New US move to halt arms proliferation
A Bush administration plan targeting assets of
companies doing business with North Korea, Iran and Syria will give
the United States an important new tool as it seeks to halt the
spread of weapons of mass destruction, U.S. officials and experts
said on Monday.
Arroyo faces renewed attacks after admission
Opponents of Philippine President Gloria
Macapagal Arroyo stepped up calls for her to resign on Tuesday after
she admitted talking to an election official during vote-counting,
but analysts said she appeared safe for now.