The U.S. military says the number two leader of al-Qaida in Iraq, Abu Azzam, has been killed during a raid in Baghdad.
Israeli aircraft carried out more air strikes in the Gaza Strip today (Tuesday).
Gunmen have killed four Thai soldiers during an ambush in southern Thailand.
Burma's opposition National League for Democracy party is marking its 17th anniversary with another call for the release of its leader, Aung San Suu Kyi and other political prisoners.
Typhoon Damrey pounded northern Vietnam today (Tuesday), injuring several people and causing widespread damage to the north and central coast.
Health officials in Indonesia are begining a massive effort to make sure some 24 million children receive a second dose of polio vaccine.
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