President Bush has praised Iraq's parliamentary elections, but says it is unrealistic to believe the successful vote will immediately stop violence in the country.
The U.S. House of Representatives has approved tough measures to limit illegal immigration, including plans to build an 11-hundred kilometer fence along the Mexican border.
Scuffles between police and protesters broke out in Hong Kong today (Saturday) during demonstrations outside the World Trade Organization ministerial meeting.
Australian police have mobilized around the nation's largest city, Sydney, in a massive security operation aimed at preventing a repeat of the racial violence that hit the city a week ago.
The United States has welcomed a U.N. Security Council briefing on Burma's human rights record.
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