The debate around exchange rates and trade balances is new again, thanks to the current economic environment.
Britain's education reformers should learn the lessons of Sweden's school voucher system.
A Barbie doll wears a dress made by the Philippines' top fashion designers at a charity auction at a hotel in Manila's Makati financial district on March 17. Ballet Philippines, a dance institution, auctioned 201 Barbie dolls and raised 1.5 million pesos ($32,900) for scholarships to benefit underprivileged dancers.
The Ulster Unionist Party, once the powerful voice of pro-British activism in Northern Ireland, has turned to Freddy Mercury impersonator Flash Harry to improve its political standing.
Malaysia's opposition coalition is struggling to stay united as their popular leader Anwar Ibrahim focuses on his sodomy trial. Already four lawmakers have defected.
Though focused on wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the US must mind other trouble spots.
As the Somalia government fends off militant group Al Shabab, the Al Qaeda-linked insurgency shows its power through intimidation of a whistle-blower.