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Western Nations Pledge New Aid to Afghanistan

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Dutch Weigh Ban on Traditional Islamic Dress

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Secular Palestinians Fear Social Changes Under Hamas

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The Marketplace Report: Europe's Greenspan Goodbye

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Tijuana Residents Rally Against High Crime Rate

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Officials Agree to Delay Approach to Iran Nuclear Program

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Netherlands Weighs Involvement in Afghanistan

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Iraqi Bank Undertakes Ambitious Modernization

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Aid May Be Cut to Hamas-Led Palestinian Regime

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Top Al Qaeda Official Criticizes U.S. in New Tape

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Avian Flu Confirmed in Northern Iraq

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Woodruff Injury Highlights Dangers for Reporters

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Hamas Official Lays Out Post-Election Plans

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Rice: No Aid for Hamas-Led Government

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Beijing Kicks Off Year of the Dog with a Bang

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