Thatcher opponents have driven the song 'Ding Dong, the Witch is Dead' to the top of Britain's pop charts. Was the 'retaliatory' promotion of a 1979 punk song fanned by fans - or a good capitalist moment?
Russia has been unmoving in its opposition to stronger action against the Assad regime, putting it at odds with the rest of the G8, meeting today in London, on how to resolve the Syrian conflict.
While neither Beijing nor Washington want to see North Korea's belligerence explode into actual conflict, Beijing is not willing to push Pyongyang too hard for fear of toppling the regime.
Margaret Thatcher, like other politicians before and after her, has appeared often in movies, TV shows and stage productions. Everyone from Meryl Streep (who received an Oscar for her performance) to Monty Python comedian Michael Palin has portrayed the 'Iron Lady.'
The global reaction to former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's death displayed the depth of her impact – like it or not.
Forensic experts in Chile are exhuming the remains of poet and communist Pablo Neruda, who died in 1973. His cause of death was recorded as cancer, but some say he was poisoned.