A published report says the United Nations investigation into the murder of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri is focusing on Syria's military intelligence chief.
Iraqi police say a defense lawyer in the trial of deposed leader Saddam Hussein has been found shot dead.
Several thousand protesters in the Philippines have gathered near the presidential palace to demand the resignation of President Gloria Arroyo.
An Australian heroin smuggler is expected to be hanged soon in Singapore.
Thailand has decided to lift its ban on imports of U.S. beef.
A Chinese man has paid 100-thousand dollars for a 90-minute voyage that will make him China's first tourist in space.
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