1. Alexis Tsipras pays homage to Greek communists at site of Nazi atrocity
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-27 at 02:52:42

Greece’s new prime minister lays red roses as a symbol of “liberty from German occupation”, says his Syriza party Continue reading...

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2. Egypt doctor ‘convicted in FGM case’
     Published by BBC on 2015-01-26 at 21:45:46

An Egyptian doctor is convicted of the manslaughter of a girl who died after undergoing an illegal female genital mutilation procedure, activists say.

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3. Weather Causes Road and Transit Bans as Snowstorm Barrels Into Northeast
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-27 at 10:08:59

Driving bans took effect across New York City, New Jersey and Connecticut, subway and bus service was suspended, and Hudson River crossings closed.

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4. Litvinenko ‘killed on third attempt’
     Published by BBC on 2015-01-27 at 14:04:23

Two prior attempts to kill ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko may have been made before he died from radiation poisoning in 2006, the BBC has learned.

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5. Who are the Independent Greeks?
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-26 at 17:58:45

Rightwing party differs on many issues with radical leftist Syriza, but they are united by a mutual hatred for bailout programme Continue reading...

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6. Auschwitz: a short history of the largest mass murder site in human history
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-27 at 13:25:53

As survivors prepare to visit on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, here is a brief history of the largest mass murder at a single site  Continue reading...

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7. Islamic State ‘driven out of Kobane’
     Published by BBC on 2015-01-27 at 05:16:09

Kurdish forces have driven Islamic State (IS) militants from of Kobane, officials say, ending a four-month battle for the northern Syrian town.

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8. Israel expels 43 intelligence veterans who refused to spy in Palestinian territories
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-27 at 07:03:55

Army Radio says 43 soldiers barred from top electronic surveillance unit for ‘acting inappropriately’ Continue reading...

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11. Auschwitz liberation ceremony will be the last for many survivors present
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-27 at 10:30:27

European leaders and royalty gather for 70th anniversary amid unprecedented security and rise in anti-semitism Continue reading...

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12. Facebook suffers widespread fault
     Published by BBC on 2015-01-27 at 14:26:51

Facebook says it was responsible for a fault that caused its social network, Instagram photo service and other apps to become unavailable for about 40 minutes.

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13. Inside Transnistria, the breakaway nation loyal to Russia – in pictures
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-26 at 18:59:00

Transnistrian-born photographer Anton Polyakov captures daily life in the pro-Russian territory that declared independence from Moldova in 1990, but remains unrecognised by most of the world Continue reading...

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14. A Drone, Too Small for Radar to Detect, Rattles the White House
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-27 at 06:42:32

A system to detect flying objects failed to pick up a small drone, raising questions about whether the Secret Service could bring down a similar object if it endangered the president.

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17. Barack Obama assembles 27-strong delegation to pay respects to Saudi Arabia’s new king
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-27 at 10:22:37

US president cuts short official visit to India and cancel his visit to Taj Mahal with wife Michelle Continue reading...

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18. Chinese police alleged to have eaten endangered giant salamander at banquet
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-27 at 12:17:01

The group of 28 diners turned violent towards journalists when they tried to photograph the feast in Shenzhen, reports say Continue reading...

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19. Fidel Castro: Cuba can reconcile with US
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-27 at 11:29:06

Statement from retired leader declares: ‘I don’t trust the US’ but endorses ‘any peaceful or negotiated solution’ between Washington and Havana Continue reading...

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20. Millions of cars tracked across US in ‘massive’ real-time spying program
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-27 at 09:58:50

American Civil Liberties Union warns scanning of license plates by Drug Enforcement Agency is building a repository of all drivers’ movements Continue reading...

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