Pakistan is in shock following the assassination of Salman Taseer, the governor of Punjab. But his murder has not been universally condemned within the country. Some have praised the assassin Malik Mumtaz Qadri. And as Orla Guerin has been finding out, Pakistan's liberals feel under threat from a rising tide of extremism.
Mark Doyle tells a tale of two presidents in Ivory Coast, where Laurent Gbagbo and Alassane Ouattara are locked in political stalemate following contested elections.
In Azerbaijan, Jonathan Fryer finds a country brimming with renewed self-confidence after discovering a new gas field.
Justin Rowlatt takes a helicopter ride over Rio to find out how China is reshaping the economy there.
And Tim Ecott travels to a quiet corner of the Indian Ocean to see the extraordinary wildlife of Aldabra, one of the world's largest coral atolls.