Putin backs Egypt military chief's run for presidency; John Kerry's visit to South Korea, China and India hoped to ease regional tensions; China plans to curb coal consumption and reduce air pollution; five killed in Venezuelan anti-government protest; 65 prisoners released from Bagram prison over US protests; and more 

Top of the Agenda

Putin Backs Sisi for Egypt Presidency

Ukraine's PM offers resignation; Thailand to hold general election; Japan raises tension over disputed islands -- in classroom; Sisi set to contest Egyptian leadership; India's central bank attempts to curb inflation; and more 

Ukraine’s PM Offers Resignation

Iran deal draws mixed reactions; Japan and China in airspace dispute; protesters march through Bangkok demanding PM's resignation; Egypt passes law to regulate protests; Swiss vote against executive pay cap; and more 

Top of the Agenda: Mixed Reactions Over Iran Deal

Egypt continues crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood; Asian governments demand explanation for US surveillance; Bank of Japan says country will reach inflation target in 2015; Syrian chemical weapons equipment destroyed; Russia targets Dagestan insurgents; and more

Top of the Agenda: Egypt Continues Brotherhood Crackdown

US to cut cash aid and military hardware transfers to Egypt; China now world's top crude oil importer; US and Vietnam sign civilian nuclear power deal; UK troops deploy for final big mission in Afghanistan; Libyan PM kidnapped and released; Azerbaijan election results announced before the vote; and more

Top of the Agenda: U.S. to Partially Cut Aid to Egypt