A car bomb has exploded at a U.S.-Iraqi base in western Iraq. killing at least eight people and wounded dozens of others.
U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell is on a three-day trip to Japan, China and South Korea aimed at working out a strategy to revive six-party talks about North Korea's nuclear program.
A strong earthquake has rattled northwestern Japan killing at least one person and injuring 50 others.
Hundreds of Muslim militants have vandalized a cafe popular with foreigners in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta. No injuries reported.
A suicide bomber blew himself up in the Afghan capital, Kabul, today wounding at least 6 people including two foreigners. Police officials say the attack occurred on Chicken Street, a bustling comercial location where many Westerners shop.
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