Obama, Hu open key talks in Beijing
CHINA: US President Barack Obama on Tuesday
launched into the formal business of his visit to China, sitting
down with his opposite number Hu Jintao to discuss trade tensions
and US calls for a stronger yuan.
Revive Mideast peace - Sarkozy
Warns risk of extremist backlash:
SAUDI ARABIA: French President Nicolas Sarkozy
urged Israel and the Palestinians to promptly revive the Middle East
peace process or else risk an extremist backlash, in an interview
published here Tuesday.