The call for early elections in Argentina is giving rise to the hope that the transitional period the country is undergoing may finally be approaching a long-sought era of stability, writes Hisham El-Naggar
A president for all people
India's new president, a Muslim missile scientist, is an unusual man who manages to be all things to all people, writes Mukul Devichand
Bridging the Irish divide
The IRA have finally apologised to their victims -- a step that may place the initiative for Northern Ireland's future in Catholic hands for the first time, reports James Corbett
Portrait of an American ally
The US dishes out lofty "democratic" principles but only when it is politically expedient, writes Mumia Abu-Jamal
An unidentified broker speaks on a phone at the stock exchange in Madrid, Spain last Monday as the market reacted to US company WorldCom's filing for bankruptcy over the weekend.
To be or not to be
Turkish occupation of northern Cyprus threatens to derail the entire EU accession process, writes Michael Jansen from Nicosia
'Forget about civil rights'
Arab-Americans have felt their share of collective blame for the September 2001 attacks on the United States.