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 George Clooney, centre, is led to a police vehicle after being arrested during a protest at the Sudan Embassy in Washington Friday. (Cliff Owen/Associated Press)

Each day, we bring you a list of Top 5 stories. Sometimes they're the most read stories of the day, other times we focus on a specific region or category. 

Today, we bring you the five most-viewed stories from the CBC News world page.

Actor George Clooney and several other prominent activists have been released from jail following their arrests during a protest in front of the Sudan Embassy in Washington, D.C. today.

North Korea announced plans Friday to blast a satellite into space on the back of a long-range rocket next month, a move the U.S. State Department says would directly violate the North's international obligations.

A zoo in eastern Germany is mourning the death of an earless rabbit that was accidentally squashed by a television cameraman this week.

Germany's top federal appeals court ruled Friday that a Berlin museum must return to a Jewish man from Florida thousands of rare posters that were seized from his father by the Gestapo, saying that for the institution to keep them would be perpetuating the crimes of the Nazis.

The driver of a bus that crashed in Switzerland, killing 22 schoolchildren and six adults, may have been trying to insert a disc on the onboard entertainment system shortly before the accident, Swiss and Belgian papers have reported.
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