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Anti-austerity party wins Greek poll  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:43:26 GMT
The anti-austerity Syriza party wins the Greek general election promising to renegotiate the country's bailout in a challenge to international creditors. 
Boko Haram assaults Nigerian city  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 19:57:43 GMT
Nigerian Islamist Boko Haram fighters have attacked the strategically important north-eastern city of Maiduguri, with dozens reported dead. 
Eighteen killed in Egypt protests  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:06:16 GMT
At least 18 people are killed in Egypt during street protests marking the fourth anniversary of the start of the 2011 uprising. 
WHO vows reform after Ebola 'shocks'  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 15:01:32 GMT
The World Health Organization sets out plans for reform, admitting it was too slow to respond to the "horrific" Ebola outbreak in West Africa. 
Ukraine vows to 'calm' fighting  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 15:45:43 GMT
Ukraine's President Poroshenko vows to "calm" fighting with pro-Russia rebels in east Ukraine, a day after 30 people died in Mariupol. 
Nisman reporter flees Argentina  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 16:16:12 GMT
A journalist believed to have been the first to report the death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman says he has fled Argentina, fearing for his life. 
India and US seal nuclear deal  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 16:03:40 GMT
India and the US announce a breakthrough on a deal for supplying civilian nuclear technology, on the first day of President Barack Obama's visit. 
Hoax call made to David Cameron  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 22:11:02 GMT
Downing Street is to review security procedures after a hoax caller was put through to Prime Minister David Cameron, Number 10 says. 
Venezuela blocks access to Lopez  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 22:09:27 GMT
The Venezuelan authorities prevent the former presidents of Chile and Colombia from visiting jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez. 
Umami taste buds 'key to health'  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:07:18 GMT
A person's ability to taste umami in food is closely linked to their overall health, particularly in older people, Japanese researchers suggest. 
Australia knights Prince Philip  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:15:08 GMT
Australia awards a knighthood to Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, a year after the honour was re-introduced by Prime Minister Tony Abbott. 
VIDEO: Burmese soldiers under investigation  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:54:18 GMT
The Burmese government say investigations are continuing into the rape and murder of two teachers last week. 
VIDEO: Birmingham rally after Fox 'no-go' comment  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 19:48:50 GMT
A multi-faith rally partly prompted by a US TV pundit who claimed Birmingham was a "no-go zone" for non-Muslims has been held in the city. 
VIDEO: Australian Open feels like home - Nishikori  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 16:36:39 GMT
Japan's Kei Nishikori says the Australian Open feels like "home" ahead of his fourth round match against David Ferrer. 
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