Friday news picks

Posted on 21 October 2011


People from all over Australia protested against coal seam gas mining (photos).

The Occupy Wall Street protesters aren’t all young hippies.

The Indonesian military and police shot at a gathering of Papuan leaders.

Homeowners are selling up and going back to renting.

Paris Fashion Week happened.

Is there a limit to human population growth?

A Chinese perspective of North Korea.

Spencer Howson wondered where all the fabled mining jobs are.

Big cats escaped from a zoo in Ohio and wandered around.

A millenium-old Viking grave was discovered in Scotland.

CNN reported that USA social security recipients have just gotten their first cost-of-living increase since 2009.

China’s culture of not helping people was talked about a lot.

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