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Middle East

As the Jordanian pilotís family awaits news, the Daesh clock is ticking
Al Bawaba, Middle East News, Amman, Jordan.

Maxwell helps Australia win ODI tri-series
Al Jazeera, Doha, Qatar.

Amr Moussa Considers Election Boycott
Asharq Al-Awsat, Pan-Arab daily, London, England.

Amnesty accuses Egypt of Ďcovering upí protester deaths
Daily News Egypt, The, Independent Daily, Cairo, Egypt.

Man abuses step-daughter's corpse
Emirates 24/7, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

U.S. Ally Yemen in Danger of Splitting into Two – Again
IPS Middle East, International cooperative of journalists, Rome, Italy.

Egypt court bans Hamas armed wing
Ma'an News Agency, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories.

UN chief backs regional African force to fight Boko Haram
Saudi Gazette, English-language daily, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Japan condemns 'despicable' IS hostage beheading claim
Times of Oman, English-language daily, Muscat, Oman.

Bank Muscat board proposes 45 per cent dividend
Times of Oman Business, English-language daily, Muscat, Oman.

issuing of Islamic bonds is essential in Yemen
Yemen Observer, Sana'a, Republic of Yemen.



Jordan vow after hostage beheading
BBC News, Centrist newscaster, London, England.

Coronation Street stars 'want public memorial for Kirkbride', Online news portal, Cork, Ireland.

ISIS video appears to show beheaded body
CNN International, London, England.

Pregnant Corrie star Catherine Tydesley shows off her baby bump in plunging red dress as she attends fight night event
Daily Mail, Conservative daily, London, England.

Robbie Williams, the Beckhams and Steven Gerrard among top stars who invest in films to get £26m in tax breaks
Daily Mail, Conservative daily, London, England.

Hong Kong 'umbrella' revolutionists return for peaceful rally
EuroNews, International news, Ecully Cedex, France.

A Warning To The West: A Voice From The Heart Of The Islamic World
Europe News, European News, Braband, Denmark.

Japan in shock as IS group claims killing of second hostage
France 24, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France.

Boko Haram launches fresh assault on Maiduguri
Guardian The, Liberal daily, London, England.

Monastery restoration nears end
Hurriyet Daily News, (Liberal, English-language), Istanbul, Turkey.

Telemarketer saves screaming woman after she accidentally answers sales call during 'violent struggle' with ex-boyfriend
Independent The, London, England.

New York Times: Ukraine fighting vontinues as talks stall
Kyiv Post, English language weekly, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Best Mascara: 15 Of The LOOK Team's Favourites
Look Magazine, London, England.

Major Ukrainian TV provider drops Russian channels
Moscow News The, Independent, Moscow, Russia.

Russia's Gazprom Sees Profits Hit by Ukraine Dispute, Weaker Ruble
Moscow Times The, Independent daily, Moscow, Russia.

Fighters who escape Islamic State group caught between death if found and jail if they go home
New Europe, European Weekly, Brussels, Belgium.

Japan Outraged At Beheading Of IS Hostage
Radio Free Europe, Prague, Czech Republic.

Japan Will 'Never Forgive' IS Hostage Murder
Sky News, Independent newscaster, Middlesex, England.

The truth about the Nazi camp my mum was in
Spiked, (Alternative Internet Magazine), London, England.

Japan outraged at Isil murder of hostage Kenji Goto
Telegraph The, Conservative daily, London, England.

Kim Sears wears 'explicit content' T-shirt in Murray v Djokovic final
Telegraph The, Celebrity news, London, England.



Indonesia supports Morocco in Western Sahara issue
Antara News, News agency, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Japan outraged as video purportedly shows hostage beheaded
China Post, English-language daily, Taipei, Taiwan.

Kerry Fined for Not Shoveling Snow
Chosun Ilbo, Conservative daily, Seoul, South Korea.

Google Now adds data from Lyft, Airbnb and many more apps
Computer World, IT information, Fairfax, New Zealand.

Spains radical leftist party shows strength in big rally
Daily Jang, Left-wing daily, Karachi, Pakistan.

Militants blow up gas pipeline in Balochistan
Dawn, English-language daily, Karachi, Pakistan.

Japan mourns Kenji Goto as caring and courageous reporter
Hindu The, Left-leaning daily, Chennai, India.

Japan launches new spy satellite
Hindustan Times, New Delhi, India.

Ravita Mayor celebrates her anniversary at Taj Deccan in Hyderabad
India Times, Conservative daily, New Delhi, India.

Islamists rally in Egypt ahead of referendum vote, 3 killed
Indian Express, News portal, Mumbai, India.

