The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the International Atomic Energy Agency and its director, Mohamed ElBaradei.
The U.S. military says U.S. forces in Iraq have killed at least 29 insurgents during the latest fighting in western Iraq.
New York City officials have stepped up security in the city's massive subway system after receiving what the mayor called a "specific threat" of a terrorist attack.
Authorities in southern Thailand say gunmen have killed a police officer on the second day of Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra's visit to the restive region.
Taiwan's President Chen Shui-Bian says he will not accept Beijing's "one China" policy as a precondition for any talks with communist leaders on the mainland.
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