Iraq's first freely elected parliament in nearly half a century began its opening session today (Wednesday), but talks on forming a government are still continuing.
Israeli forces have begun handing over the town of Jericho to Palestinian security control -- the first of five West Bank towns Israel has pledged to turn over.
Syrian intelligence agents are continuing to withdraw from large parts of Lebanon, meeting U.S. and Lebanese opposition demands for an end to Syria's military presence in the country.
U.S. Secretary of State Condolezza Rice has met with Indian leaders in New Delhi for talks focusing on regional defense issues, on the first leg of her six nation tour of Asia.
Taiwan's president is calling for one million of his fellow citizens to take to the streets to protest China's new anti-secession law.
Thailand's government has set a March 31st deadline for Burmese refugees to move to resettlement camps along the Thai-Burma border.
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