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France urges West to stand firm on Iran's nuclear programme; Australia-Indonesia spying row continues; elderly US tourist detained in North Korea; US and Afghanistan reach security agreement; fracking approved in Botswana but not used; and more 

Top of the Agenda: France Says West Must Stand Firm on Iran

Debate over US government shutdown shifts to debt celing; US and Japan to modernise defense alliance to counter North Korea's nuclear programme; Fukushima nuclear reactor has new leak; Gambia withdraws from Commonwealth; scores killed in refugee boat tragedy off Italian coast; and more

Top of the Agenda: Shutdown Continues as Focus Shifts to Debt Ceiling

Egyptians throng streets demanding Morsi's resignation; John Kerry urges ASEAN nations to ease tensions in South China Sea; Japan, US and South Korea to boost trilateral cooperation in curbing North Korea's nuclear programme; Croatia joins the EU; and more

Top of the Agenda: Egyptians Throng Streets, Demanding Morsi's Ouster

Obama to restrict use of unmanned drone strikes following civilian deaths; Asian markets tumble after Chinese economic data released; political tensions rise in Malaysia; car bomb kills 12 in Pakistan; Iran advances nuclear programme; and more

Top of the Agenda: Obama to Restrict Drone Targets

Obama reaffirms safety commitment to South Korea, calls on North Korea to give up nuclear programme; Malaysia's opposition leader plans rally to protest alleged electoral fraud; Imran Khan conscious and stable in hospital after fall at rally; Brazilians wins top WTO job; and more

Top of the Agenda: Obama Reaffirms Security Commitment to South Korea