Is it the end of the line for Ali Abdullah Saleh? Or could the Yemeni president still have a hand in his country's future? Despite signing over power to his deputy, and despite Yemeni protesters wanting to put him on trial, the man hailed as the great survivor of the Arab Spring may still be able pull strings in his country's political future.
More former Khmer Rouge leaders could face charges before a UN-backed tribunal after the court agreed to extend investigations to additional suspects, a decision that could put it on a collision course with the government.
Two months after his death, Michael Jackson's funeral is to be a low-key affair but his legacy - both artistic and business - is thriving. Some 16 million albums have been sold since his death, set to net the late singer millions in record sales.
Oil exploration has become huge in many sub-Saharan African countries, with foreign companies coming in to take their fill. But even major discoveries, such as in Uganda, rarely result in the oil wealth trickling down to the local inhabitants.
Faced with new sanctions from the West this month, Tehran has prepared an updated nuclear proposal, the details of which remain undisclosed, and says it is ready to negotiate its programme. Could it be Iran's first major engagement with the West?
With exclusive parties on private beaches, special TV series with plenty of commercial breaks, and massive inflation during the holy month, the debate about the meaning of Ramadan is growing louder in Lebanon and also elsewhere.