Suu Kyi Memorabilia to be Auctioned at $200k
Irrawaddy, The, Independent News Media Group, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Goto beheaded by Islamic State militants
Japan Times, Independent centrist, Tokyo, Japan.

6 missing Bulgarians working for UN in Sudan 'released'
New Zealand Herald, Conservative daily, Auckland, New Zealand.

Spains radical leftist party shows strength in big rally
News The, Left-wing, Karachi, Pakistan.

Wardak PC also joins protest against WJ decision
Pajhwok Afghan News, (Independent news agency), Kabul, Afghanistan.

NAB Chief for Encouragement of People in Fighting Corruption
Pakistan Tribune, English-language online publication, Islamabad, Pakistan.

This restaurant offers free food to beautiful women
Sify News, Chennai, India.

Ukraine President cancels trip over protests in eastern Ukraine
Straits Times, Pro-government, Singapore.

Australian Open 2015 Men's Final: Novak Djokovic v Andy Murray
Sydney Morning Herald, Centrist daily, Sydney, Australia.

Saint-Andre names France squad for Six Nations opener
Taiwan News, English-language daily, Taipei, Taiwan.

Tang Prize paves path toward brighter future
Taiwan Today, Government Information Office, Taipei, Taiwan.

Handmade bombs explode near Khaleda Zia's office
The Economic Times, Business, Mumbai, India.

Palestinians in Syria cut off from aid
The News International, Karachi, Pakistan.

Boko Haram launches new assault on key Nigeria city Maiduguri
Times of India, Conservative, New Delhi, India.



5 Crazy Right-Wing Moments This Week: O'Reilly Drops Truth Bomb on Palin and Trump
Alternet, Non-Profit News Magazine, San Francisco, U.S.

Dojo, the app London's young bankers use to find the coolest venues, just raised £800K
Business Insider, New York, U.S.

Japan mourns reported death of ISIS hostage Kenji Goto
Canadian Broadcasting Centre, Toronto, Ontario.

Windies end series of misery on losing note
Caribbean360, Online news portal, St. Michael, Barbados.

These New Polls Show Why Americans Should Believe Climate Scientists In 30 Years
Climate Progress, The Center for American Progress Action Fund Project, Washington, D.C.

US VP expresses support to Haitian President
Dominican Today, Independent daily, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Female-only mosque opens in Los Angeles
Globe and Mail The, Centrist daily, Toronto, Canada.

Liberty Reserve Brought Down By 'Joe Bogus': How The Feds Arrested Arthur Budovsky
International Business Times, Business news organization, New York, U.S.

Missing Students Case Also Highlights Racism in Mexico
IPS Latin America, International cooperative of journalists, Rome, Italy.

New York college student with measles took Amtrak
istockanalyst, Oregon, U.S.

Gender-based attacks haunt UWI, Mona
Jamaica Gleaner, Independent daily, Kingston, Jamaica.

For the record
Los Angeles Times, California, U.S.

Japanese Journalist Apparently Beheaded in New ISIS Video
Newser, News web site, Chicago, U.S.

Fact-checking the 2015 Super Bowl
Politifact, Project of the St. Petersburg Times, St. Petersburg, U.S.

Fed's 'solid' growth view faces test as Greek drama unfolds
Reuters, Business News, New York, U.S.

Ukraine military says 13 soldiers killed in eastern fighting in past 24 hours
Reuters, World News, New York, U.S.

California Could Become The First State To Raise The Smoking Age To 21?
Think Progress, The Center for American Progress Action Fund Project, Washington, D.C.

Meet the man injured Ontario workers ‘love to hate’
Toronto Star, Toronto, Ontario.

Who will you vote for in the local government elections?
Trinidad Guardian, Independent daily, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015
United Press International, Washington, D.C., U.S.

Whitney Houstonís daughter found unresponsive in tub, taken to Atlanta area hospital
Vancouver Sun The, Conservative, Vancouver, Canada.

Al Michaels: Hoping for Triple Overtime
Wall Street Journal, The, New York, U.S.

Trans-Pacific Partnership job creation is zero, not 650,000 as John F. Kerry claims
Washington Post, The, Washington, D.C., U.S.


Key Nigerian city under fresh attack
BBC News, Centrist newscaster, London, England.

Nigeria FA president Pinnick leads Ghana, Guinea clash
GhanaWeb, Online news portal, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Bomb kills 60 in Pakistan mosque
iafrica, Online news portal, Cape Town, South Africa.

Aid under fire: A timeline of MSF's withdrawal
Irin News, Humanitarian news and analysis, Nairobi, Kenya.

S. Sudan's warring parties clash in Mayom county
Sudan Tribune, Khartoum, Sudan.

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