President-elect Park Geun-hye will become the first female leader of South Korea in February this year.
Keiji Nakazawa, creator of the well-known Japanese graphic novel series Barefoot Gen, has died of lung cancer.
The coca leaf is linked with Bolivia’s culture and indigenous minorities, and there's more to it than cocaine.
Palestine has been upgraded to a "non-member observer state" within the UN, despite US opposition.
Jonathan Parr outlines the issues facing Barack Obama and the American people.
Fireworks lit up the night sky over campus in celebration of Diwali, one of the most important holidays in the Hindu calendar.