South Korea's conservative president will meet with Bush Friday, as the US appears to soften its stance on North Korea.
More than 200,000 people remain in camps three months after ethnic clashes killed 1,200.
Rice shortages are appearing across Asia. In Egypt, the Army is now baking bread to curb food riots.
With inflation at 100,000 percent, few can afford even basic goods.
Government warns aid workers if they talk to press about atrocities in Somali region, they will lose access.
Rebels stormed Chad's capital, delaying arrival of EU troops to help refugees.
International mediators are arriving in Kenya to help end the political standoff after last week's disputed vote.