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Daily International News 09.20.10

September 20, 2010

Two days before Politics Pwn3d’s UNGA trip, here’s a special highlight on what’s going on at the United Nations.

Daily International News
September 20, 2010

United Nations
Is Clinton’s CGI the New U.N.?
[Daily Beast]
John Bolton Op-ed: Obama’s U.N. Record [AEI]
Global spotlight on helping world’s poor
Africa: Continent’s Children to Take Centre Stage At UN Assembly
[All Africa]
From 9.19 U.N. struggles to prove its relevance [WaPo]
From 9.18 U.N. Poverty Goals Face Accountability Questions [NYT]

Northeast Asia
Japan urges China to act calmly in islands row
Boat collision sparks anger, breakdown in China-Japan talks
China says it won’t repeat Japan’s mistake
From 9.19 China official rebuffs Geithner over yuan [BBC]
Arrests in China over milk tainted with melamine
IAEA chief notes “serious concern” about NKorea
N. Korea must apologize for ship sinking if it wants large food aid from S. Korea: official
North Korea football side beat Middlesbrough team

South/Central Asia
‘Islamist gunmen’ kill 23 soldiers in Tajikistan
UK troops leave Helmand’s Sangin
Afghan vote observers: Fraud must be investigated
From 9.19 Bodies of three kidnapped election workers are found in Afghanistan [WaPo]
Kashmir separatists shun India talks to end violence
Officials: US drones kill 6 militants in Pakistan

Middle East
Bahrain revokes citizenship of top Shiite cleric
From 9.19 Twin blasts in Baghdad ‘kill 23’ [BBC]
Iran’s Ahmadinejad Says He’s Ready to Discuss Nuclear Issue
US to keep pressuring Iran over nuclear program
Iran’s leader proposes prisoner swap with US
[Boston Globe]
From 9.19 Freed U.S. hiker appeals for others’ release [WaPo]
From 9.19 US and Iran battle for Syrian affections [The National]
From 9.19 Armenian mass a sign of growing tolerance [FT]

French soldiers hunt for abducted workers in Niger
Nigeria: Constitutional Crisis Looms as INEC Seeks Extension
[All Africa]
South Africa’s Jacob Zuma attacks ANC divisions
Sudan ‘too slow’ on referendum: Norway

Swedish ruling coalition looks to block far-right from power
France raises terror security, new threat reported
War crimes prosecutor: Keep pressure on Serbia
Liberal Democrats vote against free schools and more academies
Beer lovers gather for Oktoberfest

Colombia claims to have killed 22 rebels in major offensive
More House Democrats stressing independence from Pelosi, Obama
From 9.19 Obama Aides Weigh Bid to Tie the G.O.P. to the Tea Party [NYT]