Posts Tagged ‘underwear bomber’

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Daily International News 02.04.10

February 4, 2010

Daily International News
February 4, 2010

North Korea
N. Korea eases market curbs as anger grows: Seoul
[AFP]

China
China Shows Little Patience for U.S. Currency Pressure
[NYT] and China says RMB exchange rate “reasonable”, dismisses U.S. criticism over trade [Xinhua]
China Renews Opposition to Iran Sanctions
[NYT]
China Hauls EU to WTO Over Shoe Tariffs
[WSJ]

South Asia
India offers official talks with Pakistan
[Reuters]

Central Asia
Karzai’s Taliban reconciliation strategy raises ethnic, rights concerns at home
[WaPo]

Middle East
Israel warns Syria it would lose future war
[AP]
Iran arrests rights activist, campaign group says
[CNN]
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad plays game of cat-and-mouse with West over nuclear deal
[Times of London]

Africa
Libya must halt web crackdown, says rights group
[BBC]
EU: Somali pirates hijack North Korean cargo ship
[AP]

Europe
UK auditor: 392 lawmakers must pay back expenses
[AP]
Londonistan: Forget about Yemen. The real terrorist threat exposed by the underwear bomber is in Merry Olde England.
[FP]

Americas
US Baptists to appear before Haitian prosecutor
[AP]
Holder Defends Decision on Prosecution of Accused Plane Bomber
[Bloomberg]

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Daily International News 01.25.10

January 25, 2010

Daily International News
January 25, 2010

DPRK
01.24 North Korea responds angrily to South’s talk of strike [BBC]

Japan
01.24 Mayor-Elect in Okinawan City Opposes U.S. Base [WaPo]
China, S Korea, Japan to hold preliminary meeting on free trade pact
[Xinhua]

China
China Tries to Steer Public Opinion on Web Issue
[WSJ] and Accusation of Chinese government’s participation in cyber attack “groundless”: ministry [Xinhua]
China has ‘open mind’ on cause of climate change
[BBC]
01.23 Taiwan’s Grand Hotel welcome for Chinese visitors [BBC]

Southeast Asia
Myanmar says Suu Kyi to be freed in November – witnesses
[Reuters] and Myanmar party plays down Suu Kyi release report [Reuters]

Middle East
‘Chemical Ali’ executed in Iraq
[BBC]

AfPak
01.24 Afghanistan postpones parliamentary election until fall [CNN]
01.24 McChrystal sees Taliban role [FT]
Afghan, Pakistan leaders in Turkey for security talks
[AFP]

Europe
Prime Ministers due in NI for talks on policing talks
[BBC]
Greek finance minister rejects rumors of quitting eurozone
[DW]
French call for veil ban in public buildings
[AP]

Africa
Sudan sets two-month deadline for deal with rebels
[AFP]
Algerians return from Guantanamo Bay prison
[BBC]
Ethiopian jet crash deaths rise as 34 bodies found
[Reuters]

Haiti
Debate grows in aftermath of quake: Should U.S. let more Haitians immigrate?
[WaPo]
Haiti’s PM in Canada for International Meeting on Earthquake Recovery
[VOA]

Americas
White House, Top Republican Say Bernanke to Keep Job
[Bloomberg]
Bin Laden endorses bomb attempt on US plane
[AP]
U.S. seeks charges against former Guatemalan president
[CNN]