1. French comedian Dieudonné faces inquiry over ‘Charlie Coulibaly’ remark
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-12 at 20:44:21

Controversial comic who invented ‘quenelle’ gesture combined names of magazine and gunman on Facebook post Continue reading...

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2. France mobilizes 10,000 troops at home after Paris shootings
     Published by Reuters on 2015-01-13 at 03:23:30

PARIS (Reuters) - France will deploy 10,000 soldiers on home soil by Tuesday and post almost 5,000 extra police officers to protect Jewish sites after the killing of 17 people by Islamist militants in Paris last week, officials said.

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3. Cuba Frees 53 Prisoners, U.S. Says
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-13 at 07:07:56

Those freed have been identified by human rights organizations as having been jailed for promoting political reforms or trying to exercise free speech.

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5. Charlie Hebdo’s New Issue Has Muhammad on the Cover
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-13 at 06:02:23

The remaining staff of the Paris newspaper chose a cartoon with the Prophet Muhammad holding a sign saying, “Je suis Charlie” for its next cover.

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7. Saudi cleric issues fatwa on snowmen
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-12 at 22:48:24

Religious leader forbids building of anti-Islamic idols that might resemble human beings, after winter storm in north of country Continue reading...

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8. Nigeria’s military says 150 killed in Boko Haram clashes in Baga
     Published by Reuters on 2015-01-13 at 02:12:00

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's military said on Monday that at least 150 people had been killed in clashes with Islamists in the northeastern town of Baga, giving a rare official death toll a few weeks before presidential elections in which security is a big...

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9. US police charged in homeless death
     Published by BBC on 2015-01-13 at 03:29:50

Two police officers in Albuquerque, New Mexico, will face charges for killing a homeless camper, their lawyers say.

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10. Croatia elects first woman president
     Published by BBC on 2015-01-12 at 05:54:17

Opposition challenger Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic becomes the first female president of Croatia, winning by the narrowest of margins.

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11. White House Acknowledges Error in Not Sending a Top Official to March in Paris
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-13 at 07:39:10

Criticism of the minor part played by Americans in a rally against terrorism has stung President Obama’s staff.

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13. Microsoft hits out at Google team
     Published by BBC on 2015-01-12 at 18:29:45

Google has been criticised by Microsoft after the search giant publicised a security flaw in Windows - which some said put users at risk.

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14. Farage: ‘Defend Christian culture’
     Published by BBC on 2015-01-13 at 01:16:16

UKIP leader Nigel Farage calls for the defence of "Judeo-Christian culture" in response to Islamist terrorism as MEPs debate the Paris attacks.

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15. Global outrage at Saudi Arabia as jailed blogger receives public flogging
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-12 at 00:54:19

Kingdom stays silent as protesters contrast its opposition to Paris attacks on free speech with its own attacks on free speech Continue reading...

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16. Mark Zuckerberg says he believes in freedom of speech. Does Facebook?
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-13 at 00:43:12

When Mark Zuckerberg praised Charlie Hebdo and free speech, Facebook users cried hypocrisy, pointing to a post by a Pakistani actor that had been censored Continue reading...

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17. Abbas welcomed at Turkish presidential palace by Erdoğan – and 16 warriors
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-12 at 22:40:21

Grand ceremony for Palestinian president held at new palace, with warriors representing empires of Turkey’s history Continue reading...

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18. What Jews can learn from Muslims
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-13 at 01:18:44

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19. Apology for ‘Muslim Birmingham’ claim
     Published by BBC on 2015-01-13 at 00:34:40

A US terrorism commentator apologises for describing Birmingham as a "Muslim-only city" where non-Muslims "don't go" during an interview on Fox News.

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