Iran Nuclear: The five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council plan to reconvene today (Friday) to discuss an initial response to the dispute over Iran's nuclear program.
Pakistan-Vilolence: Authorities in Pakistan say 26 people have been killed and seven others wounded in a landmine explosion in the restive southwestern Baluchistan province.
Iraq: raq has hanged 13 insurgents in the first government executions since the ouster of Saddam Hussein in 2003.
Sokor-US-Military: The United States says it plans to hold joint military exercises with South Korea later this month, despite objections by North Korea against the annual drills.
Burma-India: Indian President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam wants to help Burma implement democratic reforms.
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