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B. 01-18 Tokyo troubles hit Europe markets European Union
C. 01-18 UN Bangladeshi troops flee town Ivory Coast
3. 01-18 Media confirm Kim's China visit Beijing
4. 01-18 EU under fire over human rights European Union
5. 01-18 Europe drafts resolution on Iran European Union
01-18 President calls for calm Ivory Coast
7. 01-18 U.S., Europe balk at new talks with Iran Iran
I. 01-18 U.S.: Al Qaeda expert near attack Pakistan
J. 01-18 U.N. resumes quake relief flights Pakistan


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Morning News

Jan.18   European Union   Tokyo troubles hit Europe markets  European markets have seen sharp falls as investors took fright at the abrupt closure of the Japan exchange

  Ivory Coast     UN Bangladeshi troops flee town  United Nations peacekeepers have pulled out of a camp after clashing with supporters of President Gbagbo

  Beijing Media confirm Kim's China visit  N. Korean leader Kim Jong timeline">Kim Jong Il has paid an 'unofficial' visit to meet president Hu Jintao

  European Union EU under fire over human rights  Human Rights Watch: The EU is neglecting human rights in favour of securing trade deals or anti-terror measures

  European Union Europe drafts resolution on Iran  The resolution asks the IAEA to report Iran to the Security Council, drawing a scornful response from Iran

Day News

  Ivory Coast   President calls for calm
  Laurent Gbagbo has called for his supporters to end violent protests against foreign targets in the main city

  Iran   U.S., Europe balk at new talks with Iran
  Washington has no interest in negotiating with Iran on its nuclear activities. International leaders are fed up

  Pakistan   U.S.: Al Qaeda expert near attack  Counterterrorism officials said that chemical weapons expert was 'in the vicinity' when CIA airstrikes

  Pakistan   U.N. resumes quake relief flights  The race to save hungry and freezing was stymied by new landslides

  San Francisco Bay Area Chili-Finger Couple Receives 9 years  A Nevada couple planted a severed finger in a bowl of Wendy’s chili to extort money from the fast food chain

Evening News

  Iraq U.N. reports children used as combatants  A boy aged between 10 and 13 years carried out a suicide bombing targeting the police commander

San Francisco Bay Area , January 18, 2006 Timeline