North and South Korean officials say they have wrapped up their latest round of economic talks with progress on a joint manufacturing area. But the unresolved issue of North Korea's nuclear weapons program is hurting cooperation.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's popularity has dropped to a three-year low, according to an opinion poll published on Friday. The results come as the prime minister is embroiled in another potential scandal -- this time over negotiating a prisoner swap with Lebanese guerrillas earlier this year.
he only man to be convicted in connection with the September 11 attacks on the United States won the right to a retrial Thursday.
Haiti is under a state of emergency, which authorities say will give them greater freedom to combat violence, looting and general lawlessness. Despite security risks, many Haitians are trying, as best they can, to go about their normal routine. Some merchants are reopening their shops, while others are surveying damage to their businesses and wondering what to do next.