Thursday, July 28, 2011

The Short List - July 28, 2011

International
  • Libyan rebel fights launched an offensive in the western mountains, and won then lost a government controlled town.

  • The EU is warning of the potential for more violence after a flare-up in Kosovo.

  • Amnesty International has reported that over 500,000 Ivorians have not returned home despite the ouster of former president Gbagbo.  The report details people are afraid of ethnic attacks and notes that atrocities have been committed by supporters of Gbagbo and current Ivorian president Ouattara.

  • China has blamed a failed signal(NYT) for the high-speed train crash that killed 39 people on Saturday.
Domestic

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