1. VIDEO: Footage shows shot Egypt protester
     Published by BBC on 2015-01-26 at 04:39:45

At least 16 people have been killed in clashes between police and protesters on the fourth anniversary of the uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak.

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2. New York Braces for Blizzard Amid Warnings of Closings and Hazards
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-26 at 07:32:39

The storm is expected to begin with flurries late Monday morning and gather force as the day goes on, bringing high winds, low visibility and “treacherous” road conditions.

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3. Tsipras declares end to ‘vicious cycle of austerity’ after Syriza wins Greek election – as it happened
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-26 at 04:22:33

Official projection puts Syriza just short of outright majority Syriza says ‘hope has won’Result could plunge Europe deeper into crisisPM Antonis Samaras congratulates Alexis Tsipras on Syriza’s victoryGuardianWitness: your hopes and fears for the f...

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4. Syriza’s historic win puts Greece on collision course with Europe
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-26 at 14:28:17

Voters reject EU austerity for radical alternative of far-left partyUpstarts fall two seats short of an overall majority‘Greece has turned a page,’ says 40-year-old leader Alexis Tsipras Continue reading...

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5. Life, laughter and loss in a Nepal leprosy colony – in pictures
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-25 at 13:30:16

On 25 January, activists mark World Leprosy Day to raise awareness of leprosy as a 21st-century disease. Freelance photographer Tom Bradley has been documenting the effects of leprosy since 2009, focusing on the lives of those affected by this complex dis...

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6. Muslims will speak up for British values only when they know they will be heard
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-25 at 03:10:16

Former Tory chairwoman accuses government she served of undermining the fight against religious extremismLady Warsi launches bitter assault on coalition strategy towards Muslims Continue reading...

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7. Obama Makes the Most of India’s Republic Day Parade
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-26 at 13:10:11

President Obama, in the seat of the chief guest at the New Delhi parade, used his visit to cement stronger relations between the United States and India.

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9. Sarah Palin’s Bizarre Iowa Speech Gets Thanks — From The Democrats
     Published by Huffington Post on 2015-01-26 at 10:14:57

Shortly after declaring that she's "seriously interested" in running for president in 2016, Sarah Palin delivered a confusing speech that was panned by many, even some on the right. 

Speaking at the Iowa Freedom Summit in Des Moines on Saturday, the form...

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13. Jewish leaders call for Europe-wide legislation outlawing antisemitism
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-25 at 22:29:04

Proposal would criminalise activities such as banning the burqa, forced marriage, female genital mutilation and Holocaust denial Continue reading...

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14. Sons of Egypt’s Mubarak leave Cairo prison
     Published by Al Jazeera on 2015-01-26 at 15:54:09

Alaa and Gamal Mubarak, who spent four years in jail after they were first arrested, face retrial in corruption cases.

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15. Two Japanese Hostages, as Different as Can Be, Linked by Fate in Syria
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-26 at 06:26:10

The surviving hostage is a respected journalist, while the other man was a lost soul who had attempted suicide and seemed to become unhinged by setbacks in life.

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17. Hundreds dead as Boko Haram clashes with Nigerian army in Maiduguri
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-26 at 06:27:53

200 combatants, mainly insurgents, reportedly killed in northern cityRebels on violent spree through villages, witnesses reportJohn Kerry pleads for peaceful elections on visit to LagosJohn Kerry asks Nigerians to refrain from post-election violenceAnalys...

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18. Despite Initial Tremors, Markets Shake Off Greek Election Results
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-26 at 16:15:35

Recent polls showed an anti-austerity party was likely to win the elections, and investors on Monday appeared to take the results in stride.

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20. At Least 18 Die in Egyptian Violence
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-26 at 08:02:31

The deaths came on the fourth anniversary of the Arab Spring uprising, a reminder of the ruthless crackdown the military-backed government has used to silence any echoes of that revolt.

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