Further reading: love and provocation

Friday’s picks from the BB team: Sino-Japanese relations; why Asian equities markets are one-sided; and Israel estimates Iran’s nuclear power. Plus: images of Benghazi; Putin is relaxed and in charge; and the sanity of Mexico’s cartel killers.

From the FT:
China responds to Japan’s provocation, Liu Xiaoming, China’s ambassador to the UK
Asia needs more independent asset managers, Markets Insight
Israel and Iran: where red lines lie, The World
Bright spots show it isn’t all bad at Nokia, Inside Business

From elsewhere:
What We Found in Benghazi, Foreign Policy
Vladimir the victor, Economist
Hit Mexico’s Cartels With Legalization, IHT
A ministry to deal with love-related social problems is not such a bad idea, Economic Times