Israeli doctors have concluded a new brain scan on Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who remains in critical but stable condition after.
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has postponed a trip to Indonesia and Australia.
Iraqi police say an American journalist has been kidnapped and her translator killed in the capital, Baghdad.
Burma's military government has delayed an expected visit by an envoy from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, saying it is too busy relocating its capital.
The United States has expressed concern about what it says are efforts in Cambodia to silence government critics.
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