President Bush and Senator John Kerry have differed sharly on Iraq and domestic policies in theri second presidential debate in St. Louis, Missouri.
Afgans are voting today (Saturday) in their country's first-ever presidential election, even as all but one of the candidates call for the polling to be stopped over claims of fraud.
Opposition Labor Party Mark Latham conceded defeat in Australia's general election and congratulated Prime Minister John Howard on winning a fourth consecutive term in office.
Asia and European leaders have urged Burma's military leadership to ease political restrictions, but have failed to call for the release of Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suukyi.
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