The head of the United Nations nuclear watchdog has warned that the international community is losing patience with the lack of progress in resolving the North Korea nuclear standoff.
Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has fired his defense and agriculture ministers in a cabinet reshuffle, as the country deals with violence in the restive south, as well as bird flu.
Afghan President Hamid Kharzai's running mate in Saturday's presidential election escaped unhurt when a bomb exploded near his convoy in the northern city of Faizabad.
The U.S. military in Iraq says warplanes struck a building in Fallujah today that is alleged to be a safe house for wanted terrorist Abu Musaf al-Zaqawi.
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