Members of an Iraqi committee charged with drafting a new constitution are meeting today (Sunday) to consider requesting an extension for drawing up the document.
The committee is facing a Monday deadline for making such a request to parliament, or the current date of August 15th stands as the day Iraq's National Assembly must approve the charter to face a national referendum in mid-October.
Iraqi police say a car bomb has exploded south of Baghdad, killing five people and injuring 10 others.
British authorities are interrogating at least 11 people in connection with this month's attacks on London's transit system, and they are seeking the return of a bombing suspect who fled to Italy.
A British newspaper says a third Islamist terror cell is planning more suicide bomb attacks against London's transit system and other targets.
Iran says it will resume limited uranium-conversion work unless the European Union comes up today (Sunday) with an acceptable proposal to resolve the international dispute over Tehran's nuclear activities.
Diplomats at six-party talks on North Korea's nuclear program have failed to reach an agreement on a statement of principles after six days of negotiations.
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