U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has brokered a deal between Israel and the Palestinians on easing access to border crossings in the Gaza Strip.
Pakistani police say at least three people are now confirmed killed in a car bomb blast outside an American fast food chain restaurant in Karachi early today (Tuesday).
President Bush has arrived in Japan -- the first stop on an eight-day trip to Asia.
The United States and Vietnam have signed an agreement allowing Vietnamese who may have been eligible for a previous resettlement program to reapply for immigration to the United States.
To try to stop a wave of bombings in Thailand's southern provinces, authorities say they will cut off service to unregistered prepaid mobile phones Wednesday.
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