* At least ten people were killed as a massive bomb went off at the government headquarters in the Norwegian capital of Oslo and a man opened fire at random at a youth camp, police and media reports said
* Between “20 and 25” people were killed when a gunman opened fire at random at a youth camp near Oslo on Friday, an eyewitness has told Norway’s state NRK TV channel
* President Bashar Assad’s regime faced a massive wave of unrest as Syria erupted in a wave of demonstrations across the country
* Former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko, accused of signing a "disadvantageous" gas deal with Russia in 2009, denied on Friday the charges against her
* Russian Prime Minister Putin described excessive bureaucracy and red tape in the construction industry as outrageous
* Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said that Russia should develop an alternative for the popular multiplayer online RPG World of Warcraft, which he said was "destructive."