Musharaff Reveals New Bin Laden Intelligence


Musharaff Reveals New Bin Laden Intelligence

For the first time, Pakistani President Pervez Musharaff has revealed that his government may know the general whereabouts of Osama bin Laden. (ABC News)


Thai Coup Leader to Install New PM in Two Weeks

Thailand's military coup leaders will choose a new prime minister within two weeks and step back from power, army chief General Sonthi Boonyaratglin said on Wednesday. (Reuters)


General: Attacks on Americans in Iraq Up

Attacks against U.S. troops have increased following a call earlier this month from al-Qaida in ottom of Form Iraq's leader to target American forces, the top U.S. military spokesman said Wednesday. (AP)


Bush and Ahmadinejad Clash at U.N.

U.S. President George W. Bush and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad clashed over Iran's nuclear ambitions in addresses to the United Nations on Tuesday, but Washington agreed to allow more time for talks with Tehran. (Reuters)

At U.N., Chavez Calls Bush 'The Devil

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez took his verbal battle with the United States to the floor of the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday, calling President Bush "the devil." (AP)


Man Charged With Terror Offences

A man has been charged by police in Manchester with two offences under the Terrorism Act. (BBC)

Terrorism Defendant Cites Fear of Pakistan

A major terrorism trial here was interrupted Tuesday when a defendant accused Pakistan's intelligence service of threatening his relatives in the South Asian nation after he testified that the spy agency played a role in training Islamic militants. (LA Times)


'Militants' Die in Afghan Clash

Nato-led troops in southern Afghanistan say they have killed up to 10 militants in fresh fighting in Helmand province. (BBC)


Islamists in U.S. Prisons Pose Threat, Report Says

Islamic extremists in U.S. prisons have taken advantage of a lack of religious monitoring to embrace violent interpretations of the Koran, posing a threat of "unknown magnitude" to national security, a report said yesterday. (Washington Times)

Public Corruption Now Top Priority for FBI, Over 2,200 Active Investigations

Bank robbery, drug smuggling and kidnapping are now taking a back seat to public corruption at the FBI. (ABC News)


AU To Extend Darfur Force till End of Year

The African Union's peace and security council is expected to extend the mandate of its underfinanced force in Darfur on Wednesday until the end of the year, diplomats said. (Reuters)


U.S. Man Faces Terrorism Charge in Vietnam: Reports

A Vietnamese-born U.S. citizen was being detained on suspicion of plotting to destroy the U.S. Consulate General and to overthrow the Vietnam government, state-run media reported on Wednesday. (Reuters)


Pope Says Anti-Islam Quotes Not His Own Views

Pope Benedict said on Wednesday that his use of medieval quotes portraying a violent Islam did not reflect his views and were misunderstood, but he did not give the clear apology still demanded by many Muslims. (Reuters)


Israel: Pullout Unlikely Before Weekend

The Israeli pullout from Lebanon was unlikely to be completed before the weekend, a senior army officer said Wednesday. (AP)


UN Report Reveals Steady Poverty Rates in World's Most Vulnerable Countries Despite 10-year Action Plan

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