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Mexico's ruling party picks female candidate
Conservative National Action Party chooses Josefina Vazquez Mota to run for president on July 1.
Last updated: 06 Feb 2012 10:45 GMT
Lopez Obrador to run for Mexican presidency
Former Mexico City mayor, whose narrow defeat in 2006 triggered protests, chosen as leftist candidate for 2012 election.
Last updated: 16 Nov 2011 08:03 GMT
Zapatistas extend peace offer to government
The Mexican government says the Zapatista rebels, famous for their peasant revolution of 1994, pledged to stop levying taxes on motorists passing through their territory in the southern state of Chiapas.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2003 02:17 GMT
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French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
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French combatants in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian genocide: Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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