Is the West doing enough about Ebola ? / Scientists investigate "life after death" / Vladimir Putin as Hercules / Ai Wei Wei's remarkable new exhibition
European Union wrestle with poll fallout / India presses Pakistan on militants / Giant peat bog discovered in Congo-Brazzaville.
North Korea ship seized by Panama / Snowden applies for asylum in Russia / Shakespeare's Globe to take Hamlet on world tour.
Older couple wanted for Mars mission - we hear from the American billionaire behind the project / US Secretary of State, John Kerry, in Rome for his first meeting with the leaders of Syrian...
France carries out airstrikes on Diabaly in Mali / Egypt train crash kills military conscripts / Chimpanzees possess a sense of 'fairness'.
European business activity falling fast / Zuma asks court to have portrait removed / Australian mining magnate declared the richest woman in the world.
So what is likely to happen in 2012? With Presidential Elections in the USA, Russia, China and France; a new regime in North Korea; the Euro Crisis rumbling on and the first anniversary of the Arab...
Libyan mission under pressure / Yemen military defections / Sri Lanka remembers 2004 Tsunami / Cities - a force for good?
Egyptian military suspends constitution/Tunisian migrants flood to Italy/Uganda gays persecuted/Mobile World Congress/Bafta awards.