In 1979 the Emperor of the Central African Republic, Jean Bedel Bokassa, was overthrown.
Kashmir separatist leader; British troops withdraw from Sangin; avoiding whales at sea.
Millions of blogs and tweets promotie democracy. But how many have ever achieved it?
A Lockerbie bombing relative visits the man convicted of blowing up the plane.
The UN Millennium Development goals under scrutiny & Indian politicians travel to Kashmir
Iranian leader on US TV; did the Pope win over his UK critics? Islamists in Tajikistan
The Pope beatifies Cardinal Newman, and the tweeter known as PigSpotter.
In Senegal tens of thousands of schoolboys are forced to beg by their own teachers
At a mass in London's Westminster Cathedral the Pope apologises to victims of child abuse
Elections in Afghanistan, and the Pope speaks on clerical abuse in a London sermon.