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Latest update : 2011-07-27

Estranged father of alleged Norwegian gunman 'shocked' and living in France

MEDIAWATCH FRANCE, Mon., 25/07/11: The estranged father of the Norwegian shooting suspect turns up in France while French politicians exploit a backlash against the right-wing; thousands of Jehovah's Witnesses gather north of Paris, "pepped" up by a human rights ruling in their favour; and was it a bird, was it a plane, or was it a UFO? No, it was a meteorite bursting over Brittany.

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