Jang Jin Sung, who used to write propaganda poems for Kim Jong Il, offers a rare glimpse of life in North Korea with his forthcoming memoirs.Jessica Phelan
After 4 years of belt-tightening and little sign of recovery, calls for Europe to change track are going mainstream.Paul Ames
Nicolas Maduro was once Hugo Chavez’s top foreign diplomat. Now that he’s in charge, some of the vitriol persists. Girish Gupta
As Aung San Suu Kyi arrived to mediate the mine controversy, police fired phosphorus grenades at monks, illustrating the Nobel Laureate’s powerlessness. Patrick Winn
Suu Kyi spokesman says, “There is no Rohingya.”Patrick Winn
Chris Kelly, one half of '90s rap duo Kris Kross, died in an Atlanta hospital of a suspected drug overdose. Jessica Phelan
It's a tough world from the moment of conception for a sand tiger shark. When a female gets pregnant, it's usually with multiple offspring of several different male sharks. As soon as the fetuses are old enough, they begin a cannibalistic battle for primacy in utero, with only one surviving.Juliet Eilperin
International media has latched onto the story of the "last 15 rhinos killed" in Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park.Erin Conway-Smith
The Elysee palace's wine cellar will put 1,200 bottles for sale at the Drouot auction house in Paris at the end of the month.Paul Ames and Alexander Besant
Profits and poverty collide on an apocalyptic landscape left behind by a military-owned mine.Patrick Winn
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