U-S forces in Baghdad detain an aide to radical Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr.
The United States seeks more information about the situation in Vietnam's Central Highlands after Vietnamese authorities break up Montagnard demonstrations.
Residents of Bangkok and its suburbs can take a free trial ride on the city's new subway system during the next six days. The Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand says at least nine of the system's 18 stations will be open each day.
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