1. Huge crowds gather for Paris unity rally – as it happened
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-12 at 00:35:02

Video appears to show supermarket attacker claiming responsibility as up to a million people – including dozens of world leaders – converge on Paris in show of defiance and unity after terrorist attacks that left 17 dead Gallery: one million expected ...

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2. Peshawar army school reopens after massacre
     Published by Al Jazeera on 2015-01-12 at 12:46:39

Security is tight as children return to school where the Pakistani Taliban killed 141 people last month.

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4. Pope Francis tells mothers at the Sistine Chapel to feel free to breastfeed
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-12 at 14:52:45

Pontiff baptises 33 infants and departs from prepared text to tell mothers to ‘give them milk’ if children were hungry Continue reading...

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5. Syrian dares Assad in snow bucket challenge
     Published by Al Jazeera on 2015-01-12 at 13:55:25

Actor calls on Syrian leader to spend night in camp in campaign to raise support for refugees suffering during winter.

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6. The Most Feminist Moments Of The 2015 Golden Globes
     Published by Huffington Post on 2015-01-12 at 10:23:38

If the 2015 Golden Globes taught us anything, it's that women's stories matter -- and girls truly do rule. This year's Globes gave us one badass feminist moment after another. (We are convinced that allowing people to eat and drink at an awards show makes...

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7. AirAsia divers recover ‘black box’
     Published by BBC on 2015-01-12 at 14:36:10

Divers have retrieved the flight data recorder from AirAsia Flight QZ8501, which could help explain why it crashed into the Java Sea.

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8. Charlie Hebdo: could security services have prevented Paris attacks?
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-11 at 02:05:49

French intelligence had classified Kouachi brothers as ‘very high priority’ but surveillance was cut and they slipped the net Continue reading...

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9. France to Deploy Thousands of Forces to Protect Jewish Schools
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-12 at 14:52:32

The interior minister announced the move, intended as a precaution against further terrorist attacks, in an address at a school south of Paris, French news agencies said.

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14. Contaminated beer at funeral kills 56 in Mozambique
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-12 at 08:28:28

Dozens more in hospital, as authorities say crocodile bile may have been added to traditional beer Continue reading...

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16. Croatians Elect Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic as Their First Female President
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-12 at 07:40:02

In a tight runoff Ms. Grabar-Kitarovic beat President Ivo Josipovic, winning 50.4 percent of the votes.

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20. Nigeria: two suspected child suicide bombers attack market
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-12 at 15:25:52

Three killed and 26 wounded in Yobe state, a day after bombing involving 10-year-old girl killed at least 16 in Borno state Continue reading...

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