Another U.S. air strike on the Iraqi rebel-held ctiy of Fallujah has killed at least five people and wounded 11 others.
Kinappers holding two Indonesian women hostage in Iraq say they will be released if Jakarta frees a Muslim cleric detained on terrorism charges.
Thousands of Shi'ite Muslims have rioted in Pakistan following a funeral for victims of a suicide bombing attack at a mosque that killed at least 30 people.
Finance ministers from the seven leading industialized nations are calling on the world's top oil producers to increase fuel supplies, to help ease the steady rise in energy prices for consumers throughout the globe.
Listen to our World News program for details of those stories and other interesting around the world.