As the death toll has surged in Mexico, many have feared the impact on the electoral process. But the 2012 presidential race has been quiet, though not necessarily for good reasons, argues InSight Crime.
Ansar Dine, the Islamist group that controls Mali's north, destroyed historic tombs and damaged a mosque this weekend, saying the religious landmarks constitute idolatry.
Ansar Dine, the Islamist militia that shares control of Mali's north, is just the latest in long line of zealots of many faiths who destroyed the monuments of other faiths thought to be superstitious.
SideCar matches up drivers with passengers who need a lift, helping to reduce urban congestion, fight climate change, and create a sense of community.
Mexico's presidential election today is a choice between four candidates – and not voting at all.