What in the World: China, onions and Monty Python

Monty Python castmates gather at a 2009 reunion in New York
Image caption 'Bring on the Pythons'

A roundup of commentary on and around the world ...

France

France's new neo-conservative foreign policy

Indonesia

Australian spying has gone too far

China

Ending the senseless one-child policy

Sweden

Swedish Jews are being persecuted

New Zealand

How New Zealand avoided a US-style housing bubble

Spain

German myopia is putting the European Union at risk

India

Onions and salt drive Indian elections

United Kingdom

Monty Python, together again