Iran Nuclear: Iran's foreign minister Manouchehr Mottaki says he hopes European nations will press for a solution to the current nuclear standoff that recognizes Tehran's right to peaceful nuclear energy.
Indonesia-Volcano: Authorities in Indonesia have raised the alert status of a volcano on Java island to the highest level.
Iraq: An armed confrontation between two Iraqi army units has left one soldier dead.
Philippines-Weather: Tropical storm Chanchu has lashed the Philippines for a second day (Saturday), killing at least 21 people and leaving thousands of people stranded.
Koreas Railway: North and South Korea have agreed to conduct a test-run of two cross-border railways for the first time since the peninsula was divided more than half a century ago.
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