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Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Syriza moves fast to form government coalition
Greece's anti-austerity Syriza party moved fast to form a coalition government on Monday after its stunning election win that has put the country on a collision course with its international creditors.
The EU took a tough tone on Monday toward Greece after the radical left party Syriza stormed to victory in elections, warning that Athens' place in the eurozone depended on it honoring agreements on debt and austerity.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Monday accused Egyptian police of using “excessive force” against protesters after 20 people were killed in clashes on the fourth anniversary of its 2011 uprising.
Rain fails to spoil day as Obama attends India parade
Rain failed to dampen spirits at India's Republic Day parade Monday as Barack Obama became the first U.S. president to attend the spectacular military and cultural display in a sign of the nations' growing closeness.
Ukrainian authorities rushed to evacuate children from parts of the war zone Monday in the wake of a deadly rocket attack on the port city of Mariupol and as fresh clashes hit the country's east.
Italian prosecutors called Monday for Francesco Schettino, the captain of the doomed Costa Concordia cruise liner, to serve 26 years and three months in jail for the 2012 shipwreck which left 32 people dead.
The two sons of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak were released from prison Monday, nearly four years after they were first arrested along with their father, authorities said.
Authorities in the U.S. northeast warned Sunday of a fast-moving winter storm that could cause regional chaos and dump as much as three feet (just under a meter) of snow on New York City.
Medical pot last resort for sick kids: doctors
edical marijuana should only be used for severely ill kids who have no other treatment option, the most influential U.S. pediatricians group says in a new policy.
Venezuela, which has accused a pair of Latin American ex-presidents of trying to spark a coup, on Sunday denied them permission to speak to jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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