We demand the release of our journalists unjustly jailed in Egypt.
Empire examines the new scramble for Africa
30 Jun 2009 02:39 GMT
Honduran security forces and supporters of Manuel Zelaya, the deposed president, have clashed outside the presidential palace in the capital, Tegucigalpa [AFP]
Violence flared on Monday as police and soldiers set up roadblocks and moved in on hundreds of demonstrators with tear gas and rubber-coated bullets [EPA]
Supporters calling for Zelaya's reinstatement defied a government curfew to erect barricades and throw rocks at shield-bearing riot police [AFP]
The violence, the most serious unrest in years in the Central American country, left several demonstrators wounded [AFP]
Security forces were also left with a bloody nose [AFP]
The Honduran congress swore in Roberto Micheletti, the parliamentary speaker, as Zelaya's replacement just hours after the coup [AFP]
But Zelaya (second from left), who was forced from power after seeking a referendum on constitutional changes critics say was to extend his tenure, continues to enjoy strong regional support [AFP]
The military, legislature and courts had declared Zelaya's move to hold the non-binding public vote illegal [AFP]
Wife of Raif Badawi, a blogger sentenced to 10 years in Saudi Arabia and 1,000 lashes, says he is a "peaceful person".
Human Rights, Politics, Saudi Arabia
Salman, defence minister since 2011, takes the throne at age of 79 after demise of his half-brother King Abdullah.
Politics, Middle East, Saudi Arabia
As the world's elite gather at the World Economic Forum in Davos, many Paris citizens struggling just to get by.
Main opposition Syriza party's platform of delaying debt repayment aims to sweep vote and undo austerity hardship.
Politics, Germany, Greece
The stories of Palestinians deported from Israel between 1977 and 2012, their lives in exile and their longing for home.
Politics, War & Conflict, Israel
On Lamu island, off the coast of Kenya, donkeys outnumber cars and are key to earning a living.
Arts & Culture, Sport, Environment
The Senegalese-American recording artist talks frankly about US race relations, "rebranding" Africa, and his music.
Arts & Culture, Politics, Science & Technology
Caught between competing powers to the West and East, how can Africa emerge from the race for its riches?