U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has urged Thailand to press Burma's military government to release political prisoners, including Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.
Indonesian police say they have arrested a man on charges of sheltering a terrorist suspect who is one of southeast Asia's mosted wanted man. A police spokesman says the suspect, known as Fauzan, is accused of harboring Malaysian militant Noordin Mohamed Top earlier this year.
Insurgents attacked an army checkpoint north of Baghdad today and killed nine Iraqi soldiers, following a day of carnage in which at least 43 people died.
British authorities have made the first victim identification from last week's London terrorist bombings. Police said today the victim is 53-year-old woman from a town outside London.
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