Posts Tagged ‘wiretap’

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Daily International News 09.27.10

September 27, 2010

Daily International News
September 27, 2010

Northeast Asia
Koreas
Delegates Arrive for N. Korea Meeting
[NYT] and Delegates gather in NKorea for political meeting [AP]
Special security team set up for Kim Jong-il’s son
[JAIB]
China/Japan
Japan, China test each other’s diplomatic resolve
[AP] and Japan seeks damages as China trawler row lingers [Reuters]
Russia prepares to open oil pipeline to China
[Reuters]
Shippers say China slows handling of Japan goods
[AP]
From 09.26 China imposes anti-dumping duties on U.S. chicken products [Xinhua]
China police investigate ‘black jails’ for protesters
[BBC]
China to stick with one-child policy
[AP]

South/Southeast/Central Asia
SE Asia
US: Inverted Philippine flag was `honest mistake’
[AP]
Cambodia launches 5-year plan to tackle corruption
[Reuters]
Afghanistan
Woodward: Military thwarted president seeking choice in Afghanistan
[WaPo]
U.S. Probes Karzai’s Kin
[WSJ]
Pakistan/India
Nuclear-armed Pakistan chairs board of U.N. atom body
[Reuters]
Pakistan protests NATO airstrikes on its territory
[AP]
In Bid to Restore Calm, Indian Government Reopens Schools in Kashmir
[NYT]

Middle East
Israeli building ban ends
[WaPo]
Palestinians wait on decision to quit peace talks
[AP]
Mideast Talks Teeter as the Settlement Freeze Expires
[NYT]
Palestinian leader Abbas in Paris over peace talks
[Xinhua]
Activists expect Israel to stop Gaza-bound boat
[AP]
From 09.26 Omanis Arrive in Iran to Aid 2 U.S. Hikers, Paper Reports [NYT]

Africa
UN relief as Rwanda ‘drops Darfur peacekeeper threat’
[BBC]
Somali pirates leave Greek-operated vessel
[Reuters]

Europe/UK
New Labour Leader Looks to ‘Middle England’
[NYT]
Romanian minister quits over police protests
[FT]
Sweden’s Greens still spurn centre-right government
[Reuters]
Karadzic defends himself at Srebrenica war crimes trial
[CNN]
Pressure Intensifies on Irish Government
[WSJ]
Segway owner dies after falling off river cliff
[AP]

Americas/Domestic
Chavez allies win congressional majority in vote
[AP]
U.S. Wants to Make It Easier to Wiretap the Internet
[NYT]
Obama: D.C. schools don’t measure up to his daughters’ private school
[WaPo]
Tax-cuts vote unlikely until after elections
[WashTimes]

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Daily International News 01.27.10

January 27, 2010

Daily International News
January 27, 2010

@ London Conference
Clinton Seeks More Pressure on Iran
[NYT]
Nations Meet to Discuss Yemen
[WSJ]
London meeting marks sea-change in Afghan approach
[Reuters]

Japan
Toyota’s Woes in America Raise Concern in Japan
[NYT]

Koreas
N. Korea steps up call for peace treaty amid seething border tension
[Yonhap]
Two Koreas trade fire; North shoots again [Reuters]
North Korea warns South of more artillery firing
[Reuters]

Central Asia
NATO and Kazakhstan Reach Transit Pact for Afghanistan
[NYT]
UN Removes Five Taliban Officials from Blacklist
[Quqnoos]
Holbrooke says US to back Taliban reintegration
[AP]

S/SE Asia
Sri Lanka president wins historic re-election
[Reuters]
>> Fonseka rejects Sri Lanka election win for Rajapaksa [BBC]
Malaysia arrests foreigners on terror charges
[BBC]
American pleads not guilty in Mumbai attack case
[Reuters]

Middle East
U.S. military teams, intelligence deeply involved in aiding Yemen on strikes [WaPo]
Attacker hits Israeli chief justice with sneaker
[AP]
Iran official: German diplomats involved in “riots”
[Reuters]

Europe
Russia: Work on new arms treaty with U.S. nears end [Xinhua]
NATO, Russia boost military ties in Afghan war
[AP]

Africa
Sudan’s ousted Sadiq al-Mahdi enters election race
[BBC]

Americas
Tourists paying $500 for Machu Picchu evacuation
[Times of London]
Haiti Halts Departures of Orphans
[WSJ]
>> Haiti government begins delivering food [Miami Herald]
>> Haiti govt gets only 1 cent of every US aid dollar [AP]
New Honduran leader to take office, ending turmoil
[AP]

Domestic
ACORN “pimp” charged in alleged plot to wiretap Landrieu
[Salon]
TechBytes: Apple’s Big Announcement
[ABC]
Toyota suspends sales of eight US models [BBC]