Authorities in London barred re-entry to Britain today (Friday) for Islamic fundamentalist cleric Omar Bakri Mohammed, who spoke out in defense of terrorist bombers before he left (Britain) for Lebanon last week.
President Bush has welcomed as a "positive first step" a resolution by the International Atomic Energy Agency demanding that Iran halt nuclear fuel activities it resumed earlier this week.
A roadside bomb attack in Iraq early today (Friday) has killed an American soldier who was on patrol in Tikrit.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon says he has no regrets about his plan to evacuate settlers from the Gaza Strip next week.
The two Koreas have announced special prisoner amnesties to mark the 60th anniversary of the liberation of the peninsula from Japanese colonial rule.
Malaysians turned to prayer and protest today (Friday), the 10th day they have suffered through a choking haze caused by forest fires burning out of control in neighboring Indonesia.
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