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NATO warplanes bombed early Saturday Libyan state TV satellite transmitters in the capital Tripoli, a Xinhua correspondent said.
A report that Norway's bomb and gun rampage may be the work of a far-right militant confronts Europe with the possibility that a new paramilitary threat is emerging, a decade after al Qaeda's September 11 attacks.
Rupert Murdoch was humbled by a committee of lawmakers who grilled one of the world's most powerful media moguls and his son on their role in a phone-hacking scandal that has embroiled some of Britain's top politicians, police and journalists.
Death of whistleblower moaned
Rupert Murdoch's car was mobbed by photographers Tuesday as he arrived for a grilling from U.K. lawmakers about the phone hacking scandal. Murdochs to be quizzed over scandal
Rupert Murdoch apologized to victims of criminal phone hacking by one of his tabloids and accepted the resignations of News Corp's top two newspaper executives, Rebekah Brooks and Les Hinton.
The lower house of Italy's parliament on Friday approved a austerity budget worth over 70 billion euros (about $98 billion) aimed at securing public finances and reassuring global markets on the country's financial solidity.
Rebel leaders won recognition as the legitimate government of Libya from the US and other world powers on Friday in a major boost to the rebels' faltering campaign to oust Muammar Gadhafi.
The phone-hacking scandal of Rupert Murdoch's News International has shaken British journalism to its core and there are widespread calls for stepping up regulation of print media.
Rupert Murdoch touched down in London on Sunday to take charge of his media empire's phone-hacking crisis as his best-selling Sunday tabloid, the News of the World, published its last. The scandal lives on despite his sacrifice of the 168-year-old paper at the heart of it.
Poland's president on Sunday apologized again for the murder of hundreds of Jews by their Polish neighbors 70 years ago _ a World War II massacre that caused painful soul-searching in the country when it was revealed in 2000.
One people were killed and some 94 others missing after a cruise ship carrying 173 sank in Volga river Sunday, the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry said.
With the last edition of Britain's News of the World tabloid in hand, Rupert Murdoch arrived at the offices of his U.K. newspaper division Sunday to face the growing phone-hacking scandal that prompted the paper's closure.