Pakistani authorities have temporarily suspended helicopter relief operations to earthquake hit areas north of Islamabad because of torrential rains.
Iraqi police say at least 35 people were killed and dozens more wounded in two suicide car bombings today (Tuesday) -- only four days before a crucial national referendum on a new constitution.
A group of Southeast Asian lawmakers is calling on United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan to coordinate a drive by major world powers to pressure Burma's military junta into improving human rights.
Vietnam and Cambodia signed on to a border agreement and several other cooperation accords Monday, during a visit to Hanoi by Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen.
China says it will launch its second manned spacecraft Wednesday morning.
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