Muslims have protested Danish and Dutch actions they see as insulting to Islam.
Recent damage caused some to question the need to better protect undersea communication cables from attack.
At a time of layoffs and budget cuts at traditional newspapers, foundations and donors are funding new journalism ventures.
An online mapping project depicts violence reported by ordinary Africans. But inaccurate or biased reports can serve to inflame tensions.
An attack in Lahore, the first since Bhutto's assassination, raises fresh worries about security for Feb. 18 elections.
Iranian video shows apparently routine activity by Iranian patrol boats, while Pentagon officials say radio threat may not have been from Iranian forces.
The attack Thursday in Diyarbakir reinforces pressure on Turkish authorities to continue aerial bombing of PKK positions in northern Iraq. Fighting between the PKK and Turkish security forces threatens to destabilize Kurdish northern Iraq and make Iraqi political reconciliation more difficult.