Dado Galderi, Associated Press
Bolivians walk past signs supporting President Evo Morales in Warisata Saturday. Morales visited Warisata to campaign for a nationwide referendum on his government Aug. 10.

Cuba: Driver to stay?

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE — The commander of the Guantanamo Bay detention center said Saturday he has been researching new potential accommodations for Osama bin Laden's driver, who could be held here indefinitely regardless of the verdict at his war crimes trial.

A jury of American military officers is expected to begin deliberations Monday in the case of Salim Hamdan, a Yemeni who faces a maximum life sentence on charges of conspiracy and supporting terrorism.

Iran: 'Nuclear rights'

TEHRAN — Iran will not give up "a single iota of its nuclear rights," the country's president said Saturday, rebuffing an informal deadline to stop expanding uranium enrichment or face more sanctions.

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad made the remarks during discussions with Syrian President Bashar Assad, who arrived in Tehran Saturday for a two-day visit.

South Africa: Unity rally

PRETORIA — Nelson Mandela called for unity in South Africa's governing party at a rally marking his 90th birthday Saturday, saying the African National Congress was responsible for making him the person he is today.

The Nobel Peace Prize winner urged tens of thousands at the rally to focus their celebrations on bringing about the end of white racist rule in South Africa.

South Korea: Ejected

SEOUL — North Korea said in a statement today it will eject South Koreans from a mountain resort in the communist country, a further sign of fraying ties between the divided countries.

The move comes after a South Korean tourist was shot by a North Korean soldier at the resort last month, prompting strong protests from Seoul.

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Bolivians walk past signs supporting President Evo Morales in Warisata Saturday. Morales visited Warisata to campaign for a nationwide referendum on his government Aug. 10.

Cuba: Driver to stay?

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE — The commander of the Guantanamo Bay detention center said Saturday he has been researching new potential accommodations for Osama bin Laden's driver, who could be held here indefinitely regardless of the verdict at his war crimes trial.

A jury of American military officers is expected to begin deliberations Monday in the case of Salim Hamdan, a Yemeni who faces a maximum life sentence on charges of conspiracy and supporting terrorism.

Iran: 'Nuclear rights'

TEHRAN — Iran will not give up "a single iota of its nuclear rights," the country's president said Saturday, rebuffing an informal deadline to stop expanding uranium enrichment or face more sanctions.

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad made the remarks during discussions with Syrian President Bashar Assad, who arrived in Tehran Saturday for a two-day visit.

South Africa: Unity rally

PRETORIA — Nelson Mandela called for unity in South Africa's governing party at a rally marking his 90th birthday Saturday, saying the African National Congress was responsible for making him the person he is today.

The Nobel Peace Prize winner urged tens of thousands at the rally to focus their celebrations on bringing about the end of white racist rule in South Africa.

South Korea: Ejected

SEOUL — North Korea said in a statement today it will eject South Koreans from a mountain resort in the communist country, a further sign of fraying ties between the divided countries.

The move comes after a South Korean tourist was shot by a North Korean soldier at the resort last month, prompting strong protests from Seoul.