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- 'Be wary of those who do not eat baguettes'
French government's extremism message mocked.
BBC News. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:39:39 GMT.
- Hypocritical West balks at hostage swaps
When in the past European governments have paid ransoms of whatever kind to free their nationals, they have been accused of letting the side down.
Mail & Guardian. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0200.
- Xiaomi May Have A Major Patent Problem
The hot Chinese smartphone maker risks getting stuck in a legal quagmire in its bid to expand globally and take the iPhone head on.
By Parmy Olson. Forbes. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:06:00 GMT.
- Angola's Economy Set to Slow as Oil Prices Collapse
Angola's oil-dependent economy is set to slow this year, key infrastructure projects will be shelved and swaths of social spending are facing the chop as a global crude price slump takes its toll on Africa's second-biggest producer. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 10:41:09 -0500.
- Report Warns Of 'Disturbing' Decline In Global Freedom
A leading democracy watchdog says global freedom suffered a "disturbing" decline in 2014, with Syria ranking as the world's least free country and Russia's "invasion" of Ukraine dealing a bad blow to democracy.
Radio Liberty. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:39:39 +0000.
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