The Hamas assassination investigation widened on Wednesday, when Dubai added 15 suspects to the list of those accused of arranging the murder of Mahmoud al-Mabhouh. On Thursday, Australia summoned Israel's ambassador and delivered a stark warning.
Australia Prime Minister Kevin Rudd formally apologized to the thousands of institutionalized children and child migrants shipped from Britain to rebuild Australia after World War II. Many were abused.
As the US prepared to dispatch emergency relief to American Samoa, Australia and New Zealand focused their aid efforts on Samoa.
Police said Thursday they were 90 percent sure they had killed Noordin Mohammed Top, who is suspected of planning every major terrorist attack in Indonesia since 2002. But they have made such claims before, and his death is not confirmed.
An official will visit India after four of its citizens were attacked in Melbourne.
Beijing hopes the policy will improve farming and free peasants to seek a better livelihood.
Most Fortune 500 companies operating there have agreed to let workers organize, but can expect little pushback from the state-controlled groups.
Woodlands in developed world also absorb CO2. What will impact be on global climate talks?
India and Japan are wary as political, economic links strengthen amid a mining boom.