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Obama offers "rough sketch" of foreign policy for second term; 100th Tibetan monk self-immolates to protest Chinese rule over Tibet; Muslim insurgents killed during raid on Thai military base; Mexican president presents crime prevention plan; NATO air strike kills civilians in Afghanistan; and more

Top of the Agenda: Obama Sheds Light on Foreign Policy in State of the Union

Greece avoids default by selling sort-term treasury bills; Dalai Lama asks Japanese lawmakers to investigate spate of self-immolations; Hillary Clinton in Australia for defense talks; UK wary of giving aid to Rwanda; Angela Merkel visits Portugal, reception cold; and more 

Top of the Agenda: Greece Raises Funds to Avoid Default

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

Spain's recession deepens as GDP contracts; Burmese president reshuffles cabinet; two Tibetan teenagers set themselves on fire in protest; France will recognise interim Syrian government, says Hollande; Colombia in talks with FARC rebels; and more

Top of the Agenda: Spain's Recession Worsens

Netanayahu insists Iran is developing nuclear weapons, therefore Israel is justified in attacking Iran's nuclear facilities; Asian markets drop in response to China's slowing economic growth; Tibetan teen is latest to set fire to himself as protest against Beijing's Tibet policy; Syria consents to United Nations visit; thousands protest in Russia after Putin's win; and more

Top of the Agenda: Israel's Netanyahu Addresses AIPAC