1. Jon Stewart Will Leave ‘The Daily Show’ on a Career High Note
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-02-11 at 10:36:37

Comedy Central confirmed in a statement that Mr. Stewart, the longtime host of the satirical news show, was giving up his post, but said he would remain at the helm until later this year.

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2. With Proof From ISIS of Her Death, Family Honors Kayla Mueller
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-02-11 at 07:31:03

The Islamic State, which had held Kayla Mueller captive since August 2013, sent her parents at least three photographs of her corpse as proof of death.

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5. Brian Williams Suspended From NBC for 6 Months Without Pay
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-02-11 at 10:36:57

The suspension, which came after the news anchor acknowledged exaggerating his role in a helicopter incident in Iraq, capped a rapid fall from grace.

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7. Australia to compete at Eurovision
     Published by BBC on 2015-02-10 at 23:43:07

Australia is to compete at this year's Eurovision Song Contest as part of the the show's 60th anniversary celebrations, organisers announce.

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9. India’s Aam Aadmi Party Sweeps Elections in Delhi
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-02-11 at 03:04:07

The party of the anticorruption campaigner Arvind Kejriwal won 67 of the 70 seats in the Delhi Assembly, on promises of helping the poor.

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10. Malaysia upholds Anwar conviction
     Published by BBC on 2015-02-10 at 22:51:45

Malaysian court upholds opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's conviction and jail term for sodomy, in a case he says is politically motivated.

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11. Syria ‘informed on anti-IS strikes’
     Published by BBC on 2015-02-11 at 00:01:32

Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad tells the BBC he receives indirect messages from the US-led coalition about air strikes against Islamic State.

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12. Africa remix: the artists subverting colonial imagery
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-11 at 10:30:03

Using Google search, old magazines, Photoshop and ethnographic images, artists across the continent are using the internet as a playground, says African Digital Art Continue reading...

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13. Prince Charles raises Raif Badawi case with Saudi king
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-10 at 23:54:34

Charles and King Salman talk privately about plight of jailed blogger before lavish lunch in Riyadh Prince Charles has raised the plight of jailed blogger Raif Badawi with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman. Related: Planned flogging of Saudi blogger Raif Badaw...

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14. Russia’s Putin in Egypt for talks
     Published by BBC on 2015-02-10 at 17:01:18

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends talks with his Egyptian counterpart, Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, at the start of a two-day visit to Cairo.

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15. Poachers kill rare Mali elephants
     Published by BBC on 2015-02-11 at 00:02:48

A rare population of elephants in northern Mali is being targeted by poachers, with 19 of the animals killed for their tusks in the past month, an official says.

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16. ‘Terror suspects’ charged in Sydney
     Published by BBC on 2015-02-11 at 11:02:43

Two men arrested in the Australian city of Sydney on suspicion of planning an imminent attack on the public are charged with terror offences.

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17. Church of England questioned over ‘lavish’ spending on bishops’ homes
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-11 at 00:46:48

General Synod challenged after revelation that the average value of a bishop’s home is more than £2.25m, while 11 bishops also have chauffeurs Continue reading...

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18. HSBC could yet be prosecuted over tax-dodging scheme, warns Loretta Lynch
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-11 at 01:28:12

Obama’s nominee for attorney general negotiated a deal with HSBC two years ago that saw it avoid criminal charges but Lynch says DoJ still has powers to actBarack Obama’s nominee for attorney general, Loretta Lynch, has warned that HSBC could be prose...

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19. Yemen embassies closed and staff evacuated over security fears
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-11 at 15:05:01

US, UK and France close embassies and urge citizens to leave amid turmoil after Shia rebels seized powerThe US, Britain and France are closing their embassies in Yemen and urging their citizens to leave the country over security concerns in the Arab world...

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20. Towers of Secrecy: Mexican Political Family Has Close PRI Ties, and Homes in the U.S.
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-02-11 at 07:27:30

The properties stand in contrast to the working-man image promoted by José Murat Casab, a longtime party insider, and his son, a top housing official.

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