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1. Dozens of trucks loaded with fresh vegetables and fruit, rice, flour, chickens and milk also arrived in the capital.
2. The number of U.S. military deaths in Iraq rose to 1,500 after the military announced Thursday that a soldier was killed in action just south of the capital.
3. Thirty-one U.S. troops were reported killed in a helicopter crash and six more died in insurgent attacks Wednesday, the deadliest day(最血腥的一天) for U.S. forces in 15 years.
4. Communist Vietnam has been hit hardest by the bird flu virus, which erupted across much of Asia at the end of 2003 and has killed 46 people -- 33 Vietnamese, 12 Thais and a Cambodian.
5. Russia and Iran signed a nuclear fuel supply deal(核能燃料供應協定) long opposed by Washington on Sunday, paving the way for Iran to start up its first atomic reactor next year.
6. The agreement, inked by the two countries' nuclear energy chiefs at the Bushehr atomic plant in southern Iran, came as Tehran faced heightened pressure from the United States, which accuses it of secretly developing nuclear weapons.
7. The blast occurred at a base that occupies the former Muthanna airport, which has been targeted by insurgents several times over the last year.
8. Topless Aboriginal dancers(上空的原住民舞者) welcomed Britain’s Prince Charles in Australia’s outback(澳洲僻遠地區) on Wednesday, where locals(當地居民) were preparing to throw a bachelor party (舉行單身漢派對)for the newly engaged royal.
9. U.N. peacekeepers in northeastern Congo killed as many as 60 militia members in a vicious gunfight, the greatest number of enemy combatants killed by U.N. troops since the Congo mission was created in 1999, the U.N. said Wednesday.
10. The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) urged people in Taiwan area to take precautions against the onslaught of another continental cold mass(大陸冷氣團) that will hit the island tomorrow night.
11. Asian coastlines ravaged by the tsunami(海嘯) will take up to four years to rebuild, former U.S. President Bill Clinton said Tuesday, as Indonesian officials announced it could be another six months before a draft recovery plan is even finished.
12. Kidnapped French journalist Florence Aubenas, taken hostage with her driver in Baghdad more than seven weeks ago, made a desperate appeal for help in a video tape released by Iraqi insurgents on Tuesday.
13. A source close to Hong Kong's government, who declined to be identified, told Reuters that Chinese leaders in Beijing accepted Hong Kong's Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa's resignation last Saturday.
14. A two-month old baby in China can call his mother for feeding(叫母親餵奶), instead of crying for attention. When the baby wants feeding he calls "Mama, Mama". Mrs Wang at Beijing city says she discovered her baby could speak when the baby was only 2 months old, reports Beijing Times.
15. An Iranian woman has requested a divorce from her husband on the grounds that(因為) he has not washed for more than a year. “My husband says he does not like water and does not want to take a shower ...He doesn’t even wash his face when he wakes up in the morning,” Mina, 36, was quoted as saying in court.