President warns south Sudan; US wants Twitter data; white girls "easy meat" for abusers?
Riots over food prices; the US Labour Secretary on unemployment; and the stuttering King.
Blatter "expects" a winter World Cup; South Sudan ready for referendum; and retiring ants
Should caring for parents become a legal duty? Coptic Christmas and the science of singing
Israel sets up inquiry into NGOs; industrial espionage at Renault; female Jewish scribe
Pakistan editor backs killing of governor; re-writing Mark Twain; the vulture that strayed
John Kerry on Sudan referendum; state funeral for Salman Taseer; is being bald bad?
Punjab governor's legacy; excitement builds in South Sudan; Kenyan PM on Ivorian crisis
Senior Pakistani politician shot dead; President Bashir in South Sudan; Australian floods
Ivorian Diplomatic Deadlock? Jerry Brown takes on California; world's longest-running soap
Gbagbo given ultimatum; rising floodwaters in Queensland, and deadly Japanese rice cakes
Egypt Christians react to bombing; Pakistan coalition splits; and the US 'Gorgon Stare'
IDF responds to protestor death; Australia's floods worsen and Spain stubs out
Coptic Christians in Egypt attacked; Brazil has a new President and floods in Queensland
Car bomb attack on Coptic church in Egypt;nocturnal sounds of Baghdad;big stories of 2011
A bombing near an army barracks in the Nigerian capital, Abuja. And the end of year quiz.
African migrant hostages in Sinai; Australian floods; Evelyn Glennie on the aural world
Jailed Russian oligarch gets 7 more years, and the wider impact of the BP oil spill
Khordorkovsky sentenced; reforming the Taliban and the grandmother turned superhero
Denmark foils terror plot; UN pressure on Ivory Coast; should Billy the Kid be pardoned?
President Laurent Gbagbo's defiance; corruption in Syria and do celebrity diets work?
African leaders visit Laurent Gbagbo; Rare earth exports; Films preserved for posterity
Iran executes man accused of spying for Mossad; and Winnie Mandela - the Opera.
The Khodorkovsy verdict; are NGOs out of control in Haiti? The future of football finance
Jailed Russian tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky convicted in second trial, but is it political?
Sectarian violence in Nigeria; US winter travel chaos, and the music of Paolo Conte.
Turkey and Israel relations; earth tremors in New Zealand; and Italian singer Paolo Conte.
Thousands flee Ivory Coast, many dead in Pakistan attack and Christmas around the world.
Interviews, news and analysis of the day's global events.