A compilation of brief news reports for Friday, January 27, 2012.


  • 1 Medicins Sans Frontieres announces partial withdrawal over Libyan torture abuses
  • 2 Jagger tells World Economic Forum, “can’t always get what you want”
  • 3 UK Prime Minister calls for European Union to be more competetive
  • 4 Coup in Papua New Guinea fails
  • 5 Australian Prime Minister rescued from protesters

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