U.S. forces in Iraq launched an airstrike in Fallujah today (Friday) against a hideout believed used by insurgents allied with Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, Iraq's most wanted fugitive. In northern Iraq, nine people died and 10 others were injured when a van carrying Iraqi civilians collided with a U.S. tank today.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan says a disastrous accident on his country's newest railway line has killed 36 people and injured 79 others.
The remains of hundreds of Vietnamese soldiers killed during fighting in Cambodia and Laos decades ago have been returned to Vietnam.
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