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US government reopens after 16-day shutdown; Japan considers imposing more foreign tariffs; Nigeria expects to win seat on UN Security Council; Pakistani minister killed in suicide bomb; and more

Top of the Agenda: Government Reopens After 16-Day Shutdown

No breakthrough on Iran nuclear programme; prominent Chinese sign open letter urging government to ratify human rights treaty; Dennis Rodman and Harlem Globetrotters arrive in North Korea; six killed in suicide bomb in Mali; Chuck Hagel confirmed as US defense secretary; and more

Top of the Agenda: No Breakthrough on Iran Nuclear Program