Iraq's health ministry says 51 people were killed today (Wednesday) when a suicide attacker detonated a car bomb near a police station in the town of Baquba, north of Baghdad.
Massachusetts Senator John Kerry is due to arrive in Boston today (Wednesday), as delegates to the Democratic National Convention prepare to begin the process of formally nominating him as the party's presidential candidate.
U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell has been meeting in Cairo with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and other top officials to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and other issues.
An international conference on bird flu has opened in Thailand.
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