1. For Auschwitz Museum, a Time of Great Change
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-25 at 01:09:51

As the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum observes the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration camps, it is focusing on new generations of visitors.

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2. Meant to Keep Malaria Out, Mosquito Nets Are Used to Haul Fish In
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-25 at 09:11:43

The nets, with holes smaller than mosquitoes, trap much more than traditional fishing nets do and could wipe out stressed fish populations in Africa.

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4. India braces for Obama’s Delhi visit
     Published by BBC on 2015-01-25 at 07:14:48

US President Barack Obama arrives in India for a three-day visit, protected by one of India's biggest-ever security operations.

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5. Police Arrest 4 in North Africa Amid Fears of Attack in Spain
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-24 at 23:01:26

Spain’s Interior Ministry said the police in its North African enclave arrested four men suspected of belonging to a militant Islamist network that may have been planning an attack.

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6. Japan Seeks to Verify Video of Hostage Death
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-24 at 22:43:36

An unconfirmed image released Saturday purported to show the decapitated body of one of two Japanese hostages captured by Islamic State militants.

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8. Bulgaria seizes two million eels
     Published by BBC on 2015-01-24 at 02:06:22

Customs officials in Bulgaria find two million critically endangered baby eels hidden in the luggage of two Chinese men.

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9. First female bishop: I want to be a role model for girls
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-25 at 05:34:21

As she prepares for her consecration, Libby Lane hopes her historic role will encourage others Continue reading...

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10. Ukraine crisis: Russia blocks UN attempt to condemn rebel rocket attack
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-25 at 09:15:09

UK-proposed statement called for inquiry into assault on MariupolDiplomatic tensions escalate along with fighting in eastern UkraineDozens die as rebels shell MariupolJohn Kerry condemns missile attack  Continue reading...

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11. Despite a Crackdown, Use of Illegal Drugs in China Continues Unabated
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-25 at 03:30:53

For all the reported successes of China’s constantly expanding antidrug campaigns, the police appear to be winning few significant victories in what the authorities have called a “people’s war.”

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13. Is Greece about to call time on five punishing years of austerity?
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-25 at 03:37:52

Historic elections could see disillusioned voters put leftwing party Syriza in power, sending a defiant message across Europe Continue reading...

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15. Rifts Between U.S. and Nigeria Impeding Fight Against Boko Haram
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-24 at 23:09:54

The militants are charging through northern Nigeria, razing villages, abducting children and forcing tens of thousands of people to flee.

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17. Death in the desert marks a violent end to Haruna Yukawa’s deeply troubled life
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-01-25 at 06:51:04

Japan now waits in hope that journalist Kenji Goto, who travelled to Syria to plead with Isis for his friend’s life, will be spared Continue reading...

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19. Brazil in ‘worst water crisis’
     Published by BBC on 2015-01-24 at 20:38:58

Brazil's Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira says the country's most populous states are experiencing their worst water crisis since 1930.

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20. France, Birthplace of Cinema, Is Losing Film Production to Its Neighbors
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-01-24 at 21:03:19

Many movies rely on bigger tax breaks and financing from countries like Luxembourg and Belgium.

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