TODAY’S TOP ARTICLES – 26 JAN 2015

India: Obama reveals nuclear breakthrough on landmark India trip
In a glow of bonhomie, U.S. President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled plans to unlock billions of dollars in nuclear trade and to deepen defense ties, steps they hope will establish an enduring strategic partnership.. (Source: Reuters)

Russia: US blames Russia after rocket attacks in Ukraine kill at least 30
The United States placed the blame for recent violence in the Ukraine firmly on Russia. In India, President Obama stated that, the U.S. US would “continue to take the approach that we’ve taken in the past, which is to ratchet up the pressure on Russia.”(Source: The Independent)

Greece: Greece election: Anti-austerity Syriza leader Tsipras vows to end ‘pain’
Anti-austerity Syriza party leader Alexis Tsipras has vowed to end Greece’s “five years of humiliation and pain” after his general election win. (Source: BBC)

Brazil: Brazil risks recession as central bank bucks global trend
The Brazilian Central Bank recently decided to raise interest rates to curb rising inflation, while major central banks cut them, raising the prospect of another recession in Latin America’s biggest economy. (Source: Daily Times)

Egypt: Violence mars fourth anniversary of Egypt’s Arab Spring revolution
Thousands of Egyptian protesters chanted “down with the military and the regime” and “Interior Ministry are thugs” at a funeral on Sunday for a young mother and activist who was shot dead by security forces during a peaceful protest marking the fourth anniversary of Egypt’s Arab Spring revolution, according to local media reports. (Source: AJAM).

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