Monthly Archives: October 2011

U.S. hopes regional talks will stabilize Afghanistan (Reuters) – 1577th Edition

Reuters – The United States wants Afghanistan’s neighbors to pledge to respect its sovereignty at regional talks this week, a U.S. official said on Monday, even as Washington accuses Pakistan and Iran of meddling.By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at … Continue reading

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China’s Hu says Europe can solve its economic woes (Reuters) – 1576th Edition

Reuters – China believes Europe can overcome its economic problems, President Hu Jintao said on Monday, without mentioning whether Beijing will play any major role in helping to solve the euro zone’s debt crisis. By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out … Continue reading

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G20 to keep focus on China currency flexibility: U.S. (Reuters) – 1575th Edition

Reuters – Greater currency flexibility from China and other emerging economies will be reviewed by G20 leaders this week as they focus on the need for balanced global economic growth, a top U.S. Treasury official said on Monday.By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine … Continue reading

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Afghans, Pakistan may use talks to ease tensions: Turks (Reuters) – 1574th Edition

Reuters – Afghanistan and Pakistan have a chance at talks in Istanbul to end a blame game over a series of militant attacks that have deepened their mutual mistrust, officials from the Turkish host government said on Monday.By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine … Continue reading

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U.S. presses China on WTO financial services promises (Reuters) – 1573th Edition

Reuters – The United States criticized China on Monday for failing to implement commitments to open its financial services markets that it made a decade ago in order to join the World Trade Organization.By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at … Continue reading

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US missiles kill 4 in Pakistan (AP) – 1572th Edition

AP – U.S. drone-fired missiles killed four suspected militants Monday close to the Afghan border, Pakistani officials said. By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at Sandrine Samperi

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(AP) – 1571th Edition

AP – Pakistani officials say US missile strike kills 4 suspected militants close to Afghan border.By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at Sandrine Samperi

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Tempers flare on front lines of Thailand’s floods (AP) – 1570th Edition

AP – Tempers flared along a flood barrier protecting Thailand’s capital from a record deluge surging into the city, with angry residents scuffling with security forces Monday in an attempt to force open a floodgate that left their homes swamped. … Continue reading

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Asia to Africa, ‘7 billionth’ babies celebrated (AP) – 1569th Edition

AP – At a crowded public hospital, Seun Dupe’s twin boys squirm underneath a bundled-up mosquito net as they share the same bassinet. Already they are part of the swelling tide of history, as the U.N. on Monday marked the … Continue reading

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Analysis: Three ways to invest in China without fear (Reuters) – 1568th Edition

Reuters – Everyone’s obsessed with the euro zone these days, and every little rumor sends global stock markets into wild gyrations. But here’s a little secret: If you really want to know what could blow up your portfolio for years … Continue reading

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