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Daily International News 11.01.10

November 1, 2010

Daily International News
November 1, 2010

Cluster bomb stockpiles ‘being destroyed’
Alcohol ‘more harmful than heroin’ says Prof David Nutt

Northeast Asia
Clinton urges Cambodia to strike a balance with China
Chinese FM: Collision video near Diaoyu Islands changes nothing
China defends Africa, US investment amid tensions
UN leader Ban meets with Chinese President Hu
China embarks on first national census in 10 years

Okinawa Vote Complicates U.S.-Japan Ties
Dmitry Medvedev visit to Kuril Islands stokes Japan row

UN Command to Investigate N.Korean Gunfire
[Chosun] and N. Korea border skirmish likely an accident [MSNBC]
‘A year after currency reform, NK economy continues to tumble’
[Korea Times]
New Leader in North Korea Won’t Change Much, Former Chef Says
Separated Korean families enjoy second day of reunions amid growing sorrow

Southeast Asia/Pacific
$400m of heroin found hidden in Sydney
Indonesia volcano shoots new blast; 21 more rumble

South/Central Asia
Taliban briefly overrun east Afghanistan district
US drone strike kills six militants in North Waziristan
Final Kyrgyzstan election results announced

Middle East [Yemen bomb plot only]
Governments review air security after Yemen plot
[Reuters] and Germany suspends passenger flights from Yemen [AP]
Bombs tip-off ‘came from former al-Qaeda member’
[BBC] and US officials: Bombmaker in Yemen a key suspect [AP]
Bomb Plot Shows Key Role Played by Intelligence
UAE traces serial numbers on Dubai mail bomb parts
Analysis: Military reflex alone can’t quell Yemen militants

Middle East [All Other]
Israeli PM to visit US next week
Hostages die in Iraq church raid
[Al Jazeera]
Istanbul suicide attack highlights Turkey’s struggle with militant groups

Côte d’Ivoire Votes in Landmark Elections
[All Africa]
Tanzania’s President Kikwete tipped for election win
15 killed during Somali insurgent attack

Greece: Suspects carried letter bomb for Sarkozy
Police block sex abuse survivors near Vatican
Flooding at Iceland volcano could signal eruption
10 alleged Somali pirates to be tried in Germany

Rousseff Elected President in Brazil
Tomas seen regaining power, pose threat to Haiti

CBS’ Estimate of 215,000 at Stewart/Colbert Rally is Wildly Low
8-year sentence for Gitmo’s former ‘child soldier’
Obama, Biden Make Final Pitch to Help Save Democrats in Election
Arizona’s immigration law goes before appeals court
Federal Reserve’s, Bernanke’s credibility on line with new move to boost economy