Iraqi police say a car bomb exploded near a Baghdad market today (Thursday), killing at least 10 people and wounding dozens more.
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says the Bush Administration will continue to call attention to what she called the terrible regime in North Korea.
China's Communist Party chief, President Hu Jintao made a fresh offer today (Thursday) to open dialogue with Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian, but only if he accepts the one-China principle.
Thai officials say at least two bombs have exploded in separate attacks in the country's volatile south.
Thai health officials say dengue fever infections could reach epidemic levels in the coming months.
Indonesian officials have reported two new cases of polio in densely populated West Java province, bringing the total number of infected children to six.
A U.S. panel has named 11 nations it believes have tolerated or engaged in serious violations of religious freedom over the past year.
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