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Clinton accuses WikiLeaks of 'attack' on the world

WASHINGTON – Top US diplomat Hillary Clinton on Monday accused WikiLeaks of an "attack" on the world, as key American allies were left red-faced by embarrassing revelations in a vast trove of leaked memos.

Japan rejects emergency N.Korea talks proposal: report

TOKYO - The Japanese foreign minister on Monday rejected China's proposal of emergency six-party talks on North Korea aimed at defusing the crisis on the peninsula, the Wall Street Journal said.

Iran blasts kill one nuclear scientist, wounds other

TEHRAN, Iran - Two car bomb blasts killed one Iranian nuclear scientist and wounded another in Tehran on Monday, Iran's al Alam Arabic language television reported.

UN climate talks seek to bridge rich-poor divide

CANCUN, Mexico - A new round of U.N. climate talks opens on Monday with almost 200 nations meeting in Mexico in hopes of clinching an agreement on a narrow range of crunch issues dividing rich and emerging economies.

South Korea vows retaliation against any further attack

MALLIPO BEACH, South Korea - South Korean President Lee Myung-bak vowed retaliation against any further provocation by the North after it attacked an island last week as anger grew at the government's weak response.

Saudi king urged US to attack Iran: WikiLeaks

(Reuters) - Saudi King Abdullah has repeatedly urged the United States to attack Iran's nuclear program and China directed cyberattacks on the United States, according to a vast cache of U.S. diplomatic cables released on Sunday in an embarrassing leak that undermines U.S. diplomacy.

Nearly 100 children hurt in China school stampede: report

BEIJING, China (UPDATE 2) - Dozens of children were hurt, seven of them seriously, after a stampede Monday at a primary school in China's far-western Xinjiang region, state media reported.

WikiLeaks unleashes a flood of damaging US cables

WASHINGTON DC (UPDATE) - Whistleblower website WikiLeaks has unleashed a flood of US cables detailing shocking diplomatic episodes, from a nuclear standoff with Pakistan to Arab leaders urging a strike on Iran.

S.Korean president to address nation amid joint US exercise

YEONPYEONG ISLAND, South Korea – South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak was to make a televised address to his nation Monday on the crisis on the divided peninsula, as joint naval exercises with the US continue.

Haiti elections rocked by fraud charges and protests

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Haiti's elections ended in confusion on Sunday as 12 of the 18 presidential candidates denounced "massive fraud" and called for cancellation of the results as street protests erupted over voting irregularities.