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Sunday, July 24, 2011

Militants hang 8-year-old boy in southern Afghanistan - CNN.com

Militants hang 8-year-old boy in southern Afghanistan - CNN.com
CNN - An 8 year-old boy was hanged by militants in Afghanistan's Helmand province after the boy's father -- a police officer in the southern city of Gereshk -- refused to comply with militants' demands to provide them with a police vehicle, officials said."

Read full story at CNN: http://www.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/07/24/afghanistan.militants.hang.boy/

Friday, July 22, 2011

Terrorist strike Oslo, Norway

Update: CNN - The man accused of killing at least 93 people in Norway has said he carried out the bombing and mass shooting.
Read full report at CNN.

BBC News - A massive bomb blast has hit government buildings in the Norwegian capital Oslo, killing at least seven people and injuring 15 others.

The bomb was followed by a shooting incident near Oslo at a youth meeting of the Labour Party by a man dressed as a police office.

Read full story at CNN and BBC News.

Saturday, July 16, 2011

BBC News - Funeral held for last Austro-Hungarian Empire heir

BBC News - The funeral of the last heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Otto von Habsburg, has taken place in the Austrian capital Vienna.  

Read full story at BBC News: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-14172091 

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

CNN - Criminal cases opened over sinking of Russian ship

CNN - Four people face criminal charges in connection with the sinking of a Russian ship Sunday in which scores of people died, federal investigators said Tuesday.

Read full story at CNN: http://www.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/europe/07/12/russia.boat.sinks/ 

The Telegraph - 50 children among 100 passengers dead in Russian boat accident

The Telegraph - Parents of up to 50 children feared drowned in a Russian boat tragedy joined dozens of other sobbing relatives on the banks of the River Volga as divers began the grim task of recovering bodies.
 
Read full story at The Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/russia/8630448/50-children-among-100-passengers-dead-in-Russian-boat-accident.html

Terror strikes Mumbai again with 3 bomb blasts that killed at least 21 people

CNN - Three bomb blasts rocked India's largest city, Mumbai, in congested areas during the evening rush hour Wednesday, killing at least 21 people and injuring more than 100 others.

Read full story at CNN: http://www.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/07/13/india.blasts/