The international criminal tribunal for the former Yugoslavia is to reopen the case against Jovica Stanisic (pictured). Accused of crimes against humanity, the former head of the secret services under Milosevic received strong support from the CIA.
The year 2009 began with decreases in car sales of up to 40%. Staffs have been reduced to the bare minimum and customers are still scared to spend money on buying cars. But can this backward step eventually result in a big jump forward?
Since the Lhasa riots, China has increased its border surveillance between Tibet and India. The number of Tibetans trying to reach Dharamsala, in the foothills of the Himalayas, has dropped - but some still make the trek despite the danger.
Around 16,000 students attend Guinea's largest university, Gamal Abdel Nasser University of Conakry. Located in the suburbs of the capital, the school is in a state of total dilapidation; its tight budget doesn't leave much room for investment.
At Quantico, a US Marine training camp an hour away from Washington, DC, young men and women are training to become officers. Most students here are athletes, and all are trained in the basics of martial arts.
French women's rights defence movement Neither Whores Nor Submissives is hoping to work in Morocco but both the authorities and the country's Islamic party have already made it clear the group is not welcome.