Chen Guangcheng

Judges in Egypt boycott referendum on Morsi's powers; North Korean missile now on launch pad; Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng urges Communist Party chief to effect political reform; Taliban suicide bombers hit US-Afghan air base; Europe to act on Israel's settlement actions; and more

Egypt's Judges Boycott Morsi Referendum

Syrian rebels attack military airport near Aleppo; Chinese authorities ban fasting for Ramadan; Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng describes deterioration of human rights in China; Bangladesh bans foreign charities from helping Rohingya refugees; Greek leaders agree to new austerity plan; and more

Top of the Agenda: Syrian Rebels Capture Government Armor as Battle for Aleppo Rages

Ratko Mladic on trial at The Hague for war crimes during Bosnian war of 90s; Chen Guangcheng tells US congressional hearing his family is being harassed; Burmese president pledges to stop buying weapons from North Korea; Pakistani president will attend NATO summit; anti-Putin 'Occupy' protesters in Moscow moved on; and more

Top of the Agenda: Former Bosnian Serb Leader on Trial for War Crimes

Two bomb blasts in Damascus kill 55 and wound over 300; Chinese have detained two relatives of Chen Guangcheng; US has approved plans for three Chinese banks to expand presence in US; Sudan launches air strikes over South Sudan, violates UN resolution; and more

Top of the Agenda: Deadly Blasts in Damascus

Fears over military stoush between US and nuclear-ambitious Iran lessen; US and China plan talks over Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng, now in US custody in Beijing; Japan and US to discuss further economic and defense ties; Sudan declares state of emergency; Spain's economy continues to contract; French journalist missing in Colombia, thought to have been abducted by FARC; and more

Top of the Agenda: Lessening of War Fears Over Iran?