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Euro jumps as 34 billion euro bailout agreed for Greece; new anti-nuclear political group formed in Japan; satellite images show increased activity at North Korean missile launch site; Yasser Arafat's body exhumed to test for polonium; Congo rebels set terms for withdrawal from Goma; and more

Top of the Agenda: Markets Jump After Eurozone Deal on Greek Aid

US and Afghanistan in peace talks with Taliban; Xi says US should respect China's core interests; Thai police say Iranians arrested for attempted bomb attack were targeting Israeli diplomats; Iran offers to return to international nuclear talks for first time in a year; Greek finance minister says Greece is being forced out of euro; horrific scenes at Honduras prison fire scene; and more

Top of the Agenda: US and Afghanistan in Talks With Taliban

New eurozone rescue plan would write down 50 percent of Greece's public debt; Euro itself now under threat, say experts; Islamist militants ambush Filipino soldiers on island of Jolo; suspected suicide bomber attacks church in central Java; World Bank triples aid to Horn of Africa; French Left wins majority in Senate for first time in 50 years, threatening Sarkozy's re-election bid; and more

Top of the Agenda: Eurozone Leaders Debate Debt Crisis Solution

Dominique Strauss-Kahn finds himself on the wrong side of the very essence of being a French privileged high-flyer, and it turns out that guilty or not, the sun has proven way too close for this Icarus.

The so-called “Great Seducer” is hardly cold in his prison cell, yet the world’s financial elite is jockeying and lobbying for placing a successor to run the International Monetary Fund.

Egypt protests continue--four activists killed, up to 1000 arrested; China now willing to 'contain' North Korea, says US; Australia considers temporary tax to help pay for flood reconstruction; Arab protests spread to Yemen; Haitian ruling party withdraws support for its candidate; Sarkozy defends Euro, says he and Merkel would never let it fail; and more

Top of the Agenda: Egypt Protests Continue for Third Day