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January election set in bleeding Iraq
Iraq chose January 30 for its first democratic election in decades on Sunday, but violence in Sunni Muslim areas underlined the challenge of holding polls on time. ...  | Read.. 
China plane crash kills 53
A China Eastern commuter plane crashed into a frozen lake seconds after takeoff in Inner Mongolia today, killing 53 people on board and one on the ground, the airline and sta ...  | Read.. 
Reform riddle in Myanmar release
As the man who was Myanmar's second most prominent political prisoner enjoyed his first full day of freedom today, speculation deepened as to whether Min Ko Naing's sudden re ...  | Read.. 
Israel shadow in Powell exit
Colin Powell, the outgoing US secretary of state, was given his marching orders after telling President George W. Bush that he wanted greater power to confront Israel ove ...  | Read.. 
Rescuers search the wreckage of the plane in a lake in Baotou in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. (Reuters)
China plane crash kills 53
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Poncho parade on power catwalk
World leaders, visibly uneasy, donned brightly colored blanket-style ponchos on Sunday instead of so..  | Read.. 
Thai PM in peace chase with paper
Struggling to end 10 months of unrest and bloodshed in Thailand's Muslim south, Prime Minister Thak..  | Read.. 
21 Maoists killed in clash
Nepali troops killed at least 21 Maoist rebels and lost 13 ...  | Read.. 

Blair to spell out poll plan
Britain's Tony Blair will spell out this week his legislati ...  | Read.. 

Bush nudges N. Korea to talks table
President George W. Bush declared a united front on Saturda ...  | Read.. 

Charles to set record straight
Prince Charles will hit back tomorrow at government accusat ...  | Read.. 

Dinner damper
An elaborate state dinner tonight for President George W. B ...  | Read..