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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

Turkish riot police fire tear gas and water cannons at protesters; Taiwan to meet with China; Vietnamese PM wins support of less than half of parliament in confidence vote; Mandela still in hospital; Pakistan claims India entered its airspace; and more

Top of the Agenda: Turkish Riot Police Enter Gezi Park

Syrian opposition leader takes seat on Arab League; North Korea says it is nearly combat-ready and threatens to strike US and South Korea; Vietnam accuses Chinese vessel of firing at fishing boat in South China Sea; Australia to shut down base in Afghanistan; Cyprus banks to stay shut; and more

Top of the Agenda: Syrian Opposition Takes Arab League Seat

Egyptian protests turn violent; China warns Vietnam to stop oil exploration in South China Sea; former Thai president faces murder charges; Pakistan Taliban has new leader; Argentina files complaint over US limits on beef and lemon exports; and more

Top of the Agenda: Egyptian Protests Turn Violent as Crisis Intensifies

NATO foreign ministers expected to approve Turkey's request for deployment of Patriot missiles; Vietnam boosts patrols in South China Sea; official campaigning for Japanese election kicks off; Iran claims it captured US drone; Rwandans react to UK aid freeze; and more

Top of the Agenda: Bolstering Turkey's Air Defenses