Authorities in Iraq say nine people have been shot and killed in the northeast town of Baquba.
President Bush is to deliver a key speech today (Wednesday), the first in a series addressing his strategy for victory in Iraq.
Authorities in Bangladesh have launched a massive manhunt in response to Tuesday's suicide bombings in two cities.
Health officials in Indonesia have launched another nationwide drive to vaccinate the nation's 24-million children against polio.
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton says the attention of the international community will stay on the plight of the tsunami victims in Indonesia's Aceh province.
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