Central African Republic

US puts together $1 billion aid package for Ukraine; Xi Jinping expands China's anticorruption campaign; descendants of Japanese samurai and feudal class overrepresented in upper echelons of society, finds study; UN recommends sending more troops to Central African Republic; Osama bin Laden's son-in-law to go on trial in US; and more

U.S. Prepares $1 Billion Aid Package for Ukraine

Obama set on diplomatic path with Iran; dozens of Islamists killed in Philippines; Thai government plans to deploy 10,000 police officers on election day; female politician in India blames victims for rape; UN to sanction those suspected of war crimes in Central African Republic; and more 

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Obama Reinforces Diplomatic Path on Iran

Joe Biden meets with Xi Jingping in effort to ease tensions between China and US; Thai protestors support former deputy PM; UN considers sending forces to Central African Republic; Vatican refuses to cooperate with sex abuse probe; and more 

Top of the Agenda: Biden Meets Xi as Air Defense Row Continues

Japan-China air zone rift deepens; China to place limits on interbank lending; Scottish government publishes blueprint for achieving independence; France to send troops to Central African Republic; and more 

Top of the Agenda: China, Japan Air Zone Rift Continues

South Korea'a first woman president makes national security a top priority; China needs pro-growth policies and faster reforms, says think tank; Pakistan passes anti-terrorism communications bill; new rebel alliance formed in Central African Republic

Top of the Agenda: South Korea's President-Elect Cites Security