Ousted UN diplomat tells us his concerns about Afghanistan. Has Stalin had unfair press?
The Italian Prime Minister may now face trial for corruption and Saturn's got a new ring.
What next for Afghanistan? We examine the West's options. And Kenyan rivals re-arm.
A top Rwanda genocide suspect is handed over for trial. And Brazilians suffer in Ireland.
One of Rwanda's most wanted genocide suspects is caught. A German magazine bans models.
Interviews, news and analysis of the day's global events.
Ireland backs EU's Lisbon Treaty and an in-depth look at policing in our cities.
Rio wins the right to host the 2016 Olympics. And David Letterman's tv confession.
We go to earthquake-hit Padang & look at Obama's gamble in backing the US Olympics bid.
The US engages with Burma and punishment for people who use mobile phones in the theatre.
Deadly tsunami strikes Samoa and why the Sun withdraws support for the British government
Saudi Arabia disturbances and the secret of champagne bubbles.
Strong opinions over Polanski arrest and new plans to curb British bank bonuses.
Merkel wins German election; Swiss detain Roman Polanski over child sex 32 years ago
Philippines devestation with Manila underwater. Polanksi arrested on 1977 rape charges.
A double suicide bombing hits Pakistan; and German leaders help voters make their minds up
Two more bombings in northwest Pakistan, and would you pay a dollar to befriend a gorilla?
Iran's new nuclear facility steals centre stage at the G20 in Pittsburgh.
Obama demands nuclear compliance from Iran and the G20 review the global financial system
Water found on the moon & Tony Blair tells us why he's still optimistic about the MidEast
Is the AIDS vaccine a breakthrough? UN discusses nuclear weapons; and we meet a mud lark
Free healthcare in Africa, how cooking food has changed humans, and Gaddaffi's tent.