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Anti-austerity party wins Greek poll 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 23:29:59 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.


Sixteen killed in Egypt protests 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 18:11:14 GMT 
    At least 16 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.


Sniper film 'stoking Islamophobia' 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:21:47 GMT 
    The release of the film American Sniper has led to an increase in threats against Muslims in the US, an Arab-American civil rights group says.


Murray beats Dimitrov in epic 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:59:30 GMT 
    Andy Murray wins a gruelling late-night contest with Grigor Dimitrov to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals.


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.


VIDEO: Colin Firth on being an 'unlikely killer' 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:42:28 GMT 
    Actor Colin Firth has said the director of Kingsman: The Secret Service, Matthew Vaughn, cast him in the film because he was so unlikely to be seen as a cold killer


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  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 18:40:35 GMT 
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