President Barack Obama faces a new political reality when he gives his State of the Union address on Tuesday: greater Republican power in Congress that will hamper his ability to make sweeping policy proposals
The messy aftermath of Ivory Coast's disputed election risks contaminating polls and sparking trouble elsewhere in Africa as the continent braces for around 20 national votes during 2011
Chinese foreign affairs official points the way forward for their dealings with the US, which he sees as having enough assets beyond financial might to ensure it will maintain its global position for '20 to 30 years'
The conclusion of US-Chinese summit sends positive vibes, however major rifts remaine unresolved
Afghanistan's president Karzai seeks closer ties in a milestone visit to Russia
After President Hu was met with pomp and pageantry by his US counterpart, his visit to the US Congress seems certain to be a less amiable affair
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