1. Politicians want inquiry into Barcelona police clashes with party goers
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-21 at 00:23:20

Catalan opposition’s demand follows airing of TV documentary about 2006 event that led to arrests and alleged police torture and cover-ups Continue reading...

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2. Views of Cuba: from Che to chess – readers’ pictures
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-20 at 18:00:09

Since Friday’s decision by the the US government to relax travel restrictions to Cuba, we’ve been asking readers to share their photos and insights. Here are some of themYou can see all the contributions – or submit your own - via GuardianWitness  C...

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3. A Counterculture Spirit Flourishes, Preserved Under Fiberglass Domes
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-21 at 06:27:44

A 1970s experiment in communal housing at the University of California, Davis, continues to draw students with its sustainable, grow-your-own ethos.

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4. Paris mayor: I’m suing Fox News over false report on Muslim ‘no-go’ zones
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-21 at 03:41:14

Anne Hidalgo tells CNN that ‘the honor of Paris has been prejudiced’Fox News reported there were areas where even police feared to tread Continue reading...

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5. Queensland election: Newman government under scrutiny over coal donation
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-21 at 01:51:40

Exclusive: New details emerge of donation from New Hope Coal director to minister who oversaw air pollution clearance for coalmine expansion Continue reading...

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6. In State of the Union Speech, Obama Defiantly Sets an Ambitious Agenda
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-21 at 12:21:57

President Obama outlined areas of possible cooperation and challenged Republicans to support him on education, child care and middle-class tax breaks.

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7. Martin Luther King weekend events from Selma to Ferguson – in pictures
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-20 at 00:40:46

Americans across the country take part in events to commemorate the civil rights leader who was born 86 years ago. In New York and elsewhere, events were meant to commemorate King and to protest police brutality in the wake of several high-profile deaths ...

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8. Greece needs debts cancelled and growth
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-21 at 01:47:09

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9. Catholics don’t need to breed like rabbits, says Pope from the papal plane – video
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-20 at 16:02:48

Pope Francis says Roman Catholics don't need to breed like rabbits. Speaking to reporters on the papal plane on his way back from the Philippines, the Pope upholds Vatican teaching banning contraception, and says good Catholics do not need to be 'like rab...

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10. Afghan journalists face increasing danger – report
     Published by BBC on 2015-01-21 at 11:01:20

Afghan journalists face increasing dangers

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11. Argentine death sparks protests
     Published by BBC on 2015-01-20 at 16:54:31

Thousands of Argentines take to the streets of Buenos Aires to demand a probe into Sunday's death of federal prosecutor Alberto Nisman.

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12. Ukrainian drug addicts dying due to treatment ban, says UN
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-21 at 04:30:02

United Nations envoy says those on substitution therapy in annexed Crimea could face death after Russia made it illegal Continue reading...

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13. Isis threat to Japanese hostages exposes risk in Abe’s counter-terror strategy
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-20 at 18:17:16

Latest Islamic State video specifically condemns Japan’s $200m aid package for Middle East countries fighting jihadis Continue reading...

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14. Obama demands spread of wealth
     Published by BBC on 2015-01-21 at 15:04:26

US President Obama uses his State of the Union speech to pledge help for working families with the Republican-run Congress likely to resist.

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15. X-rays ‘read’ burnt Vesuvius scroll
     Published by BBC on 2015-01-21 at 01:06:15

An X-ray scanning technique allows physicists to read letters from a fragile, burnt scroll dug from beneath Mount Vesuvius - without unrolling it.

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16. Alberto Nisman’s death highlights failures of Argentinian investigation
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-20 at 06:26:49

Fate of prosecutor who claimed cover-up of 1994 bombing came from on high described as fresh attack on Jewish community Continue reading...

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18. Russian intelligence ship docks in Havana day before US-Cuba talks
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-21 at 02:34:41

200-crew spy vessel’s visit not officially announced by Cuban authorities US officials say move is not ‘unprecedented’ or out of the ordinary Continue reading...

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20. Can countries still trade their way out of poverty?
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-20 at 12:30:05

World trade is experiencing a slowdown; even China’s economy is cooling. We need to connect entrepreneurs and small businesses to international markets Continue reading...

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