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  • Norway killer could have been stopped sooner, report says

     
    Norwegian police could have stopped Anders Behring Breivik sooner, cutting short his shooting rampage on Utoya Island, a government-appointed commission found in a report....
  • Court deals blow to South Korean law outing Internet users

     
    South Koreans should not have to identify themselves before weighing in on online message boards and using other websites, a constitutional court ruled Thursday, dealing a blow to a law curbing Internet anonymity....
  • Australian motel discriminated by barring prostitute, court finds

     
    A Queensland motel illegally discriminated against a prostitute by barring her from staying there, an Australian tribunal ruled this week, in a decision cheered by sex workers and their advocates...
  • Coca-Cola? In North Korea? The fizzy drink trickles in [Video]

     
    Could it be? Coca-Cola in North Korea? Though the YouTube video was first shared last year by Western travelers, it inspired a recent flurry of interest as it picked up more viewers, curious how a quintessentially American product had turned up in the...
  • Kadafi spy chief sent to Libya amid worries about fair trial

     
    Mauritania shipped the man who served as spy chief to deposed Libyan strongman Moammar Kadafi off to Libya on Wednesday, where the Libyan prime minister assured reporters he would get a fair trial, according to local and international media....
  • China chastised for sending Kachin people back to Myanmar

     
    China has expelled 5,000 Kachin minority people who fled fighting between rebels and Myanmar troops to go back to Myanmar, the United Nations refugee agency said Friday, calling on China to protect and shelter the displaced people....
  • Greenpeace scales Russian oil platform to protest Arctic drilling

     
    Greenpeace activists scaled a frigid Russian oil platform on Friday to draw attention to the possible dangers of drilling in the Arctic, warning a spill could sully nature reserves long before crews are able to clean it up....
  • Australia and EU announce world's biggest carbon trading system

     
    Australia and the European Union plan to tie together their cap-and-trade systems to create the biggest emissions trading market on the globe, energy and climate change officials announced Tuesday....
  • After South Africa police shot miners, miners charged with murder

     
    Weeks after dozens of striking miners were shot dead by police in a bloody incident that shocked South Africans, state prosecutors have filed charges -- against their fellow miners. Two hundred and seventy miners were charged with the murders of their...
  • Must Reads: Insider attacks, Somali hopes and Twitter

     
    From insider attacks in Afghanistan to justice for Mexican women, here are the five stories you shouldn't miss from this past week in global news....
  • Apology from German thalidomide company after decades of silence

     
    The German company that manufactured thalidomide, the morning sickness drug that led to thousands of babies born with deformed limbs and other defects, apologized to victims Friday after decades of silence....