Team Obama is more pragmatic and less ideological than its predecessors, say diplomats and campaign advisers. Afghanistan will be a foreign-policy priority.
This weekend, Cubans reflect on Fidel Castro's legacy: universal healthcare and a strong education system, but limits on freedom of expression and the struggle under a US embargo.
Czech President Vaclav Klaus, an economist and self-proclaimed 'Euro-dissident,' is critical of much of the governing body's efforts.
Readers write about why India should not give up Kashmir to Pakistan.
Foreign licenses, such as the BBC's, could be yanked as Baku tilts away from the West.
Economic angst is prompting more rallies Sunday. How will the Kremlin react?
Control of roads and rural areas vexes coalition effort.
Wealthy Russians and Chinese buy antiques to recover pieces of their heritage.
Cuba's new president is not as close to Venezuela's Hugo Chávez as Fidel Castro. But Raul and Chávez need each other, now more than ever, say analysts.