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January 30, 2015 20:00
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis looks on before a common press conference with Jeroen Dijsselbloem, head of the euro zone finance ministers' group (not pictured) at the ministry in Athens, January 30, 2015 (Reuters / Kostas Tsironis)
​Greece won’t cooperate with ‘troika,’ rejects aid extension
The new left-wing Greek government has said that it will not cooperate with the ‘troika’ of international lenders, and does not plan to seek an extension for its aid package which is set to expire at the end of February.
Life News journalists Elizaveta Khramtsova (Photo from vk.com/hramtsova_liza) and Natalia Kalysheva (Photo from Facebook page) Ukraine's Security Service detains Russian journalists in Kiev, deny entry for 5 years
Two Russian journalists working for Life News TV channel have been detained in Kiev by Ukraine’s Security Service, which says the crew will be expelled from the country and denied entry for five years.
Poland's Foreign Minister Grzegorz Schetyna (Reuters/Slawomir Kaminski) 'It’s business': Poland ready to sell weapons to Ukraine if Kiev has money
The Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs has told local media that Warsaw was “open” to sell weapons to Ukraine, regarding it as sheer “business.” It comes as the situation in the east of Ukraine has significantly deteriorated in recent weeks.
RIA Novosti/Vladimir Trefilov Just 4 purchases enough to ID you, despite anonymized credit card data
Anonymized credit card data – only locations and times of purchases made – are enough to identify a person, a new MIT study shows. Shopping habits are so unique, that knowledge of only four transactions help tell who the buyer is.
Image from Facebook (Support Salaita Community) Professor fired over anti-Israel tweets sues University of Illinois
A professor who lost his job over anti-Israel tweets is suing several officials at the University of Illinois. He claims his termination violates freedom of speech and was influenced by the institution’s “donors”.
INION fire site (RIA Novosti / Vladimir Ostapkovich) Blaze devastates Russian academic library housing unique documents (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
One of Russia's largest academic libraries, which contains millions of unique historical documents, has gone up in flames in Moscow. A part of the building’s roof collapsed before dozens of fire fighters managed to contain the blaze.
Screenshot from youtube.com/user/yesterday2221 Stunning timelapse shows off Earth bathed in infrared light (VIDEO)
A mesmerizing new video showcases what the Earth looks like in infrared light – something that is invisible to the human eye but that nonetheless radiates from the planet’s surface constantly.
Members of the armed forces of the Donetsk People’s Republic drive a tank on the outskirts of Donetsk, January 22, 2015. (Reuters / Alexander Ermochenko) Ukraine chief of staff ‘thwarts Western allegations’ by admitting no combat with Russian troops
The Ukraine army’s chief of staff has admitted that Kiev troops are not engaged in combat with Russian units, thereby thwarting all Western allegations of Moscow's “military invasion,” said Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov.
A US Air Force B-1B Lancer supersonic bomber flies over northern Iraq (Reuters / HO) ‘ISIS chemical weapons expert’ killed in airstrike – US
A chemical weapons expert who is believed to be affiliated with the Islamic State has been killed a US-led airstrike in Iraq, the US Central Command said.
The Punk Syndrome (Image from wikipedia.org) Finnish punk band with mental disabilities applies for Eurovision to raise awareness
Members of Finnish punk band Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät (PKN), all of whom have mental disabilities, have applied to take part in the Eurovision song contest, in order to raise awareness for Down syndrome.
The main entrance of Germany's intelligence agency Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND) (Reuters / Michael Dalder) ​German spy agency collects 220 million phone records a day - report
The BND, Germany’s foreign intelligence agency, gathers 220 million pieces of metadata from foreign phone calls and text messages each day. This data is sometimes passed on to the NSA and the CIA, according to BND documents reports Zeit.
Image from 2015f1car.ferrari.com Ferrari unveils sleek new F1 ‘red machine,’ hopes to regain title
World-famous luxury carmaker Ferrari has unveiled a new model – but one won’t find on any highway. It’s been designed to try and get their Formula 1 team back on top after a disappointing 2014.
A Ukrainian serviceman is pictured next to an armored vehicle near the village of Debaltsevo in eastern Ukraine. (Reuters/David Mdzinarishvili) Thousands of Ukrainian troops thought to be trapped in Donbass
Some 8,000 Ukrainian troops are believed to be surrounded near the village of Debaltsevo in Donbass, as militia units cut off the only road linking the pocket to Kiev-held territory. The servicemen have been offered the chance to surrender.
Bomb squad experts and security personnel inspecting bike wreckages at a scene of multiple bombings at the Kano Central Mosque November 28, 2014. (Reuters/Stringer) Boko Haram to use cows, goats and cobblers to stage attacks – Nigerian govt
Boko Haram insurgents plan to use goats and cows as bomb couriers to carry out deadly attacks, in addition to a new batch of disguised suicide bombers, a spokesperson for the Nigerian federal government warned.

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