.11

February 4, 2011

Daily International News
February 4, 2011

Finally, Obama will take questions on Egypt

‘Day of departure’ rally in Egypt
The Muslim Brotherhood After Mubarak
[Foreign Affairs]
White House and Egypt Discuss Plan for Mubarak’s Exit
and U.S. Lawmakers Split on Whether to End Aid to Prod Mubarak Aside [Bloomberg]
Egypt Turmoil Heartens U.S. Foes
Europe’s leaders warn Egypt against violence
[AFP via Hindustan Times]
Iran’s Khamenei: Mubarak betrayed his people
[AP] and Khamenei hails “Islamic” uprising in Arab world [Reuters]

Algeria opposition bent on protest despite government move
Report: Algerian president says he’ll lift state of emergency
Jordanian Islamists meet king but say protests will continue

Northeast Asia
Russia defense chief visits disputed islands with Japan

Ministry may order next sumo tournament cancelled over bout fixing
N.Korea Proposes Parliamentary Talks with South

Southeast Asia/Pacific
2 die as Thai, Cambodian troops battle at border

Thailand Prachatai website editor Premchaiporn on trial [BBC]
Philippine president bans logging after deadly floods
New Zealand scientists record ‘biodiversity breakdown’

South/Central Asia
Pakistanis flee army offensive near Afghan border

Kazakhstan’s President Nazarbayev calls early election
Corruption a stain on India’s global image: PM

Sudanese Soldiers Clash in Upper Nile State, Killing Six, Spokesman Says
Niger election: Issoufou to face Oumarou in run-off
Police: Gardener admits killing gay rights activist in Uganda
Residents report attack on Congolese airport

Assange’s Swedish sex crimes file is leaked online
Italian lawmakers rule against search of prime minister’s house
Somali ax man gets 9 years for Danish cartoonist attack
London embassies’ unpaid congestion charges ‘set to top £50m’
Wider powers for eurozone bail-out fund

Church: Cuba to free 2 prominent prisoners
Haiti’s presidential run-off candidates announced

Obama’s Magic Reelection Number
[Hamilton Place Strategies]
‘Forcible rape’ cut from antiabortion bill after backlash from women’s groups
Unemployment rate drops to 9% but only 36k jobs added

Pentagon: Guantanamo prisoner dies after exercising
[USA Today]
Rumsfeld Comes Out Jabbing, Has No Regrets for Abu Ghraib, WMDs
Gabrielle Giffords’s husband Mark Kelly will command final shuttle flight
Census shows New Orleans shrank by a third after Katrina
UN: Global food prices hit record high
[Al Jazeera]