Israel is bracing for possible retaliatory attacks following Monday's targeted killing of Hamas spiritual leader Sheik Ahmed Yassin in an Israeli helicopter attack.
Taiwan's president says he supports a full recount of the votes in Saturday's presidential election. At a government meeting today, President Chen Sui-bien said he is insulted by opposition allegations that the election was rigged.
A bomb exploded near a local government building in southern Thailand, where the country's interior minister was holding talks. Authorities say one woman was injured in today's blast, in a telephone company office in the southern province of Narathiwat.