Bush, Congress at loggerheads over Pakistan aid
Congress has slapped restrictions on US military
aid to Pakistan, creating a rift with the George W. Bush
administration on how aggressively to pursue democratic reform
there, congressional observers said.
Aftershocks rock New Zealand city after major quake
Aftershocks continued to rattle the eastern New
Zealand city of Gisborne Friday after a powerful 6.8 earthquake
smashed buildings and left a gaping hole in a street. No major
injuries were reported after Thursday nightís quake
Japan PM, S.Koreaís Lee to cooperate on NKorea
South Koreaís next leader Lee Myung-Bak agreed
Friday with Japanís premier to work together to push forward a
denuclearisation deal with North Korea, Japanese officials said.