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North Korea

North Korea's military seeks talks with the United States to discuss "peace and security on the Korean peninsula."


The death toll in the sinking of the MV "Blue Water Princess" of the coast of Luzon in the Philippines rises to 15.


Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency reach agreement on resolving the disputes over the Iranian nuclear program.


Indonesia and the Philippines agree to expand intelligence sharing with hopes that it will help track down two suspects in the 2002 Bali bombings.

The Philippines Government says a deal to expand intelligence sharing with Indonesia will help it track down two key suspects wanted over the 2002 Bali bombings.

Gran Telescopio Canarias

The world's third largest optical telescope, the 10.4m Gran Telescopio Canarias on the island of La Palma, starts its commissioning observations.

Conrad Black

Conrad Black is found guilty on three charges of fraud and one charge of obstruction of justice in Chicago.

2007 Pan American Games

The Fifteenth Pan American Games begin in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.