A new report into the murder of Belfast solicitor Patrick Finucane has forced the British government into an embarrassing climbdown. For over 20 years, London has denied having any part in the 1989 killing, when Finucane was shot dead in front of his wife and children. But the new report says that agents of the British army were involved, although there was no state conspiracy. PM David Cameron has apologised to the family, who say it's not enough and continue to demand the truth.
Since rising to power on a wave of popular enthusiasm, South African President Jacob Zuma has been grappling with mass strikes and the country's first recession in 17 years. We take a closer look at his first 100 days in office.
Three decades after China introduced drastic measures to limit population growth, the country is running out of labour resources to feed its insatiable economy, prompting a radical rethink of the "one child" policy.
A Maltese-registered ship, the Arctic Sea, was supposed to reach Algeria on August 4 but disappeared. There has been no communication from the crew of the since the end of July. Focus looks at theories about what happened.