Latest Ukraine protests kill dozens; Japanese economy may reverse 15 years of deflation; fatter, taller soldiers in China struggle to fit into tanks; North American leaders meet in Mexico for trade talks; tensions rise in bid to find successor to Robert Mugabe; and more 

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Dozens Killed in Ukraine Protests

US and Russia work on deal to dismantle Syria's chemical weapons programme; North Korea may have restarted nuclear reactor; Japan raises sales tax to ease country's debt; suicide bomber kills 35 in Iraq; teachers clash with police in Mexico; and more

Top of the Agenda: U.S., Russia Seek Deal on Syrian Weapons

Tunisians gather to protest transitional government; anti-government protestors in Thailand rally against amnesty bill; North Korea proposes another round of talks with South Korea; Yemen foils al-Qaeda plot; Mexico launches energy reform; and more

Top of the Agenda: Mass Protest March in Tunisia

Son of former Pakistani PM kidnapped; tensions between China and Japan heightened; Asian economies prepare for regional free-trade agreement; Mexico proposes bank reform to make loans cheaper; Israel approves new settlements near Ramallah; and more

Top of the Agenda: Pakistani Ex-PM's Son Abducted Before Sunday Vote

Car bomb targets Baath Party in Damascus; Bo Xilai on hunger strike; South Korea and US to stage joint military drills; Indian workers stage two-day strike; Human Rights Watch faults Mexico over 150 disappearances; and more

Top of the Agenda: Car Bomb Targets Ruling Baath Party in Damascus