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Russia presses on in Georgia conflict
Russian forces broadened their crushing offensive against Georgia on Monday, and Georgian officials feared the worst -- that the Russian invasion would mean the end of their country's independence.



Attacks in Iraqi province upstage amnesty offer
The Iraqi government on Monday suspended a massive military operation in Diyala province, northeast of Baghdad, offering a limited amnesty to insurgents who surrender by the end of the week.



Al Qaeda denounces Pakistan's Musharraf
Pakistan's beleaguered President Pervez Musharraf, a U.S. ally, on Monday received a direct violent threat from al Qaeda while his political opponents convened parliament to begin impeachment proceedings against him.



N.Y. judge orders doctor for Pakistani defendant
A judge on Monday ordered the U.S. government to provide a doctor within 24 hours to tend to the bullet wounds of a Pakistani woman charged with trying to kill U.S. employees in an Afghanistan gunfight.



Tension with U.S. rises as Russia pushes invasion
Russia pressed its invasion of Georgia by land, sea and air, striking far beyond contested South Ossetia as the Kremlin brushed aside a cease-fire offer and disputed Georgia's claim to have pulled its forces out of the rebel enclave.



Tension with U.S. rises as Russia pushes invasion
Russia pressed its invasion of Georgia by land, sea and air, striking far beyond contested South Ossetia as the Kremlin brushed aside a cease-fire offer and disputed Georgia's claim to have pulled its forces out of the rebel enclave.



A great place for Special K lovers to wait
If you ever have a chance to hitch a ride from Baghdad to Baqouba on a Black Hawk helicopter at night in the middle of a minor sandstorm, don't take it. This isn't a knock on the pilots of the 1st Infantry Division's Combat Aviation Brigade, who are experts at their trade.



U.S. ally Georgia declares state of war
MOSCOW -- Russian troops poured into Georgia Saturday as fighter jets unleashed bombs across the country, ratcheting up fears that a war has begun on Europe's border.



U.S. coach's in-law is slain
An assailant stabbed to death the father-in-law of the head coach of the U.S. men's indoor volleyball team on Saturday and wounded the mother-in-law and a tour guide before jumping to his own death, a brutal act that darkened the mood in China just hours after the dazzling onset of the Summer Olympics.



In China, Bush praises economy but calls for freedoms
President Bush started his four-day visit to China on Friday by sending a mixed message of both praise for Chinese economic policy and admonishments to Chinese leaders to respect religious and political freedoms, a strategy that has so far marked his three-nation Asian tour.