Some World Headlines

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Things that are sometimes good to know, or at least might make you scratch your head.

South Korea Clears Way for iPhone Sales

SEOUL -- Industry analysts and software developers praised South Korea's decision to allow the sale of Apple Inc.'s iPhone here, a move that may crack open one of the world's most closed and expensive markets for ...
Chinese president calls for building harmonious world

Chinese President Hu Jintao put forward a four-point proposal on building a harmonious world on Wednesday, calling on the international community to work together for world peace and development.
US keeps Myanmar sanctions, plans more talks

The United States will pursue deeper engagement with Myanmar's military rulers to try to spur democratic reform but will not ease sanctions for now, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Wednesday.
Japan's new PM vows to face up to wartime memories

Hatoyama made the pledge during a meeting with South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly and ahead of a Group of 20 summit in Pittsburgh, said the Japanese government official.
SKorea leader urges North to return to nuke talks

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak said Wednesday that North Korea must scrap its atomic weapons programs before the divided Korean Peninsula can be unified with the signing of a peace treaty to formally end the Korean War.