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Daily International News 08.25.10

August 25, 2010

Daily International News
August 25, 2010

Northeast Asia
Carter lands in Pyongyang to bring home American
Setting the mood for 6-nation talks
[Korea Herald]
Amid succession fears, Kim Jong-un rising to power
[Korea Times]
North Korea Denies Claims of Mistreating World Cup Soccer Team
China’s top nuclear envoy to visit Japan on Sat.: sources
US to supply Taiwan air force radar equipment
Chinese Airport Drew Safety Concerns Before Crash

Southeast Asia/Pacific
Thailand delays Viktor Bout extradition
Khmer Rouge jailer Duch submits appeal
Australian PM contenders promise no early election
Solomons Islands get new PM weeks after election

South/Central Asia
Afghan driver kills Spanish officers, interpreter
Indian parliament to vote on key nuclear bill
Pakistanis flee new monsoon floods in south

Middle East
Israel’s FM says no extending settlement slowdown
50 dead in attacks targeting Iraqi security forces
CIA sees increased threat from al-Qaeda in Yemen
Iran says it test-fires new missile and is ready to sell arms to Lebanon

Police: Plane crashes in west Congo, killing 19
Train hits van in SAfrica; kills at least 9 kids
Third day of fighting in Somalia’s capital kills 8

Greek FinMin: recession milder than forecast
3 arrested in Moldova in uranium smuggling plot
Europe steps up criticism of France’s Roma policy
Ireland angered by S&P downgrade
Body of suspected British spy found
Camerons’ baby doing well, Downing Street says

Canada intercepts two Russian bombers
Dozens of bodies found at Mexico ranch
Argentine president moves to control newsprint

Primaries test establishment vs. outsiders in Florida, Arizona and Alaska
DOJ will appeal stem-cell ruling
Obama’s anti-Semitism envoy vs. the ADL