World leaders urge Pakistan to stay on democratic path
World leaders condemned the assassination of
Benazir Bhutto but urged Pakistan to keep to the democratic path, as
the country prepared for the funeral of the opposition leader on
South Korean Parliament approves Iraq troop extension for
South Korea’s parliament voted Friday to extend
the country’s troop deployment in Iraq for another year, amid
protests by activists opposed to the decision.
Japan to host G7 talks on subprime, oil jitters
Japan said Friday it will host a meeting of
finance ministers and central bankers of the Group of Seven leading
nations in February to discuss the US subprime mortgage crisis and
high energy prices.