1. The saddest thing in the world is not poverty; it’s loss of dignity
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-28 at 12:30:00

Development is more than just achieving outcomes – it implies a different way of seeing the world and fellow human beings Continue reading...

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2. What’s the world’s coldest city?
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-28 at 16:22:45

Yellowknife in Canada, where windchill regularly takes the temperature below -30C? Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia, where you have to thaw the ground to bury people? Or Yakutsk in Russia, which few aeroplanes are rated to visit? Continue reading...

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3. Skull discovery suggests location where humans first had sex with Neanderthals
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-28 at 23:48:00

Skull found in northern Israeli cave in western Galilee, thought to be female and 55,000 years old, connects interbreeding and move from Africa to EuropeAn ancient skull found in a cave in northern Israel has cast light on the migration of modern humans o...

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4. ‘Hope begins today’: the inside story of Syriza’s rise to power
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-29 at 02:35:00

Ten years ago, Syriza scraped just 4% of the vote in Greek elections. This week, the leftwing party took control under the charismatic leadership of Alexis Tsipras. How did it do it? For 22 days, Paul Mason followed the party’s campaign trail and saw an...

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5. Keith Urban Has A Really Smart Way Of Defining Success
     Published by Huffington Post on 2015-01-29 at 11:20:27

How does country music star Keith Urban measure success in his life? We asked him during an appearance on HuffPost Live.

"For me personally, the sense of contentment and hunger being in balance, that's how I measure it," Urban said. "I like those two thi...

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6. Administration Official Criticizes Israeli Ambassador Over Netanyahu Visit
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-29 at 07:54:25

The tension with Israel is over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s acceptance of Republican leaders’ invitation to address Congress about Iran without consulting the White House.

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7. French police question eight-year-old over terrorism comments
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-29 at 06:03:08

Child expresses ‘radical ideas’ and ‘solidarity’ with Hebdo gunmen after refusing to take part in minute’s silence in honour of victims Continue reading...

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8. Global democracy at risk, warns watchdog
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-28 at 22:41:14

Women  main targets for repression as  levels of brutality under authoritarian regimes hit all-time high, says landmark report Continue reading...

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9. Greece will not default – PM Tsipras
     Published by BBC on 2015-01-28 at 22:46:14

New Greek PM Alexis Tsipras says his country will not default on its bailout debts, as bank stocks lose more than 25% of their value.

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10. Central African Republic: saving lives at the river’s edge – a story told in pictures
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-28 at 18:26:38

Wounded refugees from CAR are crossing the Oubangui river into Congo to escape attacks amid rising sectarian violence, creating a humanitarian emergency Continue reading...

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11. Everyone calm down: Michelle Obama’s Saudi outfit was plenty respectful
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-29 at 01:54:12

The first lady’s decision to forgo a headscarf makes her neither the first nor the last visiting female official to do so in Saudi Arabia – and does not flout protocol Continue reading...

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12. Hezbollah Kills 2 Israeli Soldiers Near Lebanon
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-29 at 11:19:08

The missile strike was the latest in a string of events along Israel’s northern frontiers that have raised the risk of a broader confrontation.

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14. Greece’s new young radicals sweep away age of austerity
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-29 at 02:26:18

From minimum wage to prescriptions, Alexis Tsipras is making good his promises to voters in startling fashionOne by one they were rolled back, blitzkrieg-style, mercilessly, ruthlessly, with rat-a-tat efficiency. First the barricades came down outside the...

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15. D-day veteran who ‘escaped’ care home left RNLI £600,000
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-28 at 22:53:03

Bernard Jordan, nicknamed the Great Escaper after he went to the D-day commemoration, and his wife, Irene, left estate to lifeboat charity Continue reading...

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16. Selma star defends Benedict Cumberbatch
     Published by BBC on 2015-01-28 at 12:47:02

David Oyelowo, who plays Martin Luther King in Selma, says it's "ridiculous" to attack Benedict Cumberbatch for using the term "coloured" during an interview.

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17. Jordan agrees to swap death-row terrorist for Isis-held pilot
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-28 at 22:35:57

Government has agreed to free Sajida al-Rishawi if lieutenant Muadh al-Kasasbeh is released – but Japan expects journalist Kenji Goto to be freed instead Continue reading...

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18. Sydney inquest hears of siege deaths
     Published by BBC on 2015-01-29 at 13:55:40

An inquest into the Sydney siege hears that one hostage was killed by police fire as they stormed the cafe after the gunman killed the manager.

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19. MH370: Malaysia officially declares disappearance of plane an accident
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-29 at 15:59:42

Officials declare search for survivors over but underwater hunt for missing plane to continueMalaysia has called off the search for survivors of missing flight MH370 and declared the disappearance of the plane in March 2014 an accident.A statement by auth...

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20. Raúl Castro demands that US return Guantánamo base to Cuba
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-29 at 03:38:38

‘If these problems aren’t resolved, rapprochement wouldn’t make sense’Cuban leader demands end to US propaganda broadcasts Continue reading...

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