Egyptian officials say at least 10 Sudanese migrants have been killed in clashes with police trying to end a months-long Sudanese refugee protest.
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says she
welcomes a request by Iraq's electoral commission for an independent review of complaints of fraud in this month's parliamentary vote.
Journalists at a popular Beijing newspaper have walked out following the dismissal of the newspaper's top editor.
Vietnam has asked Taiwan to stop building an airplane runway on one of the disputed Spratley Islands in the South China Sea.
A court in Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City has sentenced eight people to death for drug trafficking.
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