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North Korea re-started a disputed reactor at its main nuclear research facility hours after the inauguration of South Korea's new president, which was attended by U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell, the State Department confirmed Thursday.

The International War Crimes Tribunal in The Hague on Thursday sentenced former Bosnian Serb leader Biljana Plavsic, who pleaded guilty to war crimes committed against non-Serbs during the 1992-95 war in Bosnian, to 11 years in prison.

New York Times reporter Judith Miller talks about Iraqi opposition groups that have been meeting in Kurdish northern Iraq to discuss the appointment of an interim government in the case of Saddam Hussein's deposition.

The debate in the U.S. Senate over the judicial nomination of Miguel Estrada has stretched into its third week. Two U.S. Senators discuss the embattled nomination and the politics of the confirmation process.