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Russia's president Dmitry Medvedev, left, toasts his counterpart Poland's president Bronislaw Komorowski during a formal dinner at the presidential palace in Warsaw, December 6 2010.
'If WikiLeaks has committed any recognisable illegal act, then this should be handled through the legal system, and not through pressure and intimidation, including on third parties,' UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said.
'The Jester' says he's responsible for knocking Wikileaks off the internet. 'Anonymous' say they're targeting MasterCard and PayPal as punishment for stopping transfers to the controversial site. Across the web, a war is waging between supporters and opponents of Wikileaks. Will it be enough to tear a hole in the internet?
Insane? yes it is - prepare to scrum down on ice
December 8 2010 meeting at White House scheduled as Washington seeks to ease international concerns about a slew of classified diplomatic cables made public by the WikiLeaks website.
The world's tallest Jesus statue now reigns over a field in western Poland, on the outskirts of a small town with big hopes for tourism. But the statue reveals a lot about Polish Catholicism and the divisions within it.
What has Poland gained from its role in Afghanistan?
World leaders acknowledged Putin's victory with reservations, and international observers say the election was skewed in the former president's favour.
Hollande's call for more spending and economic growth has struck a chord with French voters.
Gallup International Association poll gives president Sarkisian’s party 44 per cent, while three main challengers alleged ‘machinations’ by ruling party in what – in contrast to 2008 – reportedly was a largely peaceful election.
The Freedom House report says the media environment in the Middle East and North Africa underwent major improvements in 2011, but remained the worst-performing part of the world.
Dissatisfaction with jobs is a global phenomenon and two-thirds of workers all over the world intend to look for another job in the near future, the survey concluded.