The US has positioned itself firmly behind Japan, raising its huge and powerful neighbour's ire.
Detailed investigations of possible war crimes arising from drone attacks in Pakistan and Yemen pose difficult questions for the US.
Ernest Hemingway immortalised the Paris-based Herald newspaper in his writing, but future readers will know it as the International New York Times.
Westgate is a wake-up call and the hunt will be on for the man believed to be behind the attack.
Democrats of all stripes and colours rallied behind Barack Obama. Hard-line Republicans betrayed Mitt Romney. And so he lost.
Neither Sudan nor South Sudan can afford another conflict. But in Thabo Mbeki's words, they are trapped in the "logic of war".
Despite the biggest UN operation ever, large numbers of people are being killed and displaced in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Survey by Save the Children highlights the devastating effects of malnutrition and predicts a disaster if the situation isn't remedied.
Its archenemy to the north remains hostile, but Africa's newest state is not blameless either.
The delayed reaction to last year's drought crisis in East Africa exacerbated the heavy loss of lives.