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.
Kabul suicide blast kills civilians
Taliban claims responsibility for car-bomb attack targeting US convoy near airport.
HK schools closed over flu alert
More than 500,000 students to stay home following deaths of three children.
US denies Fallon quit over Iran row
White House says it does not stifle dissent among senior military officers.
Israel kills West Bank Palestinians
Accused Islamic Jihad mastermind of Jerusalem seminary attack among five killed.
Bush lashes out at Chavez
US president accuses Venezuelan leader of praising Farc "terrorists".
Warning over world food shortages
Rising prices and unavailability of basic foods may lead to civil unrest.
Nato forces attacked in Afghanistan
The bombings come as civilians are killed in a British airstrike.
Girl shot at Bulgarian orphanage
Man being investigated over alleged sexual abuse of child kills 15-year-old witness.
France's last WWI veteran dies
Italian immigrant who fought in the trenches with the Foreign Legion, dies aged 110.