Despite the United Nations' insistence, the Sudanese Army is refusing to pull out of Abyei until Ethiopian peacekeeping forces are fully deployed.
The online outpouring of anger and sympathy after a weekend bullet train accident in China killed at least 39 people has highlighted a robust criticism that exists online, sometimes beyond the reach of even the most powerful Chinese Internet censors. A number of recent online campaigns have managed to raise awareness of issues the government would have otherwise been able to keep out of the public eye. In some cases, protests have even prompted a government response. Here are four:
The Latin American hero's body was exhumed by order of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez last year to prove that Bolivar was murdered, but the study was inconclusive.
British Foreign Secretary William Hague backed up Mustafa Abdul Jalil's comment yesterday that rebels would be willing to sign an agreement allowing Qaddafi to remain in Libya.
Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez's silence during his initial trip to Cuba for cancer treatment raised speculation about his future. Now he is trying to remain in the public eye.
A report on the impact of climate change predicts that Mali's agricultural output will suffer greatly, which could exacerbate problems such as unemployment and security problems.
Last week's attacks in Norway have put Western Europe's far right in the spotlight, despite their rapid condemnation of Anders Behring Breivik's actions. These parties share some of the anti-immigrant and anti-Islam opinions that spurred Mr. Breivik. Who are some of these rising parties on the right? (RELATED STORY: Norway massacre likely to ramp up monitoring of right-wing groups)
Some commentary points to sympathy for the views of the Norwegian man alleged to have murdered 76 people last Friday in a terrorist attack that has stunned Norway.
Leave It Better has found a way to get kids excited about eating fresh vegetables by teaching them to grow the produce they eat themselves.