As Palestinians prepare to submit a bid for statehood at the UN, Annette Young meets Danny Ayalon, the Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister. They discuss the proposal by French President Nicolas Sarkozy for the United Nations to grant the Palestinians non-member observer status.
Sweden has taken over the revolving European Union presidency. Fredrik Reinfeldt, the Swedish prime minister, outlined the main objectives of his six-month mandate at the head of the EU in an interview with France 24.
Last August Russian troops rolled into South Ossetia and Abkhazia, separatist states of Georgia. We ask Temurl Iakobashvili what more the EU could have done and what role it should now have in the country.
In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, PM Morgan Tsvangirai says he is satisfied with progress made in Zimbabwe and enjoys a "working relation" with former arch-foe President Robert Mugabe, with whom he has agreed to share power.