Abducted Mexican journalist found dead
Moises Sanchez was abducted from his home in the eastern state of Veracruz by gunmen on 2 January.
by BBC
Putin Calls Ukrainian Army 'NATO Legion'
Kiev renewing its intention to join NATO.
by Sputnik News

U.S. Army sends tanks, equipment to Eastern Europe
Part of broader effort to bolster U.S. military presence in region.
by John Vandiver and Michael Darnell
American Boots on the Ground in Ukraine
Video clearly shows soldiers with American accents in Mariupol.
by Kurt Nimmo

Kiev Government, Militia Trade Accusations on Shelling of Mariupol
30 dead in strategic area between eastern Ukraine and Crimea.
by Infowars.com
British Green Party Wants to Abolish Monarchy
Party has nowhere near enough support to secure an outright majority in government.
by Evan Bartlett

Islamic State Reportedly Executes One Japanese Hostage as Deadline Passes
Islamists threatened to execute hostages unless Japan pays them a ransom of $200 million.
by Sputnik
Canadian due in court over Iraq killings of 5 US soldiers
Man charged with five counts of murder for each soldier.
by AFP

U.S. Senators Demand Saudi King Halt Flogging of Blogger
Badawi received 50 lashes on Jan. 9 in the first of 20 weekly sets of public whippings.
by James Morrison
Russians Held Over Alleged French Attack Plot
Suspects all from the Caucasus region – as were the Boston bombing patsies.
by Sky News

 Australia raises terror threat level against police to 'high'
“…the terrorism threat level against police is assessed as high…,” say Australian Federal Police.
by Matt Siegel
Saudi Arabia: 1 Beheading Every 4 Days
Oppression is extreme in Saudi Arabia, which has strong ties to U.S. politicians.
by RT

Prosecutor who accused Argentina’s president Cristina Kirchner of obstructing investigation found dead
Had accused President Cristina Kirchner of obstructing a probe into a 1994 Jewish center bombing…
by Paula Bustamente
600 arrested in Pakistan as part of heightened security measures
Part of measures to counter terrorism and improve security…
by Press Trust of India

German police ban anti-Islamic rally citing terror threat
Police said “concrete threat” called for would-be “assassins to mingle among the protesters…”
by Frank Zeller
Suspected Boko Haram fighters kidnap around 80 in Cameroon
“…around 30 adults, most of them herders, and 50 young girls and boys aged between 10 and 15 years were abducted.”
by Reuters