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Australian High Court prepares to hear Julian Moti appeal

By Patrick O’Connor, 30 July 2011

The High Court will next week hear the appeal of the former Solomon Islands attorney general, who has waged a five year battle against the Australian government’s attempt to prosecute him on what he alleges are “politically motivated” statutory rape allegations.

New moves by British parliament to shield the Murdochs

By Robert Stevens, 30 July 2011

On Friday, members of Parliament’s Commons Culture Select Committee voted against recalling News Corporation Chairman James Murdoch to give more evidence on phone hacking and police corruption.

Sri Lanka: University teachers union sells out wage campaign

By Kapila Fernando, 30 July 2011

The union leaders explicitly rejected any political struggle against the government, paving the way for their complete capitulation on the wage demands.

Sydney Film Festival 2011—Part 4: A conversation with Shelly Kraicer about Chinese independent cinema

By Richard Phillips, 30 July 2011

Beijing resident and film festival programmer Shelly Kraicer discusses developments in the Chinese independent cinema.

US economy stalls as growth rate drops to 1.3 percent

By Andre Damon, 30 July 2011

Commerce Department figures released Friday showed a further decline in the growth rate of US GDP.

Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and the Pacific

30 July 2011

Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and the Pacific

General's killing sparks crisis in Western-backed Libyan TNC

By Bill Van Auken, 30 July 2011

The assassination of a former Gaddafi official who became military chief of the Benghazi-based Transitional National Council has raised the specter of a civil war within the Western-backed Libyan "rebels."

The ideological roots of the Oslo atrocity

By Stefan Steinberg, 30 July 2011

The political and media reaction to the terrorist atrocity carried out in Oslo a week ago reflects a social order in a profound state of political and ideological decay.

US-backed forces launch military offensive in Somalia as aid is used as a weapon of war

By Susan Garth, 30 July 2011

The African Union is propping up the Transitional Federal Government that was installed in Somalia by the US-backed Ethiopian invasion of December 2006.

Dominique Strauss-Kahn accuser goes public

By David Walsh, 30 July 2011

The 32-year-old Guinean-born chambermaid who has accused French politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault at a New York City hotel has gone public with her charges over the past week.