Iraqi police say at least 13 people were killed when gunmen attacked a bus carrying workers to a U.S. base in Baquba today (Tuesday).
The fourth round of six-nation negotiations over North Korea's nuclear weapons program will start July 26th in Beijing.
Philippine President Gloria Arroyo says she will create a truth commission to look into allegations she attempted to rig the vote-counting in last year's presidential elections.
Thailand's government has imposed emergency rule on three southern provinces where more than 800 people have been killed in the last 18 months.
A Japanese court today (Tuesday) rejected a lawsuit brought by 180 Chinese citizens demanding compensation for Japan's World War Two-era germ warfare program.
Retired General William Westmoreland, who commanded U.S. troops during the Vietnam War, has died at the age of 91.
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