The Africa-South America summit’s big personalities dominated the show. But some concrete proposals, like the plan for a Bank of the South, also came from it.
The "bad boys" of the international stage, Iran's President Ahmadinejad, Libya's Colonel Qaddafi, and Venezuela's Hugo Chavez, face more opposition than usual this time.
The governing Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) had asked Parliament to endorse the release of convicted Lockerbie bomber Megrahi as "consistent with the principles of Scottish justice," but the lawmakers rejected the bid Tuesday.
Despite recent deals to lure Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi away from his pariah status, many Europeans still see him as a serial human rights violator and 1970s-style Arab dictator.
Former British ambassador to Iran suggests ways to negotiate over nuclear policy.
Furor over Abdelbaset al-Megrahi's release deepened as a Scottish parliamentarian, who is a doctor, cast doubt on the claim that Megrahi has only three months to live.
As trade between Italy and Libya expands, Italy to honor Qaddafi with Air Force's aerobatics team. But some Italians compare this 'undeserved' honor to Scotland's release of Lockerbie bomber.
Scotland's justice minister, and his party, are in the hot seat after releasing a man convicted of murdering 270. Victims' families demand more information.