What in the world: Syrian plight, Sumatran tigers and monogamy

An endangered Sumatran tiger peers out of a transport cage.
Image caption Sad times for Sumatran tigers

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

Syria

American charities ignoring Syrians' plight

Ukraine

High stakes for democracy

The EU shouldn't want Ukraine

Canada

The day the Rob Ford story stopped being funny

Saudi Arabia

Is a new alliance forming with Israel?

Italy

Berlusconi appeals to the Italian soul

Brazil

A crumbling football dream

Indonesia

The last days of the Sumatran tiger

One more thing…

Staying monogamous, in six easy steps