British officials say police have shot dead a man at a London subway station, one day after suspects set off four small explosions on the transit system.
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has
made an unannounced visit to Lebanon today (Friday) to meet with President Emile Lahoud and other top officials.
North Korea says a peace treaty with the United States to replace an armistice signed at the end of the Korean War is needed to resolve the nuclear crisis on the Korean Peninsula.
Japan's parliament has passed a law authorizing the defense chief to order the interception of a missile without permission from the prime minister or the cabinet.
The Group of Seven industrialized nations has praised China for abandoning its fixed exchange rate.
The number of Indonesian children infected with the crippling
polio virus has risen to 155.
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