In Washington, the House of Representatives passed a compromise budget deal that preserves tax cuts for most Americans. The deal prevented drastic automatic spending cuts and tax increases going into effect.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has arrived in Washington to stop a "bad" nuclear deal with Iran. The visit has caused discord with US President Barack Obama.
Unyielding support for Israel has long been a bipartisan pillar of US foreign policy. But Prime Minister Netanyahu's planned address to Congress has further strained his already tense relationship with the White House.
Amid high expectations, Indian PM Narendra Modi's government has unveiled its first full budget designed to boost growth in Asia's third-largest economy. DW speaks to analyst Milan Vaishnav on the new budget's potential.
The genie's out of the bottle - the rapprochement between Cuba and the United States is starting to take shape. In April the two countries will take the first step by reopening their embassies.
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