The diplomatic row between India and Pakistan continues to deepen following the November terrorist attack as both countries send more troops to their borders.
The next bailout could focus on homeowners headed for default.
Drug-trafficking deaths have skyrocketed by more than 117 percent in 2008.
It targeted a camp of the group linked to the Mumbai attacks Sunday.
The UN's top climate official defended a global trading scheme to reduce greenhouse gas emissions after the US government released a report questioning its efficacy.