Guatemala farmers free Belgians
Four tourists and two locals released after police raid captors' jungle hideout.
Wen Jiabao re-elected China PM
Rubber-stamp parliament endorses second five-year mandate for leader.
Iranians vote for new parliament
Conservatives set to retain hold over house after reformists are disqualified.
Canada extends Afghan mission
Troops will remain in Kandahar for three years if Nato provides reinforcements.
Sudan and Chad sign peace deal
Both countries commit to end violence along their border including Darfur.
Pentagon reviewing interrogations
US military examines policy on videotaping following outcry over CIA destroying tapes.
Fears mount over US economy
Recession fears grow as retail sales and dollar drop and oil prices continue to soar.
Al-Qaeda issues hostage ultimatum
Group wants prisoners in Algeria and Tunisia in exchange for kidnapped Austrian tourists.
Chinese 'arming Darfur conflict'
Rights group says millions of dollars of weapons are being sold despite UN embargo.
Rice begins Latin America visit
US secretary of state begins trip to Brazil and Chile amid fallout from Colombia crisis.
Greek passenger ship runs aground
About 280 foreign tourists rescued from stranded ship in the Aegean south of Athens.
Climate to dominate EU summit
Bloc hopes to agree timetable for tackling global warming ahead of UN talks in 2009.
Archbishop found dead in Iraq
Captors told Mosul church where to find the body of Paulos Faraj Rahho.
Israel jets hit northern Gaza
Tacit truce ends after the deaths of several Palestinian fighters in commando raids.
India detains Tibetan protesters
Move upsets activists who plan more marches in the run-up to Beijing Olympics.
Laos' 'lost tribe' in plea for help
Al Jazeera's Tony Birtley goes in search of Hmong, the CIA's forgotten "secret army".
Fighters dismiss Chad-Sudan pact
Signing rescheduled for Thursday after Sudan's President Bashir failed to show up.
Envoys look to end N Korea deadlock
Top US and North Korean nuclear negotiators set to resume talks in Geneva.
Australia probe into Haneef case
Government launches investigation into bungled terror case against Indian doctor.
Taylor's atrocities shock court
Witness says former Liberian president buried pregnant woman alive in sand and murdered hundreds.