Sri Lanka imposed a state of emergency today (Saturday) following the killing of the country's foreign minister, a close adviser to the president.
Police in Indian Kashmir say suspected Islamic militants have raided a remote mountain village, killing at least five people and wounding nine others.
China has denounced Taiwan's latest attempt to rejoin the United Nations -- an effort that Beijing says is "doomed."
Militant Muslim cleric Abu Bakar Bashir, who is serving a 30-month sentence in
Indonesia for instigating the Bali bombings, will have his sentence reduced under an amnesty program.
Singapore will host a multi-national training exercise next week, as part of a program to prevent the spread of weapons of mass destruction.
President Bush says he would consider using force to press Iran to give up its nuclear program, but only as a last resort.
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