One of the judges in the Oslo trial of a man accused over last year's mass killings in Norway has been dismissed from the case after it emerged he had posted a comment online suggesting the perpetrator of the attacks should face the death penalty.
After a year of political upheaval and violence, and just two months since former president Ali Abdullah Saleh was replaced by his deputy, Yemenis in the capital Sanaa are cautiously returning to normal life.
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As much a life philosophy and an art form as an athletic discipline, parkour is the traversing and scaling of obstacles and barriers through running, jumping and vaulting. Parkour is set apart from political and religious factionalism, violence and militancy. For the latest generation of young Palestinians to have grown up in Gaza's Khan Younis camp under-educated and unemployed, it is the ultimate means of escape.
Taur Matan Ruak looks set to replace Jose Ramos-Horta as East Timor's president.
Provisional results on Tuesday from Monday's election gave the former armed forces chief 60 per cent of the votes counted, giving runoff election rival Francisco Guterres only a slim chance of winning the largely ceremonial post for his Fretilin Party.
For decades the 'war on drugs' has been claiming lives and leaving countries riven with violence and corruption. In this special edition of Counting the Cost we ask whether those fighting the 'war on drugs' are seeing any benefit from their investment.
Glenn Fontaine Heard an Episcopal bishop say:"We don't need a war on drugs. What we need is a war on despair." The people benefiting from illegal drugs are law enforcement , the incarceration industry, and of course the drug lords. Obama won't move on this in an election year when he needs to suck up to the "moral majority" types even if he wanted to.
John Bentley I detest drugs, but making them illegal gave a massive profit motive for gangsters, resulting in the present troubles. Makiing them legal and available through government controlled outlets will bankrupt the drugs gangs.