Israeli officials say Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has called an emergency Cabinet meeting for today (Friday) following a series of deadly bomb attacks late Thursday at resorts in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.
A bomb exploded outside the Indonesean embassy in Paris early today (Friday), slightly injuring at least nine people.
A two-day summit of European and Asian political leaders has opemed in Vietnam.
A security officer has meen shot and killed in southern Thailand.
Kenyan environmenttalist Wangari Maathai has won the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize.
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