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While U Slept: Big 5 Stories Breaking Overnight. Thursday, January 27, 2011

January 27, 2011

produced by Worldcrunch

EGYPT PROTESTS CONTINUE, EL BARADEI TO RETURNAnti-Mubarak protesters set fire to buildings in the eastern city of Suez on a third day of protests against his 30-year rule. Prominent reform campaigner Mohamed ElBaradei set to return to Egypt to join demonstrations, and calls for Mubarak to step aside. (Reuters)

ANTI-GOVERNMENT PROTESTS SPREAD TO YEMEN Thousands of Yemenis demonstrate in the capital Sanaa, calling on Ali Abdullah Saleh, president for more than 30 years, to step down. (BBC)

UGANDAN GAY RIGHTS ACTIVISTS FOUND BLUDGEONED TO DEATH David Kato, whose name was published on a list of the nation’s “top homosexuals,” was found dead near his home near the capital. (CNN)

SMALL BLAST STRIKES DAVOS A small blast shattered two windows but caused no injuries at a hotel near where top business and political leaders are attending the World Economic Forum. (AP)

HOW THE NY TIMES HANDLED ASSANGE , WIKILEAKS The gray lady’s top editor recounts the challenges of working with the new source for secret information. (NYT)

 

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