U-S troops and Iraqi police raid the Baghdad headquaters of the party led by Iraqi Governing Council member Ahmad Chalabi.
The remains of 18 Vietnamese soldiers killed in Laos during the Vietnam War have been buried in central Vietnam. A Vietnamese military official says the soldiers were buried with full military honors Tuesday in the Hue City military cemetery.
An Australian mining company has obtained a 70-million dollar bank loan to fund a copper project in Laos. Oxiana announced the agreement Wednesday, saying the money will be repaid(to Australia's A-N-Z Investment Bank) over a four-year period.
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