UN urges restart of Syria peace talks; Chinese economy cools; US investigators believe missing airliner flew four hours after last contact; Libyan PM flees; more killed in Venezuela protests; and more 


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UN Urges Resumption of Syria Peace Talks

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

US questions al-Qaeda suspect seized in Libya; China dominant force at APEC meeting; Boeing suffers in Japan Airlines $9.5 billion deal with Airbus; fresh bid to capture Kony in Uganda; US debt default would dwarf Lehman Brothers fiasco; and more

Top of the Agenda: U.S. Questioning al-Qaeda Suspect Seized in Libya

France's adventure in Mali is both a result, and potential cause, of instability, and highlights once again the often-forgotten issues surrounding foreign military intervention

For now, French Prime Minister Francois Hollande may well consider France’s intervention in Mali a success. French airstrikes and ground troops halted the rebel advance toward Mali’s capital and weakened rebel control of the North.

Protesters storm Libyan parliament preventing vote to approve new cabinet; South Korea brings foreign journalists to disputed islands; Tibetan man dies in fifty-third case of self-immolation protests against Chinese rule; Imran Khan to stage anti-drone protest; Mau Mau veterans win ruling against United Kingdom; and more

Top of the Agenda: Libyan Protesters Storm Assembly Over Cabinet Lineup