Varslernettstedet Wikileaks kritiserer Nobelkomiteen for å velge en prisvinner som vil fremme Norges sak som Nato-land. Wikileaks mener komiteen ikke turde velge Edward Snowden eller Chelsea Manning som vinnere.
Across the political and media elite in Australia, a silence has descended on the memory of the great, reforming prime minister Gough Whitlam, who has died. His achievements are recognized, if grudgingly, his mistakes noted in false sorrow.
The United States has withheld assurances from Germany that the Ebola virus - among other related diseases - would not be weaponized in the event of Germany exporting it to the US Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases.