Latest update: 27/02/2012
Afghanistan: towards a return of the Taliban?
Another case of Koran-burning by NATO troops sparks a deadly wave of demonstrations in Afghanistan. It also offers the Taliban a new foothold in a population exhausted by years of violence. In Tibet new year began on Wednesday but the exile government has asked Tibetans to shun the festivities in a sign of protest against China. Finally, Paris hosts the first major exhibition of photographs and videos by Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei.