OPINION: This is an essay by Australian journalist Geoffrey Barker.
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Amanda Knox Goes Free: Why Italy Isn’t Pleased About Her Trial by Media
With a few short sentences, it was over. In a crowded courtroom in Perugia, an Italian court found Amanda Knox not guilty, on appeal, of the 2007 murder of her British roommate Meredith Kercher. Knox had spent the last few minutes before the judgment grimacing from stress and occasionally sobbing. She was found guilty only […]
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Ramadi, Iraq on high alert after car bombings
Iraqi authorities on Sunday closed all entrances into Ramadi and imposed a curfew after a series of car bombings killed at least 19 people and injured more than 80 others, according to Interior Ministry officials. The three — who were identified only by initials — were accused of contacts with opposition groups, the semi-official ISNA news agency reported Saturday.