A court in Burma (Myanmar) sentenced the opposition leader to 18 more months of house arrest for violating the terms of her detention. The trial was widely viewed as a sham.
Meanwhile, another US airstrike on South Waziristan – like the one that targeted Baitullah Mehsud – killed 10 suspected militants Tuesday.
Without the charismatic Baitullah Mehsud, feuding Islamist militants could splinter.
Leading reformist politicians signaled their intent to continue protest over what they say was a fraudulent election.
Police say the four Australian citizens had received training in Somalia and were planning to attack a military barracks in Sydney.
The US is considering harsh sanctions on Iran's oil industry if negotiations to curb Tehran's nuclear program fail.
Conservatives welcomed confessions by defendants rejecting prior claims of election fraud. Critics said the statements were forced.
In court Saturday more than 100 defendants were charged with conspiring with foreign powers to foment a revolution using terrorism, subversion, and a media campaign to delegitimize election results.