Since the failed coup in Turkey, there are on average 200 refugees a day arriving in Greece. But the world's media has gone home.
South Africa’s ruling party appears to be forging ever-closer ties with the Chinese government.
Patience with austerity has run out, and Irish people are pushing back against the Irish Water debacle.
Government records made public by the 30 year rule reveal Margaret Thatcher's diplomatic struggle with apartheid South Africa - arguing against sanctions, but in favour of the release of Nelson Mandela - during a year of bloodshed and dialogue for the region.
The Hellenic Parliament has failed to elect a successor to outgoing president Karolos Papoulias on its third attempt, leading to snap elections and uncertainly in the Eurozone for early 2015.
Air traffic control has lost contact with a passenger plane flying from Indonesia to Singapore with 162 people on board.
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A family lost a son and daughter in the Indian Ocean disaster. Ten years on, they may have found them.
Why is it that the plight of persecuted Christians in the Middle East, or countries such as Sudan, has attracted the attention and anger of politicians in the west, yet the Christians of Palestine don’t get a look-in?
A constitutional crisis in a divided country.
Cartoonists around the globe are being told to tone down their art, or face massive fines and prison sentences, writes Rachael Jolley.
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