Authorities in London say the death toll from Thursday's bus and subway bombings now exceeds 50 -- at least 13 more than previously confirmed.
The summit of the world's seven leading industrialized nations and Russia is winding up its work today (Friday) in Scotland in the wake of Thursday's terrorist bombings in London.
Philippine President Gloria Arroyo says she will not resign amid mounting calls for her to step down over allegations of election rigging.
China says it will send a special envoy to North Korea next week after meetings Sunday with U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in Beijing.
Australia has granted a permanent visa to a former Chinese diplomat who had asked for political asylum.
A United Nations envoy has welcomed Burma's release of nearly 250 prisoners, but says the military junta must free all remaining prisoners of conscience.
Academics have gathered in Bangkok, Thailand for the region's first scholarly conference on homosexual and transgender issues.
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