World leaders and dignitaries have gathered in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, today (Tuesday) for the funeral of King Fahd. The longtime Saudi ruler, who was said to be about 82 years old, died at a Riyadh hospital early Monday.
The Sudan People's Liberation Movement has begun a period of mourning today (Tuesday) for its late political leader, Sudanese Vice President John Garang. Mr. Garang and 13 others died in a helicopter crash Saturday evening..
North Korea's chief delegate to the six-nation nuclear talks
in Beijing says there has been no progress in the eight days of meetings so far. Kim Kye-gwan told reporters today (Tuesday) that there are differences on several issues.
British authorities have arrested two more people suspected of involvement in the failed July 21st bomb attacks on London's transport system. A police spokeswoman says two men were captured Monday during raids on three buildings in south London.
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