A debate about law and order in Afghanistan is fuelled by video pictures of a couple being stoned to death; Quentin Somerville considers the implications.
Kevin Connolly wonders whether modern Lebanon has something to learn from its Phoenician past.
In rural India, Madeleine Morris visits a village where the dream that small loans could transform the prospects of the poor has turned into a nightmare.
President Lukashenko of Belarus has been described as Europe's last dictator, but James Coomarasamy spent a day with the Belarussians who suggest he's misunderstood.
And David Goldblatt pays tribute to the remarkable local woman who taught him how to be streetwise in Senegal.