The U-S military in Iraq has closed all roads leading to the flashpoint town of Fallujah, launching a major offensive in the area. Details about the operation, code named "Vigilant Resolve" are not known. Fallujah, the scene of many previous insurgent attacks against coalition forces, is the city where four American civilians were killed, burned and mutilated last week.
French officials say police detained 13 people as part of an investigation into the terrorist bombings last year in Morocco. Authorities say the individuals were taken into custody during raids today(Monday) in suburban Paris.
Voting is ending in Indonesia's legislative elections, a ballot that will signal voters' sentiments three months before President Megawati Sukarnoputri seeks re-election.