The United States and Afghanistan have signed a historic agreement “that defines a new kind of relationship between our countries."
The United States is deeply concerned by the continuing unrest in Mali and the latest round of violence there.
Ms. Tymoshenko is serving a seven year sentence in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv.
It is estimated that one million civilians are still in urgent need of humanitarian assistance.
Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other members of the National League for Democracy have taken their seats in parliament.
Initiative that would encourage a network of economic, transit, energy, and people-to-people connections.
"The world will be well-served if American leadership remains as essential today as it has in the past."