By Julian Pecquet - 09/18/12 12:06 PM EDT
Separately, Burma's leaders announced they had released 514 prisoners ahead of President Thein Sein's visit to the United Nations this month. [Wall Street Journal].
In other news:
Relations between the United States and China are coming under renewed strain. [The Wall Street Journal]
France has opened an investigation to identify the organizers of a protest outside the U.S. Embassy over the weekend. [The New York Times]
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