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Politics

Iranian diplomat defects

In the past year, three Iranian diplomats have resigned in protest against the government, and have asked for asylum in Europe. The latest defection came today. Correspondent Cyrus Farivar reports.

Politics

Nobel reading

At today's Nobel ceremony in Oslo, actress Liv Ullman read from a speech Liu Xiabo made ahead of his sentencing last year. We have an excerpt.

Science, Tech & Environment

Norwegian seaport

For the Geo Quiz, we're looking for a Norwegian seaport up above the Arctic Circle: It's in the extreme northeast corner of Norway, near the border with Russia. This northern city is also the northern-most stop for the Hurtigruten cruise line.