Dakar Rally: Rain wins stage 11

American Kurt Caselli picked up his second stage win of this year’s Dakar Rally when the KTM rider won a rain-hit stage 11 – a 452 km leg of which


Regional impact of war in Mali

French military action – Opération Serval – against Islamists trying to take control of northern Mali has moved into a new phase: the deployment of


Germany goes for gold

Germany’s central bank is to bring home hundreds of tonnes of gold. The bullion is part of the nation’s reserves that it kept in the United States


Inside the UN

French filmmaker Betrand Tavernier shot scenes from his new movie, the black comedy Quai D’Orsay, inside the United Nations building in New York.


Fighting Cybercrime in Europe

Imagine a world where criminals operate with near impunity. A place where credit card information could be bought for as little as 1 euro – but where


Bugs for breakfast, anyone?

Producing more food to feed a growing population puts more strain on the world’s already limited resources. Raising livestock takes up a massive


Tough new gun laws for New York

In Kentucky, USA, two people have been shot in a car park of a college. The killings came a day before President Barack Obama is expected to unveil