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1918 January 8: Woodrow Wilson’s 14 Points on free trade, democracy and self-determination
1991 January 13: Freedom Defenders Day in Lithuania
1999 January 15: Račak massacre, Kosovo
1990 January 19: Azerbaijan: Black January
1991 January 20: The Barricades in Latvia
3d Monday of January: Martin Luther King Day
1946 January 22: Establisment of the Republic of Kurdistan
1919 January 22: Day of Unity of Ukraine
1719 January 23: Founding of Liechtenstein
1954 January 23: World Freedom Day, Taiwan & South Korea
1759 January 25: Burns Night, Scotland
January 25: Dydd Santes Dwynwen/St Dwynwen’s Day, Wales
1788 January 26: Australia Day, Invasion Day, Survival Day
1950 January 26: Republic Day in India
January 27: International Holocaust Remembrance Day

We’ll deal with you – Minister warns pro-Western Togoland media
An eventful year in Papua New Guinea
Law change planned for New Caledonia referendum
Largest Crypto Options Exchange Heads for Panama Amid Scrutiny
Yahya Jammeh warned not to return to The Gambia
Taiwan election: Tsai Ing-wen wins second presidential term
How shared Islamic identities boost Russia-Gulf ties
How women’s crisis centers operate in the Northern Caucasus
Big Muscles On Ice In The Urals
Yakut shaman arrested multiple times for walking across Russia to exorcise Putin announces start of third walk
One India: Pro Khalistan group Sikhs for Justice banned
Look, she is a terrorist’s wife!
Black Sea gas pipeline fuelling Russia’s growing influence
Why NATO won’t shift focus to counterterrorism
Climate change could sink this island nation
Mekong communities struggle as China tests dam equipment
Indonesia asks Japan to invest in islands near waters disputed with China
Lesotho court issues arrest warrant for PM’s wife
Sultan Qaboos bin Said, who modernized Oman, dies at 79
Alpine skier Abigail Vieira 1st Trinidad and Tobago athlete to compete at Winter Youth Olympic Games
Sweden’s air travel drops in year when ‘flight shaming’ took off
Apache Announces Significant Oil Find off Suriname
Bolivia: Coup or election fraud?
India’s top court says indefinite Kashmir internet shutdown is illegal
Cook Islands donate to Samoa measles response fund
International Submarine Cable Connection Arrives in Raro
Trump administration has finalized an agreement to deport asylum seekers back to Honduras
First Hmong woman and youngest-ever member on St. Paul City Council
Security at the Core of Senior US Diplomat’s Visit to Tajikistan
Serbian Church Protests ‘Suffering’ of Serbs in the Balkans
Tunisia Parliament Rejects Prime Minister Jemli’s Government
Fifty years on, Nigeria struggles with memory of Biafra war
Guinea: Human Rights at the Crossroads
Somaliland demands inclusion as key stakeholder in Red Sea matters
Crowds storm president’s office in Georgia’s breakaway Abkhazia
Botswana opposition wins right to challenge election result
Ainu to file suit for fishing rights in northern Japan
Tackling the Native American achievement gap
Strength from perpetual grief: How Aboriginal people experience the bushfire crisis
The largely forgotten history of how early Pākehā mixed with Māori
Seychelles set for 4MW floating solar plant
As the ice melts, Greenland considers its future
Kurds in disputed Kirkuk say US withdrawal from Iraq ‘will be a disaster’
Moldova: Steady Pivot Towards the East
Azerbaijan turns to Gulf players for big wind and solar push
Hong Kong Protesters So Well-Organized, Must Have Had ‘Foreign Training’: security chief
Austria minister Alma Zadic targeted by web hate speech
West Papuan political prisoner Allen Halitopo was released from jail
Cameroon Anglophone Villagers Attack Separatist Camps Over Abuse
To Bhutan, in a wheelchair
China’s Actions in Xinjiang May Amount to Crimes Against Humanity
Lawmaker, Son of Ex-President, to Be Malta’s Next Premier
Andorra seeks to join International Monetary Fund
EU – Belarus Sign Agreements on Visa Facilitation and Readmission
Investigative journalist Bolot Temirov assaulted in Kyrgyzstan
EU to host international donors’ conference for Albania to help with reconstruction after earthquake
Statue mocking Donald Trump torched in Slovenia
Thousands march in Spain’s Basque region for return of ETA prisoners
Jewish Perspectives On Recent Anti-Semitic Violence
A ‘Lost Decade’: Haiti Still Struggles To Recover 10 Years After Massive Earthquake
Myanmar captures nearly 200 Rohingya at sea, sends them to Rakhine camps
Kuwait news agency says its Twitter was hacked to spread misinformation about US withdrawal
Libya’s renegade general declares ceasefire, ending nine-month attack on capital
Lebanon issues travel ban for fugitive ex-Nissan chief Ghosn
Journalists threatened, assaulted while covering local politician in Sierra Leone
IMF says Mongolia’s debt forgiveness plan violates 2017 bailout deal
Assyrian priest arrested during military operation in southeastern Turkey
Bulgaria to Host the Three Seas initiative Summit
Mauritius charts growth path for fisheries and aquaculture sectors
Estonian leader sends back Crimean wine presented by Russia
Lithuania should consider diplomatic switch to Taiwan: MP Mantas Adomenas
Norway to Take 600 Migrants Evacuated to Rwanda From Libya
Croatia’s EU presidency optimism beset by problems
U.S. sanctions South Sudan’s vice president over abuses
Almost everyone in Wales will speak Welsh in 300 years
Lesson of the Day: ‘Just 700 Speak This Language (50 in the Same Brooklyn Building)’
Turkish justice minister criticized for criticising courts for defining Kurdish as “unknown language”
‘Wikiferhang’: British expat fluent in Kurdish creates largest online Kurdish dictionary
Tale of farmer’s love for old tractor wins inter-generational poetry competition aiming to keep Scots language alive
Subsidizing Frisian national monuments restoration
‘Red letter’ day as Irish language set to receive official recognition
Central African Republic Ex-Rebel Leader Returns From Exile
Court date set for UAE appeal against Qatar’s Asian Cup win
Less than 4 months away – World Geothermal Congress 2020 in Reykjavik, Iceland
U.S. Adds New Restrictions on Cuba Travel
How Forced Labor in Eritrea Is Linked to E.U.-Funded Projects
Spanish Supreme Court denies Catalan pro-independence leader Junqueras immunity and freedom given by European Court of Justice
Tension over Catalan courses for police in Palma
Provincial electoral board declares Catalan president Quim Torra’s MP seat vacant
Two Catalans in Spain’s new Socialist-led coalition cabinet
Puigdemont and Comín take up seats 7 months after being elected MEPs
Catalan independists Jordi Sànchez and Jordi Cuixart granted prison leave
Puigdemont asks EU parliament for dialogue and self-determination
Spain’s leader wants to meet with Quim Torra thus recognizing him as president