The International Red Cross says it repeatedly urged U-S authorities to take "corrective action" at Baghdad's Abu Ghraib prison. Meanwhile, a suicide car bombing in Baghdad kills at least five Iraqis and one U-S soldier.
Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra visits the country's strife-torn southern provinces. Mr. Thaksin plans to meet with local religious and security leaders.
The U-S House of Representatives is expected to vote today (Thursday) on a measure demanding immediate reforms and international monitoring in Laos.
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