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—Sébastien-Roch Nicolas de Chamfort (1741-94) French author, humorist


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Secession debate in Czech border town 
  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:52:27 GMT 
    Mayor of Hora Svate Kateriny says an planned mine expansion would cut off the town.

Deadly clashes at UN base in Mali 
  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:27:50 GMT 
    At least two people are killed after UN forces try to end the siege of their base in the northern Malian city of Gao, government and hospital sources says.

AirAsia recovery operation suspended 
  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:27:56 GMT 
    The Indonesian military suspends recovery operations for AirAsia flight QZ8501 in the Java Sea after repeatedly failing to lift the fuselage.

EU weighs more sanctions on Russia 
  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:56:58 GMT 
    EU leaders ask their foreign ministers to consider imposing further sanctions on Russia in response to the continued fighting in Ukraine.

Argentina to disband intelligence body 
  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:49:02 GMT 
    Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner announces plans to dissolve the country's intelligence agency after the mysterious death of a prosecutor.

Houthis release Yemen leader's aide 
  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:52:49 GMT 
    Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen free the chief of staff of President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi who they abducted 10 days ago.

Facebook suffers widespread fault 
  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 08:56:51 GMT 
    Facebook says it was responsible for a fault that caused its social network, Instagram photo service and other apps to become unavailable for about 40 minutes.

Cable aide quits over fracking vote 
  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:49:16 GMT 
    Lib Dem MP Tessa Munt resigns as a parliamentary aide to Business Secretary Vince Cable after voting against the government on fracking,

UK Holocaust memorial centre planned 
  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:56:50 GMT 
    A new Holocaust memorial and education centre is announced as the UK commemorates the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.

Assault claims untrue, says Glitter 
  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:05:55 GMT 
    Former rock star Gary Glitter tells a jury he did not carry out sexual assaults against three girls in the 1970s.

Earthquake felt in mid-Hampshire 
  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:42:10 GMT 
    An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.9 is recorded in Hampshire, the British Geological Survey confirms.

Taking the plunge 
  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:54:51 GMT 
    Cold Water Swimming Championships

In pictures: Church of England's first woman bishop consecration 
  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:40:06 GMT 
    Church of England's first female bishop

In pictures: Australia Day 2015 
  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 06:10:08 GMT 
    The country celebrates its official national day

Day in pictures: 26 January 2015 
  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:12:12 GMT 
    Images from around the world: 26 January
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