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World News, 2/5/05 - 2005-02-05


U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is in Warsaw where she is expected to urge Polish leaders to extend their troop deployments in Iraq. She travels to Ankara, Turkey, later today for talks focusing on neighboring Iraq.

Officials in Kabul say Afghan and NATO troops have found the wreckage of an Afghan plane missing since Thursday with 104 people on board, including a number of foreigners.

Italy says it is trying to negotiate the release of an Italian journalist kidnapped by insurgents in Baghdad. A militant group holding Ms. Giuliana Sgrena posted an Internet message ordering Italy to remove all its forces from Iraq.

Hundreds of people were evacuated from Bangkok's new subway system today (Saturday) after a power outage brought all trains to a halt. And voters in Thailand go to the polls Sunday in elections that are likely to return Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to a historic second term in office.

President Bush is sending two former presidents -- his father, George H.W. Bush, and Bill Clinton -- to visit countries devastated by the Indian Ocean tsunami.

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