World headlines showed a mix of emotions – but a lot of common ground on how much impact this may have on prospects for peace.
A sole joint committee between Israelis and Palestinians survives 17 years after the Oslo Accords: the one on water.
The Palestinians are seeking a global mandate for statehood at the United Nations. Israel warns the move would nullify the Oslo Accords.
Norway has a liberal paternity leave policy that places equal responsibilities on men and women. In turn, this progressively redefines traditional gender roles.
After three weeks of losses, cheap crude attracted buyers, raising oil prices for the second straight day. The elections, hurricane Sandy, and China's 18th Party Congress also helped push oil prices up.