Posts Tagged ‘UNHCR’

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Daily International News 03.25.11

March 25, 2011

Daily International News
March 25, 2011

Northeast Asia
Japan
Japan urges more evacuations as Prime Minister Kan addresses nation
[WaPo]
Breach in reactor suspected at Japanese nuke plant
[AP]
Radiation fears mount again in Japan after plant workers injured
[Reuters]
Police: More than 10,000 dead from Japan disaster
[AP]
Kim Jong Il donates S$630,000 to quake-hit Japan
[Today Online]
China
China sentences democracy activist to 10 years
[AP]
Koreas
Jimmy Carter Plans Trip to North Korea
[ABC]
Over 6 million people need food aid in North Korea – U.N.
[Reuters]
India to provide food assistance to North Korea
[Zee News]
North Korea Suggests Libya Should Have Kept Nuclear Program
[NYT]
N.Korean Delegation in Beijing to ‘Prepare for Possible Visit by Kim Jong-un’
[Chosun]
South Korea war games put Yeonpyeong Island on edge
[CSM]
South Korea Will Send Back 27 North Koreans by Sea on March 27
[Bloomberg]
South Korea sex scandal diplomats to be disciplined
[BBC]

Southeast Asia/Pacific
Burma earthquake: At least 75 people killed
[BBC]

South/Central Asia
Australia apology over army’s Afghan Facebook ‘racism’
[BBC]
Eight killed in suspected sectarian shooting in Kurram, Pakistan
[DAWN]

Middle East
Israel May Use ‘Great Force’ in Response; Gates Urges Peace
[Bloomberg]
Gates first U.S. defence chief to visit Palestinians
[Reuters]
Iran blasts appointment of UN rights investigator
[AP]
In Iraq, U.S. Special Forces gearing up to leave
[WaPo]
Syria braces for ‘day of dignity’ rallies
[Al Jazeera]
Syrians hold demos as media banned from key city
[AP]
Yemeni President Nears Deal to Resign
[WSJ]
Bahrain tense ahead of planned protests
[FT]

Africa
African Union: Libya needs democratic elections
[AP]
Why action in Libya is unconstitutional
[FP]
Obama avoiding major Oval Office Libya address
[POLITICO]
Op-ed: Obama and Libya: The professor’s war
[WaPo]
Samantha Power Brought Activism Inside to Sway Obama on Libya
[Bloomberg]
The Qaddafi I Know: by Uganda President Yoweri Museveni
[FP]
WikiLeaks cable shows US at odds with ElBaradei
[AP]
Nigeria’s Top Opposition Candidates Pull Out of TV Debate Against Goodluck Jonathan
[This Day]
Nearly one million Ivorians uprooted by conflict – UNHCR
[Reuters]

Europe
EU wants worldwide nuclear plant tests
[AP]
As EU agrees crisis plan, Portugal woes steal show
[AP]
Russian Stocks Fall 1st Day in Three on Blocked Rosneft-BP Deal
[Bloomberg]

Americas
Opposition to topple Canadian government
[AP]

Domestic
Your guide to the 2011 Cherry Blossom Festival
[WaPo]
Palin 2.0? Bachmann Tells ABC News, “I’m In!”
[ABC]
Number of black D.C. residents plummets as majority status slips away
[WaPo]
Mich. man accused of leaving explosive in U.S. building
[WaPo]
J Street: U.S. Group Stirs Debate on Being ‘Pro-Israel’
[NYT]
In contrast to media industry’s struggles, a boom for those who cover Congress
[WaPo]
10 Ideas That Will Change the World
[TIME]

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Daily International News 06.08.10

June 8, 2010

Daily International News
June 8, 2010

Koreas/Japan
North Korean border guard ‘shoots three Chinese dead’
[BBC]
Japan PM Naoto Kan vows action on debt and US ties
[BBC]
Japan’s New Prime Minister Unveils Cabinet
[NYT]

China
Iran’s President to Visit China
[WSJ via AP]
China issues white paper on Internet policy
[Xinhua]
China says will keep blocking online content
[AP]
China again appeals for restraint, calm over ROK warship sinking
[Xinhua]
Chinese FM meets Myanmar FM, vows to strengthen ties
[Xinhua]

South/Central Asia
Indian PM Manmohan Singh renews Kashmir talks offer
[BBC]
Karzai’s Isolation Worries Afghans and the West
[NYT]
Bomb kills 2 US troops; NATO losses at 24 for June
[AP]

Southeast Asia
Thais appoint political violence investigator
[Reuters]
Aquino victorious in Philippine presidential race
[AP]

Middle East
Israeli president visits SKorea amid Gaza uproar
[AP]
Putin condemns Israeli raid on Gaza-bound ship
[AP]
Ahmadinejad defiant ahead of UN nuclear sanctions vote
[BBC]
Web of Shell Companies Veils Trade by Iran’s Ships
[NYT]
11 dead in attacks on the Sons of Iraq Sunni militia
[BBC]

Africa
Kenya asks US to lead int’l effort in Somalia
[AP]
Uganda backtracks on invite for Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir
[BBC]
Libya ‘expels’ UN refugee agency UNHCR [BBC]
May deadliest month for Darfur since 2008: peacekeepers
[AFP]
Malawi gay man finds woman and couple splits – report
[Reuters]
Africa’s first high-speed train opens for World Cup
[AFP]

Europe
Women’s ordination groups march on Vatican
[AP]
Russia charges soldiers over Polish plane wreck theft
[BBC]
Britain, Germany pledge cuts in spending
[WaPo]
German cabinet backs Merkel fiscal austerity plan
[BBC]
Spanish public sector on strike against austerity plan
[BBC]
Anti-Islam parties expected to gain in Dutch vote
[AP]

Americas/Domestic
Oil spill: Barack Obama criticises BP boss Tony Hayward
[BBC]
Obama to Reopen Oil Drilling
[WSJ]
Clinton Pleads Case for Honduras
[NYT]
Van der Sloot: I brutally murdered Peru gal
[NYP]