The United States and India have reached an agreement on reprocessing U.S.-obligated nuclear material.
Burma's leading opposition party says it won't take part in national elections to be held sometime this year.
The Paris Club agreed to erase $441 million as the Club’s contribution under the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries initiative.
"This agreement is a win for America's pork producers, whose safe and high-quality exports can now flow freely into China."
Freedom of expression, including freedom of press, speech, assembly, movement and association remained problematic in Vietnam in 2009.
The principles enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights are a timeless standard that every country should uphold.
The United Nations has designated March 22nd World Water Day.