WikiLeaks on Tuesday released a secret cable that reveals how a Brazilian 'terrorist' got a US visa last year. But the question remains: Did the move amount to a policy change by the Obama administration?
South Korea's statement that it intends this year to begin preparations to reunify the Koreas will likely irk China and the North, which could consider it a provocation.
A handful of Palestinian women have taken up race car driving in the West Bank, and although there's been resistance, these women are too good to shut out.
For the younger, more urbanized generation in Africa, film may be the dominant artistic medium, but for the continent's older generations, music remains central to identity.
Iran, which has repeatedly blamed foreign meddling for the spate of protests and complaints of election fraud there last year, executed a man for allegedly spying for Israel on Tuesday.
A holiday season roundup of this week's news from Africa's Great Lakes region: women march in the Congo for more legal action against rapists, Rwandan journalists petition for changes to defamation laws, and Al Shabab remains a threat in Burundi.