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Daily International News 05.11.10

May 11, 2010

Daily International News
May 11, 2010

Northeast Asia
Hatoyama to revisit Okinawa around May 23 over U.S. base issue
[Kyodo]
North Korea World Cup viewing in doubt
[BBC]
Two N. Korean defectors to run in local elections
[Yonhap]

Southeast Asia/Pacific
Myanmar’s Suu Kyi appeals sentence again
[Reuters]
Son of Corazon Aquino leading in Philippine presidential election
[LAT]
Protests to stay til Thai leaders report to police
[AP]

Central/South Asia
Missile barrage kills 14 in Pakistan tribal area
[AP]
Pakistan invites India for meeting on peace talks
[BBC]

Middle East (some N. Africa)
Iran sentences Newsweek journalist in absentia
[AP]
Russian, Syrian presidents hold talks in Damascus
[AP]
Disregarding peace talks, Israel announces more settlement construction
[McClatchy]
Israel sees no discord with U.S. on nuclear issue
[Reuters]
Ash affects flights in Morocco, Turkey, Spain
[AP]

Africa
EU: Somali pirates free cargo vessel after ransom
[AP]
Libya, EU see first partnership pact this year
[Reuters]

Europe
UK’s Nick Clegg faces agonizing coalition choice
[AP]
Momentum grows towards a Lib-Con deal – if Clegg can convince his party
[Times UK]
French parliament lays groundwork for veil ban
[AP]
Pope blames church’s own sins for sex scandal
[AP]

Americas/Domestic
Obama Seeks Karzai Assurances on Corruption Push, Taliban Plan
[Bloomberg]
Senate hearings prompting spill blame game
[AP]
From 05.10 Protesters blast Haiti president’s quake response [AP]
Immigration advocates woo McCain
[Politico]
From 05.10 Obama Said to Be Open to New Miranda Look [NYT]

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Daily International News 05.10.10

May 10, 2010

Daily International News
May 10, 2010

Northeast Asia
Hatoyama gives up on settling Futemma issue by May 31: sources
[Kyodo]
Traces of Explosive Found on Sunken S. Korean Ship
[NYT]
Presidential security aide says delay in OPCON transfer necessary
[Yonhap]
N. Korean World Cup team leaves Pyongyang
[Yonhap]

Southeast Asia/Pacific
US envoy warns Myanmar over North Korea arms links
[AP]
Thai protesters refuse to leave, push new demands
[Reuters]
Arroyo’s shadow over Philippines election
[CSM]

AfPak
Karzai, Obama seek to mend caustic ties in visit
[Reuters]
U.S.-Pakistan ties tested as evidence shows Taliban connection to Times Square bomb attempt
[WaPo]
U.S. Urges Action in Pakistan After Failed Bombing
[NYT]

Middle East
Israeli plan for east Jerusalem clouds peace talks
[AP]
Israel primed for war on Iran – Netanyahu deputy
[Reuters]
At least 84 killed in attacks across Iraq
[AP]
Kurds to protest over Iran executions
[Guardian]

Africa
Judge acquits top aide to Zimbabwe prime minister
[AP]
Somali rebel group vows to free pirate captives
[Reuters]

Europe
Hung parliament: Clegg meetings with Brown and Cameron
[BBC]
Death toll in Russian mine blasts hits 32
[AP]
EU Crafts $962 Billion Show of Force to Halt Crisis
[Bloomberg]
Voters rebuke Merkel for Greek loan
[FT]

Americas
Oil spill solutions uncertain, slick spreads west
[Reuters]
UNASUR Agrees to Boost Defense Expenditure Transparency
[MercoPress]
Costa Rica inaugurates new President Chinchilla
[Miami Herald]