break political deadlock.
MOSCOW - NATO Secretary-General Javier Solana will find it hard to convince Russians on visit to Moscow to drop their stubborn opposition to expansion of the alliance.
SEOUL - Factories across South Korea geared up after more than three weeks since a controversial labour law was rammed through parliament.
COPENHAGEN - Danish extremists arrested for sending letter bombs had targeted British leftists and sports personalities married to blacks, Justice Minister Frank Jensen told the newspaper Berlingske Tidende.
RUHENGERI, Rwanda - Three Spanish aid workers were murdered - shot through the head in cold blood - when Hutu militiamen raided the houses of aid workers in Ruhengeri, northwest Rwanda,survivors said.
MILAN - Farmers brought fresh chaos to Italy`s second city, blocking roads to the main airport and soccer stadium in a fourth day of growing protests over European Union milk quotas.
LIMA - Peru`s government plotted its strategy to kick-start peace talks with Marxist rebels refusing to free 73 hostages unless a demand for the release of jailed comrades is discussed.
JERUSALEM - Palestinian President Yasser Arafat visits Hebron to celebrate Palestinian control over most of the West Bank town after 30 years of Israeli occupation, a PLO official said. Arab residents prepared a hero`s welcome for him. But Jewish settlers in the town expressed dismay.