Rudd urges US to ratify Kyoto accord on global warming
Australia’s new prime minister, Kevin Rudd, said
Wednesday that the United States should follow his country’s lead
and ratify the Kyoto Protocol on fighting global warming.
Bush to visit Middle East in January
President George W. Bush, seeking a peace
agreement between Israel and the Palestinians before he leaves
office, will visit the Middle East in early January, the White House
said late Tuesday.
Japan Parliament warns US on N.Korea
A Japanese parliamentary panel on Wednesday
urged the United States to keep North Korea on a list of state
sponsors of terrorism, warning that removing it would damage the