Iraq: Scores of Iraqis, mostly Sunni Arabs, have been killed since Wednesday's bombing of the Askariya mosque in Samarra - one of the holiest sites of Shi'ite Islam.
Rice-Lebanon: U.S. Secretary of State
Condoleezza Rice made a surprise visit to Lebanon today (Thursday).
Thailand-Stock Sale: Thai regulators say Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra's son (Phantongtae) violated stock disclosure laws in his family's sale of
a controlling stake in telecom giant Shin Corporation.
Cambodia-Rights: International advocacy groups are urging aid donors to pressure the Cambodian government to uphold human rights, fight corruption and protect the environment.
Japan-Nokor: Japan's foreign ministry says authorities have obtained arrest warrants for two former North Korean agents suspected of kidnapping four Japanese citizens in 1978.
Listen to these and other top stories in our World News.