1. As crisis between Tibetans and Chinese continues and spreads ahead of Olympic Games, UK signals China may talk to Dalai Lama.
2. News reports say Senator McCain 'misspoke' linking Iran to al-Qaeda in Iraq, but evidence suggests he was correct in noting cooperation.
3. Bomb blast in Indian Kashmir injures 22. Claimed by Hezb-ul-Mujahedeen.
4. Pakistani Intelligence Bureau chief, Ijaz Shah, steps down. Was accused by Benazir Bhutto of plotting against her.
Presidential Council Approves Iraqi Provincial Elections Law - FOX
McCain 'Stumbles' on Iran and Al Qaeda - Wall Street Journal
McCain Was Right, Iran Works with Al Qaeda - Weekly Standard
Backgrounder: Iran's Secret Plan For Mayhem - New York Sun
Analysis: Dangerous Liaisons: Dispelling the Sunni-Shia Myth - ThreatsWatch
Intelligence Bureau chief removed - DAWN
'No FBI agents in Pakistan,' says Cheema after four injured in bombing - Daily Times
Pakistan Elects First Female Speaker of Parliament - Bloomberg
Zardari may be next Pakistan PM - NDTV