Another big defeat for Russia at the United Nations shows how little international opinion has changed since March.
Far left and far right again turn out to have more in common than you might think, including a weakness for Vladimir Putin.
Latvia goes to the polls on Saturday, at a time when having Russia as a neighbor is particularly uncomfortable.
The last Soviet leader leaves a legacy that will never be forgotten.
A regular feature: this month, news from Kenya, Kuwait, Senegal and Canada, plus an update on a Washington story.
A war scare in the Balkans offers a warning against being misled by the force of bad analogies.
Italy's three right-of-centre parties are co-operating to try to win government, but their very different positions on the war in Ukraine may herald a serious problem.
A planned visit by Nancy Pelosi has again raised the question of Taiwan's future, and of what lessons can be learned from the invasion of Ukraine.
The assassination of Shinzo Abe seems to have given his party an electoral boost, but it also puts the spotlight on the defence issues that he championed.
The European Union approves two new candidate countries for membership, one of them very big and difficult. But it's only the start of a long process.