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Mexico City Drivers Get a Pass on New Year's

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Relief Efforts Take Hold in Iran

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U.N. Plans New Year, Government in Liberia

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Troops Learn More About Iraq Insurgency

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Bomb Kills 5 at Baghdad Restaurant

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New Leader, Old Corruption in Kenya

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UNICEF: African Children at Dire Risk

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Letter Bombs Target European Officials

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Baker Returns to U.S. with Iraq Pledges

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Papal Envoy Killed in Burundi

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Debt Traps Afghan Villagers in Opium Trade

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Iran Aid Efforts Focus on Survivors

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Troubled Region Sees a Disarming Trend

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Despite Sanctions, U.S. Aid Flows to Iran

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