The World Trade Organization has agreed on a framework for a new global agreement aimed at liberalizing trade and boasting economic growth. The 147-member WTO reached the accord early today(Sunday) after five days of marathon talks in Geneva.
China's military garrison in Hong Kong has staged a parade in the first such show of might since the former British colony was handed over to China in 1997. About 3000 People's Liberation Army troops marched through the territory's main military barrack in the outskirts of the city today to mark China's Army Day.
Police in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul say a suicide car bombing has killed at least four people and wounded more than 50 others. The huge blast occured this morning outside a police station. Insurgents in Iraq often target police facilities.
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