Assange defends the publishing of classified diplomatic cables as a right to freedom of expression, but turned to a country that has been accused of limiting press freedom in recent years.
Environmental consciousness may be on the rise in Brazil, but only 22 percent of Brazilians know what Rio+20 – the global sustainability conference they are hosting – is, writes a guest blogger.
Freedom of the press is under threat in much of the Americas, according to a Freedom House report.
A look at the 2012 Freedom House ranking of 197 countries according to their relative freedom.
Oil prices, which fell below $97 a barrel on Monday, are not poised to surge in the long run because long-term production is declining. Better technology and, if needed, higher oil prices mean the long predicted peak in oil production is a long way off.
Like mini quiches, these mini pies have a short crust pastry filled with an egg and cheese custard.
Between the eurozone crisis, rising challenges from rivals, and growing French dissatisfaction with his leadership, Sarkozy has reason to worry about his reelection prospects.