Iraqi insurgents struck with suicide attacks across the country today (Sunday), killing at least 25 people and wounding scores of others. In the deadliest blast, authorities say a man strapped with explosives blew himself up at a military recruitment center (at Muthana airport) in western Baghdad, killing at least 18 people and injuring about 40 others.
Afghan officials say 10 policemen have been killed in an ambush by suspected Taleban rebels.
Authorities said today (Sunday) the convoy of police came under attack late Saturday during a routine patrol in southern Helmand province near the border with Pakistan. Officials say some of the victims were killed during a gun battle, while at least six policemen were captured, then beheaded.
Authorities in Britain say the bombs that spread terror through London three days ago were more sophisticated than they initially believed, but they have not yet been able to identify who carried out the deadly attack on the city's subway and bus network.
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says Washington is concerned about China's significant military buildup, but does not see Beijing as a threat. After meetings today (Sunday) with President Hu Jintao and other officials in Beijing, Mr. Rice told reporters the Chinese military buildup raises concerns about the balance of power in the region.
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