Editorialists around the country weigh in on Obama’s surprise Nobel Peace Prize. Some offer suggestions on who should have gotten the award. Others see liberal politics at play - a way to jab at George W. Bush.
Russians are surprised, but largely welcoming of Obama's prize.
President Barack Obama's Nobel Peace Prize is praised in many countries as a reflection of a "new hope" in world politics, but others worry it came too soon. A global roundup of views.
2009 Nobel Peace Prize to Obama reflects European appreciation for his cooperative, engaged approach to world politics.
Anna Politkovskaya was murdered three years ago, but her killers have not been brought to justice. Russian journalists say that's a sign of how dangerous their jobs have become.
Venezuela's Chávez recently bought tanks and missiles from Russia. Several countries – including Brazil, Colombia, and Chile – are increasing their defense spending in a region that faces no major external threats.
Iran appeared to understand there was new urgency on the nuclear issue, agreeing at the Geneva talks to open its second enrichment facility to inspectors.
Beijing is against sanctions as a matter of principle – and because of recent multi-billion dollar energy deals with Iran.