Long-range missile puts satellite into orbit, but tests could be part of nuclear programme
Former PM Ehud Olmert and Haaretz come out in favour of UN 'non-member status' for Palestinians
Former imam to head Syria's government-in-waiting - but can he win over the rebels within Syria?
Rapper Psy hasn't topped the charts in Japan due to 'dispute over contested islands', claim South Koreans
Prime Minister says inaction over Syrian bloodshed will leave ‘terrible stain’ on UN’s reputation
British PM will emulate his Tory rival Boris Johnson when he appears on the Late Show but is this wise?
Activists calling for end to 'dictatorship' aren't the first to use sex as a political weapon...
But some say clean-up of deadly Vietnam War-era chemical is too little, too late
Singer was on stage for only 45 minutes and spent 15 of them 'wittering on about politics and tolerance'
A senior UK diplomat says Assad's own Alawites might turn on his 'crooked' family. But Syria is not the only intractable crisis…