A concern has been raised about the fate of Assata Shakur, an African-American activist who was given political asylum by the government of Fidel Castro in 1982.
Since the war between Israel and the surrounding Arab states, the mantra for many Israeli politicians has been "Jerusalem, the united and undivided eternal capital of Israel."
The attack drew condemnation from around the world, with even Taliban militants in neighbouring Afghanistan decrying the killing as "un-Islamic."
The 16th Meeting of Communist and Workers' Parties was hosted with elegant patience by the Communist Party of Ecuador.
The focus so far has been on pushing Obama toward changes he is legally authorized to carry out. The missing link, however, may be popular pressure put on Congress.
Police repression has failed to stop a wave of protests sweeping Mexico demanding the return of 43 kidnapped students in the state of Guerrero.
Each year, on Dec. 10 the world remembers the day in 1948 when all nations came together in Paris to sign the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
The Caribbean Community, known as CARICOM, has once more called for an end to the U.S. blockade of Cuba.
In a way the victory recalled those of Obama in 2008 and 2012. They marked an amazing defeat of racists; this coalition is a blow to primitive anti-communism.
Police confrontations in Germany have not been quite as severe as some have been in Ferguson. But some have been dramatic enough.