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Tunisia sees protest march, strikes after riots
The Associated Press
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Hundreds of people are marching through Tunisia's capital, a day after the nation's president read out a list of promises and concessions try to stop deadly riots. The protesters are carrying a poster reading "We won't forget," a ...
Tunisia riots: Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali's five term reignTelegraph.co.uk
Tunisia leader to step down in 2014The Press Association
Tunisian leader's speech welcomedBBC News
Voice of America -Reuters -CTV.ca
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The price we pay for being Australian
Sydney Morning Herald
The cleanup continues in Brisbane as the military deploys troops for the biggest relief mission since Cyclone Tracy. SHE has flooded three-quarters of the state, reduced its capital to a muddy swamp, forced tens of thousands of people out of their ...
Brisbane's Residents Return To Flood Hit Homes, File ClaimsWall Street Journal
Factbox: Companies and industries hit by Australian floodsReuters
Queensland Flooding Claimed 16 Lives This Week, Premier SaysBloomberg
New York Times -Aljazeera.net -Daily Mail
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Japan reshuffle to tackle economy
Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan has reshuffled his government in a further attempt to tackle his country's economic problems. Among the main changes, he has brought in Kaoru Yosano - described as a fiscal hawk - as economics minister. ...
Japanese PM's new Cabinet faces overwhelming stumbling blocks aheadXinhua
Japanese prime minister reshuffles CabinetCNN
Japan PM changes cabinet but rough road aheadReuters
Aljazeera.net -Wall Street Journal -AFP
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Berlusconi Says Early Vote Would Boost Italy's Borrowing Costs
Jan. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said a court decision yesterday putting limits on a law protecting him from prosecution won't lead to political instability or early elections that would risk boosting the ...
Automatic Immunity for Berlusconi RevokedNew York Times
Analysis: Italy court ruling won't affect government's survivalReuters
Italy Court Ruling Is Seen to Hit BerlusconiWall Street Journal
The Guardian -Telegraph.co.uk -AFP
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Burying dead grim task after Brazil mudslides
AP TERESOPOLIS, Brazil -- As night fell, barefoot volunteers dragged a generator and stadium lights into a town cemetery, where nearly 200 freshly dug graves lay open like wounds in the red clay soil, waiting for some of the ...
Hunt for survivors of Brazil's floodsBBC News
Brazil's flash floods and mudslides leave at least 470 deadLos Angeles Times
Nearly 500 Are Dead in Brazil FloodingWall Street Journal
TIME -Reuters -New York Times
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Nigerian Leader Jonathan Wins Party Primary to Contest Presidential Vote
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan won the nomination of his People's Democratic Party to stand for re-election in April. Photographer: Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP/Getty Images Nigerian ...
Nigerian president wins party primaryCNN International
Nigerian President Wins Primary ElectionNPR
Jonathan wins Nigerian ruling party nominationAFP
The Canadian Press -The Associated Press -Aljazeera.net
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Hariri Movement Won't Consider Alternative to Him as Leader, Sinioria Says
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri will be re-nominated for the post by his Future movement, which won't consider any alternative candidates after the collapse of Hariri's coalition government, ...
Hezbollah reaches for more power in LebanonWashington Post
Lebanon PM seeks overseas alliesThe Press Association
Lebanese prime minister in Ankara to meet Turkish counterpartMonsters and Critics.com
New York Times -The Canadian Press -Boston Globe
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Globe and Mail
Sri Lanka struggles with flood havoc
BATTICALOA, Sri Lanka — The Sri Lankan military and aid agencies struggled Thursday to bring relief to a million people displaced by floods that have claimed nearly 30 lives and devastated the island's rice bowl. Even as torrential rains eased ...
Brazil, Sri Lanka also struggle with floodingABC Online
1 million affected by Sri Lanka floodsCNN
Sri Lanka fears food crisis after floodingFinancial Times
Oneindia -The Hindu -BBC News
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Analysis: Stealth flight sparks China politics guessing game
An aircraft that is reported to be a Chinese stealth fighter is seen in Chengdu, Sichuan province, in this picture taken January 7, 2011, and released by Kyodo news agency January 8, 2011. By Sui-Lee Wee BEIJING (Reuters) - US Defense Secretary Robert ...
S. Korea's Lee to Gates: 2011 important for mending inter-Korean tiesXinhua
Regional risks make US-Japan ties even more key, Gates saysWashington Post
Gates Reaffirms US Support of South KoreaNew York Times
Wall Street Journal -AFP -CNN International
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Reuters Blogs (blog)
Sudan's Bashir May Face Threat If South Chooses Independence
Jan. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Sudanese President Umar al-Bashir's two-decade grip on power may be threatened if oil-rich Southern Sudan votes for independence this week. Al-Bashir, who came to power in a 1989 coup, will take the blame for ...
Referendum Logos Accent Challenges Facing SudanNew York Times
After Sudan Vote, US to Face Fresh ChallengesWall Street Journal
N.Sudan ruling party says S.Sudan vote "broadly fair"Reuters Africa
News24 -TIME (blog) -Vancouver Sun
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Tunisian president vows to cut prices of food, end censorship
Tunis, Tunisia (CNN) -- Tunisia's president vowed Thursday to cut prices of basic foodstuffs, to lift censorship and to ensure police do not use live ammunition except in self-defense, and implied that he will not run again for president. ...
