Bush says "no" to giving Pakistan nuclear deal
U.S. President George W. Bush told Pakistani
President Pervez Musharraf he opposed giving Pakistan the same kind
of nuclear agreement just reached with arch rival India.
Hamas rejects recognition of Israel despite Russian appeal
ISLAMIST militant group Hamas rejected Russian
appeals for it to recognise Israel or disband its armed wing, senior
leaders of the group said on Saturday.
Pakistani troops clash with tribal militants, nearly 50 dead
PAKISTANI troops backed by helicopter gunships
killed at least 46 tribal militants in clashes with insurgents angry
at an earlier raid on a rebel camp, officials said.