Norwegian police brought Anders Breivik back to the Utoya island over the weekend so that he could walk them through his attack, allowing them to better understand what happened that day.
Palestinian leaders need equal footing with Israeli leaders – not to mention popular backing – for any peace process to succeed. Statehood sets the stage not only for productive negotiations, but also for lasting regional peace.
President Barack Obama is sworn in as the 44th President of the United States during the inauguration ceremony in Washington on Jan. 20, 2009. Michelle Obama watches at right. The Bible Mr. Obama used is the same one that President Abraham Lincoln used at his inauguration in 1861. Obama made history as the first African-American to become US President.
A Christian Science perspective: After the bombing and shootings in Norway, tolerance, genuine love for humanity, and unity rule over hate and violence.
A view from the secretary general of the Council of Europe, a former prime minister of Norway: I am often asked what will happen in Norway now. At first, I answered that it will stay an open society. But we need to become more aware of what terrorism is, where it comes from, and how we speak about it.
Anders Behring Breivik, who admitted to carrying out two attacks in Norway that killed 77 people, is to undergo psychiatric examination this week. If he is judged to be insane, he could avoid criminal prosecution.
Norway's leaders and the public say they are committed to protecting their vaunted 'open society.' But even though attacker Anders Breivik was Norwegian, the immigration issue could heat up.
The admitted attacker behind last week's bombing and shooting spree derided immigration and multiculturalism. Experts say his beliefs are surprisingly common in Norway.
The Oslo Cathedral, a hub for memorials to terror-attack victims, is offering nightly services to give Norwegians a place to grieve over last week's violence.
Oslo police today defended their hour-long response time to the shooting spree on Utoya island, part of the twin terrorist attacks that killed at least 76 people and shocked Norway.