The death toll is approaching 24,000 in yesterday’s tsunami disaster..
The head of Iraq’s leading Shiite political party survives an assassination
attempt, but the suicide car-bomb explosion kills 15 other Iraqs…
Iraq’s largest Sunni political party won’t participate in next month’s
election; the Iraqi Islamic party says the pervasive violence in the country
must stop before a legitimate election can be held.
Ukrainian presidential candidate Victor Yushchenko claims victory in
yesterday’s election, but his opponent has not yet conceded…