Victor Bulmer-Thomas said that [Cristina] Fernández [de Kirchner] would no doubt try to use Francis's previous statements as propaganda but it was unlikely he would enter the debate.
If the West were willing to deploy the same amount of air power [as in Libya], then perhaps sending arms would actually end the Syria conflict more quickly but given that they are not willing to commit that kind of fire power... all they are doing is they are pouring fuel into the fire of the civil war, says Christopher Phillips.
Right now, 'the level of finance is too low to energise' developing countries, said Nozipho Mxakato-Diseko, South Africa's ambassador-at-large for climate change, during a meeting on Monday at Chatham House.
They [the islanders] know very well that the commitment which Britain makes to the Falklands cannot ever be completely unconditional, says Victor Bulmer-Thomas.
'At present market fragmentation is severely disrupting the transmission of ECB monetary policy,' [ECB Vice President Vitor] Constancio said during a speech at Chatham House.
Like any prudent banker protecting his investments, China will be prepared to work with any Venezuelan government, knowing that it will probably have little choice but to keep China sweet, writes Roderic Wye.
Ansaru appears determined to drag foreign governments into an otherwise domestic conflict by kidnapping and killing foreigners, according to Sola Tayo.
A report by Chatham House... identified a considerable Islamophobic sentiment in the UK, detecting a 'wide reservoir of public sympathy for claims that Islam and the growth of settled, Muslim communities pose a fundamental threat to the native group and nation.'
It's not the end of the road for China-North Korea relations just yet, but it's clear there is considerable frustration and indeed disappointment in Beijing over Pyongyang’s recent behaviour, writes Shaun Breslin.
With the door still open, in principle, for dialogue and diplomatic negotiation (a route that China continues to advocate), there may still be an opportunity, albeit a rapidly diminishing one, for a negotiated settlement, writes John Swenson-Wright.