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Which repressive regime is restricting protests now? Try a state in Australia...

Legislators in the state of Victoria have imposed strict new rules on public protesters. Critics say it's an effort to clamp down on long-running protests. In Sri Lanka, it's hard to hold onto an executioner, even though no one has been executed for nearly 40 years. And Caribbean dads fight to be present when their kids are born, in today's Global Scan.

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American cars a sign of status, admiration in Kosovo

The United States is held in high regard in Kosovo because of its role in supporting the former Serbian province's bid for independence. So, for many Kosovars, having a beefy American muscle car is a high sign of status. So much so that Kosovars living abroad, even in the U.S., often bring their cars home with them on vacation.

Global Politics

Serbian group takes cues from The Onion

Watch out Onion, a Group of Serbs known as the NJUZ group have their eye on you. Taking cues from the work of The Onion, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, the group launched a satirical news site in Serbia, and now they're moving their work into English.

Global Scan

Which repressive regime is restricting protests now? Try a state in Australia...

Legislators in the state of Victoria have imposed strict new rules on public protesters. Critics say it's an effort to clamp down on long-running protests. In Sri Lanka, it's hard to hold onto an executioner, even though no one has been executed for nearly 40 years. And Caribbean dads fight to be present when their kids are born, in today's Global Scan.