U.S. urges citizens to put off travel to TunisiaReuters
Ben Ali will end presidencyAljazeera.net
Tunisian president suggests he won't seek new termAtlanta Journal Constitution
NPR -Voice of America -BBC News
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Analysis: Italy court ruling won't affect government's survival
ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's lieutenants were outraged by a court ruling on Thursday that removes his automatic protection from prosecution but the decision is unlikely to affect the survival of his already ...
Court Revokes Automatic Immunity for BerlusconiNew York Times
Top Italian Court Amends Berlusconi Immunity LawRTT News
Ruling Dents Berlusconi's Legal ShieldWall Street Journal
ABC Online -AFP -The Guardian
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Flood clean-up begins as river retreats
The swollen Brisbane River has dropped to 2.7 metres and emotions are running high as residents start returning home to survey the damage caused by yesterday's flood peak. About 26000 homes had either major or partial flooding when the river peaked at ...
Brisbane flood victims to confront the destructionSydney Morning Herald
Australia floods: coal prices will rise along with the water levelTelegraph.co.uk
Flooded Brisbane 'like a war zone'The Guardian
Reuters -New York Times -GulfNews
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U.N. leader concerned about attacks on agency vehicles in Ivory Coast
By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is deploring a string of attacks on UN vehicles in the volatile Ivory Coast and warned that those carrying out the acts will be held responsible. A statement from his office on Thursday ...
Russia faces pressure on Ivory coastFinancial Times
The financial war in Ivory Coast: Five key questions answeredChristian Science Monitor
6 UN vehicles attacked in Ivory CoastWashington Post
Aljazeera.net -The Guardian -AFP
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Brazil flood deaths rise to 388 |
TERESOPOLIS, Brazil (Reuters) - Rescue workers dug desperately for survivors on Thursday and struggled to reach areas cut off by raging floods and landslides that have killed at least 388 people in one of Brazil's worst natural ...
Brazil floods: 'Fear and devastation'BBC News
Brazil Rio Mountain Hotels Estimate $18M Loss Over 30 Days On MudslidesWall Street Journal
Death Toll Mounts in Brazilian DelugeNew York Times
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Author Advocates US-Iranian Alliance
Voice of America
Photo: AP Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a statement to members of the foreign press in Jerusalem insisting that Iran will not stop its nuclear program unless economic sanctions are backed with a 'credible military option,' Jan. ...
Russia, China Show Reluctance Over Iran's Offer of Atomic TourBloomberg
Iran airs 'Mossad assassin's' full confessionYnetnews
Iran's invite deserves attention: RussiaThe Hindu
Washington Post -AFP -Reuters
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Lebanon 101: Why Hezbollah hates the Hariri tribunal.
Christian Science Monitor
The collapse of Lebanon's coalition government has pushed the country, once again, to the brink of upheaval. The heavily-armed Hezbollah is furious that Prime Minister Saad Hariri is coperating with a United Nations tribunal investigating the ...
Talks on new Lebanon govt to start Monday--speakerReuters
Lebanese President Asks Hariri to Lead Caretaker GovernmentVoice of America
Lebanon's Tragic HeroNew Yorker (blog)
AFP -The Associated Press -Washington Post
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Defense Minister Toshimi Kitazawa on Japan's regional and US relations
POST: My first question is about the recent Chinese flight test, but more broadly now we see China engaged in upgrading its military and its technology. How does Japan view this and what type of actions will Japan take to ensure the ...
US Will Defer to Japan on Moving Okinawa BaseNew York Times
Gates Wants More Japanese Cooperation on DefenseVoice of America
Kitazawa, Gates Pledge US-Japan Ties Amid Threat From North KoreaBloomberg
Reuters -CNN International -Xinhua
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Biden chokes up as he praises troops in Iraq
Iraqi prime minister Nuri al-Maliki meets with Vice President Joe Biden in Baghdad Thursday. Vice President Joe Biden appeared to become briefly overcome with emotion during a speech in Iraq Thursday as he praised the dedication to duty of wounded ...
Biden, Iraqi Leaders Discuss Strengthening Bilateral TiesVoice of America
Foreign Policy: Biden, Stop Bribing PakistanNPR
Biden and Maliki say they are still committed to troop withdrawal by end of yearWashington Post
CNN International -AFP -The Associated Press
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Test Unrelated to Gates Visit, China Says
New York Times
BEIJING — One day after China staged a public first flight of its new stealth jet fighter, a counterpoint to a crucial visit by the American defense secretary, this nation's state-run media insisted forcefully ...
US wants Japan to upgrade as China tests stealth fighterSydney Morning Herald
What's China Got Up Its Sleeve?Fox News
Test Flight Signals Jet Has Reached New StageWall Street Journal
Reuters -Asia Times Online -The Economist
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Around the Country
- Southwest to Cancel Flights as Jets Checked for Cracks - BusinessWeek
- Schumer: Dems slicing budget with scalpel, Tea Party using meat ax - CNN (blog)
- Duke lacrosse accuser arrested in boyfriend's stabbing - CNN International
- House GOP: $4 trillion in cuts - CNN
- Bachmann bids for 'bama eyes - Seattle Post Intelligencer
Around the Planet
- Afghans Continue Protests Over US Quran Burning - Voice of America
- Japan's nuclear workers try to trace leak, dump radioactive water - Los Angeles Times
- OSCE raps Kazakh election, presses for reforms - Reuters
- Newsmaker: Yemen survivor Saleh juggles forces to keep power - Reuters
- France says finds bodies in Atlantic crash wreckage - Reuters