Deposed king vows to stay in Nepal
Nepal's former king said Wednesday he is not
going to leave his country even though the monarchy has been
abolished. Ex-King Gyanendra, 60, made remarks to reporters before
departing the Narayanhiti royal palace in Kathmandu.
Obama VP team discusses 20 possible picks
Sen. Barack Obama's vice presidential search
team on Tuesday shared with a Democratic senator the names of about
20 people under consideration to be the presumptive Democratic
nominee's running mate.
Japan vows future emissions cut
Japan will aim to reduce greenhouse gas
emissions by 60-80% by 2050. Announcing the target, Prime Minister
Yasuo Fukuda said Japan could match the EU in cuts over the next 10
years, but did not set targets on this timescale.