A suicide bomber blew up a bus in Jerusalem, killing at least seven people and wounding more than 60 others. The bus was packed with passengers during the ,orning rush hour when the powerful bomb was detonated.
A helicopter carrying American construction workers crashes in southern Afghanistan, killing at least one person, in an area where Taleban rebels have been active.
China has lifted its quarantine on a village where the nation's first confirmed case of bird flu was reported. The village, on the outskirts of Dingdang , a town in South China's Guangxi region, were quarantined afterducks there died of bird flu last month. The official Xinhua news agency said that even after quarantine measures are lifted, afffected farms must still wait six months before resuming their poultry business.