President Bush and South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun say a nuclear-armed North Korea will not be tolerated and agree that the matter should be resolved through diplomatic means.
The World Health Organization says it does not expect a large number of people in China to be infected with bird flu.
A convicted Australian drug trafficker on death row in Singapore is to be executed on December 2nd.
Indonesian authorities say a masked man featured on a video threatening attacks against the United States, Britain and Australia could be Malaysian fugitive Noordin Mohamad Top.
Sri Lankans have voted in a presidential election that was marred by sporadic violence
and virtually no polling in the Tamil rebel-held areas of the north and east.
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