Militiamen loyal to Iraq's radical Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr have begun handing in weapons as part of a peace deal with Iraqi and U.S. officials aimed at ending weeks of fighting in the Sadr City district of Baghdad.
Afghan officials have delayed counting ballots from Saturday's landmark presidential election that has been marred by allegations of fraud. Officials say they expect to begin vote counting later this week, but first need to check voter registration lists to ensure no fraudulent votes were cast.
American actor Christopher Reeve has died at the age of 52. The publicist for the actor best known as the star of the "Superman" movies says Reeve died Sunday of heart failure.
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