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From the VOA News Center in Washington, I am Robert Burns:

 

The United States and Israel are warning to Iran they will defend themselves if threatened to respond / of Iranian missile tests. Israel’s Defense Minister Ehod Barak says Israel is focusing on the diplomacy with Iran, but he says Israel is not afraid to take action if its vital security interests are threatened. US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice issued a similar warning, but the / came as Iran fired another round of long-range missiles, the second such test in the past two days. VOA’s Sonia Pace has more from London:

 

Iran tested yet more missiles overnight, Iranian state television showed the pictures of missiles striking through the night sky. Iranian media said the test launch included medium and long range missiles, and torpedoes. Reports said the weapons were fired from ships in the Persian Golf and from underground. This was the second such test within two days. On Wednesday, Iran reported firing nine test missiles including the long range Jihad III, which, it says, has a range of 2,000 kilometers and could reach Israel and other US allies in the Middle East and South Asia.

 

The commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards says the missile test show Tehran’s strength against its enemies. Iran has repeatedly said it is preparing to guard against all retaliated harshly to do attacks, it says, Israel and the United States are planning against Iranian nuclear facilities. Sonia Pace, VOA report, London.

 

Turkish Prime Minister R P said both Baghdad and Iraq’s Kurdish regional government have played their support in /, despite of Kurdish rebels based on Northern Iraq. P wonders during his visit to Baghdad, said the rebels had once attacked on Turkey from bases of Iraq, threatening not only those countries but the entire region, but he said later he will not allow the rebels of the Turkish / Party to poison relations between Iraq and Turkey.

 

Israeli troops have killed an unarmed Palestinian along the border with the Gaza Stripe in the first / incident since Israel signed a truce with Hamas last month. The army says the solider shouted the Palestinian / / to ignore others to stop him from walking the border crossing. The troops later discovered the teenager was unarmed.

 

President Bush has signed a legislation expanding the US government’s surveillance powers. VOA’s Polar Waston reports from the White House, the measure also protects telecommunication’s companies from lawsuits for the assistance they provide to help track potential terrorist suspects.

 

One day, after the bill cleared the Congress, the President signed it into law. “Today, I am pleased to sign a landmark legislation that is inviolate to the security of our people.”

 

The measure is the most extensive revision of US surveillance law in 30 years. It is designed to enable intelligence agencies to move quickly to monitor communications involving terror suspects, in some cases was out of special / /. The President says it will give United States a much needed tool to track terrorists abroad, while respecting liberties at home. It includes a controversial provision that he has deemed essential, they go immunity for telephone companies that have voluntarily cooperated with such wire taps, since the September 11th, 2001 attacks on the United States. In the end, most members of the legislature acknowledged that without the / of unity, telephone companies will be reluctant to cooperate with further emergency wire attacks. Polar Waston, VOA News, the White House.

 

The US envoy to the six-nation talks on dismantling North Korea’s nuclear programme, say, negotiators have an agreement on principle were verifying Pyongyang’s /. US Assessment Secretary of State Christopher Hill told reporters in Beijing, the parties agreed on the mechanism of determining whether or not North Korea is hiding any nuclear material. But he said a lot of work still has to be done.

 

The India’s Prime Minister is seeking a vote of confidence in Parliament to determine both the form of a new India’s coalition government and his proposed nuclear deal with the US. Prime Minister / / the president on Thursday to formally request the confidence vote.

 

I’m Robert Burns, VOA News, more news on the internet at voanews.com

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